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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jon MB
Dear Mr Maisey, As you seem to have some...

Dear Mr Maisey,

As you seem to have some stringent criteria for what constitutes a user-friendly description of a rational process for the evaluation of these items, it might be useful to hear about...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jon MB
Apologies if my previous post seemed abrupt, I'll...

Apologies if my previous post seemed abrupt, I'll add more later.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jon MB
I am surprised it's not immediately evident that...

I am surprised it's not immediately evident that Ken's piece from post six is both older and of superior quality. The Agate Grip is but one indicator of the latter, and the patina of the fittings and...
Forum: European Armoury 9th January 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Jon MB
Bravo! Very nice!

Bravo! Very nice!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Jon MB
Excellent, excellent...Makers marks look very...

Excellent, excellent...Makers marks look very similar, if not identical. I need to sit down and compare them. Many thanks Alex!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,123
Posted By Jon MB
I rather agree with much of this. Although I...

I rather agree with much of this. Although I lack literature at the moment (in storage) I am under the impression that the final destruction of the Circassians by the mid 19th C. saw the beginnings...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th December 2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Jon MB
Yes, a little worn but nice!

Yes, a little worn but nice!
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Jon MB
Thanks Corrado!

Thanks Corrado!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Jon MB
And a last picture, of the barrel plug or...

And a last picture, of the barrel plug or tang..

36 cm barrel, excluding tang.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Jon MB
fittings

fittings
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Jon MB
more

more
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Jon MB
Decorated Ottoman Pistol Barrel with makers marks

Ottoman, maybe late 18th C.(?)

Pattern weld barrel

Damacened/gold inlay

top/bottom makers marks

Slightly unattractive European export type furniture supporting barrel, looks to have been...
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Jon MB
more.. Blade 65 cm

more..

Blade 65 cm
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Jon MB
1765 Austrian Grenadier Short Sabre

Nice piece, Like a short Hussar sabre..I titled the thread as 1765 Grenadier, but I could be mistaken..

..Blade features typical Turk heads, moon, sun emblems.

Rivet used to stabilize grip.
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Jon MB
Great, glad to show something unusual. Another...

Great, glad to show something unusual.

Another pic..
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Jon MB
Thanks for the comments people, appreciated! ...

Thanks for the comments people, appreciated! Could it be Swiss?
Forum: Swap Forum 6th December 2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Jon MB
sold

sold
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Jon MB
As can be seen, features moon, stars, coat of...

As can be seen, features moon, stars, coat of arms, gold panels with faux Arabic script running along fullers and star/sun emblem on ricasso, decorated with foliate motif along spine of blade for...
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Jon MB
more..

more..
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Jon MB
French Boarding Cutlass or Briquet?

Hi Folks,

Found this cheap in a market, came with a carpet. My guess is a Napoleonic era boarding cutlass. Nice balance, like a short cavalry sabre, a keeper.

I am assuming French, (Russian?)

No...
Forum: Swap Forum 1st December 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Jon MB
also

also
Forum: Swap Forum 1st December 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Jon MB
and

and
Forum: Swap Forum 1st December 2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Jon MB
more pics

more pics
Forum: Swap Forum 1st December 2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Jon MB
...

...
Forum: Swap Forum 1st December 2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Jon MB
British Volunteer Artillery Officer Sword Circa 1860

British Artillery Sword with Field Scabbard and early Frog

A fine Hobson made piece, high-end etching work with additional engraving.

Some stable black corrosion to blade.

220 Paypal
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