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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2014, 06:31 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
I think that we must have both posted at the same...

I think that we must have both posted at the same time as I think my added pics might answer part of your question. Not sure what you mean by "tulip shaped" muzzle?? No little silver dots and no...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th July 2014, 04:36 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Not mine but spotted this at a recent local...

Not mine but spotted this at a recent local Militaria show. The 50cal is the real deal by the way but I would not go near it ...........would you??
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Robert, Good point from you and David about...

Hi Robert, Good point from you and David about changing the subject. I should have thought,as it is one of the things which has annoyed me in the past.
OK here are some more pics. No visible marks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Kubur, Lets see some pics of your the...

Hi Kubur,
Lets see some pics of your the matchlock please. Here is one I recently acquired.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By kahnjar1
Thanks

Thanks Robert for posting the pics.
As stated before, my inclination would be to leave the hilt as it is.
As an aside here, it appears from the pics that this hilt is not the usual "slab sided"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Kubur, The pics from your original thread (now...

Hi Kubur,
The pics from your original thread (now closed), are no longer there, but from what I remember the hilt was a rather attractive mottled pattern. If it were mine I would be inclined to leave...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,607
Posted By kahnjar1
I think that the link you kindly provided says it...

I think that the link you kindly provided says it all...that the dance was performed before starting out on a raid. It would seem very unlikely that after the dance, the swords used there were...
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By kahnjar1
100 YEARS ON............LEST WE FORGET

An unlearned lesson..........how the death of one man can cause the deaths of 9 million more.
100 Years ago tomorrow (July 28th) the Great War, which became known as World War 1, started and 9...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 676
Posted By kahnjar1
...........passing wind can be dangerous!!!!!!!!!...

...........passing wind can be dangerous!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 02:20 AM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Like this I think.....

Like this I think.....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
Sorry but I fail to see what this has to do with...

Sorry but I fail to see what this has to do with the subject of this thread..........................
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
I bow to your extensive research but I do wonder...

I bow to your extensive research but I do wonder why you do not quote any sources......................
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
I have no intention of "proving"...

I have no intention of "proving" anything. All I am saying is that Jambiya from other areas NOT NECESSARILY originated in design from Oman.
Maybe this all happened in the opposite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
I think we need to express some caution here as...

I think we need to express some caution here as Oman is NOT NECESSARILY the origin of all other Jambiya/Khanjar shapes or designs. The Yemeni and other Western Arabian areas spawned their own...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,469
Posted By kahnjar1
Nice to see that our auction catalogues are...

Nice to see that our auction catalogues are reaching the outside world...................There is a lot of interesting stuff around in our little country!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,607
Posted By kahnjar1
Answer Please

Originally posted at #76 of the Forts and Cannon of Oman thread which is now closed, Ibrahiim has stated that the so called Dancing sword was "brought on and expanded into the population from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
AL AHSA OR ASIR?

There seems to be some confusion creeping in here.
In this thread http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18700 you are saying that the UUUUUU is an indicator of being from Al Ahsa. Now you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,948
Posted By kahnjar1
I have a very simple question......you state...

I have a very simple question......you state above that this sword was brought on from the Palace Guards.
WHY WOULD YOU GUARD A PALACE WITH A DANCING SWORD?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By kahnjar1
Term "Habaabi" clarification

For the benefit of "newbies" to this Forum, and to avoid further confusion, it should I think be noted here that the term "Habaabi" is used by Omanis to describe non Omani daggers. It is NOT a term,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By kahnjar1
The Zahran Tribe inhabits the region in the north...

The Zahran Tribe inhabits the region in the north of the Asir Plateau. The tribe located nearest to Abha is the Bani Mughaid (source Flowered Men and the Green Slopes of Arabia by Thierry...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
As I have said before in this thread, the GOOD...

As I have said before in this thread, the GOOD old examples in Museums here are generally dark green to almost black in colour.
The best greenstone is reputed to come from the West Coast of the South...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
I agree. Most of the (then) colonial countries...

I agree. Most of the (then) colonial countries had their heritage "stolen". You are more likely to get genuine stuff where you are!.
Good luck with the Taiaha.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
Not sure if your NZ source is right by saying...

Not sure if your NZ source is right by saying that rougher is older. Museum items are usually/most often highly polished, probably more so than "rough", unless of course the item is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
Nice piece. Unless you got some provenance with...

Nice piece. Unless you got some provenance with it, age could be really hard to establish. The jade/greenstone is quite light in colour compared with others I have seen.
This link to Wiki might be of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,207
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Michael, Sabiki is one of the names given to...

Hi Michael,
Sabiki is one of the names given to the Dharia type dagger. See here http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17574. for pics and descriptions.
Stu
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