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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By Kubur
Please don't be mistaken I'm following your...

Please don't be mistaken
I'm following your posts, Ariel, and i like or agree with some of them.
BUT Rivkin, with all my respect, has nothing to do with this katar.
I think it's an on-going...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By Kubur
Well actually it was Ariel who put it off road...

Well actually it was Ariel who put it off road with some general comments on touristic katar...
;)

I don't think it's fair to compare Elgood with his amazing books full of details, notes and well...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By Kubur
Not only that but if you remove all the weapons...

Not only that
but if you remove all the weapons not used in battle, and classify them in tourist items then you will have to remove 70% if not more of the weapons from ethno forum...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By Kubur
I agree but the scabbard is very nice and if it's...

I agree but the scabbard is very nice and if it's a tourist piece i will buy it!
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,419
Posted By Kubur
Both dagger and knife are from Tunsia hence the...

Both dagger and knife are from Tunsia hence the similarity...

Oriental arms is like Tirri's book extremely usefull but a lot of mistakes.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,549
Posted By Kubur
The peacocks nice to see horrible to hear like my...

The peacocks
nice to see
horrible to hear
like my ex-wife
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Kubur
[QUOTE=ALEX] Indian daggers with animal-headed...

[QUOTE=ALEX] Indian daggers with animal-headed hilts. I am talking about all-metal daggers with animal pommels (mostly lion and ram heads) Mughal all-steel daggers with lion-headed hilt, gold...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,527
Posted By Kubur
This guy should have been seriously...

This guy should have been seriously shi'a...
Persian??

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,527
Posted By Kubur
Your translations are amazing, thank you, for the...

Your translations are amazing, thank you, for the Tunisian daggers too.
Question: are you sure that it is Poor and not Husayn the sufi?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Kubur
I will tell you the difference. I suspect...

I will tell you the difference.
I suspect Kharaghdari Singh to be from Pakistan and in Pakistan swords are called shamshir and in India Tulwar.
So he is right.
It is us Westerners who are wrong...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kubur
To be really honest with you if i refer to the...

To be really honest with you if i refer to the yataghan posted at the very begining, i have to admit that it could be Greek also because very little survived from the original hilt... I still believe...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kubur
I totaly agree with you 200% The problem is that...

I totaly agree with you
200%
The problem is that for you silver + niello = Greek
when in fact it is Turkish Ottoman
But i won't try to change your mind...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kubur
Very nice Greek name... :)

Very nice Greek name...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By Kubur
Amazing Turkish sword from the 18th c.

Amazing Turkish sword from the 18th c.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Kubur
Thanks I read your posts and it seems that you...

Thanks
I read your posts and it seems that you like this kind of things...
So first you confirm that it has nothing to do with the walking shepperd axes or fokos? Then there is no chance to be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Kubur
Fokos, Nadziak,Czekan, Obuszek

Hi Guys,

It's not a fokos, but what is this?
Is it a Nadziak,Czekan, Obuszek??
Not mine but I'm just curious to know your opinion.
In Buttin he calls that Russian war axe...
Could it be Ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Kubur
200% right If you wish you can say late Ottoman,...

200% right

If you wish you can say late Ottoman, it's more chic...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Kubur
Hi Its Ottoman from Bosnia or Albania...

Hi
Its Ottoman from Bosnia or Albania...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd November 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By Kubur
Buttin mentionned one and called it Afghan short...

Buttin mentionned one and called it Afghan short sword...
I believe in statistics when you have many cobra swords with Afghan hilts well...

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By Kubur
Well views and readers is not the same. The same...

Well
views and readers is not the same.
The same reader has probably seen your post 20 or 5O times.
So your 1500 are maybe 30 readers...

Then my opinion is that dealers (small on ebay) and bigs are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,419
Posted By Kubur
And here the early 19th c one

And here the early 19th c one
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,419
Posted By Kubur
Here is the classic Tunisian dagger from 1900...

Here is the classic Tunisian dagger from 1900 1920ties
But it wont be fair to call it touristy, i prefer to say colonial souvenir....
These daggers are very sharp and very pointy, not toys.
It will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,419
Posted By Kubur
Ciao Francatolin, Yes it looks pretty much the...

Ciao Francatolin,
Yes it looks pretty much the same
:)
Yes it's Tunisian, may be not from Bizerte, maybe from Tunis.
Your dagger is mid 19th c. I will post tonight another one from early 19thc....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,419
Posted By Kubur
Ah Marius, I prefer when you write about...

Ah Marius, I prefer when you write about etching... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Kubur
For dealers and collectors end of 19th c. means...

For dealers and collectors end of 19th c. means 1900

so i guess that early 19th c. means late 18th c.
:)

From the photos the decoration is clearly koftgari.
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