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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 01:29 AM
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Posted By rickystl
Hi Bandook. That is an interesting musket. The...

Hi Bandook.
That is an interesting musket. The downward curve of the butt stock reminds me of the Algerian Berber guns. But the wrist area has the slightly wider diameter of the Moroccan guns of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By rickystl
I would say anywhere from the first through the...

I would say anywhere from the first through the third quarters of the 19th Century. Have you ever thought about replacing the three missing pink coral stones?
Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By rickystl
Hi Drabant. I can't help with the translation,...

Hi Drabant.
I can't help with the translation, but that is sure a nice looking Algerian long gun. First one I've seen with those two side plates with inscription. Very nice!
Hope someone will be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By rickystl
Hi Kronckeu. I really enjoyed your introduction...

Hi Kronckeu.
I really enjoyed your introduction to this weapon. LOL. :)
I don't have enough knowledge of the blades and armour of this period to comment with any sincerity. But I did want to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By rickystl
Kuberluk!! Thank you ! Hi Kubur. Yes, I agree....

Kuberluk!! Thank you !
Hi Kubur.
Yes, I agree. The Ottoman embroidery would look much better. But I can't seem to locate the right material/pattern I'm looking for. Nothing so far, seems to to have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 488
Posted By rickystl
Great!1 Yes, please post both. Thanks, Rick.

Great!1 Yes, please post both. Thanks, Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,027
Posted By rickystl
The other tiny one........

The other tiny one........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,027
Posted By rickystl
And here are two new arrivals. 1) A typical...

And here are two new arrivals.
1) A typical Persian Barut Dan, medium size flask. All brass with the low grade silver/white metal embelishment. All solid and in working condition. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,027
Posted By rickystl
More pics........

More pics........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,027
Posted By rickystl
Hello all. Two more flasks I forgot to include...

Hello all. Two more flasks I forgot to include the first time around. One is especially interesting.

1) Typical Indo-Persian, small priming flask most of us are familiar with. It looks iron in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 488
Posted By rickystl
Hi Bandook. WOW!!! That's a monster!! LOL!!!...

Hi Bandook.
WOW!!! That's a monster!! LOL!!! Where on Earth did you find it??? Yes, designed to look like a Sind wall gun of some sort. LOL It's great.
At first, I thought of the possibility this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,332
Posted By rickystl
Now THAT is really neat!!! :D Thanks for...

Now THAT is really neat!!! :D Thanks for posting. Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By rickystl
Just for fun, I had this double holser (the...

Just for fun, I had this double holser (the correct name escapes me at the moment) made to accomodate the pistols to the range. LOL Copied from originals, but without the decoration. Small pocket in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By rickystl
Here are close up pics showing the two types of...

Here are close up pics showing the two types of "flase" ramrods encounted on these pistols. One shows the short piece of rod that just covers the groove of the stock. While the other just just shows...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By rickystl
Still more......

Still more......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By rickystl
Some more pics..........

Some more pics..........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By rickystl
Pair of Ottoman Pistols

Hello all.
Well, not really a pair. But both pistols are typical Kubar pistols probably made at one or more of the many gun making centers in the Balkans, under contract with the Ottoman Empire. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,332
Posted By rickystl
Hi Bandook. That is a really interesting pistol...

Hi Bandook.
That is a really interesting pistol you found. Converted to percussion back in the period. You don't see many of these conversions. Good find!! And your's shows the typical long, hard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By rickystl
Hi Bandook. Thanks for your comments. Agreed. The...

Hi Bandook.
Thanks for your comments. Agreed. The leather work and ethnic bead work really add to it. And that it's shootable is an added bonus.
Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By rickystl
Hi Kubur. Thanks for your comments. The sling and...

Hi Kubur.
Thanks for your comments. The sling and beaded pendent came with the gun. And yes, the fancy knot work on the sling at the barrel and the beaded pendent really add a "tribal" look to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By rickystl
Hi Stu Overall length is about 50 inches. LOP...

Hi Stu
Overall length is about 50 inches. LOP about 13.5 inches. Yes, the combination of the heavy barrel and thin butt stock would make for a weak point at the wrist area. It's very comfortable to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By rickystl
Hi Kubur. That is a very nice pistol!! And looks...

Hi Kubur.
That is a very nice pistol!! And looks like it still has all of it's leather covered stock. And BRASS barrel bands. Nice collector piece for sure.
The one I own in the background of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By rickystl
Hi Norman. OHHHH.....that's a beautiful rifle!!! ...

Hi Norman.
OHHHH.....that's a beautiful rifle!!! And appears in really nice shape.
I'm sure you are right about the attachment of the leather sling. In fact, next time you have it out of storage,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By rickystl
Hi Norman. Yes, I have this in my vidio library. ...

Hi Norman.
Yes, I have this in my vidio library. Wish I had a Print of this for framing.
Thanks, Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By rickystl
And the final ones.....

And the final ones.....
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