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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Kubur
It's a bit more complicated than that,...

It's a bit more complicated than that, Circassians are in Egypt since the 13th c.



I agree, late 18th c. is very close to early 19th c.
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Kubur
:) :) :) :) I'm not pessimistic, just...

:) :) :) :)
I'm not pessimistic, just realistic
:) :) :)
I mentioned the two dates, but this kindjal smells the 19th c.
And I don't know 18th c. kindjals. Oliver knows better and he said...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Kubur
Hi Marius, I have a good news and a bad...

Hi Marius,

I have a good news and a bad news.
The bad news is that your koummya is not as old as you think.
And most probably from 1950-1970ties.
The good news is that your koummya is in the top end...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Kubur
Hi Rick, I'm afraid to say that is the usual...

Hi Rick,

I'm afraid to say that is the usual nonsense . gibberish, seen on many Eastern locks.

:o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Kubur
Yes, many European swords have brass...

Yes, many European swords have brass hilts.

Thanks for the link and I found another one here
http://www.vikingsword.com/lew/w0167/w0167.html

It seems that these brass hilted swords come from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Kubur
Yes, me too, I would be interested to know why! ...

Yes, me too, I would be interested to know why!
:) :)
In fact, I will happily change my mind if you have some 18th c similar examples
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Kubur
Dear Jim & Ed, Thank you for your...

Dear Jim & Ed,

Thank you for your comments.

I read on this forum that brass handles were used by Hindu and Sikh for religious reasons, they can't hold steel. But I don't believe in it, you have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Kubur
The two dates on the scabbard are the same 1208...

The two dates on the scabbard are the same
1208 or 1258
This kindjal is not from the 18th c so I vote for 1258, eg. 1842 AD.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Kubur
Question about Tulwar

Hi guys,

I have a question.

Do you know good tulwars with brass handles?

I have the feeling that good tulwars come always with steel handles.

Is it really true or do you have examples of good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Kubur
It's the proof that Philipino and Chinese are...

It's the proof that Philipino and Chinese are extremely clever, if stupid people are ready to pay for these things.



Of course, I'm sure that's ironic. These American TV shows are made by cheap...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Kubur
Hi You have some hilts like that in Northern...

Hi

You have some hilts like that in Northern India.

https://www.mandarinmansion.com/index.php/item/large-indian-karud-dagger

British and French were in Northern India, I guess your scabbard and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Kubur
Your new nimcha is amazing Teodor!

Your new nimcha is amazing Teodor!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Kubur
Hi Chris, This is not a tourist item at...

Hi Chris,

This is not a tourist item at all!

It's a Mandingo dagger that you can find from Senegal to Ivory coast I guess.
Very nice...

The holes in the blade make me think that your dagger is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By Kubur
Hi guys I think that the blade and knife are...

Hi guys

I think that the blade and knife are consistent eg. 1925.

The blade is local as mentionned, and the fullers remind me

1/ Ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By Kubur
1925 and the blade is amazing I'm sure Motan...

1925 and the blade is amazing

I'm sure Motan will tell you more...

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By Kubur
I'm glad to read that. So let's do it First, of...

I'm glad to read that.
So let's do it

First, of course, you are right it's a balutch sword.

then



I agree too. And a Spanish / South American blade on a Moroccan berber sword is a Berber sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Kubur
Ok I have to explain why I think it's ivory. All...

Ok I have to explain why I think it's ivory.

All the Indian power flasks made that way, are made of ivory;

but most of them are decorative objects, not even with a hole to pour the powder.

Many...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By Kubur
I agree but it seems that Iran/ Persian has been...

I agree but it seems that Iran/ Persian has been forgotten somewhere.

Let me add

Thus, and using our current geography it may be “ Baloch”, "Farsi", “Afghani” Indian”, “Pakistani” or “ Omani”.

...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Kubur
Hi IVORY for sure You are rich now! Could you...

Hi

IVORY for sure
You are rich now!
Could you post some photos of the whole gun?
And details of the pans, trigger or triggers and the muzzle?

Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By Kubur
AMA ZING sword Ariel, TOP quality, I'm even...

AMA ZING sword Ariel, TOP quality, I'm even surprised that there is no Balutch attached to it...

Here it's what you get if you have a fireplace...

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,687
Posted By Kubur
Hi Jim, Is this your secret garden? I was...

Hi Jim,
Is this your secret garden? I was thinking that you were obsessed by swords only... I'm sure that Rick will comment the lock and the barrel better than me. Very nice pistol
Best wishes
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Kubur
Hi Marc, Yes, your blade is a mystery. Have a...

Hi Marc,

Yes, your blade is a mystery.

Have a look at these two threads with your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Kubur
I think your seller was right. It's not an...

I think your seller was right.
It's not an Ethiopian lion for sure, maybe a copy...
As Jim said the fullers look like the Solingen ones.
No one mentioned the numbers... Strange for an African...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,687
Posted By Kubur
It's the first time that I see a ballbutt with a...

It's the first time that I see a ballbutt with a trigger guard...

I have another ballbutt with glass inlays and barrel band...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,687
Posted By Kubur
Hi Rick, Still alive. I hope that you are fine...

Hi Rick,
Still alive. I hope that you are fine too and happy new year!

Yes you are right these pistols are from the wheellock era, like the Caucasians ones.



:) well for the ball butts it's...
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