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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By mariusgmioc
Thank you for the explanation! :)

Thank you for the explanation!
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By mariusgmioc
Late reply

Sorry Alan for the late reply but I am currently travelling and don't get online too often.

First, even for a prliminary assesment of the blade, much better photos will be needed. They should detail...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By mariusgmioc
Watered vs. Pattern

Hello,

Am I correct to assume that "watered" steel refers generally to wootz, while for pattern welded we should use the term "pattern/paterning?"

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By mariusgmioc
Thumbs up Thank you very much for this posting! It can be...

Thank you very much for this posting!

It can be used as reference. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By mariusgmioc
I reached precisely the same conclusion! :)...

I reached precisely the same conclusion! :)

What etchant do you use?

@ motan

The lighter patches are not the result of cleaning. They are intrinsic to the wootz, most probably the result of heat...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By mariusgmioc
I have the same issue of lighter patches of wootz...

I have the same issue of lighter patches of wootz in more blades (see Persian Kard with discoloured patches near the koftgari on both sides). I suspect it is because of different heat treatment....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By mariusgmioc
Very impresive! Thank you for sharing it with...

Very impresive!

Thank you for sharing it with us! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By mariusgmioc
Yes, this is precisely the same stamp! And it...

Yes, this is precisely the same stamp! And it looks like Poincare. :)

Now, does anybody know where does it come from?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By mariusgmioc
Hello Detlef, I was aware of Koummyas with...

Hello Detlef,

I was aware of Koummyas with imported French blades, but those usually bore the Eiffel tower mark. Didn't find any reference about blades with face mark. However, the general aspect of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By mariusgmioc
Hello Kubur and thank you for your...

Hello Kubur and thank you for your comments!

Yes, the ram mark for 800 silver is on all fittings, hilt and scabbard. I believe the ram mark was used after 1925.

And the guy on the blade certainly...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By mariusgmioc
Moroccan Koummya blade mark ID

Hello,

Just got this Moroccan Koummya with a rather strange (to me) blade marking.

It is 41 cm (16") long, has a bone (or some kind of antler) hilt and silver armatures, hallmarked with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By mariusgmioc
Hello Ian, I meant Bill to send me a private...

Hello Ian,

I meant Bill to send me a private message (edited my previous posting) as I tried to send him a private message but couldn't. Maybe he can. :shrug:

Regards,

Marius
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By mariusgmioc
I also have major doubts that it was made in...

I also have major doubts that it was made in Spain. Much more likely it is a "toledized" Jian, made in China.
:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By mariusgmioc
1. Welcome to the forum! 2. For more information...

1. Welcome to the forum!

2. For more information about Japanese blades you may want to join "Nihonto Message Board" forum.

3. Send me private message.
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By mariusgmioc
Beautiful it is but unfortunately it is just a...

Beautiful it is but unfortunately it is just a purely decorative piece not even a reproduction of a hystorical sword... at least none I can recognize. :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By mariusgmioc
I guess nobody recognizes the mark. :shrug:

I guess nobody recognizes the mark. :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By mariusgmioc
Can you please show us the whole...

Can you please show us the whole sword?

Regards,

Marius
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By mariusgmioc
Wow! Magnificent! And it is also dated! Thank...

Wow! Magnificent!

And it is also dated!

Thank you for sharing with us such a beauty! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th February 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By mariusgmioc
Ravana?! :shrug:

Ravana?! :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By mariusgmioc
Beautiful blade, although I guess it is quite...

Beautiful blade, although I guess it is quite recent. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,588
Posted By mariusgmioc
Hello Ian, I generally agree with your assesment...

Hello Ian,
I generally agree with your assesment but would give more credit to the hilt. Of course you have it in front of you and can see much more details but to my eyes the hilt looks only maybe a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th February 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By mariusgmioc
Thank you Detlef! I like it anyhow. :)

Thank you Detlef!

I like it anyhow.
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By mariusgmioc
Hello Roland, To me, it looks more like a...

Hello Roland,

To me, it looks more like a Chinese Pudao. :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By mariusgmioc
Hello Roland, To me, it looks more like a...

Hello Roland,

To me, it looks more like a Chinese Pudao. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th February 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By mariusgmioc
Thank you Colin! Age is notvso relevant as long...

Thank you Colin!

Age is notvso relevant as long as the piece is traditionally made and genuine. :)
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