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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By kahnjar1
I don't see pierced metal either. What I see is...

I don't see pierced metal either. What I see is pierced leather with the stitching missing.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By kahnjar1
Not Omani IMHO. Here is a pic of an Omani...

Not Omani IMHO. Here is a pic of an Omani bandolier. Note that the stoppers are leather/fibre rather than metal caps. My thinking is the Balkans somewhere.
Hopefully Rick will come in on this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By kahnjar1
Not Arabian IMHO Stu

Not Arabian IMHO
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,518
Posted By kahnjar1
Born and raised in the South Island of Aotearoa,...

Born and raised in the South Island of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Grandparents hailed from the Scottish Borders, so I guess one could label me a tight fisted Kiwi. :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By kahnjar1
Blade marks rotated. Looks to be the "Man in...

Blade marks rotated. Looks to be the "Man in the Moon" mark.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Jens, Here are the pics rotated. Yes I see it...

Hi Jens,
Here are the pics rotated. Yes I see it now...."man in the moon" mark.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By kahnjar1
The dagger on the right is in fact from Morocco...

The dagger on the right is in fact from Morocco and is called a Koummya.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Kubur, No, the stars are different. Yours have...

Hi Kubur,
No, the stars are different. Yours have 8 points and those on mine only 6. Not to say though that those on your sword are Indian copies.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you Jens for enhancing my original pic. It...

Thank you Jens for enhancing my original pic. It now shows the inlay quite clearly......and thank you Jim for identifying the marks as European. Now all we need is someone to identify who the marks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Jim, I have placed it on the European Forum so...

Hi Jim,
I have placed it on the European Forum so will see what turns up there.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By kahnjar1
Blade marks on Tulwar sword

Can anyone please ID the blade marks on this Tulwar sword. Thought is that they are possibly of European origin, rather than from India.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
I will place for possible ID on the European...

I will place for possible ID on the European Forum and see what happens.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
....but the blade marks are quite different to...

....but the blade marks are quite different to mine.......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Jens, Do you mean the pic of the blade mark???...

Hi Jens,
Do you mean the pic of the blade mark??? It is how it is on the blade.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,282
Posted By kahnjar1
Well I forgot to post a pic of the replacement...

Well I forgot to post a pic of the replacement piece made by an engraver friend of mine. Better late than never I guess. A very close match and once the brass oxidizes it will fit with the original...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you for the comments. I fully expected that...

Thank you for the comments. I fully expected that this sword was probably used primarily in a ceremonial roll, but I have no doubt that given the right circumstances it could also be used as a true...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you Gentlemen for your comments....and YES...

Thank you Gentlemen for your comments....and YES I will clean the blade but have not at this stage had the time.
The blade marks interest me and hopefully someone might be able to positively identify...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By kahnjar1
QAJAR "REVIVAL" SWORD for Comment

Another snip from a local auction. I believe that these are popularly referred to as Qajar "revival" swords, and date from 19th century sometime. The blade is heavily decorated, and is both flexible...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By kahnjar1
Tulwar for comment

Just picked this up. Nice clean example of an Indian Tulwar with Koftgari to the hilt, and complete with a scabbard in good order. The blade has a shallow yalman to 20cm from the tip and is marked...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,758
Posted By kahnjar1
Another very nice addition to your collection....

Another very nice addition to your collection. Well done.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks for the link Kubur. Unfortunately the...

Thanks for the link Kubur. Unfortunately the blade on mine is well pitted so I can not see any marks.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By kahnjar1
Knife for ID

What is this please? Bischaq? Kard? Origin?
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,998
Posted By kahnjar1
Here is an Omani gun belt I have in my...

Here is an Omani gun belt I have in my collection, complete with original foil 577/450 ammunition (plus some extras).
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By kahnjar1
I agree completely with the comments above. There...

I agree completely with the comments above. There are times I think when we all would like to "come across the table and shake someone" but holding back is the right thing to do.
It must be...
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Fernando, I have no doubt that the details...

Hi Fernando,
I have no doubt that the details shown do not cover all variants of a particular lock type. Just posted to show that there are many different types of lock in existence.
I have checked...
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