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Forum: Swap Forum 10th August 2018, 12:00 AM
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Posted By thinreadline
SOLD ... thanks for your interest .

SOLD ... thanks for your interest .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2018, 05:34 PM
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Posted By thinreadline
Thanks Colin , that is always what I have...

Thanks Colin , that is always what I have believed . Very envious of your shield, have been after one for over 40 years ! General Earle was from Liverpool and was killed some time after the battle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By thinreadline
I would say the croc scabbard indicates Sudan...

I would say the croc scabbard indicates Sudan rather than India
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2018, 05:28 PM
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Views: 334
Posted By thinreadline
SOLD !

SOLD !
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2018, 02:53 PM
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Posted By thinreadline
Good quality Koummiya

Good quality small Koummiya , 24 cm across the curve in the scabbard, blade length 12 cm. 20 plus postage as follows :
UK 5
Europe 8
Rest of World 9.50
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2018, 07:25 AM
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Views: 384
Posted By thinreadline
Unusual European dagger

Unusual & good quality dagger possibly German . Horn handle seems to have been twisted in order to remove it at some point as the current alignment is not quite right and there is a small gap between...
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By thinreadline
2 x GOLOK type knives

2 x GOLOK type knives ,
1. larger one 46 cm overall , horn handle with a replacement wooden pommel 25 plus postage.
2. Smaller one 30 cm overall , 20 plus postage .

Postage ( for the 2 )
UK...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By thinreadline
Looks like a British 1788 Light Dragoon sabre

Looks like a British 1788 Light Dragoon sabre
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By thinreadline
Here is a statue of Maj Gen Wm Earle who was...

Here is a statue of Maj Gen Wm Earle who was killed at the Battle of Kirbekan in 1885 , whilst part of the Nile Expeditionary Force in the Sudan. He is clearly shown striding over one of these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By thinreadline
Thanks for that clarification Stu , 'wahabite' is...

Thanks for that clarification Stu , 'wahabite' is a term frequently misapplied !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By thinreadline
Thank you for that interesting reply I had no...

Thank you for that interesting reply I had no idea at all , much appreciated .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By thinreadline
Can anyone ID this Jambiyah

Can anyone ID this Jambiyah like dagger please ? I wonder what part of the world it may come from . Thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 12th July 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By thinreadline
SOLD !

SOLD !
Forum: Swap Forum 12th July 2018, 07:48 PM
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Views: 362
Posted By thinreadline
on hold

on hold
Forum: Swap Forum 12th July 2018, 07:15 AM
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Views: 362
Posted By thinreadline
small dagger by R LINGARD of Sheffield

small cutlery hilted dagger by R LINGARD of Sheffield ... looks Victorian to me , minor damage to the very tip and fit of handle to crossguard is poor but solid . Overall 245 mm , blade length 150...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
Thank you , that is very helpful,

Thank you , that is very helpful,
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
Yes must be something along those lines , thank...

Yes must be something along those lines , thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
And is there any significance to this hat Colin ?...

And is there any significance to this hat Colin ? It strikes me as not especially practical for everyday wear !
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
Sorry , I stupidly put this in the wrong section...

Sorry , I stupidly put this in the wrong section ... obviously needs to be moved to Ethnographic miscellania , but I dont know how to move it ... can anAdmin oblige please ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
Thank you Colin .

Thank you Colin .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
excellent , thank you

excellent , thank you
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
I have no idea .... what leads you to this...

I have no idea .... what leads you to this conclusion ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th June 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By thinreadline
African horned helmet

Anyone got any ideas of the regional origin of this horned helmet please. I assume that it is African .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By thinreadline
I think that the 'spike' is simply the tang end...

I think that the 'spike' is simply the tang end of this vegetable chopper blade which has been repurposed as an axe head after the wooden handle was removed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By thinreadline
thanks for that

thanks for that
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