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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The mail below I just got from the Indian...

The mail below I just got from the Indian publisher.
Jens

I am happy to note your positive response to our forthcoming publication "Arms & Armour at the Jaipur Court:The Royal Collection" by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Below is a mail I just got from the Indian...

Below is a mail I just got from the Indian publisher.
Jens

I am happy to note your positive response to our forthcoming publication "Arms & Armour at the Jaipur Court:The Royal Collection" by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The book will be released after 15th of April...

The book will be released after 15th of April 2015 i India, which will be available
in UK and Europe through our distributor M/s. Kodansha Europe Ltd.Please contact
them for your supply.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Russel, I have one too. My mother bought it...

Hi Russel,
I have one too. My mother bought it about 1915-20 in Norway.
The blade is 8 cm - about 3.2".
I dont know in which language it is written, but my guess would be Finnish.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
No it is not. The Jaypore book should have been...

No it is not.
The Jaypore book should have been on the street months ago, and the Jodhput book shoul follow later.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
So far I have not heard anything, but it must be...

So far I have not heard anything, but it must be due soon, as it should have been out before Christmas.
I will let you know when I hear something.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Katars with protrusion

Not so long ago I got a katar with protrusion, and would like to know if others also have these katars.
The length is 52 cm and the blade is 26 cm.
The whole katar is made of dark wootz, and is is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Roland, Try to make a search for 'magnetism' -...

Roland,
Try to make a search for 'magnetism' - maybe this will help you.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You could ask the Indian embassy, but you may...

You could ask the Indian embassy, but you may know the answer beforehand.
About fourty years ago I was told by an Indian dealer, in Indian deity bronzes, that all export was forbidden.
I dont know...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,520
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
As I dont read or write any off the Indian...

As I dont read or write any off the Indian languages I asked a friend in India if he could help. Here is his answer to the dot marks i post 31 lower left corner.

"Yes you are right. It is in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,520
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Edward F. Which if the symbols in post 31 is...

Edward F.
Which if the symbols in post 31 is unknown?

Although many weapons have been marked with the dot marking from Bikaner, they may not all come from Bikaner.
When a castle had been taken, and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,520
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The dot marks are likely to be inventory...

The dot marks are likely to be inventory markings, but the katar shown in post 26 is from Bundi, although it is marked with the Bikaner dot markings.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,520
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Geneacom, I was just looking at this old thread,...

Geneacom,
I was just looking at this old thread, and I have some news.
The katar you show in post 26 is from Bundi.
I have researched these katars, and written an article about them. They are from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Can you take a better picture of the blade...

Can you take a better picture of the blade decoration - close up, and sharp?
Do it in daylight, outside when it is clouded.
What do you collect - Indian or African?

Sorry I forgot Happy New Year...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Try to have a searc of 'Tulwars'. You will see a...

Try to have a searc of 'Tulwars'.
You will see a lot and you will also see the different hilts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The hilt is new, but the blade could be an old...

The hilt is new, but the blade could be an old one.
I have lightened and sharpened the picture a bit.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rick, Yes it did have some grinding markings on...

Rick,
Yes it did have some grinding markings on the edge, but I removed them.
Here is before and after.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,638
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The same swords/daggers would have different...

The same swords/daggers would have different names in the different parts of India.
This is no doubt due to the influence from different countries, like Turky, Persia, Afghanistan and other...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rick, I have bee looking closer at your attached...

Rick,
I have bee looking closer at your attached picture in post no 6, and it looks to me as if there is something hidden in/or under the last dot number - is it so?
Please show the whole sword.
I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,638
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I just read this thread once more, as I had...

I just read this thread once more, as I had forgotten most of the discussion.

Jim, you are in trouble, deep trouble, but I will let you off the hook this time, as very few knows this:). You wrote in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes, most but not all Indians have a finer bone...

Yes, most but not all Indians have a finer bone structure that the Europeans, you only need to take a tulwar or a katar in your hand to realise this.
Nice axe by the way :-).
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
No what I bought in England was sent by TNT...

No what I bought in England was sent by TNT courier post, and it was all checked - at one time it took weeks before it was released - but that was only one time. Last time it took hours or maybe a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The only thing I can tell you is, that every time...

The only thing I can tell you is, that every time I have bought something in England it was examined by the English customs, as well as by the Swiss customs, and I had to fill in formulars stating...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Most of it depends on the country you want to...

Most of it depends on the country you want to export from/import to, and the country where the plane has to land on the way to you. I have a feeling that the last may be a problem, although most...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes Andrew, this is a very good answer. If you...

Yes Andrew, this is a very good answer.
If you publish in a scholary journal/magazine it will be mentioned in te bibliography when the article is used - but very few writing for these journals will...
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