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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
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, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
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, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
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, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
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, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
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...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Ariel, South Asian Studies in London. I dont,...

Hi Ariel,
South Asian Studies in London. I dont, however, know how much they have on weapons, so you will have to visit a library to find out.
In 2009 I had an article published there 'Royal Katars...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
And before it landed there, from where did it...

And before it landed there, from where did it then come, that picture and all the others?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
My vague guess would have been India. You should...

My vague guess would have been India.
You should however consider, that India from ancient times had a lot of sea trading from the north of Africa to Madagascar, and maybe even further south. Trading...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,993
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know if this will help anyone, but I...

I dont know if this will help anyone, but I resently read in a Danish net paper that they have started to use 'DNA marking'. They seem to be using this special kind of marking in Sweden and in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The last I have heard is, that the Jaipur book...

The last I have heard is, that the Jaipur book should be published in January - next year, I think :-).
The Jodhput book should be published later in 2015 - I think/hope.
I have no details about...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Congratulation. It is a very unusual and...

Congratulation. It is a very unusual and interesting tulwar.
I understand Andrew's question, as I have never seen or heard of steel inlaid in steel. This does not mean that it could not have been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
As it has been mentioned, FeCl3 is very...

As it has been mentioned, FeCl3 is very agressive, so you have to be careful.
Some time ago this was discussed, and some suggested anything from pineapple juce to lime juice.
I find that ferrycloride...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, The books are on the Jaipur armory and the...

Ariel,
The books are on the Jaipur armory and the other on the Jodhpur armory.
With a bit of luck one should be for sale late this year or early next year, and the other one should be published next...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
There seem to be some confusion here. Some katar...

There seem to be some confusion here.
Some katar blades were made form broken sword blades, while others were made from broken down sword blades. To this comes that many sword blades, and dagger...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th August 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,862
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Andrew, No reason to exchuse that you have chosen...

Andrew,
No reason to exchuse that you have chosen to collect within a relatively 'small' area :-).
So have I, as my wife many years ago explained to me that I should chose what to collect. I had...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ok let me end this discussion. Thank you James...

Ok let me end this discussion.

Thank you James and Jim for your kind posts. James please let me know how to get in toutch with you.

James you will find two peacocks at the top of the blade, and you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
James, Gold, Silver and Bronze from Mughal India...

James,
Gold, Silver and Bronze from Mughal India by Zebrowski. You will not find any weapons in the book, but what you will find is very early items of peacocks and a lot of different kinds of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ok I will reply on these mails as best I can. ...

Ok I will reply on these mails as best I can.

Andrew, the reason while I have not sent them yet is, that the carton box I have is far too small and not strong enough - sorry. And all the boxes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you very much Andrew. Maybe I better stop...

Thank you very much Andrew.
Maybe I better stop writing on the forum and only look now and again, so I dont offend others.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I did not mean to be rude - sorry. About the...

I did not mean to be rude - sorry.
About the peacocks - I just pointed them out.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ok have a look at this picture, and tell me that...

Ok have a look at this picture, and tell me that you dont see two peacocks.
I would recommend you to get books on the subject. I have six or seven meters of them, so there are enougt to choose from....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,502
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Congratulations :-). Tell me where the two/four...

Congratulations :-).
Tell me where the two/four peacocks are hidden :-).
Yes you have an old katar, and a nice one as well :-).
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Keith, You now and then see these daggers, and...

Keith,
You now and then see these daggers, and they are from the NW region. They were made in different sizes, and I think I have one in one of my books from late 19th century - but I have not been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hello, Please give some measurers of the...

Hello,
Please give some measurers of the gauntlet. How long do you think the blade should be?
Did you only recently look for a blade? In the time you have had the gauntlet you should have been able...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
If you look at your pictures you will se that...

If you look at your pictures you will se that they are not too good, would it be possible to get better pictures?
You are asking questions, but when the picturtes are bad, it is hard to answer your...
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