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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th June 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
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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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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: 966
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: 966
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: 966
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: 966
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
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Here some pics of the scabbard-blade, (...

Hello,

Here some pics of the scabbard-blade,
( Not fast, time to receive it + problems with my login )

I see what you mean,
sure it's not the same style but it fits pretty good in

I have a second...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By francantolin
Just found this one , same motif, sold as a karo...

Just found this one , same motif, sold as a karo batak kalasan too by specialists

... a mix of differents cultures/symbols ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By francantolin
Yes, it looks like the symbol often seen on ...

Yes, it looks like the symbol often seen on kukri daggers...
a strange ? interesting mix ?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you for fix it ! Do you think the...

Hello,

Thank you for fix it !

Do you think the hilt is a later replacement ?

It seems horn but can be hard exotic wood
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By francantolin
Hello, the blade is thin but it's made of only...

Hello,

the blade is thin but it's made of only one piece of metal and there is a central ridge on both side
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By francantolin
Indonesian( ?) short sword

Hello everybody,

I would like your opinion and knowledge about this item,
It's not my area but it seems quite old ( 19th ?) and an authentic tribal piece,
maybe indonesian ?

it was sold as a sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you David for your comment, maybe...

Hello,

Thank you David for your comment,
maybe it's amberoid as you suggest, maybe mixed, some parts have translucence and are brown with no light, other nothing at all ( cf pictures ),

for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up logical !

logical !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you all for your comments ! 50's...

Hello,

Thank you all for your comments !

50's just begins to be old for humans, for a jambiya not sure ;)
hopefully it's not too recent.

Interesting the ''amberoid'' I didn't know it

I wonder why...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By francantolin
Sorry, pictures are not in the right...

Sorry,
pictures are not in the right order...
some more
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By francantolin
Old or new ''fake'' yemeni jambiya-khanjar ?

Hello,
I wanted to show you the dagger I just received,
looks like a yemeni khanjar,
total length 35cm

I liked the leather scabbard.
It was sold at a really low price so I bought it because it...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th May 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Hello, Really Thank's a lot !!! You fix it...

Hello,

Really Thank's a lot !!!
You fix it !!

When I saw all the white powder, I didn't know what it was:
hesitating between cleaning powder ( like baking soda ) or other chemical stuff ...

...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th May 2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you !!! Didn't know antler could...

Hello,

Thank you !!!

Didn't know antler could look like that

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th May 2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By francantolin
bone or ivory ?

Hello again, ;)

A small carved statue,
What do you think,

is it made from ivory or bone ?

Carved part seems more ivory but is the inside ''hole''
the place for pulp and blood vessels in the...
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