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Forum: European Armoury 18th September 2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By kahnjar1
Certainly a problem which needs attention. A...

Certainly a problem which needs attention. A friend of mine, years ago destroyed his TV by putting a cap on a newly acquired percussion gun without checking first to see if it was loaded!
At the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
The red, white and blue cummerbund suggests...

The red, white and blue cummerbund suggests Thailand......
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
...and another at the Batu Caves, Malaysia

...and another at the Batu Caves, Malaysia
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
Two from Singapore

These two in Orchard Road, Singapore
Forum: European Armoury 12th September 2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 465
Posted By kahnjar1
Not a usual poster here on the European Forum,...

Not a usual poster here on the European Forum, but here are couple of pics of Lantaka on display at Fort Siloso, Singapore.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By kahnjar1
OK for what it is worth this is what I think to...

OK for what it is worth this is what I think to be the origins of the 4 guns, after surfing thru my library.
Top to Bottom
Albanian Rasak Musket
Omani
Algerian
Turkish
Feel free to correct me.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By kahnjar1
Good question!! The shape you mention resembles...

Good question!! The shape you mention resembles those on Italian barrels, and some barrels seen on ME guns are Italian. It is quite possible that you are right about the insert being removed, but I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
OK to try and answer your questions. The gun TYPE...

OK to try and answer your questions. The gun TYPE is Matchlock. The barrels are often European or copies thereof, with (often) Italian type barrel marks. Several are shown in one of the links I gave...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Liam, To get your gun into NZ.....I assume you...

Hi Liam, To get your gun into NZ.....I assume you hold a NZ Firearms Licence? You will probably need one, although I would think that this would be classified as an antique and therefore you could...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
Nice piece but IMHO the decoration is mid to late...

Nice piece but IMHO the decoration is mid to late 20th century, and typical of Yemeni work. Likely white metal rather than silver. The matchlock gun could be older. I would call the style Indo/Arab,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By kahnjar1
The two daggers you show are IMHO Kurdish.

The two daggers you show are IMHO Kurdish.
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
REALLY?? :confused: :confused: This is a good...

REALLY?? :confused: :confused: This is a good quality piece. Surely a reasonable offer is worth a try. Just check out what good items are going for on other sites, and you will see that the asking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By kahnjar1
Yes a Dharia IMHO. Likely Asir/Hijaz regions of...

Yes a Dharia IMHO. Likely Asir/Hijaz regions of modern day western Saudi Arabia. Definitely not from Morocco. Age likely midish 20th century.
A very nice piece......well done!
Pics below of similar...
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
Wink BUMP :) :) :)

BUMP :) :) :)
Forum: Swap Forum 20th August 2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By kahnjar1
SOLD THANKS

SOLD THANKS
Forum: Swap Forum 18th August 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By kahnjar1
Two added pics. Sorry guys but fighting with new...

Two added pics. Sorry guys but fighting with new camera and the other pics do not show the engraving clearly.
Forum: Swap Forum 18th August 2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By kahnjar1
PRESENTATION DHARIA for SALE

A very nice Presentation Muqaffala Dharia dagger in original green baize covered box, with Saudi Crest in silver on the lid.
This is a very good example with quality vegetal scroll engraving overall....
Forum: Swap Forum 18th August 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
OFFERS??

Will consider sensible offers...........
Forum: Swap Forum 16th August 2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By kahnjar1
QUALITY MECCAN STYLE JAMBIYA for SALE

A very nice Meccan style Jambiya on original belt for sale. The silver is of very good quality and overall a very nice piece.
This is NOT a modern cheaply made item, and is likely from around the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By kahnjar1
Soldiers Kits 1066 to 2014

This link came my way and I thought worth sharing.
http://www.tickld.com/x/13-complete-soldiers-kits-from-the-armies
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
Ah oui!! Les Trois Cloches ??

Ah oui!! Les Trois Cloches ??
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By kahnjar1
AUGUST 1 to AUGUST 4, 1914

The main combatants get serious...............
http://www.historyplace.com/worldhistory/firstworldwar/index-1914.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By kahnjar1
I think that we must have both posted at the same...

I think that we must have both posted at the same time as I think my added pics might answer part of your question. Not sure what you mean by "tulip shaped" muzzle?? No little silver dots and no...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th July 2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By kahnjar1
Not mine but spotted this at a recent local...

Not mine but spotted this at a recent local Militaria show. The 50cal is the real deal by the way but I would not go near it ...........would you??
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Robert, Good point from you and David about...

Hi Robert, Good point from you and David about changing the subject. I should have thought,as it is one of the things which has annoyed me in the past.
OK here are some more pics. No visible marks...
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