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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 02:10 PM
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Posted By kronckew
Poorly made Indian (From India not 'native...

Poorly made Indian (From India not 'native american'), they are fairly often found cheaply on eBay, with free postage!. Villager items for the 'service' castes at best. the oversized wrap around...
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2018, 08:10 AM
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Views: 95
Posted By kronckew
The thumb guard recess looks...

The thumb guard recess looks distressed/broken.

My 1888 Mounted Artillery Officer version: Forum Link (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10520)
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2018, 07:27 PM
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Views: 522
Posted By kronckew
Bluetooth was around way before the helmet....

Bluetooth was around way before the helmet. :D:D

Probably best we do not diverge too far tho. Harald the Mod does not like people talking about his tooth. ;)
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By kronckew
The holes, I suspect, were not for ventilation...

The holes, I suspect, were not for ventilation but were for allowing for better hearing of orders during noisy encounters.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By kronckew
The dark bit at the tip is a separate 'chape'...

The dark bit at the tip is a separate 'chape' piece over the end. a bit thicker & less smooth than the rest on one side. The sewn seam is on the side, inside the curve, (along the spine). No seam on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2018, 05:45 PM
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Views: 226
Posted By kronckew
You are the second to confirm my assumptions. :D

You are the second to confirm my assumptions. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By kronckew
Bone Grip Mahdist short sword:

Just received this short sword, blade 22.5 in. tip to guard in a straight line, about 2.2 in. wide at the base, 2mm thick at the guard. weighs around a pound ex-scabbard. The grip is bone, guard and...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By kronckew
Bit like our modern kevlar body armour & it's...

Bit like our modern kevlar body armour & it's ceramic insert plates. Made to keep you alive once, then replaced when the kevlar is damaged and the ceramic plate is cracked.
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By kronckew
Impact damage? The whole helmet is a bit fragile...

Impact damage? The whole helmet is a bit fragile looking now.
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By kronckew
John Maberly (contractor), 56-7 Arming the Royal...

John Maberly (contractor), 56-7

Arming the Royal Navy, 1793-1815 Index
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By kronckew
AGM has a point. Also, We make clear that...

AGM has a point.

Also, We make clear that advertising their wares is not allowed now, discussing items for sale or auction is prohibited. We can further restrict them from the established...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By kronckew
I suspect this question must, in the end, be...

I suspect this question must, in the end, be decided by the big man upstairs. No, not that one, I meant Lee. He who draws the purse strings calls the tune.

It would draw in fresh blood, and liven...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By kronckew
I agree with A.G. Ethnographic edged arms is not...

I agree with A.G. Ethnographic edged arms is not just a dead art over 100 yrs. old. they are alive and well and in use and in production by small smiths all over the world, using a variety of...
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By kronckew
Ah, not stiffners then. Could they be for...

Ah, not stiffners then. Could they be for attaching a padded lining? Ear flaps were I gather, frequently padded along with the suspension/padding for the main part of the head.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By kronckew
It's German ethnographic. A future antique. :p A...

It's German ethnographic. A future antique. :p

A SchwartzenWalderKirschTorteGrossenMesser. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By kronckew
As an item which will probably never be used as a...

As an item which will probably never be used as a weapon, but illustrates some of the motifs, materials and techniques used in ethnic weaponry, maybe it could find a home in the Ethnic Miscellania...
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By kronckew
Stiffeners?

Stiffeners?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By kronckew
Nice work, like the bolster/pommel & blade,...

Nice work, like the bolster/pommel & blade, kind of an eastern langeseax. I think I'd have squared off the end of the scabbard and left it open, and would carry the blade spine down, like a seax, to...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th July 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By kronckew
I found this one, 23 cm high gilt bronze, from...

I found this one, 23 cm high gilt bronze, from china,

found three more at 17cm just like it but ungilt green bronze for 5% of the gilt one. (20x the gilt one's price!)
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By kronckew
Additional: the Round escutcheon on one side near...

Additional: the Round escutcheon on one side near the front is essentially the 'Bombers' crest.
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By kronckew
Fireman's Dagger

Unusual dagger I just acquired. Appears to be a Fireman's Dagger from Barcelona. 29cm. overall. Blade reminds me of a Corsican Vendetta dagger, the grip is full exposed tang carved into what looks...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th July 2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By kronckew
These are not traditional Thai, Tibetan, or...

These are not traditional Thai, Tibetan, or Burmese according to a Thai friend of mine who deals in oriental art objects. They look Chinese to me. White brass or white copper, also called Cuprum....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By kronckew
I recall a UK TV celebrity who was making a video...

I recall a UK TV celebrity who was making a video in Switzerland, he was pulled over by the Swiss police for having a loud exhaust, and proceeded to look over the car, and wrote him a ticket for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By kronckew
MODS: Please close the thread. The owner has...

MODS: Please close the thread. The owner has decided to sell it on eBay.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,361
Posted By kronckew
Interesting. I wonder if they were used in an...

Interesting. I wonder if they were used in an ice-pick grip with the cross protecting the upper side of the hand. My Touareg dagger is much too heavy to carry on the arm, I suspect it was attached to...
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