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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By Yannis
IMO The sword (blade and hilt) is Caucasian. I...

IMO The sword (blade and hilt) is Caucasian. I have seen few twisted cores. I cannot understand from the photos if it is real twisted or etched. Only a close look can possibly tell.

But the scabbard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By Yannis
I used the damn dictionary. The word is illegible...

I used the damn dictionary. The word is illegible not un-readable :o :o :o But I know I have your sympathy :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By Yannis
The un-readable script is not necessary a minus....

The un-readable script is not necessary a minus. It could be plus. I have read that there were in ottoman era some unsuccessful tries to write balkan languages (greek, bulgarian etc) with arabic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Yannis
This book has made huge debate among Greek...

This book has made huge debate among Greek collectors. There are a lot of pieces known before as made in Epirus that Elgood says that they were made in Montenegro and other places.
I had no time to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By Yannis
I believe that this is a composite piece (not old...

I believe that this is a composite piece (not old repairs). It has old a new parts. I have seen similar coming from Bulgaria last years but it can be made anywhere there are a lot pieces from old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Yannis
I just saw the message. Thank you for your...

I just saw the message. Thank you for your thoughts.

It was actually a hell to the NE of Athens. I live to the opposite side. For the ecology of Attica it was a major catastrophe. Next summers will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By Yannis
:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By Yannis
Welcome Ilias Too big, too fancy and lot of...

Welcome Ilias
Too big, too fancy and lot of patina for sish kebab Ariel. :D
If Tim says it is African, that is good for me. But someone must translate. As far as I can understand the letters are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,703
Posted By Yannis
Καλά...

Καλά χριστούγεννα κι ευτυχισμένο το...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,892
Posted By Yannis
If this yataghan was not used and it was in the...

If this yataghan was not used and it was in the scabbard for 200 years it is normal that koftgari is like new.
You can notice that it is some gold missing on the back side of the blade. Exactly were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By Yannis
Nice knife but I wonder why they made the...

Nice knife but I wonder why they made the scabbards so ugly.
First time I saw a knife like this I thought that scabbard was later, lesser quality. But after few of them, it is common. Fine hilts and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By Yannis
I propose to keep the thread on strange - unusual...

I propose to keep the thread on strange - unusual fullers

This is my best on fullers
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By Yannis
In the last photo it is the year 1338 (islamic...

In the last photo it is the year 1338 (islamic calendar) that is 1919.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,285
Posted By Yannis
Some of the best I got they didnt cost more :D

Some of the best I got they didnt cost more :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,493
Posted By Yannis
Well, Greeks used it, somehow. They made a...

Well, Greeks used it, somehow. They made a successful revolution with it :D

1821 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_War_of_Independence)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By Yannis
We have talk about it, 1-2 months ago. In my...

We have talk about it, 1-2 months ago. In my opinion it is composite but it could be EARLY composite.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th August 2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By Yannis
Well... this is a keris :) That is all I know ...

Well... this is a keris :) That is all I know :o But there are some fellows here that they can tell you the nickname of the grandmother of the maker :D
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th August 2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,361
Posted By Yannis
If it is fit enough to enter in a pistol barrel,...

If it is fit enough to enter in a pistol barrel, it is a ramrod :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Yannis
Very good! I was lucky enough to see one show...

Very good!

I was lucky enough to see one show like this 3 years ago. In that show the amazing thing was the sparkles, like fireworks, after swords clashing each other.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,850
Posted By Yannis
Nice lohars gentlemen. I think that the holster...

Nice lohars gentlemen.

I think that the holster comes from a karud. I had a similar one
Forum: Swap Forum 17th August 2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,782
Posted By Yannis
I have send you an email

I have send you an email
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By Yannis
The makers had certain styles and the owners had...

The makers had certain styles and the owners had to choose among them. I suppose that some of them wanted heavy blades.

I suggest to clean them and etch them. It could be damascus blade there
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By Yannis
Why I read 203 easily? :confused: It is...

Why I read 203 easily? :confused:
It is possibly because I am too illiterate in arab script :p
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,135
Posted By Yannis
best = of khevsur. leather = goat (?) hide...

best = of khevsur.
leather = goat (?) hide

Sometimes I write fast. Sorry. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,881
Posted By Yannis
I have a lot good buys. Actually I prefer to buy...

I have a lot good buys. Actually I prefer to buy this way :D

Sometimes luck is smiling to you in strange places. I bought this
Rhino Koummya...
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