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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
You are absolutely right, it is ivory. The...

You are absolutely right, it is ivory. The picture of the top of the pommel is typical and fully convincing. Nevertheless the drowing of small steady wavelets abeam of the handle has also been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Interesting structure of the material of the...

Interesting structure of the material of the handle. If in Africa, I would be covinced - hipo tooth.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
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http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22581
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hello Zach, The knife is from southern part of...

Hello Zach,
The knife is from southern part of Ethiopia - this is for sure. Both the handle and the ornamentation on the sheath are the very typical signs. The knife is extremely rough. There are...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
30s is total nonsence

30s is total nonsence
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd September 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I think this is not Ottoman, It should be from...

I think this is not Ottoman, It should be from Maghreb countries, probably Morocco (or/and even Mauretania). I dont know the use, some say accessories of camel (trappinggs/equipment) ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I think the stock and its engarvings are...

I think the stock and its engarvings are distinctive in this case (and very probably Anatolia/Asia Minor).
(Nevertheless, as far as your evaluation of the two types of the bands are concerned: If I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I saw exactly this gun (shape of stock, stock,...

I saw exactly this gun (shape of stock, stock, engarvings) cca four times in Turkey (markets in Ankara). Based on this I would say it is of Anatolian origin. Usually they were in worse condition than...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
An old painting from the museum in Addis Ababa...

An old painting from the museum in Addis Ababa (cca 17th century)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Roanoa, There is variety of similar daggers...

Hi Roanoa,

There is variety of similar daggers and I think majority of them come from Ethiopian/Somali borderland, including regions in Somalia and in Ethiopia. And the borderland is very, very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Correction of origin - Oromo camel herders dagger

I was of the opinion till now, that the dagger on the picture was of the Kunama (Sudanese - Ethiopian - Eritrean borderland) origin. This was mainly based on the painting which I saw in Ethiopia...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Valjhun, The adornment and metal inlay work in...

Hi Valjhun,
The adornment and metal inlay work in the wooden parts is very nice, but still - and I apologize for such a question in advance (more so not being expert in this field) - how old do you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Detlef, the small sewn on pieces of leather...

Hi Detlef,

the small sewn on pieces of leather are neither lizard, nor snake. It is sting-ray skin.
Best
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I think as others - West African. (This Afar...

I think as others - West African. (This Afar herders was an example of another not too much known knife)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Colin, The interest in African Arms is a...

Hi Colin,

The interest in African Arms is a "little bit" lower then in Asian ones, in this forum, but still - the interest is (one shouldn´t be too quick ...).

I saw several attributions to West...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,035
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Based on recently acquired pieces of information...

Based on recently acquired pieces of information this kind of Somali daggers (in Hargeisa called "toorei") should come from the Somaliland region. They are allegedly still produced by Gaborye clan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,164
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Tatyana, Dissadvantage of the fine sandpaper...

Hi Tatyana,
Dissadvantage of the fine sandpaper (e.g. 2000) is, that when/if its surface is choked - you are starting to polish (instead of unpolish). On the other side - if the paper is new, you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,164
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Fernando, I would also be interested in some good...

Fernando, I would also be interested in some good "unpolishing methods". Maybe fine pemza powder mixed with oil or water ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,164
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I think you have bought extra-piece of its kind...

I think you have bought extra-piece of its kind Fernando. Congratulations.
I hope I may add picture of the similar sword I bought years ago from Artzi, to your thread. I think my blade was made in...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th March 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
And this is the mask - with neck - I bought in...

And this is the mask - with neck - I bought in Kinshasa - cca 15 years ago .... If anybody could help with allocation, I would be happy, too.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th March 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I heard, but I am not sure if it is true, that...

I heard, but I am not sure if it is true, that such masks with "necks" are - suprisingly - from the south east Africa (Mozambique ?): I am curious if anybody could confirm this.
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you very much corrado26. The final...

Thank you very much corrado26. The final destination of this gun was Menelik´s armoury in Ethiopia.
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
plea for identification of a long gun

Hello,
Please I wonder if identification of this gun based on the pictures of a lock (e.g. Manlicher, Mauser etc ?) and approximate time period of production would be possible. Unfortumately, I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Roanoa and Andreas, thank you both a lot...

Roanoa and Andreas, thank you both a lot !
Best
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Tim, Thank you for your prompt input. I would...

Hi Tim,
Thank you for your prompt input. I would also guess Italian (because of the the shape of the eagle, because the knife was found in Ethiopia). Nevertheless I did not find exactly the same...
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