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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,619
Posted By Kurt
Age

Apparently I'm a grandpa collector !
am 79 and have been collecting oriental weapons for 50 years.
My contemporaries are getting fewer .
But collecting is still a joy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By Kurt
Hi Mahratt, I think 18 century. I'm sure it's...

Hi Mahratt,
I think 18 century.
I'm sure it's from wootz, it would be worth trying an etching.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,359
Posted By Kurt
New Book: "Edged Weapons of Afghanistan"

I had the honor of being one of the first to study this book. I was thrilled about this great work, what really convinced me . It was not old wisdom that was warmed up but the author reworked...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kurt
Hi Mahrat Your assessment is unfortunately...

Hi Mahrat
Your assessment is unfortunately correct.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,656
Posted By Kurt
Was not soldered to the cross guard with any...

Was not soldered to the cross guard with any original
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,319
Posted By Kurt
Hi haagen , Without photos it is impossible to...

Hi haagen ,

Without photos it is impossible to judge.

Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By Kurt
I would guess Afghanistan. The thickness of edged...

I would guess Afghanistan. The thickness of edged decoration reminds of the cruder Afghan work.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By Kurt
Congratulations on a fine dagger. I like the very...

Congratulations on a fine dagger.
I like the very plastic engraving.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Thank you for the information . It is also a...

Thank you for the information .
It is also a great article in Wikipedia
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Thumbs up So the then owner of my Kilic was an important...

So the then owner of my Kilic was an important man at the time.

Is good to know !
Thanks
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
It is rhino.

It is rhino.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Thanks, that's great. Have been trying for 6...

Thanks, that's great.
Have been trying for 6 years to bring this out.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Thanks Teodor , that helps so is the...

Thanks Teodor ,

that helps so is the title"Woiwode"(It is a Slavic ruler title.)
it is an extraordinary Kilic see pictures..
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Thank you ! Can you read it ?

Thank you !
Can you read it ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Thank you ! Can you read it ?

Thank you !
Can you read it ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Sorry forgot the picture of Kilic!

Sorry forgot the picture of Kilic!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,869
Posted By Kurt
Does anyone know this language?

Hi ,

I searched in vain for a translator for this inscription.
Hope to help the many members of this forum.

Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,433
Posted By Kurt
Hi Atzi , This was a nice time, you could easily...

Hi Atzi ,
This was a nice time, you could easily visit the depo.
One call was enough.
Now you have to register and if you are lucky you will get an appointment.
The latest, you have to pay for an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,352
Posted By Kurt
Kubur...

Kubur ,

http://turcica.museum-kassel.de/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/katalog.html

Here you can find what you are looking for.

Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,352
Posted By Kurt
Hi Kubur , Here is a dagger from my...

Hi Kubur ,
Here is a dagger from my collection.
Total length 32 cm.
Blade length19 cm
Weight 400 grams.
Handle horn.
Blade of steel
Think 16 century.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,179
Posted By Kurt
My condolences to Dom's family. In grateful...

My condolences to Dom's family.
In grateful memory of his generous willingness to help.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,960
Posted By Kurt
Bandook, please tell me are the scabbard mounts...

Bandook, please tell me are the scabbard mounts silver or steel?
Thanks Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,811
Posted By Kurt
A part is translated.

A friend has translated a part.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,811
Posted By Kurt
Good morning A.alnakkas , Please tell me if you...

Good morning A.alnakkas ,

Please tell me if you have already succeeded in translating the inscription.

Please forgive my impatience.

Best regards
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,811
Posted By Kurt
Battara, you're right. It is ordinary...

Battara, you're right.
It is ordinary horn.
Painted red inside, as always at Horn.
This gives a nice color.
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