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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks for learned replies, I was in Morocco...

Thanks for learned replies,

I was in Morocco years ago and these knives were everywhere for a few dollars

I have always ignored these in my past auction sales as i just put them down as tourist...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Kmaddock
One more

One more
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Kmaddock
New Koummya for my collection

Hi
Another new addition outside my collecting area
A Moroccan Koummya
There is a lot of wear on the knife and the scabbard with a lot of repairs to both.
It is a rudimentary enough piece but I feel...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Kmaddock
Athanase, Here are more pictures of the hilt, the...

Athanase,
Here are more pictures of the hilt, the dragon is missing an eye and handle has some cracking but the carving is v v good as you can see.
The blade and scabbard are nice too with silver...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Kai It has been terrible weather all day Here...

Hi Kai
It has been terrible weather all day
Here are some additional pictures of the base of the blade on the Kalis
I had to use overhead light rather than outside light
Would you have any idea on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Kmaddock
2 new acquisitions for ID please

Hi
Totally outside my collecting area
Just picked these two up this afternoon
Would someone kindly give me an identification so I can do a search as to what they are
I am thing a Panang from...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Kmaddock
Bit busy here so a quick reply v nice sword you...

Bit busy here so a quick reply
v nice sword you have
First impression was that the cross guard looks similar to a Chinese Jian?
I can post images later
regards to all
Ken
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By Kmaddock
I would say Kenyan also I saw a lot of this...

I would say Kenyan also
I saw a lot of this style spear over there, with a lot of variance in the spear tip but always the same on spike end
very similar to the Massai Lion spear as commented on by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Kmaddock
It is uncleaned at present and I am quiet...

It is uncleaned at present and I am quiet reluctant to clean it at all except to clean the rust off the blade, I prefers to keep my collection as dirty (platina covered) as possible except without...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks for reply I will have a think about it as...

Thanks for reply
I will have a think about it as I think the knife will loose a lot of its character if it is cleaned and there is no Wootz. maybe i will do a small window to see what lies...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Kmaddock
Khanjar Indian brass hilted, rams head knife

Hi all
I just got the attached knife
It has lovely heft to it and is v well balanced in the hand and would be very effective as a weapon.
Blade held onto the handle with 2 metal rivets
Good edge to...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Mel and Corrado26 Thanks for interest and...

Hi Mel and Corrado26
Thanks for interest and Corrado26 you have found a v close match few differences but overall construction V similar.
Mel
The barrel narrows about an half an inch from the nipple...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By Kmaddock
Well here is the gun and I have it all back in...

Well here is the gun and I have it all back in working order.

All that was wrong was the mainspring retaining screw which powered both the hammer and the trigger, was broken so I had to make and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi I know nothing about laser welding having...

Hi
I know nothing about laser welding having never looked at it before this morning when I watched a you tube video or two
Will it not leave a bead of weld at the join of the 2 metals which will look...
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Fernando Sorry to hear that At least you get...

Hi Fernando
Sorry to hear that
At least you get the money back and hope you can forget about the experience
You have learnt the lesson without having to pay the price!

I had a look at my long...
Forum: European Armoury 24th December 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Kmaddock
Nollaig go maith le gach duine Slan Cionna A...

Nollaig go maith le gach duine
Slan
Cionna

A Gaelic happy Christmas to all
Ken
Forum: European Armoury 21st December 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Kmaddock
reminds me of a technical ice axe i think...

reminds me of a technical ice axe

i think hitting someone with it would not be too practical as if it stuck in the victim you might loose the weapon

the angle of the grip would save your knuckles...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Kmaddock
I know the feeling of excitement Fernando My v...

I know the feeling of excitement Fernando
My v long barrel pistol is under our Christmas tree waiting to be in wrapped
Now all we have to do is stay off the naughty list
Hope it is all you wished...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th December 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Kmaddock
I think the tip is neither wide enough nor long...

I think the tip is neither wide enough nor long enough for work in masonry.

the torque when pulling the string would, I think, pull it out of the mortar too easily.

plum bob maybe?? but it does not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Kmaddock
Chrome and IE have been fine for me

Chrome and IE have been fine for me
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th December 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Kmaddock
or even closer

or even closer
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th December 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Kmaddock
a lab spatula? sharp edges are good for when you...

a lab spatula?

sharp edges are good for when you have a powder on the tip. You tap the spatula and a small amount falls off so you can easily control how much of the compound you are using.

also...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Jim He was issued with the lamp not the gun,...

Hi Jim
He was issued with the lamp not the gun, sorry for confusion
His service weapon was a .455 webley revolver
I have no stories at all from him, he served in Dublin and took part of the 1916...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks Rick for the posting real interesting gun...

Thanks Rick for the posting real interesting gun set up

It is the chimney set up on the lamp that would make it standout as a British police lamp to me

There are lots of "layers" to the chimney so...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Kmaddock
Looks like the trigger is bar I have labeled 1...

Looks like the trigger is bar I have labeled 1 which activates sear as I have indicated, actions 2, 3 and 4 then follow.
am i correct ?

I know the lamp is british victorian from the 1870-1900 as...
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