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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Valjhun
Dear Kwiatek! It would be great! Feel free to...

Dear Kwiatek! It would be great! Feel free to respond to the older threads. Thank you!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2020, 10:47 PM
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Views: 807
Posted By Valjhun
Great Job Kwiatek!!! Thank you!

Great Job Kwiatek!!!

Thank you!
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By Valjhun
Exactly, thank you both for your comments. Iíve...

Exactly, thank you both for your comments. Iíve been towards Prague, because of the Bohemian Lion head, but there is ni sword on the gates. Same for Zagreb, the doors are closed and there is no sign...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By Valjhun
Sword for comment - Austrian?

Iíve been offered this sword recently. It strikes me as austrian. Probably a pubblic official sword of some kind.

The coat of arms is probably the key for a further and more acurate identification....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Valjhun
Yataghan inscription for translation

I've bought that yataghan recently.

It is inscribed, but I can figure out only the date, wich should be 1238 AH - 1822 or 1823 AD.

Can anybody translate the islamic script on the back of the...
Forum: European Armoury 11th March 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By Valjhun
Ceremonial axe for identification

I've got this one at a militaria show yesterday. It apears to be a ceremonial piece of some kind. Small axehead and long shaft, suggests a shepherd axe origin, but I'm not sure. It is engraved...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,485
Posted By Valjhun
Ottoman or Caucasian pistol for comment

Arrived today. I'm happy :D The best gun in my collecton.

Profusely decorated stock, ball pommel, Scandella lock.
Scandella was a gunsmith active in Florence 1725-1740, according to Gaibi.

The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,502
Posted By Valjhun
translations anyone?

translations anyone?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2016, 07:57 AM
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Views: 2,502
Posted By Valjhun
Nope. no scabbards.

Nope. no scabbards.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:14 PM
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Views: 2,502
Posted By Valjhun
n.3:

n.3:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Valjhun
n.2:

n.2:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:11 PM
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Views: 2,502
Posted By Valjhun
n 1:

n 1:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:10 PM
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Views: 2,502
Posted By Valjhun
3x yataghan inscription for translation

Hello. I've aquired those 3 yats lately. All have signatures.

Can anybody translate please.
Thanks.
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,638
Posted By Valjhun
Caveat emptor! The sword is a 100% repro without...

Caveat emptor!

The sword is a 100% repro without any doubt and it is not even a good one.

Always be suspicious of October 1813 dates. Used by the Discriminating General...
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,136
Posted By Valjhun
Greetings from Ljubljana, Slovenia. I'm pretty...

Greetings from Ljubljana, Slovenia.

I'm pretty sure that this is a miners/hunters/fireman/postal or similar organisation parade axe, around 1850. Fairly common in Austro Hungaric associations.
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 12:58 PM
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Views: 1,311
Posted By Valjhun
Interesting Napoleonic era Cavalry sword, provenience?

Hello,

I've bought this cavalry sabre recently. I cannot determine the proveninece. I would exclude Austria or France, as there are no similarities in the construction. From the construction of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,517
Posted By Valjhun
Close ups...

Close ups...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2015, 01:41 PM
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Views: 2,517
Posted By Valjhun
kilij pala inscriptions for translation

Hello,

I bought this one recently. Has some text on it that I would like translated.
Can anyone help?

TNX
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,050
Posted By Valjhun
My guess would be British, judging the scabbard...

My guess would be British, judging the scabbard features, perhaps cavalry bandsman, like Kronckew already suggested. There seems to be something on the back of the hilt. Can you post a photo?
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,059
Posted By Valjhun
Hi, Tnx for the answer. I checked and yes, it...

Hi, Tnx for the answer.

I checked and yes, it is very similar to Wurttemberg grenadier hilts. Sice the country was part of the Rhine Confederation - Napoleon allies, maybe Klingenthal factory...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,059
Posted By Valjhun
Kingenthal Napoleonic briquet - special type

Hello, I've recently bought this Briquet. Marked on the back of the blade: "Manufacture Imperiale de Klingenthal janvier 1813" and the classics proofs for Lobstein, Bisck and Krantz.

To me is na...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st July 2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,342
Posted By Valjhun
I wande what is he holding in hands.......

I wande what is he holding in hands.... :confused:
a flintlock?
Forum: European Armoury 11th June 2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,142
Posted By Valjhun
Hello, Thank you for your replies. The mace...

Hello,

Thank you for your replies.

The mace weights a little less than 2kg.

The flanges are attached correctly, each inserted to its individual slot.
The reiforced points are also attached...
Forum: European Armoury 25th May 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,142
Posted By Valjhun
Flanged Mace for comment

Got that interesting piece recently.

What it is exactly?

Lenght 65 cm.
Hollow construction, but quite heavy.
It has a drilled hole on the heft, perhaps a later addition.

I would like to know the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th April 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,772
Posted By Valjhun
Interesting deductinons, thanks. I studied a...

Interesting deductinons, thanks. I studied a couple of oriental art books and it strikes me more likely meiji japanese in style than qajar. Japanese are known to use conch shells like that for horns...
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