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Forum: European Armoury Today, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim, you are welcome and yes it is quite...

Jim, you are welcome and yes it is quite interesting.
Belluno is in the south of Tirol, in the Dolomits in northern Italy, and at the time it was under Veneziano control. Te town was famous for sword...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 798
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Now that the town of Belluno has been mentioned,...

Now that the town of Belluno has been mentioned, I think it would be interesting to show a blade from this town - although the sword is from Deccan 17th century..
The sword is a firangi, meaning wit...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I would ask the big auction...

I would ask the big auction houses/Museums/dealers for advise, as thay must know. Maybe I would try the museums first, as they dont have any money involved.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,811
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Eric, As far as I see it, the problem is more,...

Eric,


As far as I see it, the problem is more, that some curators are interested in Oriental arms, while others are more interested in European arms - so even if you have the money, the problem is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
But please stop the rust anyway - as it seems to...

But please stop the rust anyway - as it seems to be active.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi and welcome to the forum. As you surely must...

Hi and welcome to the forum.
As you surely must have read, the rules are that the whole weapon must also be shown. Maybe you then will get an answer to your question.
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Try to find a forum where they discuss coat of...

Try to find a forum where they discuss coat of arms. They should be able to help you further - good luck.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,891
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The khanjarli shown in post 23 has a strange...

The khanjarli shown in post 23 has a strange redish colour. I have been told by Oliver Pinchot that the former owner Rochard R. Wagner used to wrap his weapons in some armoury plastic meant for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,218
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marius, you are right. Most doent think of...

Marius, you are right. Most doent think of this.


Ariel, ha, ha, yes you are right - there are honest firms - but you will have to look for them.


Will, why do you bid in Europe when you know the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,218
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Many shipping companies, almost all, will not...

Many shipping companies, almost all, will not transport weapons of any kind.
I think you will have to contact the international shipping companies working in Greece, to ask if they will do it, and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think 'Katar arms' have lost interest in the...

I think 'Katar arms' have lost interest in the subject - so why did he ask the question?
Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have a small, privetly printed, booklet in...

I have a small, privetly printed, booklet in Danish, saying thet the blank parts are meant to be silver and the crossed parts are meant to be black.
I am not a specislist when it comes to coat of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think Ulfbrecht on the European forum Hand and...

I think Ulfbrecht on the European forum Hand and a Halfsword (post 10) explains it very good.
More decoration cost more money and these things were very costly even in those day's. Blade marks don't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
One can wonder why the stamps sometimes are in...

One can wonder why the stamps sometimes are in such a bad state, as they are supposed to mean 'European quality'.
Maybe the stamps themselves were worn, or the one who put the stamps on the blades...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Attached is an example of an Indian blade with...

Attached is an example of an Indian blade with copied European stamps.
Notice how uneven the stamps have been made, on one side the letters start 20 cm from the quillon block, and on the other side...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know much about the bichaq but the numbers...

I dont know much about the bichaq but the numbers seem to be arabic.
1224(?) if this is correct it should be AD 1809.
From what I can see from your pictures, the markings seem at be copies of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Looking forward to see some more pictures, but...

Looking forward to see some more pictures, but please remove some of the background, so we dont have to scroll to read your text.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Be aware of, that deep stamps were made while the...

Be aware of, that deep stamps were made while the blade was still very hot, and not so deep stamps were made on a 'cold' blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
bsingh, your sword seems to be what we mostly...

bsingh, your sword seems to be what we mostly call a tegha. You may not have seen this marking before, but as Jim writes, they were used together with many other markings, copying European markings...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Welcom to the forum. Please show the whole sword....

Welcom to the forum.
Please show the whole sword. Why do you think it is the kind of sword you write it is?
The mark can be seen on many Indian swords, sometimes only one mark, but mostly several...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another picture.

Here is another picture.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another Patissa. Western India. Probably...

Here is another Patissa. Western India. Probably late 15th century. Total length 100 cm, blade length 89 cm. See cat. pp. 350-353.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ed, you are right, in this case as in many other...

Ed, you are right, in this case as in many other cases, but many does not recognice this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Although this thread is quite old there are many...

Although this thread is quite old there are many interestihttp://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10693&highlight=Tulwar+Hilt+Typesng posts
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Charles, these weapons are not my speciallity, as...

Charles, these weapons are not my speciallity, as you well know, but I take my hat off to you for showing it before and after, you did a very fine job.
Jens
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