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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Just small remark the classification of...

Just small remark the classification of "bıçak". This generally means knife in Turkish an if you ask e.g. for a modern stainless steel knife in restaurant you ask them to bring a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I am of the opinion that this decoration bears...

I am of the opinion that this decoration bears signs, which you could find both on Nupe old items and on Berber items incl. African Mediterrean coast in Tunnisia (especially "quarterfoils"). The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Kubur, I feel also another option could be...

Hi Kubur,
I feel also another option could be possible. Sword hanged together (rapaired) from various "spareparts" either in Anatolia or Western Balkans. The mounting may be new, crossguard with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,027
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
As Jim already said: Fascinating...

As Jim already said: Fascinating example.
Congratulations
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I would wote for North Africa, Maghreb Region...

I would wote for North Africa, Maghreb Region (engravings on the scabbard)
Regards,
Martin
Forum: European Armoury 7th July 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thanks Fernando. Dear Casey, in Český...

Thanks Fernando.

Dear Casey, in Český Krumlov you will find something here: http://www.zamek-ceskykrumlov.eu/tour-routes-and-exhibitions/castle-museum/. (look at 8.10 Armoury). Karlovy vary is...
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Recommendation to the visitors of Prague

Imperial Armoury in Schwarzenberg Palace
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
recommendation to the visitors of Prague

Imperial Armoury in Schwarzenberg Palace
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
There are also styles of spearheads with high and...

There are also styles of spearheads with high and expressive cebtral rib in South Sudan, but the shape differs.I think the bottom part of the blade is not too typical for Africa, but, on the other...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Dear Iain, This applied takoubalogy magnetizes me...

Dear Iain,
This applied takoubalogy magnetizes me more end more ... Congartulations to the sword
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi, You have classical Abyssinian gasha - shield....

Hi,
You have classical Abyssinian gasha - shield. This is original one. The spears are, I think, of Somali style. But could be from Ethiopia (e.g. Ogaden), too.
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,024
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi, I can see one shield. As you already found...

Hi,
I can see one shield. As you already found out, it is classical Abyssinian gasha - shield. This is original one. To make fake Ethiopian shields of leather is not as easy as e.g. wooden masks from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thanks Stelio. Eftihis, if you can anything to...

Thanks Stelio. Eftihis, if you can anything to add, you are most welcome.
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thanks Teodor

Thanks Teodor
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Knife for ID additional pictures

three additional pictures
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Knife for ID

The knife in its sheath is 37.5 cms long. The handle is made of bone, the sheath is wood covered with very strange leather (very hard), old brass fittings. The blade fits the sheath perfectly. All...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Sorry Khandjar 1, I omitted the mark. It is there...

Sorry Khandjar 1, I omitted the mark. It is there !
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Dear Kubur, There exists monograph on Osman...

Dear Kubur,

There exists monograph on Osman Omarov identification marks. Written by V. V. Parishkura and published in Krasnodar, 2011. I enclose some pictures.
Regards,
Martin
P.S.
Re. Khanjar 1...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Colin, My opinion is tghat in the concrete...

Hi Colin,
My opinion is tghat in the concrete this your daggers were used by Tuaregs (and maybe some specific clan) and maybe also their menial men. Definitely not by Hausa and Bidda, and probably...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
I think this belongs to the group of dagers from...

I think this belongs to the group of dagers from Somalia or maybe better eastern Ethiopia (Ogaden).

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18201

Regards,
Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Thank you for kind words. Kubur, I did not change...

Thank you for kind words.
Kubur, I did not change the character of the scabbard, since the dagger was used with this, maybe scabbard replacement for a long time ... The signs of long use are visible,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi again, I just post a few pictures after the...

Hi again, I just post a few pictures after the restoration of the dagger. The dagger is very ordinary and so I took this opportunity to experience restore works on the handle. I used water soluble...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,808
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
"Some people think that this type of...

"Some people think that this type of Yataghan with small curved ears are from Algeria. To be honest I don't know why...
It's like the Pala without guard, they are supposed to be Algerians."

Dear...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Martin Lubojacky
Hi Battara, sorry I did not notice you asked...

Hi Battara, sorry I did not notice you asked about the region. Pls look into old threads, I think it was discussed here before
Regards,
Martin
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