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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
I found this Lumad kampilan really aesthetic. Is...

I found this Lumad kampilan really aesthetic.
Is it Bagobo? T'boli?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It would be interesting to know why Kubur says...

It would be interesting to know why Kubur says this kindjal is not from the 18th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is Circassian work. The Circassian diaspora...

This is Circassian work. The Circassian diaspora brought ~ 700,000 to the Ottoman Empire. Many served in the military, they were often stationed in the Ottoman provinces of Syria, Iraq and Egypt. So,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is the point. These are newly made pieces...

This is the point.
These are newly made pieces with confused motifs that have
been recently patinated. Nonetheless, people who no basis whatsoever in
forms, decoration or age blithely harvest data...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Youtube video on Classical Greek armor in the Philippines

An academic approach to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q8VoK8ec08&feature=emb_err_woyt
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd January 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Yeah, I remember that as a kid

Yeah, I remember that as a kid
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Perfect! Thanks, Russel

Perfect!

Thanks, Russel
Forum: Swap Forum 5th December 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,580
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Auctions Imperial sale is next Saturday!

Dear Forum Members,

You can still register for telephone bidding, simply by calling us 323 851 2345 or emailing info@auctionsimperial.com

Thanks as always,

Your Auctions Imperial Staff
Forum: Swap Forum 21st November 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,580
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Dear Friends, In our December 12th sale, we are...

Dear Friends,

In our December 12th sale, we are proud to offer some one-of-a-kind
items:

THE ARMOR OF SAHIB GIRAY, KHAN OF...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,580
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
AUCTIONS IMPERIAL WINTER SALE NOW ONLINE!

Dear Forum Members!


Our Saturday, December 12th sale catalog is now LIVE online at


https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/catalog/247732/auctions-imperial-dec-2020/?ipp=10

This sale contains 400...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is a subgroup of a family called 'Surmene'...

This is a subgroup of a family called 'Surmene' daggers.
Forum: European Armoury 27th October 2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Informative video and very nice work

Informative video and very nice work
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,099
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It has nothing in common with Ottoman materials,...

It has nothing in common with Ottoman materials, form
or construction. It is either N.Indian or Afghan, vers 1820-50
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st September 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,779
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
A DISTANT MIRROR, by Barbara Tuchman, 1978,...

A DISTANT MIRROR, by Barbara Tuchman, 1978, concerns the de Coucy family.
It's quite detailed; perhaps it can offer some insight.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,069
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
The horn and flask are Moroccan, likely 20th...

The horn and flask are Moroccan, likely 20th century.
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Beautiful work and amazing condition,...

Beautiful work and amazing condition, congratulations!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,791
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
From a utilitarian perspective, spherical pommels...

From a utilitarian perspective, spherical pommels assure a good grip; one in which the sword will not slip out of the hand at a crucial moment. They are numerous in Europe, but occur in a number of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,402
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Considering the goldwork, the blade, whatever it...

Considering the goldwork, the blade, whatever it may be, was intended to have a guard with langets, despite it's size. I've seen similar, they are not repurposed, simply unusual. It bears the classic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th August 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,993
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Very helpful, thanks!

Very helpful, thanks!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,677
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Here is a link to the lot I referenced: ...

Here is a link to the lot I referenced:

https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/lot/31557893/a-rare-russian-snaplock-rifle?q=snaplock&cat=true&SortOrder=0
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,521
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This was from our (Auctions Imperial) March 2012...

This was from our (Auctions Imperial) March 2012 sale, lot 244:

https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/lot/8054612/a-rare-suit-of-sudanese-armor?q=sudanese+armor&cat=true

Oliver
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,922
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is a fairly recent tourist piece

This is a fairly recent tourist piece
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,575
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Beautiful lock, congratulations. Impressive...

Beautiful lock, congratulations. Impressive provenance as well.
W. Keith Neal was one of the best antique gun collectors of the 20th century:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Keith_Neal
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,167
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Very interesting video, thanks Alan

Very interesting video, thanks Alan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th July 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,631
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Standing ovation, David. Manishkukarni, imagine...

Standing ovation, David.

Manishkukarni, imagine how helpful it would have been if you had allowed us to see the whole object instead of your hand and same.
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