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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Jon MB
Thank you Stu.

Thank you Stu.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Jon MB
Agree, looks like figures from the...

Agree, looks like figures from the Netherlands.

The felt covering to the base suggests a later date than the appearance and dress of the figures might first indicate.

Notice the realistic effect...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,132
Posted By Jon MB
Stu, in response to your points, (I see you have...

Stu, in response to your points, (I see you have no doubt handled such pieces)
Point 1. The sizes of these additions vary. Either way the centre of balance would be shifted, which may or may not have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Jon MB
Hello All. I always assumed the extensions to the...

Hello All.
I always assumed the extensions to the butt of these guns was related to either:

1) Balance when carried (possible counterwight to barrel),
2) Reloading with the butt placed on...
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Jon MB
Thanks Ken. Been reading up on wootz and crucible...

Thanks Ken. Been reading up on wootz and crucible steel. All very interesting. And finally grasped difference between Wootz and pattern weld. Well, more or less...

Will investigate further and take...
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Jon MB
First: Proof Mark Second: Stamp of Thomas Hadley...

First: Proof Mark
Second: Stamp of Thomas Hadley of Birmingham
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Jon MB
Thank you Ian. British India maybe? Local...

Thank you Ian. British India maybe? Local production, European retailer...Just some thoughts.

The breakthrough will be if anyone recognises the stamp. I have yet to clean the blade a little, but, I...
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Jon MB
Thanks Kubur, logical conclusion for me too....

Thanks Kubur, logical conclusion for me too.

Cartouche/ stamp anyone?
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Jon MB
As this may be a post-Egypt campaign European...

As this may be a post-Egypt campaign European mamluke, maybe this thread should go to the European weapons section?
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Jon MB
Thanks Corrado. Noted on the screws. It might...

Thanks Corrado. Noted on the screws. It might have been unusual to produce a heavy fighting blade in this mamluke style at that late date.
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2018, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Jon MB
Some more pics. Notice interesting rivets holding...

Some more pics. Notice interesting rivets holding (horn?) grips, and very sturdy cross guard.
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Jon MB
Cartouche, Gold : Sabre: Shamshir

Hello All,

I would be very grateful for any comments for indentification purposes....

Blade length is 78 cm, overall 92 cm.

Many thanks in advance,

Jon B
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By Jon MB
I was told in a Swiss Post office that no bladed...

I was told in a Swiss Post office that no bladed weapons can be sent through Swiss Post overseas.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,252
Posted By Jon MB
Great references on a very interesting item, many...

Great references on a very interesting item, many thanks guys!
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st April 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Jon MB
Campaign/Ship's tea caddy?

Campaign/Ship's tea caddy?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2018, 06:56 PM
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Views: 970
Posted By Jon MB
Ah yes, like the pic at the end of the series..

Ah yes, like the pic at the end of the series..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By Jon MB
Very interesting, jolie trouvaille. ...

Very interesting, jolie trouvaille.
Treat darts with caution.

http://nomadicpixel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Blowpipe-Dart-Poison-in-Borneo.pdf
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Jon MB
Full pic

Full pic
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2018, 12:03 PM
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Views: 716
Posted By Jon MB
Many thanks anyway

Many thanks anyway
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Jon MB
Thank you Ariel. I will upload more when I have...

Thank you Ariel. I will upload more when I have the piece in hand. Could you also cast you expert eyes over my other thread called 'Polish or Russian sabre'? Thanks in advance
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Jon MB
Cartouches - Persian?

Hello All,

Here is a picture of a section of a blade I am looking at buying.

I am trying to identify if it is Persian or something else...Any leads appreciated,

will eventually upload more...
Forum: European Armoury 18th April 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By Jon MB
Well, regardless of the piece of paper, to my...

Well, regardless of the piece of paper, to my eyes the etch looks to be lower quality than other similar types of work I have seen on Russian award weapons, in person and in photographs, in the past....
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jon MB
This is the Belgian 1777 model, copied from the...

This is the Belgian 1777 model, copied from the French. This is the same as the one at the start of the thread, except that one has had Swiss arsenal numbers added and the cantonal mark made on the...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jon MB
A Canton of Lucerne...

A Canton of Lucerne example.

http://www.gelain.net/fr/node/20
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jon MB
Thanks Corrado, nice resource we are compiling...

Thanks Corrado, nice resource we are compiling here.

This one also allegedly Swiss.

http://www.tircollection.com/t21523-1777-qu-en-pensez-vous
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