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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By kahnjar1
Nice piece. Can we see the blade please?

Nice piece. Can we see the blade please?
Forum: Swap Forum 12th December 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By kahnjar1
Nothing around?? Still in the market. Stu

Nothing around?? Still in the market.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Liam, This is not NECESSARILY the case. IF you...

Hi Liam, This is not NECESSARILY the case. IF you are bringing the gun to NZ as part of your luggage, then just pack it as parcel and have it checked as part of your luggage. You should not need to...
Forum: Swap Forum 4th December 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By kahnjar1
MIDDLE EASTERN BULLET BOX WANTED

I would like to buy a Middle Eastern/Arabian Bullet Box similar to this one and the one shown recently on the Ethno Forum. Not interested in the Ottoman style.
Could swap some Dyak items...or buy...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By kahnjar1
NOW THAT IS NICE!!! Looks all original, but FYI...

NOW THAT IS NICE!!! Looks all original, but FYI the pan cover is missing. Easy enough to make one though, and the peg is still there I see.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By kahnjar1
Origin of the gun COULD be English, but as has...

Origin of the gun COULD be English, but as has been mentioned above there have been many locks with fake markings. It is NOT a SNIDER gun as suggested by Teodor. These had side hinged breeches and...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st December 2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Barry, I have no idea if these are still made...

Hi Barry,
I have no idea if these are still made like this today, or if in fact Kohl is still used as a cosmetic. Certainly Kohl pots are still being sold thru Ebay but they all seem to be "modern"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By kahnjar1
Nice item and looks Middle Eastern/Afghani to me....

Nice item and looks Middle Eastern/Afghani to me. Style is similar to the Ottoman brass items often seen but to me much nicer.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th November 2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By kahnjar1
Try this link.....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kohl_(cosmetics)
Sorry the link does not seem to work. Go to Google "kohl" for information.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th November 2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By kahnjar1
KOHL POTS

Have had these Arabian Kohl Pots for a little while and thought worth showing here. Kohl is an old cosmetic used as eyeliner in the Middle East and other areas. See link here for details...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By kahnjar1
Where do these come from...and what are they?

Picked these up in a local junk shop, and would like some info as to origins and what they actually are.
The bamboo tube is obviously a quiver for blowdarts and the two darts inside have some sort of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By kahnjar1
Hmmmm!! This might explain or at least help to...

Hmmmm!! This might explain or at least help to explain the disappearance of this item @ Post#41 http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17191&page=2
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Teodor, Very nice piece. Thanks for sharing. I...

Hi Teodor,
Very nice piece. Thanks for sharing. I am totally green with envy. :cool: :cool:
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By kahnjar1
Have a look here at post #41. Happily the one you...

Have a look here at post #41. Happily the one you have is NOT the missing item, but it IS of a similar style. I also have not seen this style in any publication though it obviously exists....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Brian, My two cents worth suggests it is of...

Hi Brian,
My two cents worth suggests it is of relatively recent Indian manufacture, but in the scabbard it LOOKS like a Kurdish dagger, which I suspect it is not.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By kahnjar1
This particular style of Khanjar was discussed at...

This particular style of Khanjar was discussed at some length here http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18700 where it was decided that the style was definitely from KSA but could either be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By kahnjar1
IMHO it is most unlikely that a 19th century (or...

IMHO it is most unlikely that a 19th century (or earlier) Khanjar would appear thru the "normal" channels ie.Ebay etc. I think you would have to look at REPUTABLE dealers to find a good old one, and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By kahnjar1
I note that there is some Arabic script on the...

I note that there is some Arabic script on the toe. Perhaps with a clearer pic a translation might be forthcoming...............
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By kahnjar1
I have to agree with Ibrahiim here....not in...

I have to agree with Ibrahiim here....not in relation to the Indian origin, but the quality. The silver decoration on the hilt is obviously thin with a pressed decoration rather than engraved. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By kahnjar1
New Movie Release---The Dead Lands (Maori Historical)

Watch for this movie if your interest is Maori weaponry. The Dead Lands ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-hFans860I )and it shows many authentic weapons and how they were used.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By kahnjar1
If there is a date on the coin it might assist...

If there is a date on the coin it might assist with the age of the whole piece....but then again it may not. Is the coin Omani, and is it the only coin on the belt?
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th October 2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By kahnjar1
I have had this one for a while. Definite signs...

I have had this one for a while. Definite signs of use as smell of tobacco is quite strong. Assuming it is Chinese???as the decoration is of dragons though I suppose it could be Japanese.
Any help...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks guys and it really does not surprise me. I...

Thanks guys and it really does not surprise me. I saw many obvious copies of this type in Hong Kong, but they all had the scabbard parts attached with obviously modern screws. This one does not have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By kahnjar1
Chinese Military Hanger of Historical Interest

Just picked up this interesting and historical Chinese Military Hanger in a Shanghai flea market.http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19165
Overall 16" /410 mm with blade of 11"/280mm.
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th October 2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 987
Posted By kahnjar1
"Antiques" in Shanghai

If you get the chance to visit the Dong Tai Antiques street in Shanghai be ready for a flea market rather than an Antiques market. A most interesting place though, and with some VERY careful looking,...
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