Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Search Forums
User Name
Password
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mahratt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,860
Posted By mahratt
This is a good shamshir. A real sword for war. I...

This is a good shamshir. A real sword for war.
I think this is the 19th century (most likely the second half). The fact is that very few 18th century shamshirs are in private collections.
Now about...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,860
Posted By mahratt
Absolutely right

Absolutely right
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,860
Posted By mahratt
Thank you for taking a photo backlit. Now the...

Thank you for taking a photo backlit. Now the structure of the horn shows that this is not a rhino ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By mahratt
Very nice dagger. My congratulations. As...

Very nice dagger. My congratulations. As mentioned above, not a Khyber knife. This is Karud

In 1860, long before Henry Moser and Stone, the term "Karud" was used by Florian Antonovich Gille.

It's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By mahratt
Hi, Teodor. The handle from the rhino horn was...

Hi, Teodor.

The handle from the rhino horn was more common in Central Asia than in Afghanistan (although, of course, there were exceptions). The size of the rivets does not mean anything. Large...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,920
Posted By mahratt
Hello Charles Congratulations! You have a...

Hello Charles

Congratulations! You have a beautiful knife.

This is undoubtedly a Yao knife from Africa. I think the handle is not made from ivory, but from a hippo tooth. Yao preferred this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,405
Posted By mahratt
Hello David. This is undoubtedly a Chinese...

Hello David.

This is undoubtedly a Chinese spear. I like.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,515
Posted By mahratt
Hello, Phil I see a cutdown saber blade and the...

Hello, Phil
I see a cutdown saber blade and the handle of a khyber knife. When the blade and the handle are connected - a riddle))) The handle is made of bone from the foot of some animal (possibly a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th February 2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By mahratt
Afghans (of Tajik origin) called the...

Afghans (of Tajik origin) called the above-described lohar as daas (داس) and identified as an agricultural implement (information from modern Afghans). Apparently "daas" is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By mahratt
Hi Anton I like this lohar. I think it was made...

Hi Anton

I like this lohar. I think it was made in the early 20th century. However, I see a completely non-typical handle ... It seems to me that the original handle has been replaced ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,913
Posted By mahratt
2012 :)

2012 :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,913
Posted By mahratt
Congratulations. Great dagger. I was offered...

Congratulations.

Great dagger. I was offered this dagger a few years ago.
But at that time already I was exclusively collecting arms and armor of Afghanistan.



I agree with Marius.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,751
Posted By mahratt
I think the knife is made in Uzbekistan. And...

I think the knife is made in Uzbekistan. And you're right, I think this is a hunting knife, in the Uzbek style. In my opinion, the blade is made in India. Recently, my friend was in Uzbekistan and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,751
Posted By mahratt
Walrus bone was a material that was always (in...

Walrus bone was a material that was always (in the 18th and 19th centuries) brought to Central Asia from Russia. This is normal. But the shape of the blade does not quite correspond to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,682
Posted By mahratt
Unusual bows in Afghanistan

Hi guys.
In one book I found interesting information about unusual bows in Afghanistan. "Boys and lads, now-a-days, use a bow with two strings which are kept apart by a two -inch prop. They use it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Ottoman.

Ottoman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
Jose Thank you for confirming that everything is...

Jose
Thank you for confirming that everything is in order with my eyesight :)

Ariel is right when he says that "Google Images finds them in ~10% of cases", when referring to the spherical pommels of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
Salaams Ibrahiim Maybe my eyesight is failing...

Salaams Ibrahiim

Maybe my eyesight is failing ... Look, please, are you leading a spherical pommel this sword here? Or a hemisphere?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
If you enlarge the images even further, since the...

If you enlarge the images even further, since the clarity of the image will be lost, you can expect any form of pommels.
I think everyone could see the form conceived by the author of the miniatures.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
You probably did not enlarge the miniature that I...

You probably did not enlarge the miniature that I showed.
Although there are also hemispherical pommel on the miniature (I highlighted with a white arrow). The ratio of spherical pommels and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
Salaams Ibrahiim I think these miniatures...

Salaams Ibrahiim

I think these miniatures confirm that the spherical top of the handle sword was not uncommon.

Illustrations from the Manuscript of Baburnama (Memoirs of Babur) - Late 16th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
Ibrahiim al Balooshi, original and beautiful...

Ibrahiim al Balooshi, original and beautiful version.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,513
Posted By mahratt
Hello Marius I think you're absolutely right....

Hello Marius

I think you're absolutely right. This is not Persia and moreover it is not Bukhara. My opinion is a very good Ottoman kard.
My congratulations
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
Donít worry) Itís good enough to pay a...

Donít worry) Itís good enough to pay a professional translator and you can read any book that interests you. The main thing is not to be greedy;)



It is strange to wait for an answer to a question...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,926
Posted By mahratt
I don't need be concerned :) This is not my...

I don't need be concerned :) This is not my sword. And I do not need to try to prove to anyone rarity this sword ;)

I respect the opinion of Robert Elgood. But I think that only the psychic who sees...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:43 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.