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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By napoleon
definatley bone,not sure what sort though nice...

definatley bone,not sure what sort though nice thing
Forum: European Armoury 29th June 2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By napoleon
moroccan,nice thing

moroccan,nice thing
Forum: Swap Forum 28th June 2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By napoleon
JAVA SWORD DATED 1922 TJIKOREH SELL OR SWAP

BONE HANDLE BOTTOM FERRULE MISSING BRASS MOUNTS NICELY ENGRAVED,BLADE A LITTLE DIRTY COUPLE OF DINGS TO BACK OF BLADE,USED EXAMPLE, 130 POUNDS PLUS POST,OR CEYLONESE ITEMS OR YATAGAN FOR SWAP
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By napoleon
I HAVE NO IDEA BUT ITS A SUPERB EXAMPLE,I FEEL A...

I HAVE NO IDEA BUT ITS A SUPERB EXAMPLE,I FEEL A LITTLE BIT JEALOUS.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,702
Posted By napoleon
SORRY TO HEAR THIS,KEEP AN EYE OUT HERE,AGAIN...

SORRY TO HEAR THIS,KEEP AN EYE OUT HERE,AGAIN SYMPATHIES.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,527
Posted By napoleon
wonderfull hilt

what a brilliant piece,well done ,love the beasts, :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,702
Posted By napoleon
stolen weapons

very sorry to hear this,can only keep eyes open :eek: best wishes napoleon
Forum: Swap Forum 13th November 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By napoleon
mandau for sale

ok this is one i dont want,price 140.00 pounds plus post, 33 1/2 inches overall,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,242
Posted By napoleon
daggers x 2

yes these i seem to think they are african cant remember why,but ive got one in a scabbard somewhere ill try and dig it out,does anyone actually know where these are from? :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By napoleon
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By napoleon
nice walrus handle, i could be wrong but it looks...

nice walrus handle, i could be wrong but it looks like a marriage to my eyes,the blade looks like its from european smallsword re shaped perhaps :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By napoleon
kaskara

hello looks like a 19th 20th century sudanese kaskara some of the blades in these can be early,unfortunatley i dont think yours is,but a nice example of a not uncommon sword :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 56,467
Posted By napoleon
thank you ibrahiim ,fernando and jim,particularly...

thank you ibrahiim ,fernando and jim,particularly for the portugese reference, a bit more reading if i can access a copy,i think the thread is still going well,but also feel that,any pics of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,358
Posted By napoleon
what a choice weapon,fantastic provenance,lost...

what a choice weapon,fantastic provenance,lost treasures of stowe thanks for the link,and thanks for sharing a real gem :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,801
Posted By napoleon
very nice unusual matchlock,my first thought was...

very nice unusual matchlock,my first thought was that it had been reduced but the barrel says otherwise,ive handled quite a few of these bigger of course,but date seems 18th/19th century for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 56,467
Posted By napoleon
saalams ibrahiim,interestingly the veddhas still...

saalams ibrahiim,interestingly the veddhas still exist in ceylon as an ethnic minority of small number i think 500 or so still living a traditional life,just got through reading knox,puts things more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,850
Posted By napoleon
i think i would agree with comments made by...

i think i would agree with comments made by stu,how about just a guess/8th lahore militia?,8th lucknow militia,the number below possibly an arsenal number?does the decoration on the barrel end...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,208
Posted By napoleon
nice job these scrubbed up well,before and after...

nice job these scrubbed up well,before and after quite suprising results well done :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,151
Posted By napoleon
just wow really?thanks what a fantastic example :)

just wow really?thanks what a fantastic example :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,846
Posted By napoleon
kastane

salaams ibrahiim,firstly im not intent on telling people how they should research,not at all ,what i was trying to establish,was known provenanced items,if enough examples can be gathered,might begin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,846
Posted By napoleon
kastane piha kaetta link

salaams ibrahiim,thanks for the link to piha kaetta,the bird headed ones are most unusual,the one holding the ball,could this be an adaptation of the chinese dragon chasing the pearl of wisdom i...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,846
Posted By napoleon
Smile kastane

hello jim, salaams ibrahiim,firstly jim i fully appreciate that a great deal of work has gone into this subject over a great number of years,and more questions than answers is usual in any...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,846
Posted By napoleon
kastane

saalams ibrahiim,thank you for the link,i wasnt offering a point of origin but a point from which to start,that is something of known origin such as the swords and piha kaetta from kandy royal palace...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By napoleon
well done

just another example of how usefull the forum can be well done alex :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By napoleon
welcome

welcome to the forum,best one on this planet :D
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