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Forum: European Armoury 4th January 2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, You may find this article of...

Hi,
You may find this article of interest.
Regards,
Norman.

http://archive.aramcoworld.com/issue/199906/among.the.norse.tribes-the.remarkable.account.of.ibn.fadlan.htm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Norman McCormick
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Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Norman McCormick
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Norman McCormick
For family, friends and for all those that gave.

For family, friends and for all those that gave.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,034
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Print from 1820 showing quite clearly some...

Hi,
Print from 1820 showing quite clearly some weapons.
Regards,
Norman.


This coloured aquatint was made by Robert Havell and Son from plate 13 of JB Fraser's 'Views in the Himala...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, This is a standard Khyber knife that has...

Hi,
This is a standard Khyber knife that has been 'militarised' with the addition of a 'European' style guard presumably in the late 19th early 20thC. Unusually it is also mounted for a left...
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fernando, You could try these...

Hi Fernando,
You could try these people http://www.blackleyandson.com If they don't have a part to fit they will make it for you. Really nice gun you have there :) :cool: :)
My...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,251
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, This old thread should be of interest....

Hi,
This old thread should be of interest. http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10356&highlight=british+made+tulwars


Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, This is the nearest I can find but still...

Hi,
This is the nearest I can find but still not right, described as a variation of the French grenadier sabre based on the 1790 model.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, This is a Norwegian 1824 Infantry N.C.O....

Hi,
This is a Norwegian 1824 Infantry N.C.O. sabre, still not correct but nearer the mark re the hilt and fullered blade so I suspect either the Scandinavian countries or the Germanic countries...
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,112
Posted By Norman McCormick
This is sad sad news indeed. Many will know that...

This is sad sad news indeed. Many will know that Michael was very unwell for some time and one did hope that with time he would return to us and once again give us the joy and benefit of his unique...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,416
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Kubur, I can't remember seeing a...

Hi Kubur,
I can't remember seeing a positively identified European made blade in the 'Eastern' style that had Islamic script psuedo or otherwise on the blade but as always I'm open to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,416
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, First of all my apologies to everybody for...

Hi,
First of all my apologies to everybody for the rather curt replies to your interesting posts. I've been a wee bit busy and not had the time to reply as I would like to. :o Thanks to ALL for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,416
Posted By Norman McCormick
TWO AUSTRIAN MODEL 1850 INFANTRY OFFICER S SABRE...

TWO AUSTRIAN MODEL 1850 INFANTRY OFFICER S SABRE AND AN AUSTRIAN MODEL 1861 INFANTRY OFFICER S SABRE
the first with earlier curved fuller blade inscribed Frince. (rubbed) on one side and with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,416
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Kubur, A quick reply as I'm going...

Hi Kubur,
A quick reply as I'm going out at the moment. The script doesn't look the same to me but I'm open to some elucidation.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, 18th/19thC Persian trade blade of mine for...

Hi,
18th/19thC Persian trade blade of mine for comparison, although not exactly the same the similarities are there.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Barry, I've narrowed the i.d. down...

Hi Barry,
I've narrowed the i.d. down to bronzes of beasts from the mythical land of Himmapan. I bought them as curiosities and on the understanding that they were most likely relatively...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Stu, At first I thought it was...

Hi Stu,
At first I thought it was definitely Thai or that region but I did a lot of searching and to be honest I'm still confused as to generalised styles. Rajesh looks to have a good bit of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Thanks to all for the input. It seems you...

Hi,
Thanks to all for the input. It seems you were right all along Rajesh and Tibet/Nepal it is. Appears you have a thing for Buddhas which is completely understandable. I bought all of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th June 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Anybody any clues? Regards, Norman.

Hi,
Anybody any clues?
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th June 2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Thanks for the input guys, a search for...

Hi,
Thanks for the input guys, a search for Singha brought up similar examples so right on the money Bandook :) Anybody any notion as to how old this little bronze might be?
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th June 2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Bandook, Thanks for the input,...

Hi Bandook,
Thanks for the input, from what I can find that kind of general area seems to be the most likely source.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th June 2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Norman McCormick
Thanks for the input chaps, from what I can find...

Thanks for the input chaps, from what I can find on the net it would appear to have more in common with Thai Buddhas than Tibetan Buddhas but I'm still looking.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th June 2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Norman McCormick
Buddha No.2.

Hi,
I think this one may be Sino-Tibetan but not sure at all so any help appreciated. This one is 14 inches (36cm) tall and is cast in three main pieces and one smaller piece. Thanks...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th June 2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Norman McCormick
Buddha No.1.

Hi,
Can you tell me which part of the world this Buddha statue comes from, it is 13 inches (33cm) tall and is hollow cast. Thanks again.
Regards,
Norman.
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