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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2019, 03:51 PM
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Please see...

Please see http://atkinson-swords.com/collection-by-region/middle-east/turkey-and-ottoman/yataghan-turkey.html where another circular mark can be viewed on a Yatagan. The example at web is Ottoman.
Forum: European Armoury 12th July 2019, 04:54 PM
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Armour of a cuirasse du carabinier holed by a...

Armour of a cuirasse du carabinier holed by a cannonball ..Waterloo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
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Age of weapon ? It is not so easy because the...

Age of weapon ? It is not so easy because the scabbard is new and how old is the blade?...is it a replacement?...and how to date the hilt? A guess based on the hilt is virtually impossible but it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 107
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This Sayf Yamaani has resurfaced from the client...

This Sayf Yamaani has resurfaced from the client who procured it here many years ago and it is now in Australia. :shrug:

I occasionally see these hilts with a zig zag decoration as shown...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
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Please see http://khanjar.om/Types.html and...

Please see http://khanjar.om/Types.html and scroll down to Ganobi and Hanshia daggers which are almost identical to this weapon Ganobi from Dhofar and Hanshia from the Sharqiyah but in the case of...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,077
Please see...

Please see https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=WATERLOO&qpvt=WATERLOO&view=detail&mid=700DB0622DF86C614115700DB0622DF86C614115&&FORM=VRDGAR which is an excellent piece of detective work... and...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2019, 10:33 AM
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Incredible as it may seem!~after Waterloo there...

Incredible as it may seem!~after Waterloo there was a run on false teeth …


Waterloo Teeth – the latest fashion

They say that, on the day after the battle, you couldn’t find a pair of pliers for...
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,077
Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team...

Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team including UK veterans

From The Guardian - Daniel Boffey in Brussels.

Quote"A group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Please see...

Please see http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17574 where they get a full review ranging in name depending on where in Saudia Arabia they are speaking of these almost half swords!...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,376
The problem or one of them with the Swinburn...

The problem or one of them with the Swinburn Henry was the extractor device which relied on a sliding plate but was very prone to jamming. It did however have a unique half and full cocking device in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
On the subject of this weapon and focused upon...

On the subject of this weapon and focused upon the Mahdist Revolt there is probably no finer specialist on Forum than Jim McDougall who has the uncanny common sense to not only explain the situation...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,376
The Swinburn Henry Reference...

The Swinburn Henry

Reference ..
A....http://antiquearms.org.nz/articles/swinburn-henry/
B....https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swinburn%E2%80%93Henry

I have to admit that my knowledge of Martini Henry...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,966
Reference.. A......

Reference..
A......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
It is a strange fact that Omani Khanjars...

It is a strange fact that Omani Khanjars certainly have a short tang about half an inch and that a small depth of about a quarter inch of the base of the blade also slots into the hilt for added...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
[SIZE=7][SIZE=6]Here an example of a completely...

[SIZE=7][SIZE=6]Here an example of a completely different constellation The Plough or Big Dipper or Great Bear or URSA MAJOR but from the Chinese perspective. This star group famous as the pointer...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
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What happened in Yemen with silversmithing was a...

What happened in Yemen with silversmithing was a notable crash in the quality of silver decoration and expertise caused by the exodus in about 1948 of Jewish craftsmen to Israel. Since then it has...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Reference.. A....

Reference..
A. https://www.bing.com/search?q=plaeides+the+seven+sisters&src=IE-SearchBox&FORM=IESR4N&pc=EUPP_

Full marks to Grendolino with this great example of The Seven Sisters star symbols...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Further recognition for an excellent research...

Further recognition for an excellent research note by Jim on this subject of the star cluster on blades ...The entries on Schimmelbusch markings from Bezdek (2000). Neatly tying down the issue. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Wodimi, Pleased you traced through Library my...

Wodimi, Pleased you traced through Library my thread on these weapons which I attribute to Sanaa although Muttrah was where the pictures were taken. They also go in for a lot of rehilting work there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,376
:shrug:

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,376
I PLACED A Muscat MARTINI AT #17.......

I PLACED A Muscat MARTINI AT #17....

Interestingly I collected a lot of Maastricht Petrus Regout a few years ago...The famous Sphinx marked Dutch Pottery so popular in Oman from about 1880 to 1920...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
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Here is another Ters where a lathe has been used...

Here is another Ters where a lathe has been used to shape the outer surface.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 111,345
This "4 ringer" arranged on a Giraffe...

This "4 ringer" arranged on a Giraffe horn hilt (Zraff Hinde) actually African Giraffe. The silver pins applied in a parallel lines with two tramlines of pins running around the perimeter of the work...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 111,345
Rhino is easy to spot as a powerful mobile fone...

Rhino is easy to spot as a powerful mobile fone light shows it up immediately. See below the reaction to light and what it looks like with no illumination. :shrug: Ibrahiim al Balooshi.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
I know one collector who just chucks it all in...

I know one collector who just chucks it all in the cupboard! :shrug:
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