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Forum: European Armoury 16th May 2020, 05:25 PM
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Posted By thinreadline
thank you

thank you
Forum: European Armoury 16th May 2020, 01:33 PM
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Views: 413
Posted By thinreadline
Interesting European dagger

I would welcome your ideas about the age , nationality and if possible maker of this dagger. It belongs to a friend of mine . The initials on the pommel are presumably that of the owner , but perhaps...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd April 2020, 10:41 AM
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Views: 731
Posted By thinreadline
Thank you all for this useful information , much...

Thank you all for this useful information , much obliged .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st April 2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By thinreadline
PICTURE IDENTIFICATION PLEASE

I wonder if anyone can ID where in the world this picture is depicting ( late 19th C ) .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th March 2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By thinreadline
as a botanist with a PhD relating to trees and...

as a botanist with a PhD relating to trees and years of experience in the tropics , I can attest to the enormous difficulty in identifying small pieces of 'old' wood in order to establish what...
Forum: Swap Forum 9th March 2020, 07:25 PM
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Views: 597
Posted By thinreadline
original 19th Century SUDANESE SHIELD

original 19th Century SUDANESE SHIELD . Diameter 22 inches.... 490 inc postage to a UK address , overseas postage on request
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By thinreadline
superb sword , very nice to have one named to an...

superb sword , very nice to have one named to an officer who served in the Anglo Zulu War.... very envious. May I ask what does DAAG stand for ?
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By thinreadline
Good heavens ... well I never , thanks for that !...

Good heavens ... well I never , thanks for that ! I shall let him know !
Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By thinreadline
marks on a 19th C Coachman's / horseman's knife

A friend of mine has this rather nice Sheffield made coachman's / horseman's knife and noticed this set of geometric marks on one of the tools ... does anyone know what they are ? Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th December 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By thinreadline
Mirror with western sahel type leatherwork

iThe leatherwork appears to be West African in style . It measures , when closed, 7.5 x 9.5 inches. Very faintly written in ink is a name which is largely illegible ... 'Lt A (?) H . E???? ?? th ( ?...
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By thinreadline
thank you

thank you
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By thinreadline
yes it seems to be a language from West Africa in...

yes it seems to be a language from West Africa in what was formerly Ashanti .
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By thinreadline
Unknown trademark

does anyone recognise the trademark on this knife blade please ?
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By thinreadline
great find , well done.

great find , well done.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th December 2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By thinreadline
I like this very much !

I like this very much !
Forum: Swap Forum 5th December 2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By thinreadline
Aboriginal throwing stick

Probably of recent make , but well made . Length 500 mm . 25 plus postage as below :
UK 4.50
EUROPE 12
REST OF WORLD 16.50
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By thinreadline
Thank you Detlef and Alex , much obliged .

Thank you Detlef and Alex , much obliged .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By thinreadline
the touch hole is identical to that on my Indian...

the touch hole is identical to that on my Indian wall gun
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By thinreadline
Help with the ID of this dagger please .

Any thoughts on this rather good quality dagger ? Overall length 25 cm , blade length 14 cm . The blade is very thick and of diamond cross section with a flattened oval cross sectioned ricassso .
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By thinreadline
I dont think this is the frame of a recently made...

I dont think this is the frame of a recently made re enactment scabbard ... it is too complex in its structure ... modern made scabbards of this type are much more simplistic . I think this is old...
Forum: Swap Forum 4th November 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,478
Posted By thinreadline
REDUCED to 100 for the 2 vols plus shipping

REDUCED to 100 for the 2 vols plus shipping
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd October 2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By thinreadline
this measures about 20 inches around the outside...

this measures about 20 inches around the outside curve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By thinreadline
thanks for all your help

thanks for all your help
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By thinreadline
thanks yes , the applied decoration is certainly...

thanks yes , the applied decoration is certainly similar to that seen on koummiyah .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By thinreadline
Can anyone help with this POWDER HORN please ?

I am wondering what part of the world this originates from please ?
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