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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Kubur
Ciao your sword is absolutely fine. all good,...

Ciao
your sword is absolutely fine.
all good, nothing wrong with the sword or the scabbard
but not very old, 1900 +-20 years
velvet, snake skin or lacquer (turtle scales type) are common
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Kubur
here all the Afghan...

here all the Afghan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Kubur
Ariel it's time to change your glasses, there is...

Ariel it's time to change your glasses, there is no pierced metal borders, it's the sewing...

And I disagree Afghan bandouliers are not like that, Rick and I posted some on the forum...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Kubur
Agreed Stu, not Arabian But maybe Omani??? :)

Agreed Stu, not Arabian
But maybe Omani???
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Kubur
For this one, I will let Ibrahiim answering to...

For this one, I will let Ibrahiim answering to your question...
I'm very jealous!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Kubur
Nice Caucasians!

Nice Caucasians!
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Kubur
I think the whole gun was covered with snake skin...

I think the whole gun was covered with snake skin like many Caucasian pistols were covered with black leather... Look at the little nails or the holes of missing nails... I saw some kindjals with...
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Kubur
They are French pistols for the Turkish market,...

They are French pistols for the Turkish market, very beautiful...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 876
Posted By Kubur
Looks like markings on Yemeni sword... Of course...

Looks like markings on Yemeni sword...
Of course doesn't mean that the blade is Yemeni...
But deep crude engravings or stampings don't look European to me...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Kubur
No of course, many yataghans from the Balkans...

No of course, many yataghans from the Balkans have them.
Your stamp looks like
but just looks like, your stamp is bigger and less deep than real stamps.
Look at your sheat, the mounts are moulded
its...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Kubur
My Dear Marius, all your questions especially...

My Dear Marius,
all your questions especially the last one, can be answered in one sentence:
It is because you are not reading books.
Please read Rivkin a study of the eastern sword
then Islamic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Kubur
Easy some of these blades are signed by sword...

Easy
some of these blades are signed by sword makers from the 19th c.
Look at this MET sword (I have one from the same maker with a revival hilt...)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 876
Posted By Kubur
Stu you are right the stars are abut different...

Stu you are right the stars are abut different but enough similar to me.
Jim the sword that I posted is not mine but the whole blade is absolutely Indian (the cut, the ricasso, the yelman) and if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 876
Posted By Kubur
ohhh what a surprise an Indian sword with an...

ohhh what a surprise an Indian sword
with an Indian blade
with the same little stars...
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 876
Posted By Kubur
No one is seeing an half moon like me?? European...

No one is seeing an half moon like me??
European half moon faces filled with cooper or brass?
Absolutely not convinced that it is European...
Please show me some similar blades from Europe...
Nice...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Kubur
It's what you said almost exactly Ottoman Turkish...

It's what you said almost exactly
Ottoman
Turkish (not Greek)
1900 1920
Constantinopolis
for the koummiya 1920-1950
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 876
Posted By Kubur
Stu, for me the little star stamps are typicaly...

Stu, for me the little star stamps are typicaly Indians.
But in the circle i can see an half moon face... normaly European,
But here i think it's an Indian copy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Kubur
I agree with you Ariel, of course. I think that...

I agree with you Ariel, of course.
I think that most - if not all- the forum members know about Indo Persian relations. These are very well established facts.
I confirm what I wrote: this hilt is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Kubur
It might be Indian as well, the hilt is not...

It might be Indian as well, the hilt is not typical from these Persian swords.
Clearly very end of the 19th if not very early 20th c. 1880-1914
They were also used for Persian theater Tazieh as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 876
Posted By Kubur
Marius, I hope that you polish your car and your...

Marius, I hope that you polish your car and your house is tidy because you are obsessed with etching...
:confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Kubur
Sometimes you are so polite and so kind that I...

Sometimes you are so polite and so kind that I suspect that you are a bit ironic... But I'm a bad man you are probably just a gentleman...
I know this book too! And of course these maces are Central...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Kubur
You are absolutely terrific! Yes of course this...

You are absolutely terrific! Yes of course this one from Iraq and another one that I have to find. Some Sudanese alabaster maces are very similar and also some Indian rock crystal ones...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Kubur
Yes I'm just trying to think where this mace...

Yes I'm just trying to think where this mace originate from and when
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Kubur
I do, will post later You are right You are...

I do, will post later



You are right



You are right they have to be from Bukhara, especially because they are associated to bukharan shashka
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Kubur
You are very very very good Mahratt Yes indeed...

You are very very very good Mahratt
Yes indeed I'm thinking about Iraq. ;)
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