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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Kubur
I'm very sorry guys, but I won't surrender too...

I'm very sorry guys, but I won't surrender too quickly.

The blade that I posted previously is Indian and this kind of blade makes you think that Skylektis 's sword is Indian.

But if you look at...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 248
Posted By Kubur
I have one similar to yours and i call it Tumbok...

I have one similar to yours and i call it Tumbok lada
like the car but more nice...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Kubur
Like this one for example... I know Ariel you...

Like this one for example...
I know Ariel you will tell me look at the cut in the ricasso and the dots.
Yes this blade is Indian.
But i wanted to point out that I saw many Persian shamshirs with such...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Kubur
I think the name of the country is Iran since the...

I think the name of the country is Iran since the Bronze age...



I agree with Ariel and Oliver, Syrian or around.



It looks like a piece of textile added later
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Kubur
:) I was thinking about that but the rivets and...

:)
I was thinking about that but the rivets and the leather don't match.

For sure the blade is Persian and Marius will be right to say that this blade should return to her former glory.

The guard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By Kubur
I agree 100% But i found in Elgood a blade very...

I agree 100%

But i found in Elgood a blade very similar, he says "blade form frequently found on Arab swords in Syria and Arabia".

I think your sword was shortened at the ricasso.

This sword is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By Kubur
Ok now let's be serious with facts The only...

Ok now let's be serious with facts
The only argument is the silver hilt and scabbard.
Silver work repousse was used by Ottomans not only in Greece, but also in Algeria and primary in Turkey.
Yes you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By Kubur
:) :) Please explain to us why these mounts are...

:) :)
Please explain to us why these mounts are Greek do you have any proof??
Silver work is not always Greek, do you have any particular element to say that?
Its funny, there is nothing wrong to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By Kubur
Because it's full silver work some members will...

Because it's full silver work some members will tell you that this Yat is Greek.
But Kubur in his infinite wisdom will tell you that this Yat is Ottoman Turkish.
Amen
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Kubur
I have seen many cannons like that badly cast but...

I have seen many cannons like that badly cast but they were authentic.
Authentic local currency or weeding gifts not real cannon on board
if you want to fire this cannon, it will explode in your face...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Kubur
For me the hilt is a combination of two European...

For me the hilt is a combination of two European swords
European swords have also stingray skin.
Not Chinese to me
Cutlass and naval sword probably
Pirate... Do you have a skull engraved on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Kubur
Hi Roughly 1900-1920 may be later, its difficult...

Hi
Roughly 1900-1920 may be later, its difficult to say with these things.
Its a "poor man" version of the rashaq from the banu shahr in asir mountains.
I don't know if it's Saudi or Yemeni, may be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,585
Posted By Kubur
I disagree my friend. Easy to handle as it looks...

I disagree my friend.
Easy to handle as it looks like a bichwa handle.
Its more a bichwa / katar than a pata...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,585
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel, of course Pics post #1, #52, #57 52=57...

Hi Ariel, of course

Pics post #1, #52, #57
52=57 short katars
post 1 is something else

Unless you are looking at our forum with the help of your labrador, it is easy to see.
:)
I have a question...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,585
Posted By Kubur
It's not only your opinion, it's also mine. :)...

It's not only your opinion, it's also mine.

:)

The two last katar posted have nothing to do with the weapon? tool posted originally... And this is not an opinion but a fact.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,585
Posted By Kubur
Hi The push daggers are secured by fingers. The...

Hi
The push daggers are secured by fingers.
The way your tool is made you cannot do that...
:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,585
Posted By Kubur
Unless your dibble is a katar, I vote for the...

Unless your dibble is a katar, I vote for the dibble.

The rusted condition means nothing look at all the Chinese swords fakes or the Central Asian sword fakes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,340
Posted By Kubur
Yes The Eight Precious Things often occur as...

Yes

The Eight Precious Things often occur as decorative motives and sometimes individually as Chinese porcelain base marks. They are from top left; the Jewel or "pearl", the Cash coin, the Open...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By Kubur
Hi Motan Finally good stuff! For the first one...

Hi Motan
Finally good stuff!

For the first one it's what i call the mini kinjal from Damascus
But the blade is nicer and different than the 1920ties ones
and your scabbard is very 19th c. So it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Kubur
The deep and sharp notches were made with a saw...

The deep and sharp notches were made with a saw and not forged to imitate the upper part "ricasso" of a rapier, but normaly this part is thiner than the blade like a tang... It is the reason why this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Kubur
Buono dia First i like your sword and it's the...

Buono dia
First i like your sword and it's the first time that i see one with a scabbard.
We have some experts of this kind of sword on the forum but here is what i see: the blade as Ariel said looks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,293
Posted By Kubur
Yes filigree is not only Arab or Jew, you have...

Yes filigree is not only Arab or Jew, you have filigree all over the world.
This filigree is South-East Asian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,315
Posted By Kubur
Let me add another one found recently... :)

Let me add another one found recently... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,293
Posted By Kubur
I'm not an expert in this kind of sword... But...

I'm not an expert in this kind of sword...
But this silver wire work is called filigree and very common in many parts of the world.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By Kubur
I agree but even better show us a photo of the...

I agree but even better show us a photo of the knife in the scabbard
According to some members it will be Greek but i think it's a Turkish bishaq...
A kard is Persian....
;)
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