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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Armatolos
Smile Is the owner of the house married or not?

Is the owner of the house married or not?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,469
Posted By Armatolos
The mystery is over! It reads Mā...

The mystery is over!
It reads Mā shāʼ Allāh ( ﻣﺎ ﺷﺎﺀ ﺍﻟﻠﻪ )
but it inscribed by an illiterate artist and thus it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,469
Posted By Armatolos
new photos added

I am putting up some more details.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,469
Posted By Armatolos
That's a Tancica between his legs! any hints...

That's a Tancica between his legs!
any hints about the date?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Armatolos
Arnaut Rasak

"Arnaut Rasak" is not a person, Rasak is a type of a long flintlock gun of Balkan origin similar to the Greek Kariophili and the Allbanian Tancica and the same applies for the term Arnaut:

Arnauts (...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Armatolos
Thank you for the input, any idea on the arabic...

Thank you for the input, any idea on the arabic inscriptions on the Rasak?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Armatolos
Question Long Arnaut Rasak gun

Hello everybody and Seasons Greetings,
A friend of mine sent me these photos of a long brass covered miquelet Rasak gun, now what's unusual with it, is that it has a firing mechanism taken from a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2012, 04:08 PM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By Armatolos
New acquisition Greek Kariophili

Greetings fellows,
Well here is my new acquistion: a Greek Kariophili!
The only thing I found about it is that, in Anthony Tirry's book "Islamic Arms" labels it as an "Rumelian Balkan Miquelet long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,639
Posted By Armatolos
Thumbs up fotos from NHM exhibition.

It's always GREAT to see these treasures of War and Art!
Thank you so much!!!
Forum: Swap Forum 17th April 2012, 06:27 PM
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Views: 1,123
Posted By Armatolos
Information regarding book:E.Astvatsuryan book "Turkish Weapons"

Hello All!
I am looking to buy the book: E.Astvatsuryan book "Turkish Weapons" at an affordable price!
Does anybody know/has a copy for sale OR knows from where I can find it?
I do not mind if it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By Armatolos
Thank you Stuart I'ts very interesting to hear...

Thank you Stuart
I'ts very interesting to hear that you had an "almost Identical"!
Did you sell it?Did it have any date on it?
Mine is made in Marseille,France for the Eastern Market.
But I can't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By Armatolos
Thank you Fernando,Here it is!

Thank you Fernando,Here it is!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By Armatolos
Help wanted Translating Turkish inscription on Flintlock Pistol.

Thank you,You're right Fernando here it is:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By Armatolos
Help wanted Translating Turkish inscription on Flintlock pistol.

Hello I'm posting for the first time,and I am wondering if anyone could help with the translation of the inscription (Turkish?) on my recently acquired Flintlock.Any help would be greatly...
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