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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Kubur
I confirm what was said previously. Tanšika is...

I confirm what was said previously.
Tanšika is pronounced Tanchika
Arnautka is another name but it refers more and by extension to the mercenaries who use these guns: arnauts. Here two arnauts of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Kubur
Ariel you're our in-house shashka expert. Is it...

Ariel you're our in-house shashka expert.
Is it an unfortunate weeding between a shashka and a yataghan??
Are you sure it's Greek and not Bulgarian or Caucasian???

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 393
Posted By Kubur
Hi Rick, You might be wrong. I haven't seen...

Hi Rick,

You might be wrong. I haven't seen turquoise on Albanian weapons.
On your gun I've seen red beads, mother-of-pearl and coral.
Please look at my pistol, the coral is still preserved...

Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Kubur
That's pure Arabic my friend. The scabbard is...

That's pure Arabic my friend.
The scabbard is beautiful. At a first look i was thinking Indian, but when I looked closer it's all Ottoman Turkish... "our taste".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Kubur
It's a very good kukri and looks old to me with...

It's a very good kukri and looks old to me with the mark on the blade and the work done on the hilt.

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Kubur
Yes we have the same GOOD taste. What a...

Yes we have the same GOOD taste.
What a collection you have, I like the one with the green bones.
Here is mine.
I'll post later my new suma.
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Kubur
Hi You've always the best objects! Yes this...

Hi
You've always the best objects!
Yes this musket was converted, you can see the hole of the pan & frizen that have been removed.
The barrel is very interesting and signed.
The barrel and the stock...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 393
Posted By Kubur
Hi Rick, waow really beautifull, finelly...

Hi Rick,

waow really beautifull, finelly carved, with really nice silver barrel bands...
no loss expect the four coral stones, one of the best that i ever seen on this forum...
I got one too that I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Kubur
I agree with 1970ties probably from Aswan. I...

I agree with 1970ties probably from Aswan.
I disagree with the "short blades" for tourists, I've seen several short blades on Tabouka and Kaskara and in fact its the opposite they were the real daily...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th April 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Kubur
The scabbard is pure Ottoman, it's a very nice...

The scabbard is pure Ottoman, it's a very nice Ottoman Kurdish khanjar from Syria or Turkey.
And of course 19th c. It's good because most of the Kurdish daggers are from Iraq and early to mid 20th c....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Kubur
Crimean Yataghan

I think it's a Turkish yataghan with a French blade (bayonette)...
maybe from Crimean war???
What do you think?
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By Kubur
Me too, Indian is reasonnable. Now the question...

Me too, Indian is reasonnable.
Now the question is do you think that the blade was added by a collector recently or in Morocco in the 18th 19th c.?
I'm very suspicious about an Indian blade on a...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By Kubur
Me too, Indian is reasonnable. Now the question...

Me too, Indian is reasonnable.
Now the question is do you think that the blade was added by a collector recently or in Morocco in the 18th 19th c.?
I'm very suspicious about an Indian blade on a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel I've seen many straight blades on...

Hi Ariel
I've seen many straight blades on nimchas, it's not uncommon,
most of the time old imported blades
But I can't say nothing about this blade.
Kubur
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel I've seen many straight blades on...

Hi Ariel
I've seen many straight blades on nimchas, it's not uncommon,
most of the time old imported blades
But I can't say nothing about this blade.
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Kubur
Well Cuba Ok but some of them are clearly South...

Well Cuba Ok
but some of them are clearly South Morocco (until someone proves me that the scabbards are not Africans...)
So I prefer to say Spanish colonial...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By Kubur
Yes i think you should let it as it is. IMHO!!! ...

Yes i think you should let it as it is.
IMHO!!!
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By Kubur
Your sword is very interesting, a combinaison of...

Your sword is very interesting, a combinaison of Yemeni and Zanzibari swords...
With an imported Indian / Afghan blade (these blades have a yelman).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By Kubur
That's the whole point Theodor, an Ethiopian...

That's the whole point Theodor, an Ethiopian blade on a Yemeni Sword...
I'm very happy with that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By Kubur
Should I comment this blade? A last point I...

Should I comment this blade?

A last point I think that Fernando blade is chromed not polished, but i don't see any problem with that.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By Kubur
Pffff I feel better now :) Fernando scabbard has...

Pffff I feel better now
:)
Fernando scabbard has some similarities with other Yemeni scabbards.
And if you look closer you'll see a consistency between hilts and scabbards...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By Kubur
Fernando you're a lucky man, this sword is...

Fernando you're a lucky man, this sword is superb.
Teodor is right and provided the good references.
But I don't think that these swords are from India but from Yemen.
They might have been used in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Kubur
Hi my friend Good catch and very similar to this...

Hi my friend

Good catch and very similar to this one
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=16323&highlight=kattara
Your scabbard looks very East African to me.
Should be an Omani sword from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By Kubur
I disagree these inlays are not only from...

I disagree these inlays are not only from Sarajavo but also very Turkish
look at the guns, long guns and powder flasks...
Could be a Turkish yataghan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By Kubur
Kurdish khanjar from Turkey very much influenced...

Kurdish khanjar from Turkey very much influenced by Caucasian as you wrote
interesting
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