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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Richard G
I have a suspicion it is a spear head repurposed....

I have a suspicion it is a spear head repurposed. If so I would go for the Philippine option.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th June 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,901
Posted By Richard G
I'm not giving up that easily! Whilst agreeing it...

I'm not giving up that easily! Whilst agreeing it probably does not fit the definition of a sickle if the definition includes a curved blade, I still think it is most probably a harvesting knife of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st May 2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,901
Posted By Richard G
Try...

Try this.
https://www.indiamart.com/proddetail/farmers-sickle-retro-grass-cutting-hand-tool-tribal-farming-tool-g47-273-21385017430.html
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th May 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,901
Posted By Richard G
It looks like some type of sickle. Possibly...

It looks like some type of sickle.
Possibly Bengali?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Richard G
Could the poor 'K' be Klingenthal? Regards Richard

Could the poor 'K' be Klingenthal?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By Richard G
That 'one ringed' scabbard, if that is what it...

That 'one ringed' scabbard, if that is what it is, would be exceedingly rare, if not unknown, with a British sword.
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,649
Posted By Richard G
"The overall accent and language of modern...

"The overall accent and language of modern USA (and Canadian) citizens is actually closer to pre-Victorian 'Proper King's English', The current proliferation of local regional variants in the UK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By Richard G
Have a look at at the history of Maracaibo. It...

Have a look at at the history of Maracaibo. It was actually founded by Germans and originally named New Nuremburg (1529). There seems to be a long connection with Germans. It is also the centre of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Richard G
The hatching and the inscription look fairly...

The hatching and the inscription look fairly crude, and to my eyes at least, the wrong way up. Something I've noticed on several of these with the rough hatching.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Richard G
Maybe the 'rough' centre section was originally...

Maybe the 'rough' centre section was originally covered in something; velvet, leather etc.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By Richard G
Here is a knife of the same construction but...

Here is a knife of the same construction but showing a lot 'African' characteristics, the lack of which seem to trouble some of our fellow forumites
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By Richard G
The National Museum of Scotland also has...

The National Museum of Scotland also has one,
Regards
Richard
https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/collection-search-results/?item_id=338853
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By Richard G
There's one in the Pitt Rivers...

There's one in the Pitt Rivers Museum.
Regards
Richard
http://objects.prm.ox.ac.uk/pages/PRMUID35293.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By Richard G
Maybe this link will work better. I'm really not...

Maybe this link will work better.
I'm really not too good at this.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=25732
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By Richard G
See this link posted by Ibrahim. please see...

See this link posted by Ibrahim.
please see http://omanisilver.com/contents/en-..._Matchlock.html
Forum: European Armoury 18th March 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Richard G
These?

These?
Forum: European Armoury 17th March 2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Richard G
Could it be something as mundane as a hefty meat...

Could it be something as mundane as a hefty meat skewer?
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By Richard G
No 3 is Mohammed. Regards Richard

No 3 is Mohammed.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By Richard G
I fear I am going to look monumentally stupid...

I fear I am going to look monumentally stupid here, but is the inscription upside down?
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,065
Posted By Richard G
Robert has more eloquently expressed the point I...

Robert has more eloquently expressed the point I was trying to make earlier. The obvious possibility of this twisting in the hand when being thrust forward suggests to me it was meant to be placed in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,065
Posted By Richard G
Sorry Jens. It was on;y a suggestion. I wasn't...

Sorry Jens.
It was on;y a suggestion. I wasn't seeking to prove anything.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,065
Posted By Richard G
Richard, I dont think a slaughter's sticking...

Richard, I dont think a slaughter's sticking knife would have had a diamond shaped blade.[/QUOTE]

Why not Jens?
Many of the modern ones have diamond shaped blades,=.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,065
Posted By Richard G
Could it be a slaughterer's sticking...

Could it be a slaughterer's sticking knife?
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,048
Posted By Richard G
Any idea as to the purpose of those horns they...

Any idea as to the purpose of those horns they are holding?
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 137,259
Posted By Richard G
The scabbard cover next to the chape (Qub'a ?)...

The scabbard cover next to the chape (Qub'a ?) reminds me of a the stylised christian fish symbol.
Regards
Richard
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