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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 09:09 AM
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Posted By kronckew
cut Steel hilts were popular on court/mourning...

cut Steel hilts were popular on court/mourning swords early 19c too, I wonder if they aquired a teaste for it from the Indian portion of the Empire...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 91
Posted By kronckew
That's coconut palm wood, very strong stuff....

That's coconut palm wood, very strong stuff. could be Filipino, or just about any of the pacific islanders, they do not seem to have any identifying shape or features. I have one, a practice sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By kronckew
Tannic acid turns rust a nice black and...

Tannic acid turns rust a nice black and stabilises the rust.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By kronckew
Probably correct. May be a replacement by...

Probably correct. May be a replacement by whoknowswho. Would look better with a proper shotel grip.

Edited: Picked it up this afternoon. It is longer than I thought. They measure the total length...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By kronckew
Thanks, cornelistromp, looks like a cool book....

Thanks, cornelistromp, looks like a cool book. Will have to buy a copy when I win the lottery. Expensive book.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By kronckew
We see the removed disks quite often, I suspect...

We see the removed disks quite often, I suspect they get removed deliberately by owners who either have larger hands or prefer a more western sabre cutting style.
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By kronckew
Yes, the search I did was for "Croatian AND...

Yes, the search I did was for "Croatian AND Bardiche" just "bardiche" or "russian bardiche did not bring up anything useful. I Added "Croatian" based on another photo that appeared to be germaine,...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By kronckew
found this 'Croatian Bardiche' on a bing search

found this 'Croatian Bardiche' on a bing search
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By kronckew
Thanks for your input. Probably is wood,...

Thanks for your input. Probably is wood, but...

Yup. It's obvious from the shape and tool marks that it was lathe turned. Pole and foot treddle lathe have been around for millenia. Even saw a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By kronckew
NE African Dagger/Hanger?

Just 'won' this at a local auction, will pick it up Monday.

Described as "A rare antique 19th century Victorian British Cavalry Sudanese sabre / sword. With wooden grip. Long curved blade, with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By kronckew
Nice Pole Arm. I also think 'Asian' - possibly...

Nice Pole Arm. I also think 'Asian' - possibly South-East Asia. Maybe Thai?
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By kronckew
Found a few camel guns while looking around. the...

Found a few camel guns while looking around. the last one seems a bit too modern tho. :D The sepiatone one appears to show sights as well as a side touch hole and pan.

(the last photo is a joke of...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By kronckew
I note a set of fixed front and rear sights. They...

I note a set of fixed front and rear sights. They look like they are shorter than the band that is around the barrel to fit the trunnions and swivel pin. It does make me think it's a repurposed ...
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By kronckew
Bardiche?

Bardiche?
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By kronckew
OK, so you don't feel too lonely: Looks like a...

OK, so you don't feel too lonely:

Looks like a Professional Lady of the Evening's defensive dagger to ensure her temporary employer actually pays for services rendered w/o beating her up. Or maybe a...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By kronckew
Thanks, that's what I was hoping. Worth a bit...

Thanks, that's what I was hoping. Worth a bit more than I paid for mine I gather. :D

To personalise it a bit: He looks just like me at that age! (kinda blurry pic)
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By kronckew
Just acquired, another Lion head Artillery sword,...

Just acquired, another Lion head Artillery sword, appears to be German, slightly recurved blade. Scabbard needs some TLC to re-attach the chape. Will pick up early next week, not sure about any...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By kronckew
Pictures took a while to show up. Looks like a...

Pictures took a while to show up. Looks like a civilian rapier...cool tho.
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By kronckew
ah, missed that, scrolled too fast past it. Welsh...

ah, missed that, scrolled too fast past it. Welsh trench knife blade is 45 cm., bit too long.
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By kronckew
What size is it? Welsh trench sword scabbard...

What size is it?

Welsh trench sword scabbard doesn't have those side mounts, it's wood core wrapped cris-cross in OD canvass and has a frog suspension. It's essentially a large romanesque short...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By kronckew
OK, was not clear at that point which post you...

OK, was not clear at that point which post you were referring to.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By kronckew
No, not chinese, see my post 17 above. They are...

No, not chinese, see my post 17 above. They are Naga made by local tribal blacksmiths, no relation to 'butterfly' or river pirate swords at all.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By kronckew
The king carries his sword on his right side,...

The king carries his sword on his right side, hnging from his sash by a strap.
Ministers and nobles carry theirs on the left.

Shorter daggers are carried in a fold of their garment that is used like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By kronckew
Some notes on Brazing vs....

Some notes on Brazing vs. Welding:

https://www.machinedesign.com/fasteners/when-brazing-beats-welding.

Brazing is basically soldering with a copper alloy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By kronckew
Yet they were used on these and other longer...

Yet they were used on these and other longer weapons for quite a long time, as were quite short stub tangs on swords, khukuris and daggers held in by a thermoplastic resin. Must have been reliable...
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