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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th March 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,767
Posted By gp
a Lapunti dance...

a Lapunti dance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGTVFY0eqSM
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th March 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,767
Posted By gp
a dagger dance from...

a dagger dance from Yemen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1KKLTKb5I4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gKBAog5BTQ
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By gp
Hold your horses as it is a little premature...

Hold your horses as it is a little premature since it doesn't have to be a Muslim one ...

Please allow me to explain: the Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Slovens, Croats and Serbs, later changed to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,424
Posted By gp
Yep, thank you. Actually a kılı or...

Yep, thank you. Actually a kılı or also sometimes called kilij, being the Bosnian and Ottoman name for it ( meaning sword). Remains strange to have the shamshir / kılı together...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,424
Posted By gp
the blade has a double mark. Normally with the...

the blade has a double mark. Normally with the longer bichaqs one sees a double "f" ( versus a single "f" for a normal size bichaq ), but this one has 2 different ones on 1 blade: I never met 2...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,424
Posted By gp
the "strangeness" is in the grip: I...

the "strangeness" is in the grip: I only saw a similar-ish placed here by member Valjhun in 2008 and by a US seller ( the latter with regards to the ferrule)

The top of the handle is very nicely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,424
Posted By gp
my recent addition is a strange one as I only...

my recent addition is a strange one as I only found 2 bichaqs which came close. First of all its dimensions:

total length 35 cm
blade: 22 cm
ferrule 2 cm
handle: 11 cm
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th February 2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,399
Posted By gp
some better pics on the 2 green sets after...

some better pics on the 2 green sets after cleaning the dirt and a little corrosion

I did not notice before & when buying them, nor was it anyway to be seen on the sellers advert an issue I found...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th January 2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
and with reference to Jose's excellent...

and with reference to Jose's excellent restoration, two pictures of Bosnian Yataghans with some fine filigree craftsmanship from Sarajevo's Bačarija.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
the Visayan knife is a beauty !Cantik.

the Visayan knife is a beauty !Cantik.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
very beautiful done. Question: as the blade looks...

very beautiful done. Question: as the blade looks like new now, what about the grip? Do you do something with or to the grip or leave it as is ?

FYI:
I treated the wooden handle of some pre 1870...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
) it is beautiful and of added value ( moneywise...

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it is beautiful and of added value ( moneywise I would not know as I lack that knowledge but defenitely from a conservation point of view. Respeito
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
Thumbs up Thnx a lot for your input, highly appreciated....

Thnx a lot for your input, highly appreciated.

As for preservation I fully understand the need. But that requires often (almost) professional level knowledge with many cold weapons.
Or like Detlef...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By gp
thank you and you're welcome ! لا...

thank you and you're welcome !
لا شكرا على واجب
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
No problem and no offence intended but first hit...

No problem and no offence intended but first hit on google:

"It is best not to clean rare coins as removing the patina can significantly reduce the value of them. For this reason, most coin...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th January 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
than I have been taken for a ride...can you add...

than I have been taken for a ride...can you add the correct picture ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd January 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
thank you for correcting me! Hereby 2 pics of the...

thank you for correcting me! Hereby 2 pics of the mentioned filigree lhanjar
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
Much obliged ! I agree as I carefully clean bone...

Much obliged ! I agree as I carefully clean bone and leather and metal with colorless almond oil or vaseline ( as I did with coins and medals) in order to loosen the dirt from the item and feed the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd January 2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
Last but not least a Yemenite Shibriya 20 cm long

Last but not least a Yemenite Shibriya 20 cm long
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd January 2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
Next a paperknife in form of a dagger, silver...

Next a paperknife in form of a dagger, silver plated,filigree decoration by
W S Cornish at Wembly Exhibition, London, England, 1924-1925 ( A2671) an a later reproduction from Israel
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd January 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
Also very interesting is this antique Russian...

Also very interesting is this antique Russian letter opener from around 1900
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd January 2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By gp
some more filigree art. First another broche and...

some more filigree art. First another broche and based upon the "ball" type it could be from Southern Dalamatia ( Dubrovnik/Ragusa or Bay of Kotor / Boka Kotorska, Kotor/Cattaro) to Italy and Sicily...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By gp
to restore or not to restore...

Being the new kid on the block and hence not familiar with the criteria collectors and the rules of selling, read determination of value, I am rather amazed and sometimes shocked (hope this doesn't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By gp
The Arab Dagger

I stumbled on a very interesting article which might be interesting to some of you and so I would like to share this article from Kuwaiti collector of arms and armour, Abdallatif Ali...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th January 2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,399
Posted By gp
just new in my collection 4 sets: bone, brass and...

just new in my collection 4 sets: bone, brass and steel, nickel plated

white bone: length 20,3 cm, forks 19 cm
green bone: length 21,3 cm, forks 20,8 cm
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