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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2018, 05:14 AM
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Posted By mahratt
This is an item made for tourists in India in the...

This is an item made for tourists in India in the early 20th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,469
Posted By mahratt
By the way, similar butt can be seen in some...

By the way, similar butt can be seen in some Afghan rifles:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,469
Posted By mahratt
Rick, this is a very interesting question. I'm...

Rick, this is a very interesting question. I'm also interested at butt caps on these guns. Maybe someone knows?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Hello Rick! I'm glad that you liked the...

Hello Rick!

I'm glad that you liked the photo.
You're absolutely right. Many believe that the Afghans used the Pulowars. And it is true. But the Tulwars were also widely distributed. By the way, in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Hello All Thank you for the interesting...

Hello All

Thank you for the interesting discussion.

Dima

P.S. Rick, by the way, I'm sure that you know that the Afghans did not always use bipods when firing from traditional guns:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By mahratt
Hi Rick and Oliver. Thank you! I also do not...

Hi Rick and Oliver. Thank you! I also do not doubt the Afghan origin of these powder flasks.

I have one, but unfortunately sadly missing a few parts, similarly a powder flask, which was shown...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By mahratt
Dear forum participants, does anyone else have in...

Dear forum participants, does anyone else have in the collection such powder flasks?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By mahratt
Kubur, thanks again! I looked book of the...

Kubur, thanks again! I looked book of the respected Oliver Pincio. He also writes that the powder flasks we are discussing were made in Afghanistan.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By mahratt
I completely agree with you. 1) this is...

I completely agree with you.

1) this is undoubtedly a tribal design of different levels of complexity
2) several similar powder flasks were sold at a well-known auction and were attributed to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By mahratt
Hi Kubur! You are talking about the powder flask...

Hi Kubur!

You are talking about the powder flask that is published in the book in the book Arms of the Paladins : The Richard R. Wagner Jr. Collection of Fine Eastern Weapons?

Dima
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By mahratt
Powder flask from Afghanistan

Hi guys
Do any of you have such powder flask in the collection? It is interesting to see their varieties.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
bhushan_lawate, thanks for the info!

bhushan_lawate, thanks for the info!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
By the way, maybe someone will think that the...

By the way, maybe someone will think that the artist just painted matchlock is not realistic. And maybe someone will say that in fact the artist was thinking of portraying an ordinary Afghan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Ariel, please specify which of my messages was...

Ariel, please specify which of my messages was sarcastic or offensive? I hope it will be easy for you to quote my words, which in your opinion are offensive?

You write a lot of words in this thread,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
I see, that you still do not understand what the...

I see, that you still do not understand what the topic is about :) Re-read the topic from the very beginning. So far it seems that you read only your own posts :)

And for now I'll put an interesting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
I would assume that what do I write am difficult...

I would assume that what do I write am difficult to understand because of my bad English... But, I see that most of the participants understood me correctly.

No one in this thread claimed that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
No problem :) Dima

No problem :)

Dima
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Rick, if it's interesting, I can place a photo of...

Rick, if it's interesting, I can place a photo of Balochs with Sind-type rifles in the subject as well. By the way, the image that I laid out is 1879.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
I apologize, but you very inattentively read the...

I apologize, but you very inattentively read the message. I wrote:



I will be very grateful if you tell me in what message I assumed that this matchlock is of Afghan originаl.




So which...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Thanks again! To be frank, I understood the topic...

Thanks again! To be frank, I understood the topic a little earlier. This can be seen from the third message in this thread. But I hope helped you to learn new things.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Many thanks to Ariel for the fact that he once...

Many thanks to Ariel for the fact that he once again repeated everything that had already been said before. Always need someone who will sum up.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
For those who do not understand the first time, I...

For those who do not understand the first time, I will explain more popular. :) Moser was not in Afghanistan. But Moser was in Turkestan, where he bought these matchlocks. In those days, there were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
With all due respect to Stefan, there is no...

With all due respect to Stefan, there is no complete certainty that this type of matchlock is from South India. But even if he is from South India, this is not so important. In any case, Henry Moser...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,906
Posted By mahratt
Hi Corodo I agree with Rick. This is clearly a...

Hi Corodo

I agree with Rick. This is clearly a matchlock of Indian origin. Theoretically, this matchlock could be used in Afghanistan. Curve reminds me not Afghan style, but rather Sind style.

Dima
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By mahratt
The individual in the photo - is he...

The individual in the photo - is he Burmese.

This photo was taken by Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt. Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt - was a German anthropologist. From 1937 to 1939 he went to the Asian...
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