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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ren Ren, I too am very impressed:-).

Ren Ren,


I too am very impressed:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Alex, I thought it would be inlay, bu from the...

Alex, I thought it would be inlay, bu from the picture it is difficult to see. I agree with your dating as well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard, do you mean this part?

Richard, do you mean this part?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Alex. Is it inlaid or koftgari? My gues...

Thank you Alex.
Is it inlaid or koftgari?
My gues is inlay, and i do love the 'flaming pearls':-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You are right Kronckew. Katars seem to have had...

You are right Kronckew. Katars seem to have had different forms, till they ended up looking 'more or less' alike. These different forms seem to have been used at the same time, although far more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Frankie, no way that your weapon was held like...

Frankie, no way that your weapon was held like this.


Richard, dont say you are sorry, as there is no reason to be. You came up with a sugestion. and this is as this forum works. Others may have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Marius, but I will show you the statue...

Thank you Marius, but I will show you the statue from where the katar, shown as a deawing, in my article origins. Its from a temple from Orissa build in the 10th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard so you found a butchers knife on the net,...

Richard so you found a butchers knife on the net, with a diamond shaped blade. This does not proof anything, and besides from that, I am sure the steel is of a different quality than the steel used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Fernando:).

Thank you Fernando:).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Well Ariel, it was not Anup Singh - it was his...

Well Ariel, it was not Anup Singh - it was his brother who was very big.
As not many of us know the language, nor read it, in which the two are writing - can we come down to business?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Frankie, in many Indian states stories are told...

Frankie, in many Indian states stories are told about single, 'gigant warriors'.
Like the brother of Maharaja Anup Singh of Bikaner (b. 1638 d. 1698), who had to have weapons made especially to...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd January 2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,039
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
One problem could be, that when the stamp got...

One problem could be, that when the stamp got worn, the image on the blade would change. Maybe the Indian smiths did not take so much notice as they would in Italy?!!!
Forum: European Armoury 23rd January 2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,039
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Giovani, this is most interesting. I...

Thank you Giovani, this is most interesting. I too have a firangi blade with some of these stamps. The problem is, that the Indian smiths were very good at copying both blades and stamps.
Is there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont see any wootz at all - sorry.

I dont see any wootz at all - sorry.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The katar shown in the article (no 205) is a...

The katar shown in the article (no 205) is a drawing I found in Holstein's Contribution a L'etude des Armes Orientales, vol. I, and his reference to Mitra's book made me buy the book, and start to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel - thank you for the invitation:-). Ken,...

Ariel - thank you for the invitation:-).


Ken, yes I think it could very well be a katar of a very old form. I dont know if you have read my article How Old is the Katar? If not, here it...
Forum: European Armoury 12th January 2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,577
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I am not into European weapons, but could the SZ...

I am not into European weapons, but could the SZ stand for the canton Schwyz in the central part of Switzerland just north of the Alps?
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,039
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hello Giovanni, and welcome to the forum. I dont...

Hello Giovanni, and welcome to the forum.
I dont collect European swords and daggers, but I do have a Firangi with a blade from Belluno.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,640
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
When I have etched a blade with Ferric chloride,...

When I have etched a blade with Ferric chloride, I wash it , dry it with a heater, and while the blade is still warm I soak it in white vaselineoil and leave it for some time.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
What is happening to humans an animals is beyond...

What is happening to humans an animals is beyond what most of us can believe - it is awful, and I do feel with anyone involved.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,640
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know. But I am sure that working cherry...

I dont know. But I am sure that working cherry heated iren must have been quite hard - not that I have ever tried.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,640
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes cherry coloured steel would keep the pattern.

Yes cherry coloured steel would keep the pattern.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th January 2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Nail and nail - hmmm. My guess is that it is...

Nail and nail - hmmm. My guess is that it is Indian - but I must say that I am guessing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Do you think the blade it wootz?

Do you think the blade it wootz?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Very well written Marius:-):-) I too wish you all...

Very well written Marius:-):-)
I too wish you all a very happy New Year.
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