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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:49 PM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Well that is a real shock! I also wish Gavin a...

Well that is a real shock! I also wish Gavin a speedy recovery.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you very much. Stu

Thank you very much.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Can anyone tell me what style of flask would be...

Can anyone tell me what style of flask would be used with these Sardinian guns? A pic would be useful if you have one.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Richard, Sorry to disagree, but they did not...

Hi Richard,
Sorry to disagree, but they did not always use what you describe as a "quartered heart". The style on my lock (whether it is genuine or a copy) is the same as that shown on Ricks lock...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Richard and Rick, With reference to the date,...

Hi Richard and Rick,
With reference to the date, I did say that it is well worn and VERY hard to decipher. The ??57 is a pure guess from what I can see.
Yes this lock IS from a Jezail but the locally...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Gordon, Yemeni sword. I once had 3 of these...

Hi Gordon,
Yemeni sword. I once had 3 of these with very similar scabbard decoration but they have since been "passed on". The 3 I had, had different shaped blades, 1 was like yours with a straight...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By kahnjar1
Flintlock for ID

Can anyone please help with ID of this flintlock? It bears an early EIC mark and there is also a date which unfortunately is unreadable. It looks like ??57 but I can not be sure.
Any leads...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By kahnjar1
....and another for the library...... Stu

....and another for the library......
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By kahnjar1
Moroccan or Algerian?

ANOTHER flask from either Morocco or Algeria. Leather over wood carcase. Quite large 9 1/2" top to toe.Could someone please identify? Unfortunately this one has suffered from borer but can, I am sure...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Piper and welcome to the Forum. IMHO the top...

Hi Piper and welcome to the Forum.
IMHO the top item is Yemeni and the lower one of Saudi manufacture.
I believe that both are relatively modern and look to be made for the general/tourist market.
If...
Forum: European Armoury 12th January 2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Very interesting drawings....thank you. It would...

Very interesting drawings....thank you. It would appear that none of these is the style on the subject gun....
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
If, has been suggested the tube is for holding a...

If, has been suggested the tube is for holding a "sighting piece", would one recognise the sight if one found one? Not knowing what it looks like would make correct identification nigh impossible. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th January 2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By kahnjar1
If you paid using Paypal you have 180 days after...

If you paid using Paypal you have 180 days after paying to lodge a claim for non receipt of item. This in no way affects any other investigation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Ian, Just a guess really but I would say...

Hi Ian,
Just a guess really but I would say African. The handle does not look Asian and the blade looks very "heavy" for Asian blades.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 6th January 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Rick, No, the hole goes approx 2" into...

Hi Rick,
No, the hole goes approx 2" into the tube, and if you look at the top view pic above, you will see that there are 3 pins down thru the top of the tube holding it to the stock.
If the hollow...
Forum: European Armoury 6th January 2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Ian, There acutally IS a brass foresight but...

Hi Ian,
There acutally IS a brass foresight but it is fairly small and appears somewhat worn down.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Interesting.... all 3 guns shown above have the...

Interesting.... all 3 guns shown above have the same tube.......
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Philip, I am interested in your comment that ...

Hi Philip,
I am interested in your comment that Quote: "we see (these guns) all the time on the market".
Any reference from "modern times" I have seen, including from reputable dealers describes...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Sardinian Lock pics

Sardinian detached lock pics...........
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 575
Posted By kahnjar1
Sardinian Miquelet for comment and information

I have been chasing this one for quite some time, and eventually have become the lucky owner.
I can find very little information about these guns and hope that someone here will be able to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By kahnjar1
I have always thought of this style as...

I have always thought of this style as "Arabian". As Rick says they come up quite often and the style is always similar but with different surface decoration. The powder cutoff varies also.
Here are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By kahnjar1
VERY NICE!! I agree with Kubur that the rammer is...

VERY NICE!! I agree with Kubur that the rammer is a likely replacement. The rest of the gun looks nice and original.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By kahnjar1
MERRY CHRISTMAS/HAPPY HOLIDAYS

To those of our Forum Members who celebrate, A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS
from down under.
To those who do not celebrate, HAPPY HOLIDAYS.
The pics show the POHUTUKAWA tree, popularly known here as the New...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By kahnjar1
Very nice "horn" flasks Kubur and Rick....

Very nice "horn" flasks Kubur and Rick. Thanks for showing. I owned one of these several years ago but stupidly sold it. Have my eyes on another one but don't think the owner will part with it, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By kahnjar1
This flask was discussed...

This flask was discussed here>http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23189
Stu
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