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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By Kubur
Guys Just google Pamir petroglyphs or rock art,...

Guys

Just google Pamir petroglyphs or rock art, or just download the article below...
Is it possible that this sword is not from Afghanistan but from Pamir in Tadjikistan?
Or an Afghan sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 213
Posted By Kubur
Well, Well, Well I will buy this book right...

Well, Well, Well
I will buy this book right now!
Russian is not a problem, do you look at the texts when you read a Playboy magazine? :)
I'm just sad that my sword is not in it...
:)
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2019, 01:47 PM
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Views: 144
Posted By Kubur
4 is too many, you don't want to sell one? even...

4 is too many, you don't want to sell one? even without the scabbard...

:) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,177
Posted By Kubur
Hi Stu, I might have been mistaken as I was...

Hi Stu,
I might have been mistaken as I was thinking that people decided that Cameron, Egerton and the MET were wrong. I think provenance was right Nepal/Tibet.
For Teodor Yes and No, these knives...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,177
Posted By Kubur
It was decided by the forum members (and I...

It was decided by the forum members (and I approved too) that these knives were Shafra or Kusha... and Cameron and the MET were idiots...
Then can you explain this knife?
And please "no dance" on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
Hi Rick, No problem with the Spanish origins,...

Hi Rick,
No problem with the Spanish origins, and later Cuban, Mexican and Dominican... Of Course.
But I strongly disagree that all the forum members agreed with your conclusions (at least Ariel...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
Absolutely correct, this is speculation, just...

Absolutely correct, this is speculation, just look at the yataghans for example.
To me too this choora looks right.
Guys you have to stop to think that decorations are suspicious. And yes these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
Excellent examples, just decorative, I don't...

Excellent examples, just decorative, I don't think they can be qualifed of fakes.
The technique is very different too, engraved or ciselled.
I think Ariel's sword is another animal.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
I won't be so sure, it might be poetry, you might...

I won't be so sure, it might be poetry, you might have names, places...

Richard's date looks very right.



Answer ignorant and arogance

A few years ago when I joined this forum, i trusted very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
Exactly what I was saying before, of...

Exactly what I was saying before, of course!

There are no rules: you have Tunisian Ottoman barrels full of riders, animals and men... And they were sunni...

But we all agree that it is a bit...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
You are right.

You are right.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2019, 08:39 AM
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Views: 1,154
Posted By Kubur
No yelman, it's the horizontal line that creates...

No yelman, it's the horizontal line that creates this yelman effect or affect as you wish...
;)

Acid etching is an old technique and Persians did a lot of acid etching on their weapons and armours,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By Kubur
I agree its from Algeria but not Bou saidi but...

I agree its from Algeria but not Bou saidi but from Iflissen, a Kabyle tribe.
Please look at the tribal designs on your blade they are very close to the flyssa swords. They also have simple blond...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 949
Posted By Kubur
Amazing demonstration, thank you I also wonder...

Amazing demonstration, thank you
I also wonder about the properties of rhino horn.
Yes it was luxuous and expensive and therefore nice to have rhino horn grips.
But i think rhino is more resistant...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Kubur
Hi I just let it as it is. For 2 reasons: first...

Hi
I just let it as it is.
For 2 reasons: first a new scabbard will be modern and ugly, second to save some money.
The biggest problem for me is when the sword comes with an original and ugly...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 949
Posted By Kubur
If i put a torch behind my ears, they will be red...

If i put a torch behind my ears, they will be red translucid for sure
but not rhino either...
:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By Kubur
Use the key words Indian jambiya You will find...

Use the key words Indian jambiya
You will find plenty... some of them are 19th c may be earlier...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By Kubur
Thank you, but Kubur is not very good with Indian...

Thank you, but Kubur is not very good with Indian weapons.
Some will say Indo Persian... but it's Indian.
Of course you can see the Persian influence in the steel khanjar style hilt.
These daggers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,610
Posted By Kubur
here the numbers

here the numbers
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,610
Posted By Kubur
Hi Stu yes i have some marks and would be...

Hi Stu
yes i have some marks and would be grateful to know what they mean
43 A
and on the barrel 604
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,610
Posted By Kubur
I forgot to post mine... I think it's something...

I forgot to post mine...
I think it's something from Oman...

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,610
Posted By Kubur
Salaam Ibrahim Is it possible that Maastricht...

Salaam Ibrahim
Is it possible that Maastricht stamps were only export proofs???
as it was a port to ship the guns
and actualy the guns were made in Liege...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,610
Posted By Kubur
Sometimes people mismatch Holland and Belgium, or...

Sometimes people mismatch Holland and Belgium, or Belgium and France.
But actualy Belgium is a country... ;)

I think i got something for you, they were made in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel, I have two questions: first your...

Hi Ariel,
I have two questions:
first your definition of the shashka is a guardless saber only or do you include the eared pommel?
Second question do you think that shashka and yataghan are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,964
Posted By Kubur
Thank you Jim for your precise and so well...

Thank you Jim for your precise and so well documented response as always

To your question



IMHO I'll say yes of course.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=708&highlight=mamluk
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