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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By francantolin
Hello, Really thank you all for your precious...

Hello,
Really thank you all for your precious comments !

Thank you Jim for all history and the use of wootz explanation !
Thank you Kubur for the links for old threads, they are really interestings...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By francantolin
the pictures... :)

the pictures... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By francantolin
There is a cartouche, I think a copy of Zulfikar...

There is a cartouche, I think a copy of Zulfikar and Asadullah marks...

Persia ? late 19th century ?
Nice surprise for the cartouche, first the blade was all rusted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By francantolin
Persian? Zulfikar sword

Hello everybody,

For share/ discuss,

I got this zulfikar sword,
the blade is split in two parts, the work is really well done.

I found on internet some Zulfikar blades cut in that way with a long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
Didn't know these Hadj beads ! Thanks a lot...

Didn't know these Hadj beads !

Thanks a lot Tatyana !!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
just for share, this pendant I bought time ago,...

just for share,

this pendant I bought time ago,
coming from turkmenistan
I'm sure this time: with a carved cornelian stone :)

Kind regards and thank you everybody for your comments
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you everybody for your...

Hello,

Thank you everybody for your message,

Kubur, why not comment ? Merci pour ta réponse ;) ,

I don't think it's the same stuff / glass but exactly the same design,
maybe another mix of molded...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
and the scabbard Kind regards

and the scabbard

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Here other pictures of the blade, not...

Hello,

Here other pictures of the blade, not that bad for me !
it looks like a Kurdish blade I have,
( maybe a pattern, I have to polish and try to etch it )

Diamond section blade, not symetric,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you Michael for your message, It...

Hello,

Thank you Michael for your message,

It make me think to the Islamic / Ottoman empire flag, ( ore the turkish or tunisian flag )
same crescent but with more stars !...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
Hello Stu, Thank you for the link for the...

Hello Stu,


Thank you for the link for the Dharia daggers,

sure wahabite weapons doesn't mean a lot !
( but that's what I found on the net ! !! :) :( ... )

Yemen origin was not bad,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
and the hilt structure

and the hilt structure
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By francantolin
wahabite(?) dagger for comments

Hello gentlemen,

I bought this old dagger,
I think it's called a wahabite dagger (?)
I wonder if it is a Yemeni model and how old it can be ?

( for me, late 19th, beginning of the 20th century......
Forum: European Armoury 3rd September 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you Victrix and Sabertasche for...

Hello,

Thank you Victrix and Sabertasche for your comments !

Really lovely nice silver hilt ( with turquoise stones ? )
Is it ''goldened'' silver ? what it seems on the picture.

1840 seems right...
Forum: European Armoury 30th August 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By francantolin
Hello Victrix, Not a perfect griffin but not a...

Hello Victrix,

Not a perfect griffin but not a muzzle.
A bird, maybe more a vulture beak shape...

Does anybody know if the decorations on the scabbard mounts represent something special ?

Kind...
Forum: European Armoury 30th August 2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By francantolin
Sure, they have ears holes like us and the one...

Sure, they have ears holes like us and the one through his mouth ! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Hello Ian, Thank's for all !

Hello Ian,

Thank's for all !
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Really Thank you all for your comments...

Hello,

Really Thank you all for your comments !


Thank's a lot Kronckew for the details about make/remove a sword hilt !!!

For the model, I thought too when I bought it that it was a french model...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Really Thank you all for your comments...

Hello,

Really Thank you all for your comments !


Thank's a lot Kronckew for the details about make/remove a sword hilt !!!

For the model, I thought too when I bought it that it was a french model...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By francantolin
Then I cleaned it ( not to much)... What do you...

Then I cleaned it ( not to much)...

What do you think ?

Kind regards
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By francantolin
Then I cleaned it ( not to much)... What do you...

Then I cleaned it ( not to much)...

What do you think ?

Kind regards
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By francantolin
Old mamluk style hilt and mounts

Hello everybody,

I wanted to show you my last collection item,

I think an old silver european sword hilt and mounts in oriental-mamluk style ( big oxydation, first looked like bronze ).
( sadly the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By francantolin
Old mamluk style hilt and mounts

Hello everybody,

I wanted to show you my last collection item,

I think an old silver european sword hilt and mounts in oriental-mamluk style ( big oxydation, first looked like bronze ).
( sadly the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,072
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Sometimes strange hilt material are mixed...

Hello,

Sometimes strange hilt material are mixed on really nice quality items

I have a yemeni jambiya with an hilt made of plastic-amberoid
and a yatagan with broken horn grip with a large old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Really a BIG Thank you Saracen and Kwiatek...

Hello,
Really a BIG Thank you Saracen and Kwiatek for your precious help about translation and informations about the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus !!!!!

Sorry for being late to answer, I was on holiday...
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