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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2018, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Montagnard
Engraved inscription???

Hi Kubur,

your assumption is correct: it is a wooden scabbard with brass sheat.
I conclude that you stick to your earlier statement, that "it is a Syrian Magdali or Majdali, probably 1930-40, during...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2018, 10:49 AM
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Views: 20,511
Posted By Montagnard
Exciting exchange

Dear Gentlemen,

since my dagger has not the slightest traces of use, I finally follow the conclusion that it is a late 20th c. or Early 21st c. piece made exclusively for the souvenir market.

Thank...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Montagnard
D' Accord! Indo-Afghani sounds good to me. :)...

D' Accord!
Indo-Afghani sounds good to me. :)
Happy holidays!
Montagnard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Montagnard
Found a very similar matchlock!

Hi Stu,

nice collection!

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=232581

"On the one hand we see a gun often encountered in South India with rattan bindings that are also abundant...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2018, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Montagnard
Another Damascus type???

At first, I thought it would be a typical tourist dagger...

But now I think it might be an original?

From the pics above I would say that it fits to the Damaskus style, see the three stars on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2018, 05:16 PM
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Views: 1,627
Posted By Montagnard
Question Indian Toradar or Afghani???

Hi Stu,

Thx a lot for your sharp observations and conclusions. Any guess how old it could be?

By now, I brought it to a skilled carpenter for restoration.

It is interesting, many discussions on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Montagnard
Question Old Indian Toradar/Identification???

Dear all,

Eventually I joined this exciting forum in order to learn more about my exemplar, after I found here some very interesting threads with respect to old matchlocks.

I acquired a very old...
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