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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By eftihis
Saracen, here are some more... I am sorry i didnt...

Saracen, here are some more... I am sorry i didnt have a better photo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By eftihis
Here you are, for the others i am sorry is not...

Here you are, for the others i am sorry is not possibe at the moment, when i will visit the bank safe next time...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By eftihis
In old cretan knifes there is NEVER a black horn...

In old cretan knifes there is NEVER a black horn handle with silver scabbard. A silver scabbard fits only with white handle, either bone or ivory. On the stripe between the handles there are various...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By eftihis
Yataghan dagger with inscription

A yataghan dagger with a silver scabbard. I think the dagger is newer than the scabbard, usually silver scabbards of this type do not contain daggers with black horn handles.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By eftihis
Dear Kubur, i was not able to locate it in a...

Dear Kubur, i was not able to locate it in a european website (UK now has import fees for us so UK websitew are not of use)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,184
Posted By eftihis
Dear Philipp, this last example is not locally...

Dear Philipp, this last example is not locally made! It is 100% made in France, as aluxury gun for export to the east. The locals copied this style, with a lower quality but for sure less expensive...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By eftihis
Thank you kwiatek,you are a treasure!!!!!!!

Thank you kwiatek,you are a treasure!!!!!!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,374
Posted By eftihis
I found these photos from Vienna museum, they are...

I found these photos from Vienna museum, they are desxribed as 17th century guns.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,184
Posted By eftihis
Dear Philipp, Regarding the use of flintlocks...

Dear Philipp,
Regarding the use of flintlocks after the introduction of cupslock, i believe the main reason is the higher difficulty in aquiring cups than gunpowder. For an intependant fighter in a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By eftihis
Arabic inscriptionn on a musket

This is a fairly simple and heavy musket, with an arabic inscription that i wish i could learn what it says! Thanks in advance for any help.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,516
Posted By eftihis
Great work, thanks for showing!

Great work, thanks for showing!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,184
Posted By eftihis
Thank you very much for the translation kwiatek!...

Thank you very much for the translation kwiatek! Dear Philipp, here is the back of the lock.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,184
Posted By eftihis
Somehow, when posting, i missed to mention the...

Somehow, when posting, i missed to mention the inscription that is on the barrel. Hope someone can tell us what it is!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,374
Posted By eftihis
The wheelock gun is from a museum in Croatia....

The wheelock gun is from a museum in Croatia. They dont state if it is imported or localy nade. The other photo is of the Italian (Brescian i think) type, and finaly a similar shape described as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By eftihis
Hello Phillip, your latest posts make me wonder...

Hello Phillip, your latest posts make me wonder if another gun i have is in fact Italian with an ottoman barrel, or it is actualy a turkish copy of teh Italian design... The lock looks turkish from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By eftihis
Here are some more examples from Elgood's book...

Here are some more examples from Elgood's book "the arms of Greece and Balkan neighbors" The last photo is sypposed to be an Italian gun with a turkish tulip barrel, but the photo shows only the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By eftihis
Thank you all for your comments! For me the most...

Thank you all for your comments! For me the most possible scenario is that this musket was built in a Venetian controlled area, using a captured ottoman barell and a lock from Venetian arsenal....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By eftihis
Thanks Philipp! The question is when the first...

Thanks Philipp! The question is when the first "tulip" ottoman barell was made? Was it inspired by the english one, or the opposite happened? BEcause if i read well the barell's inscription has a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By eftihis
Balkan gun with early turkish barell

This balkan gun "kariofili" is a blend of 3 elements. The stock, which was usuall in Albania, Greece and other balkan areas,(known as "kariofili" in Greece or "rasak" in Albania), the lock, which is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By eftihis
Hi Kubur, regarding yours, i have to contribute...

Hi Kubur, regarding yours, i have to contribute the following! However, the style of the containers on teh belt we discuss is quite different!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By eftihis
A similar set, was sold some years ago from Italy...

A similar set, was sold some years ago from Italy with the following description: A Musketeer's bandoleer dating: 17th Century provenance: Europe Leather belt with brass buckle; provided with a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By eftihis
Leather bandolier for matchlock gun

This was advertised as a 17th c european matchlock bandolier. I put it on discussion on teh european forum, but it was suggested that there is a strong possibility to be a non-european item, from a...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By eftihis
Good idea, i will put it there! Thanks for your...

Good idea, i will put it there! Thanks for your input.
Forum: European Armoury 6th March 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By eftihis
By searching on the net i found a similar set,...

By searching on the net i found a similar set, sold some years ago from Italy with the following description: A Musketeer's bandoleer dating: 17th Century provenance: Europe Leather belt with brass...
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By eftihis
I amnot sure if it is KHevsur, or from other area...

I amnot sure if it is KHevsur, or from other area of Georgia. For sure the leather on tehhandle is a caucasus characteristic. What i know as Khevsur swords are below
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