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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 05:50 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Yes you are right...... Stu

Yes you are right......
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 02:34 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Another Ethiopian Blade rehilted.

Here is an earlier link to an Ethiopian blade which has been rehilted, probably in the tribal regions of North Africa.
The blade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd April 2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By kahnjar1
You are right....a VERY nice pair of Yataghans :p...

You are right....a VERY nice pair of Yataghans :p :D :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By kahnjar1
Good job. Looks much better and with the missing...

Good job. Looks much better and with the missing barrel bands replaced will be very nice indeed.
Interesting that it came out of Oman in the same way and at the same time as this Martini. The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By kahnjar1
Somewhere on the Forum I seem to remember seeing...

Somewhere on the Forum I seem to remember seeing a drawing of how it looks, but cannot find it now. I am sure though that Rick will have an example in his "spares" collection which he could post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks for the pics. They give an entirely...

Thanks for the pics. They give an entirely different meaning to the words "otherwise intact". Looks to me as if you have a major job on your hands. When the job is complete, it would be great if you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By kahnjar1
I agree...lets see a pic of the gun please. Much...

I agree...lets see a pic of the gun please. Much easier to judge answers to your questions then.
Meanwhile here are some pics of the serpentine on my Omani matchlock. The serpentine is of course...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you all Stu

Thank you all
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 06:57 PM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you all. Stu

Thank you all.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 02:59 AM
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Views: 514
Posted By kahnjar1
Indonesia? Plilippines? #2

....and also this one please.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 02:58 AM
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Views: 519
Posted By kahnjar1
Indonesia? Philippine? #1

Can someone please ID this for me.
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Andreas, Just a suggestion about the...

Hi Andreas,
Just a suggestion about the "ramrod"......could it be a spike for clearing the touch hole of a cannon?
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By kahnjar1
....and also a pic of my Tanchika. Stu

....and also a pic of my Tanchika.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By kahnjar1
I would point out that the issue of ring...

I would point out that the issue of ring placement originated on the thread of the Boyliya gun http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=25695, not this one re the Tanchika.
As you will see if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks for that. The first pic of your thread...

Thanks for that. The first pic of your thread looked as if the ring was in fact on the side facing, but I guess that pic was a bit dark in that area.
Different color wood could suggest an early...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Kubur, I see that the Tanchika just posted...

Hi Kubur,
I see that the Tanchika just posted also has the rings on opposite sides, but so that the 2 threads do not get mixed up, I have replied to you here.....
Hopefully Rick will address this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By kahnjar1
Very nice gun Gusko. I have a question about the...

Very nice gun Gusko.
I have a question about the sling rings.....one is on the left side opposite the lock, but the other (about half way along the barrel) is on the right. Is this normal or is one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Ibrahiim, I have always understood that the...

Hi Ibrahiim,
I have always understood that the word relates to the actual SHAPE of the hilt. Here is the definition of KARABELA from Wikipedia which suggests that this is correct....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Martin, Here is another which I have. Very...

Hi Martin,
Here is another which I have. Very similar but this has original scabbard.
I just noticed that this was the subject of Ibrahiim's "A" link above. It has obviously traveled a bit since the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi ariel, Some clarification herewith regarding...

Hi ariel,
Some clarification herewith regarding your comments.
A pic of the scabbard with the "new" covering removed, and clearly showing the wood. As previously mentioned, when the covering was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi ariel, As I have already stated the scabbard...

Hi ariel,
As I have already stated the scabbard cover appears/is a replacement so there is no argument there. I have in fact removed the covering which which came away very easily, and reveals bare...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By kahnjar1
Your original comment regarding the scabbard...

Your original comment regarding the scabbard stated that it appeared to be made up of several non matching components and was covered with non original fabric, to which I agree. The slang term...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you very much Ren. Just the information I...

Thank you very much Ren. Just the information I was seeking.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By kahnjar1
Shashka Origin???

To clarify what I am trying to establish, herewith is a pic of the sword without the scabbard (which has been correctly described as a "bitser").
The handle is silver and is decorated extensively. As...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By kahnjar1
Thank you Ariel for your comments....I agree...

Thank you Ariel for your comments....I agree regarding the scabbard not matching the sword hilt, and having a mix of fittings. I suppose it is also possible that at some stage that the two could have...
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