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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By eftihis
Ι Was wondering if both are from the same...

Ι Was wondering if both are from the same maker (or from the same restorer at some time), because they do look to have the same colour on the wood, and also the plate opposite to the lock has...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By eftihis
This one, which is very similar, has a date on it.

This one, which is very similar, has a date on it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By eftihis
Well, i have also another sword which i believe...

Well, i have also another sword which i believe saw use during the Greek revolution. It is a "pala type" handle sword with a british cavalry blade of 1898. How this British blade ended here is also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By eftihis
Ηello, thanks for your input! I am Greek but...

Ηello, thanks for your input! I am Greek but i do not collect only Greek items, and this sword i do not describe it as "Greek". I was wondering how this european blade ended up with this ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,979
Posted By eftihis
Here is another one

Here is another one
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By eftihis
Ottoman silver sword with european blade

Hello, thiw extremely long sword with an ottoman silver repousse scabbard, has a european blade which looks like a French blade of the Napoleonic date. On the back of the blade there is a date which...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,979
Posted By eftihis
It has a Greek inscription in Niello mentionimg...

It has a Greek inscription in Niello mentionimg the maker (decorator)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,793
Posted By eftihis
2 maces described as "islamic", 16th,...

2 maces described as "islamic", 16th, 17th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By eftihis
Well, thats something similar from me.

Well, thats something similar from me.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By eftihis
Dear friend, i bought it from an old collection...

Dear friend, i bought it from an old collection in Italy. "Where you bought it from" is usually irrelevant with the original provenance of a 19th century weapon. Most of them are already 4th or 5th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By eftihis
Here it is in comparison. I have the feeling that...

Here it is in comparison. I have the feeling that it is Bosnian. No i dont have others and i never seen one like that.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 766
Posted By eftihis
A type of moghul helmet?

I bought this type of helmet under the description chain mail and plate" "moghul helmet"". However, when i look at it, although it looks it is missing a part, it looks strange with so long area of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By eftihis
This is not exactly a miniature, it is a small...

This is not exactly a miniature, it is a small knife in the form of a large yataghan!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By eftihis
Whole inscription

I hope is clear enough!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By eftihis
Armenian? Georgian? silver dagger

I was wondering in what language this script is written. Then, we may discuss for translation... It lloks to me from the type of the letters as Armenian or from Georgia... Anyone recognises it?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,921
Posted By eftihis
As far as i know, traditionaly they used a paint...

As far as i know, traditionaly they used a paint called "minio" to paint the inside side of the horns, to protect them from insects. THis paint was made using some metal ingredient, and it came out...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By eftihis
Thanks for all the comments,well noted! It seems...

Thanks for all the comments,well noted! It seems that this type of stock was a widespread stock in some point in Ottoman history arround 17th century. I dont know why, and I would like to ask Oliver...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By eftihis
Α Similar barel

HEre is a similar barel from the Historical and folk art museum of Rethymno in Crete.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By eftihis
Here in Greece we call tradititionaly this type...

Here in Greece we call tradititionaly this type of barel "armuti" from the turkish word "armut"=pear (due to shape). Below is a graf from the "Marsili Luigi F. - Stato militare dell'impero ottomano"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By eftihis
Ottoman bulbous barel wall musket

Here is a 17th century (approx 1670) ottoman long wall gun (1,80cm length).This type of bulbous barell was first used in matchlocks, and this barel must be re-used from 16th century. Question is why...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,126
Posted By eftihis
Hi, the sword is wonderfull! However is clearly...

Hi, the sword is wonderfull! However is clearly marked "ENFIELT" and not poorly marked "Enfield".
My guess is that is a locally made blade that marked as a european one in order to show quality and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,169
Posted By eftihis
Very nice examples!

Very nice examples!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By eftihis
Hi, this last one "it said to be greek"...

Hi, this last one "it said to be greek" yataghan, is clearly an algerian yataghan.
Some comments: Not all Greece had the same style, since they were no borders and the influences/parts/ and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By eftihis
Well, certainly it is not from Crete, and i do...

Well, certainly it is not from Crete, and i do not think is from any other Greek place either.
Forum: European Armoury 13th July 2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By eftihis
unknown axe/ tool??

I was wondering what this item is! Is it a tool or weapon?
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