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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2019, 08:00 PM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Yes it COULD be 19th century but I would not like...

Yes it COULD be 19th century but I would not like to guarantee that. Lets say late 19th to mid 20th to be on the safe side. Others might be willing to date it more accurately :confused:
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By kahnjar1
Looks to me to be Moroccan/Algerian. The...

Looks to me to be Moroccan/Algerian. The "banjo" shape is typical of Morocco but the surface decoration looks Algerian.
Nice flask though missing one hanging ring.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By kahnjar1
Just to add a little to your opening post,...

Just to add a little to your opening post, Morocco, or at least part of it was a Spanish Protectorate, so the presence of Spanish blades in that region would not be unusual IMHO.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,078
Posted By kahnjar1
What I should also have mentioned in my previous...

What I should also have mentioned in my previous post, is that while in Dubai recently, I saw several quality Khanjars of the sort shown by Ibrahiim, for sale at very high prices, in the tourist shop...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,078
Posted By kahnjar1
....but then who is the judge to say that an item...

....but then who is the judge to say that an item is bad or good. One might argue that the modern made quality Khanjars shown on Ibrahiim's posts, though no doubt "Ethnographic" are also made for...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th March 2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By kahnjar1
Sorry I can't help with translation but I would...

Sorry I can't help with translation but I would just like to say what a nice ewer you have there.
Here is a Persian?? ewer I have in my collection. Probably not as old as yours......
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th March 2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By kahnjar1
Moroccan Items

Every once in a while our local flea markets come up with something interesting. I thought that these are rather pretty and perhaps are worth posting here.
2 Kohl Pots and a Tagine (Tajine) which is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By kahnjar1
Any ideas gentlemen?

Any ideas gentlemen?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By kahnjar1
African Spears for ID

I am lead to believe that these spears are from Tanzania or at least that general region. Can anyone please confirm that. Also are they actual spears or purely decorative items?
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By kahnjar1
....but still no pic of the whole item :( :(

....but still no pic of the whole item :( :(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Terry, Can't help with the actual translation,...

Hi Terry,
Can't help with the actual translation, but the language is AMHARIC. Hope this helps. Can you please post a pic of the whole sword.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By kahnjar1
Any possibility that there is a backlog hold up...

Any possibility that there is a backlog hold up due to your recent Govt shutdown?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,839
Posted By kahnjar1
Another Sind with spliced stock

This Sind also has a spliced stock, but only one splice, and never glued by the look of it.Simply held by the bands.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By kahnjar1
I have always understood that Dha with the ring...

I have always understood that Dha with the ring guard come from Cambodia or Laos and are usually described as "Khmer". Check here for a comprehensive cover of Dha types. Click on "Sword Index" and on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By kahnjar1
The spear has now arrived and I attach a couple...

The spear has now arrived and I attach a couple of extra pics. There is an animal skin band with hair at the top of the bottom metal piece. Any ideas on this? Also pics of the blade showing definate...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks Ken. Yes second pic is a bit weird but...

Thanks Ken. Yes second pic is a bit weird but they are all sellers pics so best I have for now.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By kahnjar1
SPEAR for ID AFRICAN??

Just picked this up and not with me yet. Would appreciate some thoughts on origin please. Length 186cm
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By kahnjar1
Blade where it joins the haft is a bit different....

Blade where it joins the haft is a bit different. Mine has a round section rather than squared which yours appears to be.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks Detlef

Thanks Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By kahnjar1
AFRICAN AXE for ID

Could someone please tell me where in Africa this axe comes from.
Thanks
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks very much for the pics. It would be...

Thanks very much for the pics. It would be interesting to dig thru the guns shown but not probably a safe project for now..........
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By kahnjar1
.......so what is your explanation of the genuine...

.......so what is your explanation of the genuine English Proof marks on the barrel? I find it hard to believe that anyone making pistols for the "Tourist" market would bother to try and fake...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By kahnjar1
Liege Proof Marks

Though not directly on the subject of Rick's pistol, here are the Liege Proof Marks discussed above, and details/dates when used.
As an aside, I personally do not believe that the word HERBERT inside...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you Jim for deciphering the word under...

Thank you Jim for deciphering the word under DUBLIN. I could not make it out. I note your comments but wonder at the engraving of the words which do not seem to quite fit the space without squeezing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Rick, Very nice pistol but I do have some...

Hi Rick,
Very nice pistol but I do have some observations. Although the lock itself may possibly be an original, I do not believe that the Crown and GR look to be the quality of English engraving....
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