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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Jim for clarying the quote:-). Norman,...

Thank you Jim for clarying the quote:-).
Norman, you are welcome:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Long ago I read somewhere, that in north west...

Long ago I read somewhere, that in north west India no contract or deal was signed without the drawing of a katar. To this comes, should should anyone not keep to the deal, he should comit suiside -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Norman, have a look at the form of the attached....

Norman, have a look at the form of the attached. On the back of the blade there is an inscription refering to Amir Kamar who ruled in Sind from 1811 to 1828 AD.


Is the makers mark a katar? If yes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for the explanation Vilhelmsson. It all...

Thank you for the explanation Vilhelmsson.
It all sounds very complicated, and I do see the problem.
I guess I was lucky to get a certificate, when my dagger from the Wagner collection was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Vilhelmsson, I find your link interesting, but...

Vilhelmsson, I find your link interesting, but not very helpful, as what the members need is, a way to find the experts who can descripe the weapon/whatever so that the CITES people can/will accept...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard, thank you for the link - it is chocking,...

Richard, thank you for the link - it is chocking, and it is a chock any collector will not forget easily.
I dont understand how an auctionhouse can send daggers like this, to another country whitout...
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 538
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes Fernando, but what about the crown, and is...

Yes Fernando, but what about the crown, and is this blade not a bit early for this kind of sword?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2019, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Philip, what you write about the Richard Wagner...

Philip, what you write about the Richard Wagner Jr. collection is very interesting. I have a khanjarli with ivory hilt from the collection, and I have often been wondering why some daggers with ivory...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 846
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Stu - glad it worked:-).

Hi Stu - glad it worked:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 02:42 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kubur's blade should be turned like...

Kubur's blade should be turned like this.


Khanjar1, to make it easier please show the round mark turning the right way.
Hold the sword with the blade pointing up in the air, and take a picture of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 846
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Oh yes, there are traces of inlay. In the stars...

Oh yes, there are traces of inlay.
In the stars as well as in the round stamp.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 846
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Stu, No I meant the picture from Wallace...

Hi Stu,
No I meant the picture from Wallace Collection - sorry, I should have been more precise.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 846
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank for your the picture, but to me it is far...

Thank for your the picture, but to me it is far too blured.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Mahratt, maybe this will be of interest to...

Mahratt, maybe this will be of interest to you.
https://archive.org/details/emirbokharaandh00olufgoog/page/n13
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Maybe it is time to take an interest in the...

Maybe it is time to take an interest in the silver decoration, and compare it to silver decorations from Bukhara.
I knew Torben at the time he wrote the article, and he must have had very good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Mahratt, when you compare the marks on the stone...

Mahratt, when you compare the marks on the stone head, to the ones in Toben's article, it does seem to be the same mace.
Funny to see the mace again after so many years. Congratulations:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know if the mace you have is the same as...

I dont know if the mace you have is the same as the one mentioned/shown in Torben W. Flindt's article. Maybe it is - you will have to be the judge.
I have had the mace in my hands, and also saw it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Elgood, Robert, ed., Islamic Arms and Armour,...

Elgood, Robert, ed., Islamic Arms and Armour, Scolar Press 1979. There is an article on the subject. Flindt, Torben W.: Some Nineteenth-Century Arms from Bukhara.
The David Collection. Islamic Arms...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,021
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ren Ren, thank you for the explanation, which I...

Ren Ren, thank you for the explanation, which I find quite interesting.
I admit that I was guessing, when I wrote that camel bone was harder than ivory.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,021
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Even I can see that now - I am glad to say - but...

Even I can see that now - I am glad to say - but does anyone have a guess from which animal it could be?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,021
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ren Ren - thanks for the explanation :-). It is...

Ren Ren - thanks for the explanation :-).


It is said that African ivory was prefered to Indian ivory, as it was harder, and camel bone would be even harder, but do you know if camel bone was used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,021
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ren Ren - funny name you have chosen - my name is...

Ren Ren - funny name you have chosen - my name is Jens, but never mind.
What I would like to know is, why do you think is is from a camel? Could it not be from a cow, or from another animal?
Forum: European Armoury 24th September 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Fernando, as you seem to know far more about the...

Fernando, as you seem to know far more about the subject, I think it must be you ball game:-) - so I retire.


Yes Jim you have point, which is interesting, but I do not have the knowlege to answer...
Forum: European Armoury 24th September 2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim, It is hard to say if the Italians had a...

Jim,


It is hard to say if the Italians had a big export of sword blades, but I am sure they did export these blades to India.
When the Europeans copied each others stamps, and the Indians copied...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd September 2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Victrix, It was not always so. In Marv in...

Victrix,


It was not always so. In Marv in Khorasan NW of India, they did not have iron ores, nor wood, so they had to import it, and they made fantastic sword blades. Ann Feuerback was there when...
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