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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Kubur
The big one has a lock from an Italian...

The big one has a lock from an Italian gunmaker
Giovanni Sofiantini
Italian locks and barrels were used both sides Greeks and Ottomans.
The little pistol is typical of the French export for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By Kubur
Hi Iain, If the yellow is walrus ivory then I...

Hi Iain,

If the yellow is walrus ivory then I don't think it's African.
Maybe Turkish or Syrian???
I don't know...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Kubur
Hi to me the hilt and scabbard look wrong BUT...

Hi
to me the hilt and scabbard look wrong
BUT the blade is a very - very - good one.
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By Kubur
Interesting And IF the blade was Sudanese? and...

Interesting
And IF the blade was Sudanese?
and the knife Erytrean?
It will be an Erytrean knife with a Sudanese blade.
The scabbard looks Syrian but in fact influenced by Yemen.
Yemen and Syria were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By Kubur
I'll say Somalian Erythrean with a scabbard...

I'll say Somalian Erythrean with a scabbard influenced by Ottoman Yemen.
Early 20th c.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By Kubur
Hi, Nimcha is exactly like Karud. 95% of the...

Hi,
Nimcha is exactly like Karud.
95% of the nimcha are not nimcha.

Nimcha is a short sword and this term was used for classification by collectors to define some Moroccan / Maghrebi swords.

The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Kubur
Hi Jean-Luc, It was advertised as Albanian but...

Hi Jean-Luc,

It was advertised as Albanian but it is Greek!!
(trigger, trigger guard, decorations...)
It's a very good catch as always!
Look at this one in the National Historical Museum in Athens.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Kubur
There is a rule on this forum to protect the...

There is a rule on this forum to protect the dealers
you can't ask about a weapon for sale
so i will say nothing,
but just buy it!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By Kubur
Hi Jean Luc It's what i was thinking, a real...

Hi Jean Luc

It's what i was thinking, a real nimcha a short sword
total length should be around 80cm?

Are you sure that your nimcha is Moroccan?

:)
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Kubur
Hi Your pistol is Turkish, not from the Balkan,...

Hi
Your pistol is Turkish, not from the Balkan, not from North Africa.
For sure 100 % Turkish Ottoman of course probably with European parts (lock, barrel and maybe stock)
Its a beauty!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Kubur
Hi i think it's just tombak, tembaga but the...

Hi
i think it's just tombak, tembaga
but the sword is beautiful!
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 788
Posted By Kubur
It depends how you judge a "court...

It depends how you judge a "court katar", if it's by the precious stones or the inscriptions on it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By Kubur
Well, I have seen a lot of "locals" and...

Well, I have seen a lot of "locals" and to me this blade is not local.
:shrug:
Cerjak is it possible to know the length of your blade?
Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kubur
Yes and what about the kukri? Is it a machete or...

Yes and what about the kukri? Is it a machete or a weapon? Both I guess
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kubur
Hi, You are right, they are not weapons. But it's...

Hi,
You are right, they are not weapons.
But it's also true that you can stab someone with a kitchen knife...unfortunately...
Also half of the rifles on this forum were used for hunting.
Please note...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
OK and what is this? Do you think this shashqa...

OK and what is this?
Do you think this shashqa was modified for the same purpose???
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Kubur
YES India will do anything that can annoy...

YES India will do anything that can annoy Pakistan.
Balutchistan is in between Iran and Pakistan but thanks to British colonial rule, it's now a complete mess...
And i don't speak about the Kurds in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Kubur
This sword is the illegitimate daughter of a...

This sword is the illegitimate daughter of a shotel and a gile... I will say Afar, in between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia...
a long dagger or a short sword, with a touch of a dharia but Yemen is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
Here it's all the information that I got... very...

Here it's all the information that I got... very little...
1809
Spain, 1st Empire, sword used by Spanish light cavalry to cut the horse's shanks of French heavy cavalry, unit dissolved just after...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
Most of the time collectors compare only widely...

Most of the time collectors compare only widely known forms.
To progress and to improve our knowledge we have to accept things that we don't know, including new shapes and new swords.
Trying to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd October 2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
Very strange sword

Hi,

I don't know where to put this sword in Ethno or European...
What is this and from where?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd October 2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kubur
Well Oliver was right. All the male examples are...

Well Oliver was right.
All the male examples are paintings and female are photographs.
Even the Montenegrin example doesnt show carnelian belts, look at this painted postcard (photo)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Kubur
Like Jim I don't believe here that the blade was...

Like Jim I don't believe here that the blade was a trophee or captured.

I think that the French blade comes from the Morea expedition.
About the French expedition

" A transport fleet protected by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Kubur
Yes but the blade is from 1823, post Napoleonic...

Yes but the blade is from 1823, post Napoleonic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Kubur
Hi Jim, as Norman said, I suspect Eftihis to be...

Hi Jim, as Norman said, I suspect Eftihis to be Greek and to collect Greek weapons...
Eftihis please look at Morea expedition, you will have the list of the French regiments sent to help the...
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