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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:44 PM
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Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you for your comment...

Hello,
Thank you for your comment !
Congratulations for your sword ! Nice and complete with the scabbard !

In ''my model'',
the blade is not made with the same steel than the usual flyssas,
seems...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:32 PM
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Views: 53
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Really fine model !! Congratulations

Really fine model !!
Congratulations
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By francantolin
and the yatagan-like...

and the yatagan-like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By francantolin
Berber flyssa + yatagan flyssa ?

Hello everybody,

I wanted to show you these two small swords,

I think they are old algerian flyssas but with interesting ottoman influences :

one with a nice carved scabard and a silver/white...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By francantolin
Hello, maybe a modified spearhead like this...

Hello,

maybe a modified spearhead like this one,
or a fantasy dagger ( with the easy finger cut as Ariel said...)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Thank's a lot ! Like this one for the hilt...

Thank's a lot !

Like this one for the hilt shape

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you all for your comments !!! It...

Hello,

Thank you all for your comments !!!

It would be really nice to make new hilts with large ears on these blades,
I'd love to make it with horn but my cratsfmanship has is limit grrr :) and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you !! i will sand it and etch,...

Hello,

Thank you !!

i will sand it and etch,
Do you think it's too a zeybek yatagan ( with broken hilt ears ? end of 19th century ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By francantolin
Hello, not yet, I just tried to take off the...

Hello,

not yet, I just tried to take off the maximum of rust,

I hesitate with etching ,
don't you think it will take off the rest of silver/gold/brass inlays ?

Maybe just ''smooth'' etching...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By francantolin
silver inlays in think, maybe a signature...

silver inlays in think,

maybe a signature ?

strange signs / calligraphy ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By francantolin
yatagan with interesting blade

And this classic '' medium'' sized yatagan,
sadly with a really damaged horn hilt.
( I hesitate to change it or just fill up the holes with appropriate resin )

Blade seems of really nice quality and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By francantolin
the second one with gold ? brass ?...

the second one with gold ? brass ? inlays,

interesting the decorations made directly on the basis of the blade
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By francantolin
one with silver inlays ( integral bolsters )

one with silver inlays ( integral bolsters )
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By francantolin
Long bladed yatagans

Hello everybody,
I would like to share with you the pictures of these two long yatagan blades,
92cm long/ 36,2 inches

sadly just the blade but I found the decorations/inlays interesting

I hesitate...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th June 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By francantolin
Thank you for sharing these pictures !!! I...

Thank you for sharing these pictures !!!

I wonder why this man is so angry with his carpet ? ;) :)
Forum: European Armoury 27th June 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By francantolin
Hello, I wanted to buy a book from Ewart...

Hello,

I wanted to buy a book from Ewart Oakeshott for see the different types of swords, classifications but there is a lot of differents books,

is Records of the medieval swords the best one...
Forum: European Armoury 24th June 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By francantolin
Hello Jasper, Thank's a lot, really...

Hello Jasper,

Thank's a lot,
really interesting,

all the story about these old sword are amazing and fascinating,
the ''Christies's one'' must have been bought by the MET,
craaazy prices !!!!

Kind...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd June 2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By francantolin
Hello Kronckew, really nice dha sword, we can see...

Hello Kronckew,
really nice dha sword, we can see it's not a decoration made item !

You have a sharp eye !
It's indeed a razor cut blade all around but we can't see the border were it has been...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd June 2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Really thank you all for your precious...

Hello,

Really thank you all for your precious comments !!!

I put some other pictures,

for the cross section ( I don't know if I have understood everything , my english is not that good ! :) ),
it...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd June 2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By francantolin
B V or P V mark for the thin blade... looks a...

B V or P V mark for the thin blade...

looks a little like a ''langue de boeuf'' blade but hasn't the v shape

cut/ shortened blade ?

Kind regards
Forum: European Armoury 22nd June 2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By francantolin
Strange blade on italian(?) old sword / B V mark

Hello dear members,

I wanted to ask you some questions to identifiy this strange sword:

I think it's a real old sword,the hilt has an italian storta shape but the blade is really strange: large...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By francantolin
Thank You !! ( especially for all precious...

Thank You !!

( especially for all precious comments ! ;) )

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By francantolin
Thank you for the informative picture with the...

Thank you for the informative picture with the differents models,

So what do you think of my first model ?

original piece looking like the number four with Tanke djembe hilt

or a composite weapon...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Really nice items !! How long is the bigger ? (...

Really nice items !!
How long is the bigger ?
( mine 60cm-23,6 inches long )

I find my ''second one'' looks like the last on your picture.

I have to clean ( not to much ) the silver parts
make it a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By francantolin
And the second kalasan ( now I know ;) ! Still...

And the second kalasan ( now I know ;) ! Still thank you Sajen !!! )

Nice hilt, sold as wood but clearly light horn.

A ( nice ) classical model ??

Kind regards
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