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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:01 PM
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Posted By spiral
Thanks Guys... I am chuffed with it! Spiral

Thanks Guys... I am chuffed with it!

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:42 PM
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Posted By spiral
Thanks Charles! it is rather isn't it! :)...

Thanks Charles! it is rather isn't it! :)

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:50 AM
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Posted By spiral
pms sent.

pms sent.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:48 AM
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Posted By spiral
Luckily it was an absolute bargain! Spiral

Luckily it was an absolute bargain!

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,047
Posted By spiral
Sure Emmanuel, they are described as the personal...

Sure Emmanuel, they are described as the personal weapons of Tej Narasimha Malla The king of Patan {Part of Nepal.} who ruled from from 1765 to 1768.. until Prithvi Narayan Shah in his quest to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By spiral
Thanks Russel! Thanks Emmanuel, yep found that...

Thanks Russel!



Thanks Emmanuel, yep found that when researching, while waiting for it to arrive... The one Artzi shows is the same one. Cant see it listed on his website though.

spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By spiral
Thanks Ward , Rajasthan, interesting.mmm {I...

Thanks Ward ,

Rajasthan, interesting.mmm {I know nothing about kofgari, its 4 petal flowers & small foliage?} Ill try for better pics tomorrow.

Overall length is 20 7/8ths inches.

spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By spiral
Long time coming....wootz kukri

Long time coming...A wootz kukri.

After some 13 years, ones rolled into to my small but interesting collection of kukri.

16 inch blade, T spine Crystaline wootz over entire surface on both sides. 5...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,047
Posted By spiral
A couple from Kathmandu National museum....

A couple from Kathmandu National museum.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y266/qwer3/DSCF0030.jpg...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 04:36 PM
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Views: 190
Posted By spiral
I agree with the others, if a modern wrap was...

I agree with the others, if a modern wrap was added it would become a lesser piece in my eyes & would stand out as ill matching with that old warhorse of a blade.

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2014, 09:28 PM
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Views: 4,047
Posted By spiral
That's fascinating Emmanuel! Thank you! Ill dig...

That's fascinating Emmanuel! Thank you!

Ill dig out some photos of some Nepali pieces that look very related in style.

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
No one doubted that reference or said it didn't...

No one doubted that reference or said it didn't exist.

Your Engish is better than many peoples born in England. you know that.

This is the one I repeatedly asked you to justify.



You know......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By spiral
I know nothing of Filipino weaponry, but with any...

I know nothing of Filipino weaponry, but with any weapon I think larger, more detailed photos would help?

spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
O yes, before I forget, Please if you ever find...

O yes, before I forget, Please if you ever find the elusive source of your statement re. Ingrams certainty that only straight dancing swords were used.

Please add it to this thread.... There many...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Noted in full Andrew. Thank you. Ive been doing...

Noted in full Andrew. Thank you. Ive been doing my best...

iechyd da boyo Ibrahim!

To further help your reference search for the elusive quote from an unknown place,source or origin { perhaps by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Shalom Ibrahim. To save the repetition of...

Shalom Ibrahim.

To save the repetition of typing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Bonjour Ibrahim! You supposedly had your...

Bonjour Ibrahim!

You supposedly had your reference . 3 days ago when you posted this .



You were very precise then... Some haven't notice you only play confused ^ muddy the waters when your caught...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By spiral
Wow! How long is that blade? It looks like a...

Wow! How long is that blade? It looks like a sword!

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Well that makes the water Muddier but just...

Well that makes the water Muddier but just feature more untruths. Disguised within a list of references.


I have great respect for W. Ingrams work About Zanzibar. Its not his statements or words I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Interesting tirade but doesn't alter the fact you...

Interesting tirade but doesn't alter the fact you falsified evidence with false statements in this thread.

Sadly that does cast doubt on everything else you've said.

This is what you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
So despite further attempted muddying of the...

So despite further attempted muddying of the waters in your last post, in which you apparently underline your belief not Ingrams published statements..

So the truth is Ingram pointed out no such...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Namaste Ibrahim! If you re.read the above...

Namaste Ibrahim!

If you re.read the above quote , I think it is clear my reference came from Eggerton... I to do not have a copy of W.Thakstons translation of the work.{nor the original :D } ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Greeting Ibrahim... As interesting as Ingrams...

Greeting Ibrahim...

As interesting as Ingrams quote is, you forgot to post the quote that identifies your supposition & statement.



spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
Obviously. Of course not, as you know I don't...

Obviously.


Of course not, as you know I don't agree with your hypothesis.

I am aware of the modern fake Oman swords sold by some Omani websites & the fakes you have posted pictures of. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,577
Posted By spiral
I notice Ibrahim you make no mention of the...

I notice Ibrahim you make no mention of the Yemini flexible blade sword.

Could this perhaps be the true origin of the Omani flexible sword?

How do you perceive the connection?

Spiral
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