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Forum: Keris Swap Forum 7th March 2020, 08:05 PM
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Posted By OsobistGB
Keris for sale

Dear All,

for sale an antique keris (Kebo Teki ), acquired in Denmark, uncleaned; total length 45 cm, blade 32,5 cm.


I would ask EUR 120 for it, + shipment ( + Paypal fees).
I only send to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By OsobistGB
These are from this region :)

These are from this region :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By OsobistGB
I agree 100% with mahratt!!! Nothing to do with...

I agree 100% with mahratt!!!
Nothing to do with Uzbekistan or Tajikistan :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By OsobistGB
Excellent Ottoman kard.Congratulations :) In...

Excellent Ottoman kard.Congratulations :)
In regard to the silver scabbard, I have some doubts that it is from another set.If the knife comes in without difficulty and stands tight then everything...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th January 2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By OsobistGB
Keris for ID and Comments

Indonesian weapons are a bit outside my main interests and I know very little about it and kerises in general.
Handle: ivory maybe (there is damage on one side)
The scabbard is missing.
Can the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By OsobistGB
I have a question about the Khevsureti.As a...

I have a question about the Khevsureti.As a matter of fact, their weapons are even different from those shown :shrug:
....Or as comrade Suhov says :...."Восток -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,637
Posted By OsobistGB
I had no problem with the delivery of the...

I had no problem with the delivery of the book!!!
It was sent on 23/03/2019 from S.Petersburg and on 01/04/2019 I received it at my home in Denmark.Apparently stress comes more in some countries and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,754
Posted By OsobistGB
The book is excellent!Congratulations to the...

The book is excellent!Congratulations to the author!I received it about 5 months ago.Extremely rich in historical facts and wonderful descriptions.
Forum: European Armoury 17th August 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By OsobistGB
I hope you didn't pay more than 30-40...

I hope you didn't pay more than 30-40 euros!Unscrupulous forgery :mad:
If I were you, I'd ask for the money back.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,603
Posted By OsobistGB
It is very difficult to tell where the yatagan...

It is very difficult to tell where the yatagan was produced.Therefore we take into account the style of workmanship.Without any hypothesis and fantasy ... the style of work is Greek!Here's an example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,603
Posted By OsobistGB
I agree with Theodor on 100%.The style of work is...

I agree with Theodor on 100%.The style of work is Greek :)
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,908
Posted By OsobistGB
These are part of my Swedish - Svenska arméns...

These are part of my Swedish - Svenska arméns faskinkniv m/1848,infanterihuggare og Huggare m/1810 för Gotlands nationalbeväring
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,908
Posted By OsobistGB
The second one is original!If your trader is from...

The second one is original!If your trader is from Lithuania or Latvia (I constantly confuse them) he may not know.I guarantee 100% that such a model does not exist in either Denmark or Sweden.
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,908
Posted By OsobistGB
Unfortunately I will disappoint you ;) The item...

Unfortunately I will disappoint you ;) The item you show has nothing to do with Denmark/Sweden also.It definitely looks like a copy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By OsobistGB
This is how the Caucasian shashka is worn.

This is how the Caucasian shashka is worn.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By OsobistGB
Yes , It is a shashka ...but it is Turkish.It has...

Yes , It is a shashka ...but it is Turkish.It has nothing to do with the Cossacks and Caucasians shashkas :)
The main difference is that it hangs like a sword.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,542
Posted By OsobistGB
The stamp is the manufacturer and the year.Here...

The stamp is the manufacturer and the year.Here is a table with the most commonly used manufacturers
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,542
Posted By OsobistGB
Hi Steve, The sword is artillery Ober-officer M...

Hi Steve,
The sword is artillery Ober-officer M 1882/1909 was in arms in the Ottoman Empire.The portepee is not Turkish and is probably added later.Perhaps it is Prussian but I can not be categorical...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,306
Posted By OsobistGB
Forgive me , but I want to make a small remark :)...

Forgive me , but I want to make a small remark :)
The local name of the knife is PCHAK.It comes from the Turkish word bıçak.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,387
Posted By OsobistGB
My version is that they have become popular...

My version is that they have become popular thanks to janissaries.I've seen different combinations....Knife and fork ..knife , fork and skewer , but these are later combinations.
I have an excellent...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By OsobistGB
A typical Balkan Akkulak.The decoration of the...

A typical Balkan Akkulak.The decoration of the handle is typical of the Western Balkans,but it may have been made in Rumeli.
Here's one with similar decoration.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,385
Posted By OsobistGB
Your yatagan is probably from the Trabzon...

Your yatagan is probably from the Trabzon region.Not much to do with :shrug:
laz biçak / karadeniz yatağan.
Here are some pictures of mine laz biçak.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,535
Posted By OsobistGB
What makes you think the blade is Georgian...

What makes you think the blade is Georgian :confused: ...аnd the chance to be from Dagestan is zero.
Unfortunately, this is a very recent compilation.The auctions are full of copies from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By OsobistGB
Thank you for the answers!Indeed, this was my...

Thank you for the answers!Indeed, this was my assumption,but the style of ears is atypical for Bosnian knife makers :shrug: To admit, for the first time, I see a handle without any decoration.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By OsobistGB
Please help in the correct identification of an Ottoman knife

Dear Sirs,
These days I bought an interesting knife.I definitely think , that it's Ottoman, but I would be grateful if you would help me with the exact identification.
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