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Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have a small, privetly printed, booklet in...

I have a small, privetly printed, booklet in Danish, saying thet the blank parts are meant to be silver and the crossed parts are meant to be black.
I am not a specislist when it comes to coat of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think Ulfbrecht on the European forum Hand and...

I think Ulfbrecht on the European forum Hand and a Halfsword (post 10) explains it very good.
More decoration cost more money and these things were very costly even in those day's. Blade marks don't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
One can wonder why the stamps sometimes are in...

One can wonder why the stamps sometimes are in such a bad state, as they are supposed to mean 'European quality'.
Maybe the stamps themselves were worn, or the one who put the stamps on the blades...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Attached is an example of an Indian blade with...

Attached is an example of an Indian blade with copied European stamps.
Notice how uneven the stamps have been made, on one side the letters start 20 cm from the quillon block, and on the other side...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know much about the bichaq but the numbers...

I dont know much about the bichaq but the numbers seem to be arabic.
1224(?) if this is correct it should be AD 1809.
From what I can see from your pictures, the markings seem at be copies of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Looking forward to see some more pictures, but...

Looking forward to see some more pictures, but please remove some of the background, so we dont have to scroll to read your text.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Be aware of, that deep stamps were made while the...

Be aware of, that deep stamps were made while the blade was still very hot, and not so deep stamps were made on a 'cold' blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
bsingh, your sword seems to be what we mostly...

bsingh, your sword seems to be what we mostly call a tegha. You may not have seen this marking before, but as Jim writes, they were used together with many other markings, copying European markings...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Welcom to the forum. Please show the whole sword....

Welcom to the forum.
Please show the whole sword. Why do you think it is the kind of sword you write it is?
The mark can be seen on many Indian swords, sometimes only one mark, but mostly several...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another picture.

Here is another picture.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 11:35 AM
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Views: 1,183
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another Patissa. Western India. Probably...

Here is another Patissa. Western India. Probably late 15th century. Total length 100 cm, blade length 89 cm. See cat. pp. 350-353.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ed, you are right, in this case as in many other...

Ed, you are right, in this case as in many other cases, but many does not recognice this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Although this thread is quite old there are many...

Although this thread is quite old there are many interestihttp://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10693&highlight=Tulwar+Hilt+Typesng posts
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Charles, these weapons are not my speciallity, as...

Charles, these weapons are not my speciallity, as you well know, but I take my hat off to you for showing it before and after, you did a very fine job.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I can only agree with Ariel - please start...

I can only agree with Ariel - please start cleaning the blade:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Bhushan, Thank you for the correction.

Bhushan, Thank you for the correction.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hmm, I doubt how old the dot markings are -...

Hmm, I doubt how old the dot markings are - filled with some yellowish fluid.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I am afrait that Ariel is right in his...

I am afrait that Ariel is right in his judgement.
Whne it comes to the dot marking it seems to me that i could be Kutch script, numbers and letters - strange with the dots inbetween. 51 . 21 . ? . ?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kubur, try Sultans of the South. Arts of Indian's...

Kubur, try Sultans of the South. Arts of Indian's Deccan Courts 1323-1687. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2008. Robert Elgood, Swords in the Deccan in the Sixteenth and Sewenteenth Centuries; Their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim, dont worry, as I do know that threads tend...

Jim, dont worry, as I do know that threads tend to change the subject after some posts. You should not have removed the pictures - I am sorry I mentioned it.
My comment on research was meant in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think the thread has taken a turn where I will...

I think the thread has taken a turn where I will leave.
Jim could you please make the pictures a bit smaller, so the reader does not have to scroll a lot - thank you.
I am aware of, that some useres...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I find the research of the names interesting, but...

I find the research of the names interesting, but what I find more important is the research of the weapons themselves.

I did some research of the katar (How Old is the Katar?), and I do hope that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know which thoughts Pant had with the...

I dont know which thoughts Pant had with the plate, and it is too late to ask him,, but it seems to me that he called almost all 'katars' for jamdahar, with a few exceptions, so I dont see why we...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Sorry for the late reply, but I have been away...

Sorry for the late reply, but I have been away for a few days.
Jim shows a katar and two coins, but it is known that the curwed side guards can be seen in the Hamza - so they go back for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
This is not only about the names - it is also...

This is not only about the names - it is also about the kater types, with a straight blade or a curved blade.
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