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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2020, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Come on Ariel, I have been retired (early due to...

Come on Ariel, I have been retired (early due to the sale of my firm) for more than 22 years. As long as you have hobbies/interests it is no problem.
In a year or so I am closing in on 80, so the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Perhaps this link can help...

Perhaps this link can help http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=977&highlight=Moser :-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for your answer.

Thank you for your answer.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2020, 04:51 PM
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Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Mercenary, Please let us know the reasons why you...

Mercenary,
Please let us know the reasons why you think it is from Hyderabad, and at the same time let us know if you mean Hyderabad in Pakisthan or in the Deccan.
It will be easier for the readers...
Forum: European Armoury 13th March 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know much about the Danish weapon...

I dont know much about the Danish weapon production, but could it be that the pistol was made at Frederiksvaerk in Denmark?
As far as I know, they did produce weapons, and could have exported some to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I see, but how do you want to make quite...

I see, but how do you want to make quite sure?
The Marwari race seems - according to the catalogue - a mix between the Arabian race and an Indian race. Could be!
Somewhere I read that the Indians -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
From the pictures shown in the catalogue, I would...

From the pictures shown in the catalogue, I would say it is an Arabian horse head.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You are right Ariel, here are two pictures...

You are right Ariel, here are two pictures attached, and according to the text, it is not only how the horse is holding/turning the ears, it also has something to do with the way the head is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marius, According to the al-Sabah catalogue, your...

Marius,
According to the al-Sabah catalogue, your nice crystal hilt, is showing the head of an Arabian breed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is a picture from Stone, and a quote from...

Here is a picture from Stone, and a quote from his A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour. In All Countries and in all Times.


LOHAR. A small pick used in place of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, Yes I know, the weapons are mixed on both...

Ariel,
Yes I know, the weapons are mixed on both sides of the 'border'. Besides from this, imagine how many swords and dagger changed hilts during their 'life' - and often more than...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Vilhelmsson, yes the hilt has been tested and it...

Vilhelmsson, yes the hilt has been tested and it is quarts.
One thing is to buy such a testing thing yourself, but try to visit someone dealing in gem stones and ask him/her. I did and we had a long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is a Pesh Kabz, but without a crystal...

Here is a Pesh Kabz, but without a crystal hilt.
The strange thing is, that I have had it for decades, and never seen this kind of decoration on other weapons. Some time ago I saw a picture on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is one of my crystal hilts. Not with a Pesh...

Here is one of my crystal hilts. Not with a Pesh Kabz blade - but still a nice hilt.
In one of his books Robert Elgood mentions that Belgien exported glass hilts to India.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ren Ren, I too am very impressed:-).

Ren Ren,


I too am very impressed:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Alex, I thought it would be inlay, bu from the...

Alex, I thought it would be inlay, bu from the picture it is difficult to see. I agree with your dating as well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard, do you mean this part?

Richard, do you mean this part?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Alex. Is it inlaid or koftgari? My gues...

Thank you Alex.
Is it inlaid or koftgari?
My gues is inlay, and i do love the 'flaming pearls':-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,627
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You are right Kronckew. Katars seem to have had...

You are right Kronckew. Katars seem to have had different forms, till they ended up looking 'more or less' alike. These different forms seem to have been used at the same time, although far more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,627
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Frankie, no way that your weapon was held like...

Frankie, no way that your weapon was held like this.


Richard, dont say you are sorry, as there is no reason to be. You came up with a sugestion. and this is as this forum works. Others may have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,627
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Marius, but I will show you the statue...

Thank you Marius, but I will show you the statue from where the katar, shown as a deawing, in my article origins. Its from a temple from Orissa build in the 10th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,627
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard so you found a butchers knife on the net,...

Richard so you found a butchers knife on the net, with a diamond shaped blade. This does not proof anything, and besides from that, I am sure the steel is of a different quality than the steel used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Fernando:).

Thank you Fernando:).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,627
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Well Ariel, it was not Anup Singh - it was his...

Well Ariel, it was not Anup Singh - it was his brother who was very big.
As not many of us know the language, nor read it, in which the two are writing - can we come down to business?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,627
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Frankie, in many Indian states stories are told...

Frankie, in many Indian states stories are told about single, 'gigant warriors'.
Like the brother of Maharaja Anup Singh of Bikaner (b. 1638 d. 1698), who had to have weapons made especially to...
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