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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Oriental-Arms
Thanks No I did not acquire any of the ones shown...

Thanks
No I did not acquire any of the ones shown in the first photo. Photo taken in one of the shops in Marakesh market just as an example to the thousands tourist quality available
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 12:58 PM
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Views: 651
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Morocco

I am returning from a trip to Morocco. Part of the trip was dedicated to see what is available in our field of interest. In all the markets I visited, most of the staff is newly made Koumaya daggers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Tables S 6 and 7 as every year. We look forward...

Tables S 6 and 7 as every year.
We look forward to see you all.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Few photos
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Try Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Via Alessandro Manzoni 12, Not far and across the street from La Scala. Small but extremely interesting. Much European arms and armor but severla breath taking oriental...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Kurdish khanjar with important provenance

in 1963 - 1973 Israel was active helping the revolution of the Kurdish people against the Iraqi regimes. The IDF (Israel Defese Forces) set up a field hospital in the Kurdish territories. A young...
Forum: Swap Forum 19th October 2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Reduced prices at Oriental -Arms site

See http://www.oriental-arms.com/spec.php
Thanks for looking
Forum: Swap Forum 19th October 2017, 04:08 PM
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Views: 480
Posted By Oriental-Arms
18C. Ottoman mail armor for sale

We offer for sale this original and authentic Ottoman mail armor, 18C, very good condition with minimal losses. 1300.00 US Dollars plus mailing cost
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,615
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Very Good Shybriya

There are very good exemplars on the market: Good blade, horn grip, silver mounts and silver scabbard with nice niello decoration. 1960-1970. Collected in Israel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,615
Posted By Oriental-Arms
I believe it is only part of the dress. Not for...

I believe it is only part of the dress. Not for real use
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,615
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Petra

Brother Phil with a Jordanian policeman in Petra, Jordan. Fully dressed in official dress. Please note the shibriya. Authentic although not very old.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Palestinian Khanjars

Three good exemplars. All collected in Israel in the late 70's
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,342
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Visit to the Moser collection

Several photos from my visit with colleague collector to the Moser collection in the cellars of Bern Historisches Museum, April 1994. I do not have good photos of specific items but one can be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,723
Posted By Oriental-Arms
And what would you name this one: 30 inches long....

And what would you name this one: 30 inches long. Shown below next to a more common "Karud" or "kard" or "Peshkabz" 14 inches long.
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd August 2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Not available now

Not available now
Forum: Swap Forum 21st July 2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Pair of Chinese Fighting Hooks

From our private collection a pair of Chinese fighting hooks, Shuang Guo, late 18 or early 19 C., laminated steel construction. For more details see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Another good exemplar. Usually refered to in...

Another good exemplar.
Usually refered to in many text books as Mandingo. See for example: Manfred A. Zirngibl & Alexander Kubetz, "panga na visu" page20 Fig 4
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Steel flasks

Similar ones will come in steel. Wootz in this case. Persian late 18C.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Asian folder

This type of small folding knives with a spike were discussed on this forum several times, suggesting various origin and use.
I am quoting below a mail I received from Mr. Roy Elvis, who was kind...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,199
Posted By Oriental-Arms
I think that the name "Shibrya" is very...

I think that the name "Shibrya" is very common to all Palestinian Arabs and Bedouin as well as Jordanian Bedouins, and it is not limited to several villages in the Galilee as suggested by Motan. It...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Few more exemplars. All Palestinian with strong...

Few more exemplars. All Palestinian with strong Syrian influence. NOT Lebanese (as properly stated by Eytan). Good workmanship and well forged sharp blades. Common in the Northern regions of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,396
Posted By Oriental-Arms
"Hollow" Jambiya blades

Attached. Second half of the 20th C.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,757
Posted By Oriental-Arms
good polish and etch

In the mid 90's I visited Jaipur and in one of the arms dealer shops I met an old guy, sitting on the floor, legs crossed, polishing a knife blade with a small stone glued to a short wood stick....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,757
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Turkish ribbon

And a Kilij (Pala) sword with 7 strips of twisted steel rods
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,757
Posted By Oriental-Arms
Turkish ribbon

Two yataghans swords with blade forged in a pattern known as Turkish Ribbon. Several strips of twisted steel rods are forged together to produce this pattern. Usually the blade are forged from 4 -...
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