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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2016, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Shamsy and welcome to the forum (it seems like...

Hi Shamsy and welcome to the forum (it seems like yesterday when I also came up here ...).
To your questions: There are many interesting books on African weapons which I never had in my hands,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
There is late 19th century group photo of...

There is late 19th century group photo of "King Fla and his bodyguard" in the book "African Arms and Armour" by Christipher Spring. One of the men holds this short sword - which is described as a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi, I have no experience with painted Indian...

Hi,
I have no experience with painted Indian shields. Nevertheless in the case of Ethiopian shields I used to put the shields completely into the water in order to get damp. After then I usually used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 44,853
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Estcrh, Thank you

Estcrh, Thank you
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 44,853
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Kaviroondo men

Photo with bigger shields:
Wakuasi warriors from Kavirondo, Western Kenya, probably end of 19th century

Photo with smaller shields:
Also warriors from Kavirondo, Western Kenya, 1910

I do not know,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 44,853
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Estcrh, thank you very much for this photos. If...

Estcrh, thank you very much for this photos. If itīs not secret - isnīt it consulate general in Istanbul ?

And as Kubur said - you are amaizing - thanks for the link to that costumes book !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 44,853
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
In the case of Ottoman shamsirs which I could see...

In the case of Ottoman shamsirs which I could see in natura - the suspension rings are so close each other, that the sabre always turn edge up when hung.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you once more Ibrahiim al Balooshi

Thank you once more Ibrahiim al Balooshi
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Jim, Tank you really very much ! You located the...

Jim,
Tank you really very much ! You located the sword ! So it is Ottoman (and those friends who said "Ottoman armoury stamp" were also probably true). Please, isnīt there more detailed information...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Dear Ibrahiim, I just consulted with expert on...

Dear Ibrahiim,

I just consulted with expert on osmanlı writing. He said there was written "Osman Han" (which is the name) on the blade ...
Regards,
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you Jim for your interesting input....

Thank you Jim for your interesting input.
Therethrough, from my point of view, the number of possibilities widens -- from Afghanistan to Italy. There are two important things - the saber should be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you David. I am allied to your logic. (Now...

Thank you David. I am allied to your logic. (Now I also heard for my friends, that it may be Armenian production stamp and Ottoman armoury mark, allegedly turn of 19/20th centuries - but this is also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Identification help needed

Hello,
Please, could you help with identification ? (and any relating info is welcome).
All parts are original, firmly keeping together, no damages. The sabre is not big (altogether cca 90 cms), but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th February 2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Eftihis, Thank you very much for interesting...

Eftihis,

Thank you very much for interesting information

Best regards,
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,475
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I would shift this style of handle more to the...

I would shift this style of handle more to the west - to Liberia/Sierra Leone and further ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you Ibrahim al Balooshi

Thank you Ibrahim al Balooshi
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Maybe the shape of the handle and the collar ? I...

Maybe the shape of the handle and the collar ? I spent 3 years in Turkey and I did not see asuch handle here, except one in Izmir
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you Emanuel, Rashka and Ariel for your...

Thank you Emanuel, Rashka and Ariel for your comments.

Islamic 1301 is equal 1884 Gregorian. That time Crete was under the Ottoman Empiry (I apologize if I am wrong). I think that determinant for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you for your standpoint Ariel. Some times...

Thank you for your standpoint Ariel. Some times it is really better to leave some parts unrestored - in a state, as it was found. I somehow still cannot decide (re the handle).

As far as the origin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
addtitional info: Original length could be cca...

addtitional info:

Original length could be cca 63 cms, collar on the blade is made of lead
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Dagger from Crete (?) - for comment +translation plea

Hello,
I would appreciate any comments - this kind of daggers was not/is not my field.

The dagger is 57 cms long now (the tip was broken and I adjusted it). The pictures are from the middle of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Just small remark the classification of...

Just small remark the classification of "bıįak". This generally means knife in Turkish an if you ask e.g. for a modern stainless steel knife in restaurant you ask them to bring a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,458
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I am of the opinion that this decoration bears...

I am of the opinion that this decoration bears signs, which you could find both on Nupe old items and on Berber items incl. African Mediterrean coast in Tunnisia (especially "quarterfoils"). The...
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