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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Norman McCormick
Bem feito meu amigo. :cool: :cool: :cool: :) ...

Bem feito meu amigo. :cool: :cool: :cool: :) :D ;)

My Best Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ibrahiim, Many thanks for your...

Hi Ibrahiim,
Many thanks for your continued interest and added illustrative images. I am, of course, following closely the excellent discussion on these weapons currently running on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,086
Posted By Norman McCormick
The nimcha in question....

The nimcha in question. www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17160&highlight=nimcha
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ibrahiim, I look forward to...

Hi Ibrahiim,
I look forward to anything you can uncover. I have shown the sword to a native Farsi speaker but unfortunately she was unable to make any sense of the script, she is very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,360
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ibrahiim, Nicely done and well...

Hi Ibrahiim,
Nicely done and well remembered. I'm sure there are more than a few Forum members, mostly of a certain age group :eek: :o , who are rather envious of your capacity for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fernando, Never too late and always more than...

Hi Fernando,
Never too late and always more than sufficient. :) ;) :D
My Regards as Always,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Charles, Richard Plantagenet...

Hi Charles,
Richard Plantagenet Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Governor of Madras 1875-1880 amongst other things, pic of his Coat of Arms....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Was showing this piece to a friend who is...

Hi,
Was showing this piece to a friend who is a native Farsi speaker but who is also very knowledgeable regarding religious text in Arabic. She recognised the text from the mid point of the blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,214
Posted By Norman McCormick
Waziri tribesman, 1919.

Waziri tribesman, 1919.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,214
Posted By Norman McCormick
Afghan policemen, Kabul, 1879.

Afghan policemen, Kabul, 1879.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Detlef, All the info I can find...

Hi Detlef,
All the info I can find is, Paiwan Chief Taiwan 1927, apologies I cannot be of more help.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Found this photograph which I thought may...

Hi,
Found this photograph which I thought may be of interest.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 674
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, These may be of interest. www.sabels.net/ ...

Hi,
These may be of interest. www.sabels.net/ (Dutch) www.arma-dania.dk/ (Danish) www.norskevaapen.no (Norwegian) ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Norman McCormick
:D :D :D :D :D :D :D

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Iain, I really hope so :cool: ...

Hi Iain,
I really hope so :cool: :cool: :cool:
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Iain, Probably my imagination or/and...

Hi Iain,
Probably my imagination or/and a trick of the light but there appears to be some very faint marks in the fuller above the cross and orb possibly a star or a crown and a face?, would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Dave, I'm surprised that no-one has...

Hi Dave,
I'm surprised that no-one has commented on this yet, let's hope our Indian experts see this soon and can supply you with an educated opinion something that I am sadly not qualified to do....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Norman McCormick
Too late my friend, son and heir has purloined...

Too late my friend, son and heir has purloined said spear and hotfooted it. :eek: Maybe next time although one hopes there won't be a next time :o but sure as eggs are eggs there probably will be....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Met a friend today whom I hadn't seen in a...

Hi,
Met a friend today whom I hadn't seen in a while, his family owned a farm in Kenya from the early 1920's through to the late 1970's and he was born and brought up in Kenya. They actually owned...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Vandoo, This spearhead is on a...

Hi Vandoo,
This spearhead is on a commercial website, P.M. if you want the web address, and is described as ceremonial Somali/Danakil, looks a lot like your spearhead with the shaft...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, These relevant images, as far as I can...

Hi,
These relevant images, as far as I can determine, from the turn of the 19th/20thC.
Rgeards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Chregu, Very nice displays. :cool: My...

Hi Chregu,
Very nice displays. :cool:
My Regards,
Norman
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Norman McCormick
Many thanks Colin :cool: :) My Regards, Norman.

Many thanks Colin :cool: :)
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Vandoo, The first 4/5 inches of...

Hi Vandoo,
The first 4/5 inches of the blade have been sharpened and are still sharp, plenty for very effective use with this type of blade profile. Sierra Leone and Kenya approx 3500...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jonathan, No probs :cool: . My...

Hi Jonathan,
No probs :cool: .
My Regards,
Norman.
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