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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Kubur
Ok now let's be serious with facts The only...

Ok now let's be serious with facts
The only argument is the silver hilt and scabbard.
Silver work repousse was used by Ottomans not only in Greece, but also in Algeria and primary in Turkey.
Yes you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Kubur
:) :) Please explain to us why these mounts are...

:) :)
Please explain to us why these mounts are Greek do you have any proof??
Silver work is not always Greek, do you have any particular element to say that?
Its funny, there is nothing wrong to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Kubur
Because it's full silver work some members will...

Because it's full silver work some members will tell you that this Yat is Greek.
But Kubur in his infinite wisdom will tell you that this Yat is Ottoman Turkish.
Amen
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Kubur
I have seen many cannons like that badly cast but...

I have seen many cannons like that badly cast but they were authentic.
Authentic local currency or weeding gifts not real cannon on board
if you want to fire this cannon, it will explode in your face...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Kubur
For me the hilt is a combination of two European...

For me the hilt is a combination of two European swords
European swords have also stingray skin.
Not Chinese to me
Cutlass and naval sword probably
Pirate... Do you have a skull engraved on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Kubur
Hi Roughly 1900-1920 may be later, its difficult...

Hi
Roughly 1900-1920 may be later, its difficult to say with these things.
Its a "poor man" version of the rashaq from the banu shahr in asir mountains.
I don't know if it's Saudi or Yemeni, may be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,484
Posted By Kubur
I disagree my friend. Easy to handle as it looks...

I disagree my friend.
Easy to handle as it looks like a bichwa handle.
Its more a bichwa / katar than a pata...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,484
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel, of course Pics post #1, #52, #57 52=57...

Hi Ariel, of course

Pics post #1, #52, #57
52=57 short katars
post 1 is something else

Unless you are looking at our forum with the help of your labrador, it is easy to see.
:)
I have a question...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,484
Posted By Kubur
It's not only your opinion, it's also mine. :)...

It's not only your opinion, it's also mine.

:)

The two last katar posted have nothing to do with the weapon? tool posted originally... And this is not an opinion but a fact.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,484
Posted By Kubur
Hi The push daggers are secured by fingers. The...

Hi
The push daggers are secured by fingers.
The way your tool is made you cannot do that...
:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,484
Posted By Kubur
Unless your dibble is a katar, I vote for the...

Unless your dibble is a katar, I vote for the dibble.

The rusted condition means nothing look at all the Chinese swords fakes or the Central Asian sword fakes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By Kubur
Yes The Eight Precious Things often occur as...

Yes

The Eight Precious Things often occur as decorative motives and sometimes individually as Chinese porcelain base marks. They are from top left; the Jewel or "pearl", the Cash coin, the Open...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Kubur
Hi Motan Finally good stuff! For the first one...

Hi Motan
Finally good stuff!

For the first one it's what i call the mini kinjal from Damascus
But the blade is nicer and different than the 1920ties ones
and your scabbard is very 19th c. So it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Kubur
The deep and sharp notches were made with a saw...

The deep and sharp notches were made with a saw and not forged to imitate the upper part "ricasso" of a rapier, but normaly this part is thiner than the blade like a tang... It is the reason why this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Kubur
Buono dia First i like your sword and it's the...

Buono dia
First i like your sword and it's the first time that i see one with a scabbard.
We have some experts of this kind of sword on the forum but here is what i see: the blade as Ariel said looks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,220
Posted By Kubur
Yes filigree is not only Arab or Jew, you have...

Yes filigree is not only Arab or Jew, you have filigree all over the world.
This filigree is South-East Asian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By Kubur
Let me add another one found recently... :)

Let me add another one found recently... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,220
Posted By Kubur
I'm not an expert in this kind of sword... But...

I'm not an expert in this kind of sword...
But this silver wire work is called filigree and very common in many parts of the world.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By Kubur
I agree but even better show us a photo of the...

I agree but even better show us a photo of the knife in the scabbard
According to some members it will be Greek but i think it's a Turkish bishaq...
A kard is Persian....
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By Kubur
Please send me the address of your local store!!

Please send me the address of your local store!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
Maybe from Falasha Ethiopian Jewish and remember...

Maybe from Falasha Ethiopian Jewish
and remember that Yemeni were in Gondar too
But for your Beja dagger i still believe that it might be a red Sea work rather than something from the mountains
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
I won't tell you what to say... I would say that...

I won't tell you what to say...
I would say that the knife including hilt was made in Africa.
The filigree work or embellishment might be Yemeni jewish but as pointed out previously could be Arab...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
This is a Red sea work, I don't think at...

This is a Red sea work, I don't think at Kassala.
Maybe from Yemeni Jewish diaspora
One of the best I have seen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Kubur
You may have an Ottoman Hungarian...

You may have an Ottoman Hungarian sword

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=11039&page=1&pp=30&highlight=styrian+sword

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20664

Some people...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kubur
Well done! Balkans for sure, Kosovo I don't...

Well done!
Balkans for sure, Kosovo I don't know.
As said, it's an Italian pistol for the Ottoman market.
You can't read the inscription as it is a pseudo inscription MIIIIIIIII...
:shrug:
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