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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Kmaddock
And the bandoleer for the Tuscan warrior in the...

And the bandoleer for the Tuscan warrior in the film is a Swedish model 1910

I wonder did they really chop up a Fijian club? as it looks quiet good

Regards,

Ken
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th September 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks Richard From the Congo then. Thanks Ken

Thanks Richard
From the Congo then. Thanks
Ken
Forum: European Armoury 7th September 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Kmaddock
Nice sword V similar to the 1788 LC Sabre. But...

Nice sword
V similar to the 1788 LC Sabre. But the grip looks a lot squarer and the hole for the tassle is something I had not seen before
Well done
Ken
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th September 2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Kmaddock
African masks

Hi
Would anyone have any idea as to where these masks might have originated
Spotted in a local thrift shop They say masks are from the 30s
Cheers
K
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th September 2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Maybe you put hot stone and or charcoal in the...

Hi
Maybe you put hot stone and or charcoal in the hole and it smoldered away.
Problem with ashes then falling into the drink you are pouring out though?
Just a taught
Ken
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi GC. looks as if you are spot on with your...

Hi GC.
looks as if you are spot on with your ID.
I have not gone cleaning the knife yet but I do not think that there is any decoration on the blade.
Pommel looks like it would be possible to...
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Kmaddock
Very generic knife for ID please

Hi all
Just got the attached knife
It is missing the pommel and the blade is not in the best shape, but it probably could be cleaned up ok
Would anyone have any idea as to where it may be from
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Kmaddock
Bandook Thank you for all the information and...

Bandook
Thank you for all the information and detail about the religion.

Is the Bhuta religion any way related to the Nayar in that the swords they use in the ceremony are quiet similar.

if I am...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Kmaddock
Nayar temple sword

Hi all
Got lucky at an auction this week with the attached sword.
I managed to spot what it was without much competion and there was an accompanying bayonet which I sold today for more than I paid...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi MacCathain Thanks ever so much for the...

Hi MacCathain

Thanks ever so much for the information you have provided
I will put some more images of the other 2 and you might be able to provide me with some more information
regards
Ken
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Kmaddock
Thank you both for your comments I will take some...

Thank you both for your comments
I will take some more pictures in the next few days, there is some v nice etching on 3 of the blades. And a dedication on one of the scabard to an officer in a...
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Kmaddock
19 th century German swords

Hi
I picked up the following, not sure if they fit within the age parameters of the forum so I wont put up full pictures unless it is ok by admin

All swords are German with various solingen makers...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th July 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Kmaddock
Flea market Berlin??

Hi All

I am off to Berlin for a weekend in 2 weeks time
Has anyone any idea at to where are the best Flea markets for ethnographic items

Not looking for anything in particular just a proper flea...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi I like the curved knife like one I would...

Hi
I like the curved knife like one
I would question the length of the tang though as I would imagine if used on top of a pole there would be a lot of shear force that would potentially shear off the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th June 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Kmaddock
VOC is the symbol for the Dutch East Indies...

VOC is the symbol for the Dutch East Indies company so that is where the blade is from.
This might give you a starting point on the hilt

Maybe the European side of the forum would be the place to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi V nice item, I would have taught it was...

Hi
V nice item,
I would have taught it was earlier than late 20th century though
Was this a typo.
What would have gone on the opposing side to the blade where the spike protrudes.
I too would leave...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks for the pointers and nock...

Thanks for the pointers and nock education.
Regards
Ken
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Kmaddock
Ethnic bow can anyone identify

Hi
I just picked up the attached bow
1.3 M in length
Approx 20 mm diameter
One end squared off and one end in a cone shape
Rattan binding at two tips and in middle
Wood is black but white on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Rick I concur with your idea, I was hoping...

Hi Rick
I concur with your idea,

I was hoping it would be Indo Persian but will let it acompany my Afghan jazel as it is from sort of the same area.

Did not cost much and it has taught me some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Rick Found an image in of one in the...

Hi Rick
Found an image in of one in the collection of the Met Museum in NY
they date them as 18th century but I would imagine hard to date
Looks to be an unusual enough item

Your help is much...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Rick I reckon they look to be cousins...

Hi Rick
I reckon they look to be cousins alright.
Thanks for posting images.
Do you think I am correct with. My one flask for charge and one for priming?
Do you mind sending me a pm as to where the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Rick Here you go It looks as if a figure of...

Hi Rick
Here you go
It looks as if a figure of eight of leather was folded over and stitched
And then the spout added
The leather on the main body is approx 10mmthick

The leather for the main body...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Kmaddock
Powder horns and flasks for comments

Hi
I picked up the attached at a local auction
One powder horn made from horn Quincy long and has a wooden plug nailed at bottom, wood quiet shrunken and has some age I reckon
The second part of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi All Thanks for extra information, and two v...

Hi All
Thanks for extra information, and two v nice acquisitions.
In Ireland the pickings are slim at the moment on the ethnic weaponry front. 18 th century swords are coming my way thick and fast...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi You said in your post the beginning of...

Hi
You said in your post

the beginning of standardisation of sword patterns, started in 1796, but still a bit flexible.

I believe the 1788 light cavilary troopers sabre was start of...
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