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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Richard G
OK,try again

OK,try again
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,486
Posted By Richard G
I hope I can attach some photo's One from Ashoka...

I hope I can attach some photo's
One from Ashoka Arts of what they describe as a Thai spear with the same type of 'quatrefoil' guard.
And two of modern Thai daggers that have the same sort of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,326
Posted By Richard G
I am not discussing the price or how to deal with...

I am not discussing the price or how to deal with sellers, and I have resisted commenting, because my I think my comment would not be well received by the moderators.
But I am annoyed; so here it...
Forum: European Armoury 13th July 2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,165
Posted By Richard G
The problem here then is that through most of...

The problem here then is that through most of this period there was no Prince of Wales. Charles II reclaimed the Crown in 1660 but had no legitimate male heir, which is why his brother James II...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,486
Posted By Richard G
Look at the bundiak spear just posted on the...

Look at the bundiak spear just posted on the Ethnographic forum.
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,315
Posted By Richard G
Could that first engraving represent a turtle? I...

Could that first engraving represent a turtle? I have no idea what it might mean if it did, other than perhaps indicating a warm, coastal association.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,486
Posted By Richard G
I have a suspicion it is a spear head repurposed....

I have a suspicion it is a spear head repurposed. If so I would go for the Philippine option.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th June 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,848
Posted By Richard G
I'm not giving up that easily! Whilst agreeing it...

I'm not giving up that easily! Whilst agreeing it probably does not fit the definition of a sickle if the definition includes a curved blade, I still think it is most probably a harvesting knife of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st May 2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,848
Posted By Richard G
Try...

Try this.
https://www.indiamart.com/proddetail/farmers-sickle-retro-grass-cutting-hand-tool-tribal-farming-tool-g47-273-21385017430.html
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th May 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,848
Posted By Richard G
It looks like some type of sickle. Possibly...

It looks like some type of sickle.
Possibly Bengali?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By Richard G
Could the poor 'K' be Klingenthal? Regards Richard

Could the poor 'K' be Klingenthal?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,614
Posted By Richard G
That 'one ringed' scabbard, if that is what it...

That 'one ringed' scabbard, if that is what it is, would be exceedingly rare, if not unknown, with a British sword.
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,459
Posted By Richard G
"The overall accent and language of modern...

"The overall accent and language of modern USA (and Canadian) citizens is actually closer to pre-Victorian 'Proper King's English', The current proliferation of local regional variants in the UK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By Richard G
Have a look at at the history of Maracaibo. It...

Have a look at at the history of Maracaibo. It was actually founded by Germans and originally named New Nuremburg (1529). There seems to be a long connection with Germans. It is also the centre of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,819
Posted By Richard G
The hatching and the inscription look fairly...

The hatching and the inscription look fairly crude, and to my eyes at least, the wrong way up. Something I've noticed on several of these with the rough hatching.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By Richard G
Maybe the 'rough' centre section was originally...

Maybe the 'rough' centre section was originally covered in something; velvet, leather etc.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,191
Posted By Richard G
Here is a knife of the same construction but...

Here is a knife of the same construction but showing a lot 'African' characteristics, the lack of which seem to trouble some of our fellow forumites
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,191
Posted By Richard G
The National Museum of Scotland also has...

The National Museum of Scotland also has one,
Regards
Richard
https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/collection-search-results/?item_id=338853
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,191
Posted By Richard G
There's one in the Pitt Rivers...

There's one in the Pitt Rivers Museum.
Regards
Richard
http://objects.prm.ox.ac.uk/pages/PRMUID35293.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,651
Posted By Richard G
Maybe this link will work better. I'm really not...

Maybe this link will work better.
I'm really not too good at this.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=25732
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,651
Posted By Richard G
See this link posted by Ibrahim. please see...

See this link posted by Ibrahim.
please see http://omanisilver.com/contents/en-..._Matchlock.html
Forum: European Armoury 18th March 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Richard G
These?

These?
Forum: European Armoury 17th March 2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Richard G
Could it be something as mundane as a hefty meat...

Could it be something as mundane as a hefty meat skewer?
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,450
Posted By Richard G
No 3 is Mohammed. Regards Richard

No 3 is Mohammed.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By Richard G
I fear I am going to look monumentally stupid...

I fear I am going to look monumentally stupid here, but is the inscription upside down?
Regards
Richard
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