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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Ian. Jens

Thank you Ian.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think I did something wrong - sorry. No I did...

I think I did something wrong - sorry.

No I did not.
Yes please make this one of the threads not to be forgotten.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
very well said Ian :-) Jens

very well said Ian :-)

Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is a link to one from Oriental...

Here is a link to one from Oriental Arms.
http://www.oriental-arms.com/item.php?id=1355
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Roland, Congratulations :-). Please let me see...

Roland,
Congratulations :-).
Please let me see the whole katar after the cleaning - looks to be very nice.
What did the catalogue text say?
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Roland, Thank you for showing it. From where do...

Roland,
Thank you for showing it.
From where do you have the picture? If it from a book - what does the text say?

Not so long ago I saw one on the net, but that is the ony one I have seen until you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th August 2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 853
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Well the customs can sometimes 'misunderstand'...

Well the customs can sometimes 'misunderstand' the situation, and as they sit on the power to stop the item or to send it on, the only thing you can do is hold your breath.
I have had a few'funny'...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for your answer Ibrahiim al...

Thank you for your answer Ibrahiim al Balooshi.
You always answer in a nice language - and I like that.

I do not think that you are right, can you show me a single battle scene, where the fighters...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
When it comes to how to hold a tulwar hilt, I...

When it comes to how to hold a tulwar hilt, I would politely ask all of you to study the miniatures published in several books, and I would be very interested to know, if any of you have found one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, You can sometimes see, the dot markings,...

Miguel,
You can sometimes see, the dot markings, on the side guards or on the blade, and some other markings on the weapon as well. these will likely be fro other armouries, although you can not be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, When you in the future show pictures,...

Miguel,
When you in the future show pictures, make sure that the friquence you show are of the same weapon - or everyone will get confused - I am still a bit confused.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ian, I think I know exactly what you meant by...

Ian,
I think I know exactly what you meant by starting this thread :-).

I feel with you, but as you say, luckily it was the left hand.

Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ian, It is one thing to show a soldier sitting...

Ian,
It is one thing to show a soldier sitting relaxed with his sword, but it is quite different how he would hold his sword during a fight.
Somewhere Hendley wrote, that the whole idea with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, The first katar you show id a so called...

Miguel,
The first katar you show id a so called garsoe katar from Sind/Kutch.
The othe rone has the typical dot markings used in Bikaner - but I doubt that it is from Bikaner. Please show the whole...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, It does not matter if you have a katar...

Miguel,
It does not matter if you have a katar or a sword studded with gems or not, what matters is, that you have an interest in what you have, and want to research it further.

It is always...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, Maybe this thread will interest you...

Miguel,
Maybe this thread will interest you http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19667&highlight=protrusion+katars
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, Yes I have the book, but I am amased how...

Miguel,
Yes I have the book, but I am amased how Terry and many other authors doesn't even try to give a date or a place - well some try to give a date, but very few try to give a place of origin.
I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Maybe if you made the pictures a bit lighter -...

Maybe if you made the pictures a bit lighter - like this, it would be easier to answer your question.
I do know that it is not always easy to all the wright things - but it witll make it a lot easier...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Miguel, The first katar you show is very worn,...

Miguel,
The first katar you show is very worn, and the second one in quite a good condition.
None of us know, which katar has beeen cleaned how many times, so the wear can be a hint, but a recent...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,770
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Robert Elgood's next book on the Jodhpur armoury...

Robert Elgood's next book on the Jodhpur armoury is said to be out just before Christmas, and it will be in two volumes. It should be from the same publisher as the Jaipur book. Let's hope they make...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,947
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Silver John, No problem at all - I am glad you...

Silver John,
No problem at all - I am glad you corrected me, that is what the forum is for - or am I mistaken :-).
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,947
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You are right, the last number is 4 and not 8 -...

You are right, the last number is 4 and not 8 - sorry.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,947
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Chris, I think I see two numbers on your hilt,...

Chris,
I think I see two numbers on your hilt, the number '1' in the middle of the text, and '8' at the end of the text, but what the text inbetween says I don't know.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,947
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
In Robert Elgood's new book Arms and Armour ar...

In Robert Elgood's new book Arms and Armour ar the Jaipur Court, he writes as follow on page 73.
"A Jaipur copy of en English Officer's sabre with basket hilt and pierced silver and silver gilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
What is this lance?

What is this lance?
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