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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 567
Posted By Kubur
I will tell you the difference. I suspect...

I will tell you the difference.
I suspect Kharaghdari Singh to be from Pakistan and in Pakistan swords are called shamshir and in India Tulwar.
So he is right.
It is us Westerners who are wrong...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,320
Posted By Kubur
To be really honest with you if i refer to the...

To be really honest with you if i refer to the yataghan posted at the very begining, i have to admit that it could be Greek also because very little survived from the original hilt... I still believe...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,320
Posted By Kubur
I totaly agree with you 200% The problem is that...

I totaly agree with you
200%
The problem is that for you silver + niello = Greek
when in fact it is Turkish Ottoman
But i won't try to change your mind...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,320
Posted By Kubur
Very nice Greek name... :)

Very nice Greek name...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By Kubur
Amazing Turkish sword from the 18th c.

Amazing Turkish sword from the 18th c.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Kubur
Thanks I read your posts and it seems that you...

Thanks
I read your posts and it seems that you like this kind of things...
So first you confirm that it has nothing to do with the walking shepperd axes or fokos? Then there is no chance to be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Kubur
Fokos, Nadziak,Czekan, Obuszek

Hi Guys,

It's not a fokos, but what is this?
Is it a Nadziak,Czekan, Obuszek??
Not mine but I'm just curious to know your opinion.
In Buttin he calls that Russian war axe...
Could it be Ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Kubur
200% right If you wish you can say late Ottoman,...

200% right

If you wish you can say late Ottoman, it's more chic...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Kubur
Hi Its Ottoman from Bosnia or Albania...

Hi
Its Ottoman from Bosnia or Albania...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd November 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By Kubur
Buttin mentionned one and called it Afghan short...

Buttin mentionned one and called it Afghan short sword...
I believe in statistics when you have many cobra swords with Afghan hilts well...

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Kubur
Well views and readers is not the same. The same...

Well
views and readers is not the same.
The same reader has probably seen your post 20 or 5O times.
So your 1500 are maybe 30 readers...

Then my opinion is that dealers (small on ebay) and bigs are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,138
Posted By Kubur
And here the early 19th c one

And here the early 19th c one
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,138
Posted By Kubur
Here is the classic Tunisian dagger from 1900...

Here is the classic Tunisian dagger from 1900 1920ties
But it wont be fair to call it touristy, i prefer to say colonial souvenir....
These daggers are very sharp and very pointy, not toys.
It will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,138
Posted By Kubur
Ciao Francatolin, Yes it looks pretty much the...

Ciao Francatolin,
Yes it looks pretty much the same
:)
Yes it's Tunisian, may be not from Bizerte, maybe from Tunis.
Your dagger is mid 19th c. I will post tonight another one from early 19thc....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,138
Posted By Kubur
Ah Marius, I prefer when you write about...

Ah Marius, I prefer when you write about etching... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Kubur
For dealers and collectors end of 19th c. means...

For dealers and collectors end of 19th c. means 1900

so i guess that early 19th c. means late 18th c.
:)

From the photos the decoration is clearly koftgari.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,325
Posted By Kubur
Yes I agree... they were badly smelted. Disks are...

Yes I agree... they were badly smelted.
Disks are important to keep the sword well in hand.
or disks were removed as demilitarized equipment - in short to not beeing used...against British or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Kubur
Hi Could be wood or rhino who knows... I think...

Hi
Could be wood or rhino who knows...
I think this sword is a real problem and i doubt that someone would be able to say from where it comes from.
Sudan, Ethiopia (you have to look at the pommel...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,325
Posted By Kubur
Well dealers have to sell so they are always...

Well dealers have to sell so they are always optimistics...
19th c is reasonnable, look at this one in the British museums
Acquired by King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,325
Posted By Kubur
Can we see the transversal bars pleeease?

Can we see the transversal bars pleeease?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Kubur
Hi This is not a caduceus but a rope. It was...

Hi
This is not a caduceus but a rope.
It was stamped twice.
I saw this sign a the back of Chinese ceramics for the East India company but i dont remember where...
To me it's a good sign of age......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Kubur
The head is similar to kota or bakota ancestor...

The head is similar to kota or bakota ancestor figure from Gabon.

I have no idea if these figures were connected to spears or not.
Your case is very similar to the one discussed with the Indian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,325
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel If the two pieces are late 18th or early...

Hi Ariel
If the two pieces are late 18th or early 19th (for the hilt).
It's true that we don't know when they were connected together.
However - and it's just my opinion - (not supported by facts):
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,325
Posted By Kubur
I agree with Mahrat and Marius, it's a spear. I...

I agree with Mahrat and Marius, it's a spear.
I agree with Ariel made with two old parts.
I agree with Mahrat probably done during the early to mid 20th c for connoisseurs tourists.
It's very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,278
Posted By Kubur
Thank you Detlef I found it Chinese Highbinder...

Thank you Detlef

I found it

Chinese Highbinder weapons collected by H. H. North, U. S. Commission of Immigration, forwarded to Bureau of Immigration, Washington D. C., about 1900. Note the...
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