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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Kubur
It's very sad indeed I have her book on Ottoman...

It's very sad indeed
I have her book on Ottoman weapons, one of the best ever, with such nice drawings.
My sincere condoleances
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Kubur
Don't worry, Muslim weapons are full of birds,...

Don't worry, Muslim weapons are full of birds, especially Indian ones, there are forbidden in mosques no more..

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Kubur
Page 70 not mentionned as Aydha katthi but very...

Page 70
not mentionned as Aydha katthi but very similar
and very old as you said
i wont call that an axe or even a sword
but more a cleaver or a machette
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Kubur
From Ariel post

From Ariel post
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Kubur
Probably because it's Afghan or Balutch :)

Probably because it's Afghan or Balutch

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Kubur
Thank you Ariel I got for my money, good So Ayda...

Thank you Ariel
I got for my money, good
So Ayda is an Hindu weapon
Mopla is the Muslim version of the Hindu one?
and i learnt that there is no Coorg people...
In his Hindu book Elgood call this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Kubur
Thank you Jens So the main difference is the...

Thank you Jens

So the main difference is the pommel.

My main problem is the word Moplah: is it a weapon or people, the Moplah?

The two weapons are both from South India?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Kubur
Needs infos moplah

Hi Guys

What is the difference between a moplah, a Coorg knife and an ayyudha katti??

Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Kubur
Be careful i recently bought 3 books from...

Be careful i recently bought 3 books from them
They asked me 100 euros for shipping costs
This is absolutly crazy, they are thieves.

:mad:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Kubur
Well maybe your grip is made of ivory, more...

Well maybe your grip is made of ivory, more valuable without inlays
and the other Bosnian knives are made of bone less valuable with inlays as a kind of upgrade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Kubur
Smile Hi, I can take this one too. With these yatagan...

Hi,

I can take this one too.
With these yatagan ears, all the members will tell you that it might be from the Balkans.
Well with this "sword" stamp, I can tell you that your knife is from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Kubur
Very good cleanning! From the leather i would say...

Very good cleanning!
From the leather i would say Tchad or Niger
the date? 1950-70ties
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Kubur
I take this one In Turkey, Istanbul and Syria,...

I take this one
In Turkey, Istanbul and Syria, Damascus but with an iconography inspired by the Persians / Qajar
They did also swords and powder...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By Kubur
This sword is perfect, just remove the bad epoxy...

This sword is perfect, just remove the bad epoxy repair.
The cross guard is original to me, many Turkish swords have brass cross guards.
Good catch
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By Kubur
Thanks Stu Yes I'll clean it, I'm just afraid to...

Thanks Stu
Yes I'll clean it, I'm just afraid to remove the niello work...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By Kubur
Hi All, It's done, I got one!! all good Kubur ...

Hi All,

It's done, I got one!!

all good
Kubur
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,954
Posted By Kubur
Mmmm the problem with Portugueses, everything has...

Mmmm the problem with Portugueses, everything has to be Portuguese...
And what about the Spanish??
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By Kubur
Yes classic 70ties Omani khanjar mounted or...

Yes classic 70ties Omani khanjar mounted or re-mounted with a fake wootz Indian blade and a fake inscription on it, is it Barka or Baraka?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Kubur
Here you have machetes, not the same blades, not...

Here you have machetes, not the same blades, not the same length...
Plus I'm not denying these swords in Dominican republic, I'm saying that they were used with local Moroccan hilts and scabbards in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Kubur
I used machetes, it's not a machete: it's too...

I used machetes, it's not a machete: it's too long, it's a sword.
Try to cut the bush with a sword, you'll see...

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Kubur
Well I disagree Tirri was sometimes wrong. His...

Well I disagree
Tirri was sometimes wrong.
His book is huge, please count the good ID and the wrong ID and give me a ratio.
I think he was right 80% of the time.
These swords were produced in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By Kubur
Mucho gracias Animal representations are just...

Mucho gracias
Animal representations are just forbidden in mosques.
Look at the quillons of the Jineta - if they had monsters on the quillons, a little dog on the blade was not really a problem!
Very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By Kubur
Fantastic thank you! Excellent article....

Fantastic thank you! Excellent article.
Question: so this blade is Spanish and from the 16th c but the sword / hilt is from the 15th c?
Sorry for my simple question...
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By Kubur
I think it was only for an exhibition on the...

I think it was only for an exhibition on the swords in 2011.
The sword belongs to the National...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By Kubur
Question the first Jineta has a German blade from...

Question the first Jineta has a German blade from late 16th early 17th c.
Is it common to have Jineta with late blades?
Do you know if the Spanish examples are the same?
It's probably logic when you...
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