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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Kubur
I think it's a fantasy sword with Japanese WWII...

I think it's a fantasy sword with Japanese WWII features
The real sword should look like this
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Kubur
Sure and yours was probably caped with a brass or...

Sure and yours was probably caped with a brass or iron finial.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Kubur
I agree with all the above. This knife is a...

I agree with all the above.

This knife is a proper knife, from the turn of 1900. They are very common and most of the time very cheap, the price of a cigarette pack.

They are from the same family...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By Kubur
I always target my wife with some old guns as a...

I always target my wife with some old guns as a joke
I shouldn't, look what I found in a 19th c. pistol

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20033&highlight=barrel+powder

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Kubur
:) I can tell you why they call them...

:)
I can tell you why they call them parade.
Because they are colourful and look fragile.
If all the shields made of straw, wood or leather were parade shields, we won't have a lot of battle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Kubur
Hi! Where are the parade shields?

Hi!
Where are the parade shields?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Kubur
Hi Martin, Yes I can. As you can see the...

Hi Martin,

Yes I can.
As you can see the Ottoman shield is much bigger 40 to 50cm.
The wickerwork is much better on the Turkish Ottoman shields.
Only the central part is made of iron, there is no...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Kubur
Kalkan shield

I decided to go out of the woods when I saw the discussion on the kalkan shield.

The kalkan is NOT an Ottoman shield. It's a Kurdish shield.

It's the reason why you can find it in Turkey.

The only...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Kubur
No words... I'm speechless Plus it was...

No words... I'm speechless
Plus it was gilded
very similar to this one (not mine unfortunately)
top top dhal congrats
:p
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Kubur
It's very interesting, thank you. I was thinking...

It's very interesting, thank you.
I was thinking that it was a fantasy sword because of the ridiculous dragon head then I saw some golok with such grotesque heads...
As you said the wood doesnt look...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Kubur
# Thank you Battara Jose

#
Thank you Battara Jose
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Kubur
Hi mmmmm I would say a mix between a dhal shield...

Hi

mmmmm I would say a mix between a dhal shield and an Indian shield

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Kubur
golok? on steroids

Hi Guys

Do you know what is this???
It's very long 1m....

Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Kubur
Very high quality blades, more likely early...

Very high quality blades, more likely early 19th
Look...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By Kubur
Hi Guys I have two of these one recent from Chad...

Hi Guys

I have two of these
one recent from Chad 1970ties
and the old one from Sudan, but I think it's from Chad too...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By Kubur
Extremely interesting Do you know if they were...

Extremely interesting
Do you know if they were designed for the Ottoman / Turkish market too?
(with the flag)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By Kubur
I can't resist to comment! This is not a stone...

I can't resist to comment!

This is not a stone but a red molded glass.

Here an Iraki khanjar with the same glasses from 1900-1920.

The old Yemeni flag has a moon and a star.

What is the common...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st June 2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,516
Posted By Kubur
This is the wrong place... These knives are...

This is the wrong place...
These knives are around 40cm long and they are ot cutlery.
If all the knives around 40cm should be placed in the miscellania then you need to move half of the knives from...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th June 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,516
Posted By Kubur
Thank you It depends if the meat is overcooked...

Thank you
It depends if the meat is overcooked and hard to cut...
:)
There is another trousse but i cannot post it as it is for sale!
:) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,504
Posted By Kubur
Hi Yvain It's not miniature to me. I have a...

Hi Yvain

It's not miniature to me.
I have a miniature khanjar:6cm!
This is small and I like it.
You are right the scabbard looks Northern Indian around 1900, maybe a bit before.
Overall the hilt and...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th June 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,516
Posted By Kubur
I hope Mister Kwiatek will read this thread... I...

I hope Mister Kwiatek will read this thread...
I need his help!!! Thanks

In Europe they call these trousses 'hunting trousses"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,565
Posted By Kubur
Hi Julien, (expensive) book, Not expensive if...

Hi Julien,

(expensive) book,
Not expensive if you buy a reprint (around 50 euros)

Is it a really good books ?
Excellent
Does it have photography of makers marks ?
Yes but not a lot
Do you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,278
Posted By Kubur
Hi It was labelled on eprey as Arabian knife. I...

Hi

It was labelled on eprey as Arabian knife.
I post it here because the fittings look Omani, but the knife is not European.
Is it an Omani knife or an Indian knife?
This is a tricky...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,589
Posted By Kubur
Ah Rick, I had a long discussion about yataghans...

Ah Rick, I had a long discussion about yataghans made in the Balkans or in Turkey. And I will say the same. Not all the firearms were made in the Balkans. Especially because the firearms from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,577
Posted By Kubur
It's true for the stamp to the right (I have a...

It's true for the stamp to the right (I have a similar stamp), but the stamp to the left has letters and even diacritic dots.
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