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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Jeffs, Sorry I have no idea. African daggers...

Hi Jeffs,
Sorry I have no idea. African daggers are not really my thing but now and then one comes my way.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By kahnjar1
Yes, the horn and "triangle" shaped...

Yes, the horn and "triangle" shaped flask with the inset "coin" are from Morocco. The round flask underneath "the box" you are holding is also likely Moroccan.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Jeffs, Scotchbrite is quite abrasive. I would...

Hi Jeffs,
Scotchbrite is quite abrasive. I would not use that unless the rust is stubborn. But anyway keep resoaking with White Vinegar and use steel wool, which should polish rather than scratch the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By kahnjar1
Rust removal.

Hi Jeffs,
White Vinegar yes, but domestic steel wool rather than sandpaper. Even a firm rubbing with a rag will often surfice if the rust is not too bad.
Very nice knife by the way.
:)
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you....I had not noticed that. Stu

Thank you....I had not noticed that.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Ken, I was not aware of this link so thank you...

Hi Ken,
I was not aware of this link so thank you very much.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By kahnjar1
African Dagger for ID

Could someone please ID this African dagger for me?
Thanks in advance.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By kahnjar1
Kronckew mentions Ayutthaya. Here are a couple of...

Kronckew mentions Ayutthaya. Here are a couple of pic of how the city looks today.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By kahnjar1
http://dharesearch.bowditch.us/ Try this link....

http://dharesearch.bowditch.us/
Try this link. Everything (almost) you will ever need to know about Dha. There was a direct link (I think) from the Forum but can't find it now.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks for the extra pics. The blade looks MUCH...

Thanks for the extra pics. The blade looks MUCH better in the new pics. Sorry I do not have a pic of a Nafihi blade.
The scabbard end looks to be original.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By kahnjar1
The hilt of your Dharia is IMHO SHBEYL not...

The hilt of your Dharia is IMHO SHBEYL not Rashaq. The blade looks to have been filed and could not be called Nafihi as they are rhomboid shape (no central ridge) and highly polished. I would just...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By kahnjar1
Dharia....not Wahabite

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17574&highlight=dharia+dagger
Please refer to this old link which I think will answer your questions.
Stu
Forum: Swap Forum 20th August 2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By kahnjar1
SOLD

SOLD THANK YOU
Forum: Swap Forum 18th August 2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By kahnjar1
Arms and Armour of Arabia-Robert Elgood

Book for sale. Arms and Armour of Arabia by Robert Elgood.
Hard cover in very good condition. Some very minor edge damage to the dust jacket.
US$395 plus shipping
Payment by Paypal ONLY
PM please or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By kahnjar1
RIP Berkley. Fond memories of email conversations...

RIP Berkley. Fond memories of email conversations with you over the years.
Condolences to your Family.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Steve, Check...

Hi Steve, Check here.....http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23880&highlight=gusbi
Teodor is correct I think. This is a "chape" from a Yemeni Jambiya. They come in many sizes and finishes....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By kahnjar1
Possibly a version of a Moroccan Genoui dagger....

Possibly a version of a Moroccan Genoui dagger. The decoration looks like Moroccan, but I am not sure about that blade. Usually the Moroccan blades have alternate sharpened edges at about 60/40,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By kahnjar1
Further to my earlier comments, there is another...

Further to my earlier comments, there is another situation which COULD occur here, and that relates to an item (likely a firearm) for which one needs a special Licence/Permit to hold. The situation...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Dave, A very timely subject, as we are all...

Hi Dave,
A very timely subject, as we are all faced with this situation eventually!
I guess that firstly one needs to establish who the collection will pass to, and if that person holds the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,479
Posted By kahnjar1
African?? items for ID and Comment

Just picked up these two items. Both appear to be from the same stable as the scabbard style and blade decoration is the same.
The knife handle is a mix of copper and brass. Overall 40cm. Blade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th July 2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,488
Posted By kahnjar1
I can not comment on the Yataghan but the item...

I can not comment on the Yataghan but the item worn beside it in the first 2 pics, is definitely a Dharia dagger from Hijaz region of modern day Saudi Arabia. I have no idea on the lance/spear he is...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th July 2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By kahnjar1
Sorry but I have no idea as to the period that...

Sorry but I have no idea as to the period that these were used but I would have thought probably up to (at least) WW2. I seem to recall that similar "speaking tubes" appeared in movies related to WW2...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th July 2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By kahnjar1
I think you are on the right track, as the...

I think you are on the right track, as the translation from Spanish reads Captains/Commanders Cabin.
I assume that that is a whistle, at the top?...and the item itself is a speaking tube attachment...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,195
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Rick, What ever your gun is....Kariophili or...

Hi Rick,
What ever your gun is....Kariophili or Rasak....it's a real gem and I am sure that there are many on this Forum who wished that they owned it. By the way the weight of my Kariophili is just...
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