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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Jeff, Nice to see that you are still...

Hi Jeff,
Nice to see that you are still there:-):-)
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you very much for the pictures. Could you,...

Thank you very much for the pictures.
Could you, to the best of you oppinion, describe what a Yali is, and what it is supposed to do/mean? If possible also about the Makari.
As I think many on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Interesting question Timo, and you should have...

Interesting question Timo, and you should have had more attention when you asked it - sorry.

Sometimes the Indian copies of an European blade is so close that you cant be sure, it could be either...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
A few sharp pictures of the sword and close ups...

A few sharp pictures of the sword and close ups of the inlays would help.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is a Yali. Notice the elephant between the...

Here is a Yali. Notice the elephant between the hind legs, and that it is eating an elephant.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,561
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes you are right Ariel, Torben mentioned the big...

Yes you are right Ariel, Torben mentioned the big rivets, and if he did so, that is what he meant.
I knew Torben very well years ago, and he was very presice when he was writing, so when he wrote...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I very much doubt that it a tooth pick - of...

I very much doubt that it a tooth pick - of steel!
But what can it be?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,250
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim and Ariel - well said. I too find this a...

Jim and Ariel - well said.
I too find this a valuable book for collectors, and it is the first one telling about the museums Oriental weapons.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Could you please gime the measures of the retain...

Could you please gime the measures of the retain in the middle?
Length of the 'blade' and the measure where it is thickest.
Could this be such a one? Length of blade 5 cm, at the broadest 5 mm.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I too have one of these scribes knives. I was...

I too have one of these scribes knives. I was told that the language it is written in it Tamil, and on mine it says 'Poopeperi' - probably a name.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,561
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Torben writes about the swords when he mentions...

Torben writes about the swords when he mentions the 3-5 rivets. When it comes to the Bukharan daggers he writes: 'The same materials and manner of fitting them are found on Bukharan daggers of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you very much Tatyana for showing these...

Thank you very much Tatyana for showing these items :-).

The museum exhibitions are often very nice, but mostly the museums keep the visitors away from the reserves, saying that they dont have staff...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,561
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
In post 59 only part of what Torben wrote about...

In post 59 only part of what Torben wrote about the hilts is shown. Here is it all.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
If you look at dagger no 5 I find a few things...

If you look at dagger no 5 I find a few things quite strange.
The author(s) have forgotten that there is also gold on the blade, and they give three references to museums. One would assume that the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I am sorry to say that I dont have any clue about...

I am sorry to say that I dont have any clue about guns, but I do love your photos:-).

Best wishes

Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 467
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Unfortunately Richard is right. Decorations and...

Unfortunately Richard is right. Decorations and inscriptions could have been added later. To this comes that even in India, centuries ago, faking an inscription with the name of a famous smiths name...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,250
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I just got my copy, having skimmed it, read here...

I just got my copy, having skimmed it, read here and there, and I can recommend it as a very interesting book, showing, if I remember correctly, 176 different weapons with texts explaining about the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
ArmsAndAntiques, From what I have learned, there...

ArmsAndAntiques,

From what I have learned, there is no ISBN number, no author given and no publisher given. However, it does say Asian Art in Brussels.
If this does not help maybe maharatt can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes they are, but I have yet to find out where. I...

Yes they are, but I have yet to find out where. I am working on it and will let you know.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
A friend of me has bought this book, and has...

A friend of me has bought this book, and has asked me to post the text below.

'I would highly recommend the recently published 'Arms and Armor of Caucasus' by Kirill Rivkin. As you know, new solid...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another link...

Here is another link https://oldthoughts.wordpress.com/ancient-indian-calendars/how-many-kinds-of-sakas-eras-are-there/

Happy reading :-)

Khanjar, I have only read part of the link you gave,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Jim, There is also something else interesting,...

Hi Jim,
There is also something else interesting, and that is, that the VS is different from India to Nepal. This has something to do with the sun and the moon chalender.
Yes I agree this is quite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Mahratt, Thank you very much for telling about...

Mahratt,

Thank you very much for telling about the exhibition.

Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard, A Google search for Vikram Samvat...

Richard,
A Google search for Vikram Samvat says:
"The Vikram era, or Vikram samvat is an Indian calendar starting in 57 BC. The date is supposed to show when the King Vikramāditya beat the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have 'collected' some eras, but I am sure there...

I have 'collected' some eras, but I am sure there must be more. Some of them were only used for a period, while some are still in use - especially Vikrama Samvat.
Does anyone know anything about the...
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