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Forum: Swap Forum 17th June 2020, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Peter Andeweg
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Good thing to see the blade was not cut down. I...

Good thing to see the blade was not cut down. I once had a Greek bichaq which was a cut down yataghan blade and it reminded me. I could not clearly see the tip of your example, so that's why I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting example, could the blade been made...

Interesting example, could the blade been made from a cut down yataghan? the fuller seems to run through down the tip. The date is later than 1717, more likely around 1800 or later.
Nice example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting Katar, looking at the typical and...

Interesting Katar, looking at the typical and very scarce tiger pattern in koftgari, I would suggest this Katar was probably linked to 'Tipu Sultan' the 'Tiger of Misore' many of his personal...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Indeed as mentioned a Pedang Suduk (Maru). They...

Indeed as mentioned a Pedang Suduk (Maru). They can be quite old, but the early examples used to have better quality fittings and hilt. I would date it somewhere in the 19th century. Looking at the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,544
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I'm 29 years of age. After a period in the...

I'm 29 years of age. After a period in the military, it all started about 7 years ago to study and deal mostly in arms and armor. I spent the last 5 years in the study of oriental arms and armor...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Its a pair of Chinese Shuangguo...

Its a pair of Chinese Shuangguo (雙鉤) Hook swords. They were mainly used by Martial Arts/Kung Fu practicers and street artists in the late Qing period. The old antique examples are well...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,104
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Sorry Carlos, but this is clearly a modern...

Sorry Carlos, but this is clearly a modern replica. It's very crudely casted (some were poorly casted, but not this bad)
Many of these were casted and then dumped in the sea so to be sold as...
Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Peter Andeweg
A 18th century French officers sword indeed, I...

A 18th century French officers sword indeed, I sold a similar example in 2017, some ballistoil applied with a soft toothbrush would really help conservate the gold.

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Peter Andeweg
It's a Chinese spearhead. Likely Ming period...

It's a Chinese spearhead. Likely Ming period (1368-1644).
The form is typical for this period, but they were also manufactured later on in the same style. Yours looks old enough for late Ming...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By Peter Andeweg
A nice Sewar, also called 'Siwar'. The term...

A nice Sewar, also called 'Siwar'. The term Tumbok Lada is known for a look-a-like of the Sewar,but with different thicker hilt and more straight blade. the Sewar ha a more curved blade and slimmer...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By Peter Andeweg
To me it's a European hanger which may be used in...

To me it's a European hanger which may be used in colonial duty and had a locally rewinded hilt.

Best regards, Peter
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