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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:57 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Unhappy Sorry wrong entry

Sorry wrong entry
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:51 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Hi NYCobra and welcome to the Forum. Nice pair...

Hi NYCobra and welcome to the Forum.
Nice pair of flasks you have there. As Ian has already said, any mention of values, or requesting valuations is taboo here.
Your pair could possibly be made...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2022, 03:57 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Has looks similar to decorations on Yemeni...

Has looks similar to decorations on Yemeni Jambiya scabbards. Not likely to be a powder flask as neck is too wide. Maybe a lime container?? Perhaps if no replies eventuate here it could be worth...
Forum: Swap Forum 29th June 2022, 04:56 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Item withdrawn from sale.....sorry Gentlemen.

Item withdrawn from sale.....sorry Gentlemen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2022, 09:43 PM
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Views: 1,202
Posted By kahnjar1
Yes I agree...looks to be a nice old piece. Even...

Yes I agree...looks to be a nice old piece. Even the silver? on the scabbard looks to be old...certainly not the usual thin white metal so often seen these days
Stu
Forum: Swap Forum 14th May 2022, 07:38 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Any sensible offers?

Happy to consider any sensible offers.
Forum: Swap Forum 14th May 2022, 07:38 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Any Sensible Offers?

Happy to consider any sensible offer
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,865
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks gentlemen for the comments. As I suspected...

Thanks gentlemen for the comments. As I suspected and why I did not bid up.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,865
Posted By kahnjar1
Hunting Bow from where?

This wooden bow just finished at auction here and I would like to know where it comes from. It appears to be a usable item rather than a decor piece. Size given was 115cm --(approx 45"). Maybe I...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By kahnjar1
PERSIAN?? PRIMER FLASK

A very nice small primer flask decorated both sides with cloisonne. A similar flask is shown in Tirri's Book Islamic Weapons on Page 34 Figure 14B. He describes it as 19th century.
Asking US$115...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2022, 02:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,585
Posted By kahnjar1
CLOISONNE PRIMER FLASK AND BULLET BOX

A very nice Cloisonne Primer Flask and Bullet/Quran box. The primer is decorated on one side, with the reverse being silver. The box is decorated on both sides and has a sliding top and chain...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,193
Posted By kahnjar1
Offer Closed

OK Gentlemen it seems no one is interested in the lot so this offer is now closed and I will start offering items singley.
Thanks for looking anyway.
Stu
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd May 2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,193
Posted By kahnjar1
Asking Price Reduced

Price reduced to US$875 including shipping.
Forum: Swap Forum 28th April 2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,193
Posted By kahnjar1
Primer Flasks (10) for Sale

I am in the process of reducing my collection, and offer these 10 Primer Flasks for sale. Individual pics available if required.
Asking US$975 for the lot including Worldwide Air shipping. Sensible...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Colin, I do not think the sheath is from a...

Hi Colin,
I do not think the sheath is from a Koummya as it is not the general shape of them. It more or less tapers from the throat to the tip rather than being curved like the usual Koummya...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By kahnjar1
No ideas Gentlemen??

No ideas Gentlemen??
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By kahnjar1
North African??? Dagger for ID

I have had this dagger for quite some time but have never had a conclusive ID for it. The blade is similar to Moroccan Koummya blades in as much as it has the typical 1/3 - 2/3 opposed edging. The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By kahnjar1
Yes it's another Moroccan variety. See here for...

Yes it's another Moroccan variety. See here for more. Likely quite modern but still worthy of collecting.http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23466&highlight=moroccan+flasks
Stu
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,408
Posted By kahnjar1
11.11.11 WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Today is Armistice Day. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 the guns fell silent.
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,539
Posted By kahnjar1
The stock looks like a British sporting gun...

The stock looks like a British sporting gun stock, but the barrel more resembles those on Indian Toradors especially the flared mouth. Maybe Indian or Afghani?
Just a guess really.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,351
Posted By kahnjar1
The subject dagger is an Al Mahri Khanjar, not a...

The subject dagger is an Al Mahri Khanjar, not a Shafra. (A Shafra is a small utility knife often worn behind a Jambiya) Refer Elgoods Arms and Armour of Arabia.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,045
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Norm and Jim, This sword was SOLD at...

Hi Norm and Jim,
This sword was SOLD at auction here but is not owned by me. However the blade was described as double edged.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,045
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Kubur, In your post above you say you...

Hi Kubur,

In your post above you say you have Indian blades with fullers. Can we please see some pics?
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,045
Posted By kahnjar1
Once again thank you Jim. The pics you posted...

Once again thank you Jim. The pics you posted show several different types of blades (some look to be repurposed) so the subject blade which sold here could also be a repurposed blade, or made in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,045
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Jim, Thanks for your contribution. Much...

Hi Jim,
Thanks for your contribution. Much appreciated. Yes I would perhaps call this a Sukhela but any illustration I can find suggests that the Sukhela blade has paralel sides rather than tapered...
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