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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th February 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By francantolin
Hello and thank you M Eley, I totally agree,...

Hello and thank you M Eley,

I totally agree,
the iron ''spear'' head made me think of a japanese yari shape

but here it's too large and made of iron
( not that bad, seems forged, not cast...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By francantolin
this one is just a brass bronze deco...

this one is just a brass bronze deco piece,
hopefully didn't pay that much !!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By francantolin
Thank you Kronckew !! All day deco kirpan...

Thank you Kronckew !!
All day deco kirpan dagger,
Quick done, well done !
So really recent I guess...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd February 2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By francantolin
japanese stylised bear...

japanese stylised bear...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd February 2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By francantolin
Hello, like a puzzle, found the character seated...

Hello,

like a puzzle, found the character seated on it, ( incense burner...)

the clue is Kintaro !

No cat or rat on steroids, It is a bear !! :) :p
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd February 2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By francantolin
Talking ceremonial mace/spear or something ?

Hello,

what do you think of this item ?

I hesitate between a ceremonial mace,
with asian origin or celtic ( maybe a triskell on the iron ''spear'' head...)...

or just a curtain rod :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By francantolin
bronze indian ceremonial dagger ?

Hello dear members,

I wanted to show you this dagger,

looks like an indian curved pesh kabz blade with a renforced tip
but all bronze/brass made so not a weapon...

a monster / makhara ? head ont...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By francantolin
Yes it can be. But what is sure , it's no 1990...

Yes it can be.
But what is sure , it's no 1990 anymore ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank's a lot Abdullatif for your...

Hello,

Thank's a lot Abdullatif for your comments / translations !!

So better with the pictures positionned like that I think :) .

Om Durman is too a city in Soudan ?
Or can it be something else...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By francantolin
1990... :D Ok, It's done ! I'll try to sell...

1990... :D
Ok,
It's done !
I'll try to sell it...

Thank you for your time and comments
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By francantolin
Thank you for your comments. That's certainly...

Thank you for your comments.

That's certainly why the starting price was hopefully low...
Yes the hilt shows aventurescence on some parts of the hilt,
crazy indeed, it was the principal lot in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By francantolin
recent ? jade hilted indian dagger

Hello dear members,
I wanted your opinion about this dagger,
I bought it in an auction house but without informations about age and a correct price...
I think there is a date and a signature on the...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd February 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By francantolin
Hello, it must be a french model of a boarding...

Hello,
it must be a french model of a boarding saber / marine,
Model 1833 called '' cuiller Ó pot''
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank's a lot Ulfberth ! For your message...

Hello,
Thank's a lot Ulfberth !
For your message and the good news ;) !
For me, the fabric-fake shagreen covering the scabbard was a later add
and make me doubt about the mounts too...
The blade...
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By francantolin
other pictures and the pitted blade...

other pictures and the pitted blade...
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By francantolin
good ? french mamluk style sword

Hello dear members,

I wanted to show you this french ? saber-sword,
The blade was trapped in the scabbard ( lot of rust...)
but I finally got it ! :p

I don't think it's an old napoleonic mamluke...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By francantolin
Hello GP, For me, it's normal to clean them...

Hello GP,

For me, it's normal to clean them ''gently ' when the weapons were really bad preserved: lot of red rust of all black rust too,
I think we have to !
Not with a mechanic sander and 80...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you all, specially Jim for all...

Hello,
Thank you all,
specially Jim for all your precious informations :) ,

I wanted to show you the sword ''cleaned'' a little (sorry for the late answer !)
I didn't like the way it was kept...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st January 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By francantolin
Hello Kronckew, thank you for you comment, yes it...

Hello Kronckew,
thank you for you comment,
yes it looks japanese, thank you for the Meiji era.

yes maybe a cat on stero´ds :D
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st January 2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By francantolin
Chinese-Japanese ''monster'' statue ?

Hello dear members,

I wanted to show you this statue-bowl,
it seems pretty old ,
First I thought it was a bull or a big cat,:confused:

I don't know exactly what it is, a devil ? monster ?
Yokai if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By francantolin
Does anybody know the ''flower'' stamp of the...

Does anybody know the ''flower'' stamp of the blade ?

a family / regional stamp
or an arsenal mark ?

For the blade, do you think an etching can be useful ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By francantolin
Hello, really nice pata with an interesting old...

Hello,
really nice pata with an interesting old gauntlet !
the blade must be european, can you post a picture of the other side of the blade with the ''date''1640 ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up :) Really Nice ! Congrats !!

:)

Really Nice !
Congrats !!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By francantolin
mark on the blade / yelman...

mark on the blade / yelman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By francantolin
Heavy/large talwar / thega sword

Hello dear members,

I wanted to share with you this big talwar / thega sword that I just received,
seems it was made for fight ,
it has ( sadly) marks/cracks on the blade.!...
I have to clean...
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