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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Valjhun
Ottoman or Caucasian pistol for comment

Arrived today. I'm happy :D The best gun in my collecton.

Profusely decorated stock, ball pommel, Scandella lock.
Scandella was a gunsmith active in Florence 1725-1740, according to Gaibi.

The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Valjhun
translations anyone?

translations anyone?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Valjhun
Nope. no scabbards.

Nope. no scabbards.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Valjhun
n.3:

n.3:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Valjhun
n.2:

n.2:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Valjhun
n 1:

n 1:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Valjhun
3x yataghan inscription for translation

Hello. I've aquired those 3 yats lately. All have signatures.

Can anybody translate please.
Thanks.
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By Valjhun
Caveat emptor! The sword is a 100% repro without...

Caveat emptor!

The sword is a 100% repro without any doubt and it is not even a good one.

Always be suspicious of October 1813 dates. Used by the Discriminating General...
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,782
Posted By Valjhun
Greetings from Ljubljana, Slovenia. I'm pretty...

Greetings from Ljubljana, Slovenia.

I'm pretty sure that this is a miners/hunters/fireman/postal or similar organisation parade axe, around 1850. Fairly common in Austro Hungaric associations.
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By Valjhun
Interesting Napoleonic era Cavalry sword, provenience?

Hello,

I've bought this cavalry sabre recently. I cannot determine the proveninece. I would exclude Austria or France, as there are no similarities in the construction. From the construction of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By Valjhun
Close ups...

Close ups...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By Valjhun
kilij pala inscriptions for translation

Hello,

I bought this one recently. Has some text on it that I would like translated.
Can anyone help?

TNX
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,898
Posted By Valjhun
My guess would be British, judging the scabbard...

My guess would be British, judging the scabbard features, perhaps cavalry bandsman, like Kronckew already suggested. There seems to be something on the back of the hilt. Can you post a photo?
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By Valjhun
Hi, Tnx for the answer. I checked and yes, it...

Hi, Tnx for the answer.

I checked and yes, it is very similar to Wurttemberg grenadier hilts. Sice the country was part of the Rhine Confederation - Napoleon allies, maybe Klingenthal factory...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By Valjhun
Kingenthal Napoleonic briquet - special type

Hello, I've recently bought this Briquet. Marked on the back of the blade: "Manufacture Imperiale de Klingenthal janvier 1813" and the classics proofs for Lobstein, Bisck and Krantz.

To me is na...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st July 2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,995
Posted By Valjhun
I wande what is he holding in hands.......

I wande what is he holding in hands.... :confused:
a flintlock?
Forum: European Armoury 11th June 2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,087
Posted By Valjhun
Hello, Thank you for your replies. The mace...

Hello,

Thank you for your replies.

The mace weights a little less than 2kg.

The flanges are attached correctly, each inserted to its individual slot.
The reiforced points are also attached...
Forum: European Armoury 25th May 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,087
Posted By Valjhun
Flanged Mace for comment

Got that interesting piece recently.

What it is exactly?

Lenght 65 cm.
Hollow construction, but quite heavy.
It has a drilled hole on the heft, perhaps a later addition.

I would like to know the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th April 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By Valjhun
Interesting deductinons, thanks. I studied a...

Interesting deductinons, thanks. I studied a couple of oriental art books and it strikes me more likely meiji japanese in style than qajar. Japanese are known to use conch shells like that for horns...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th April 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By Valjhun
Conch shell watering can?

Interesting and decorative object.

A conch shell made into a watering can or maybe pitcher or something like that - almost sure that it was made to contain liquid.

The handle is from silvered brass...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By Valjhun
Hi Zifir! Thank you very much!

Hi Zifir!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd December 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,924
Posted By Valjhun
Still looking for a nice firanghi! TNX

Still looking for a nice firanghi!

TNX
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By Valjhun
Can Anyone? please, please... :o

Can Anyone?

please, please... :o
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By Valjhun
Would love to do that. Has anyone his email...

Would love to do that. Has anyone his email adress?
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By Valjhun
Don't think so. There are two distinct types of...

Don't think so.
There are two distinct types of hilt construction for this model - separate piece cap pommel and not.
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