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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Kubur
Clearly an Ethiopian shashka :rolleyes:

Clearly an Ethiopian shashka

:rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Kubur
Very nice swords I wonder if it is a good thing...

Very nice swords

I wonder if it is a good thing to post them separately or it would have been better to post all together to get more comments...

:confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Kubur
Very nice! and how to carry it.

Very nice!
and how to carry it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,915
Posted By Kubur
No. I have the king on one side and the lion on...

No. I have the king on one side and the lion on the other.
It's the reason why i think it's a Solingen blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,915
Posted By Kubur
I have one who doesnt fit in the typology. What...

I have one who doesnt fit in the typology.
What should i do? Bin it??
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 150,781
Posted By Kubur
Pics from Sudan

Pics from Sudan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By Kubur
Oh yeaaahhh...Especially in Bialystock and...

Oh yeaaahhh...Especially in Bialystock and krakow...

:) :)



I was joking too.
More seriously for the koummiya I think your harsh stament is based on the fact that you saw only ugly koummiya...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By Kubur
Moroccans are not lazy, Africans are not lazy,...

Moroccans are not lazy, Africans are not lazy, Arabs are not lazy.
English are not lazy (despite they have Polish workers).

Be careful i was banned from this forum for less
just because I posted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By Kubur
We know that you love this game! Yes they say...

We know that you love this game!
Yes they say Hanzeer (khanjar).
And the Moroccan sword is a saif not a nimcha...

:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By Kubur
Hi You have a North African pseudo pesh kabz. ...

Hi

You have a North African pseudo pesh kabz.

;)

More seriously it's more a Moroccan janwi or genoui than a khodmi...

The grip is very similar to the shula and the size to the janwi.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Kubur
Hi Very nice piece and you are right it's...

Hi
Very nice piece and you are right it's rhino.
What about the blade's back edge? It's an important part.
I think you forgot Iran, it's another option for your dagger,
We have a specialist Mahrat,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Kubur
Very nice curtain poles :D

Very nice curtain poles
:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Kubur
Same hilt, different blade, from an Ottoman court...

Same hilt, different blade, from an Ottoman court dagger (not mine unfortunately)

:(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Kubur
I don't think you need to bring swords for your...

I don't think you need to bring swords for your demonstration.
The ring on your knife is a sayyidi khanjar from Oman.
So your slave trader story is supported by the Omani ring token from an old Arab...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Kubur
I like the Omani ring on it (but it's easy to add...

I like the Omani ring on it (but it's easy to add a ring on top of a sheat).

I like the story around the knife. But I agree with Ariel, nothing in this knife looks African.

There is a very long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Kubur
I have another one of these monsters (over 45cm)....

I have another one of these monsters (over 45cm). Slightly different with a slender hilt covered with koftgari.

I think this dagger is closest to the walrus one that you posted previously.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Kubur
My comment is very basic: you have a beautiful...

My comment is very basic: you have a beautiful collection...

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Kubur
The two first daggers that you posted are often...

The two first daggers that you posted are often described as Baghdadi jambiya.
They are very similar to the Kurdish ones but with silver filigree fittings.
I might be wrong but it will be good to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Kubur
Thanks, always good to learn something. Plus I...

Thanks, always good to learn something.
Plus I saw a Caucasian Iberia... more and more confusing...
:o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Kubur
We know your interest for Caucasus and Central...

We know your interest for Caucasus and Central asia but I think this post is about Ottoman Turkish daggers with walrus hilts...

About Kurds, from Saladin to today's wars in Irak and Syria, they...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Kubur
Sorry my post wasn't clear enough. I didnít say...

Sorry my post wasn't clear enough. I didnít say that the Kurds were at the origin of these daggers. I was saying that Kurds helped the diffusion of these daggers. I / we don't know if these daggers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Kubur
As you can see some of them have hilts more...

As you can see some of them have hilts more Kurdish in style...
To support Marius point and the link with Persian blades, I think the Kurds are the link: from today Turkey to Syria up to Iran...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Kubur
More of these, they are called by collectors and...

More of these, they are called by collectors and dealers "Albanian jambiya".
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By Kubur
Thanks IP, now this thread starts to be extremely...

Thanks IP, now this thread starts to be extremely interesting. I have this wonderfull book and I have several comments:

If you look at page 73, you have an Ottoman Turkish kama with a very typical...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By Kubur
Waittttt a minute! I didn't say that, and I...

Waittttt a minute!
I didn't say that, and I think it's another misunderstanding!

To me Elgood is extremely reliable, probably one of the best scholar in the field. He is very honest too when he...
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