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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Jim McDougall
OK ya lot of suds sodden characters!!! :) and...

OK ya lot of suds sodden characters!!! :)
and right Rick, in Knights of Heaven.....excellent !

So back to the pointed things......

Here is a great tulwar which Gav had,believed of northern regions...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 03:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By Jim McDougall
Check this thread from 2009. It is pretty...

Check this thread from 2009. It is pretty comprehensive and reveals this well travelled road from that time, though these discussions have come up many times over the past 15+...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Jim McDougall
OK, back to skeerin' people! :)

OK, back to skeerin' people! :)
Forum: European Armoury 25th July 2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Jim McDougall
I totally agree this 'phantastic' sword seems...

I totally agree this 'phantastic' sword seems flamboyant enough to be something decorative. But I wonder, the script with date, might that be something commemorative?
Recently I have been working on...
Forum: European Armoury 25th July 2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Jim McDougall
Wayne, your clever wit and humor is...

Wayne, your clever wit and humor is priceless!!!!! Outstanding pun.
Also, thank you for the explanation on your most intriguing name, and insight into these linguistic phenomena......a pet topic of...
Forum: European Armoury 25th July 2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Jim McDougall
Outstanding info on these marks guys!!! That...

Outstanding info on these marks guys!!!
That bizarre configuration of arcs and lines looks almost like some sort of western attempt at Islamic script at a glance. Then again closely it seems more a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim McDougall
Ariel, your most kind words are so welcomed, and...

Ariel, your most kind words are so welcomed, and only surpassed by the eloquence in the way you have expressed them. I hope others will be inspired to follow them as well, as they are so true.
I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim McDougall
Thank you so much Eric, that is a most kind thing...

Thank you so much Eric, that is a most kind thing to say !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By Jim McDougall
Hi Miguel, My entries on these interesting topics...

Hi Miguel,
My entries on these interesting topics you are posting are entirely my pleasure and I appreciate the queries and opportunity to revisit notes and references to continue learning from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,439
Posted By Jim McDougall
I will second that WOW!! It sure looks like...

I will second that WOW!!
It sure looks like bringing this subject sword type up again has really panned out!
Thank you guys!
Forum: European Armoury 25th July 2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Jim McDougall
LOL!!!! :) I have no earthly idea what this...

LOL!!!! :)

I have no earthly idea what this means, but good to see cartoon silliness anytime.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim McDougall
Ariel, I was not aware of that, and thank you for...

Ariel,
I was not aware of that, and thank you for acknowledging your part in this situation. I would agree that we indeed should be cautious in our involvement assistance with these kinds of matters,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim McDougall
Thank you for the additional images Ariel. I...

Thank you for the additional images Ariel.

I would like to note that I personally feel responsible in the case of the titling and premise of this article. Actually I participated in editing and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim McDougall
Its always good to revisit old threads often even...

Its always good to revisit old threads often even years later, as our knowledge base and ongoing research often offers new perspectives.
This is especially the case with knowledgeable and specialized...
Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Jim McDougall
Oops! Guess that happens a lot :)

Oops! Guess that happens a lot :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,439
Posted By Jim McDougall
Ibrahiim, The horsehead (in India termed...

Ibrahiim,
The horsehead (in India termed 'hayamukhi') is a popular motif, it seems most often found on dagger hilts from Jaipur and Rajasthan (Pant,1980, C, CCXXIII, CCI ). While Rajput favor would...
Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Jim McDougall
Kinda hope he comes back. This is a most...

Kinda hope he comes back. This is a most interesting topic.
Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,084
Posted By Jim McDougall
Richard, Actually I think we agree as reading...

Richard,
Actually I think we agree as reading through your observations it sounds as if we are saying somewhat the same thing. I must admit that even authors and authorities occasionally drop their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim McDougall
My apologies, my notes on the photo I referred to...

My apologies, my notes on the photo I referred to were incorrect.
What I meant was the photo by John Burke at the signing if the Treaty of Gandamak, 26 May, 1879.
King Mohammed Yaqub Khan seated at...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By Jim McDougall
Hi Miguel, First of all, thank you for the kind...

Hi Miguel,
First of all, thank you for the kind words in your earlier post, I am most grateful.

To clarify, in the discussion linked, the Wilkinson Sword Co. among others were suppliers to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Jim McDougall
Hi Miguel, Philip Tom is one of the foremost...

Hi Miguel,
Philip Tom is one of the foremost authorities on Asian edged weapons, who has always worked closely with well known martial artist Scott Rodell, and I was remiss in not properly mentioning...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd July 2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,084
Posted By Jim McDougall
OK, think I found something else important, From...

OK, think I found something else important,
From "Naval Swords" , P.G. W. Annis, Stackpole Books, 1970, example 47

"...there is nothing about this weapon to indicate a connection to the sea, but the...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd July 2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,084
Posted By Jim McDougall
Well pointed out Richard. Military swords and...

Well pointed out Richard. Military swords and edged weapons for officers indeed had the Royal cypher in the blued field of the blade. Not only is the naval fouled anchor notably absent, but the blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Jim McDougall
Benny you are quite welcome. I only posted what I...

Benny you are quite welcome. I only posted what I could find in a search about these to learn more on them myself and offer some perspective.
I am glad to see the insight added by Gav and Josh, who...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd July 2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,084
Posted By Jim McDougall
Addendum: On the History of 'The Navy Lodge'...

Addendum:

On the History of 'The Navy Lodge' #2612 (consecrated 1896)

Royal Naval Lodge #59 was founded in London 1739, but in following years lost its connection to navy.

Royal Navy Lodge #429...
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