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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By francantolin
Waouh, Lovely ! Really nice piece ! Will you...

Waouh,
Lovely !
Really nice piece !

Will you use sandstone 800/100 for clean/sand it ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you Ibrahiim for your precious...

Hello,

Thank you Ibrahiim for your precious comments !
I thought it was an early piece but...

Hopefully there are still good artists craftmen in Oman or UAE,
as long as possible !!!

I cleaned the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By francantolin
And translucence... Rhino or not, it's nice !...

And translucence...

Rhino or not, it's nice ! seems amber !

Than you for your reply !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By francantolin
Smile The hilt...

The hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By francantolin
Omani (?) Khanjar, an old one ?

Hello Everybody,

I'd like to show you this khanjar with his belt,
I think it comes from Oman.

Not big, the blade is just 5,5 inches long,
Maybe it was made for a child/ young boy ?

The seller told...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Thank you Alex ! :)

Thank you Alex ! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Glad Lee, if you share a picture of your saif and...

Glad Lee,
if you share a picture of your saif and the box,
I must be really nice !!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Hello and thank you all, I thought too about a...

Hello and thank you all,

I thought too about a gift box for diplomats or business men working in middle east.

The friend who bought this ''presentation'' box with the blade told me it was sold as a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Wink So, the blade, polished and etched a little. Not...

So, the blade,
polished and etched a little.

Not that bad for a scrap tourist blade isn't it !?!!!

Can someone help for exact origin and age,
would be fair !

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Hello, I find the quality of this blade quite...

Hello,
I find the quality of this blade quite good, ( flexible-but not that much)
the engravings are really well made, not cheap touristic work

If they are like this one, 150 $ is a really good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you, yes it's necessary for know /...

Hello,
Thank you, yes it's necessary for know / being fixed

I first have to buy it !
I think I'll do.

I'll post pictures

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
In a few places, I found I guess a...

In a few places,
I found I guess a pattern...
What do you think ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Here some closest pics, Not to easy to...

Hello,

Here some closest pics,
Not to easy to do...

First I found just this kind of stripes on the blade
( + lot of scratches ... )
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
I just recognise '' Allah '' in the center of...

I just recognise '' Allah ''
in the center of this picture.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Here the golden calligraphy, can anybody...

Here the golden calligraphy,
can anybody translate ?
( If possible :) )
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
The box...

The box...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By francantolin
Ottoman kilij blade with ( Kufic) calligraphy, syrian presentation case ?

Hello everybody,

A good friend bought this blade some time ago,
a kilij ( turkish ?) shape ( I think ) but it is a really long piece !
1 meter - 39,4 inches long !

Maybe I will buy it !

Do you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Really nice hilt with all these small...

Hello,
Really nice hilt with all these small nails !!!

Can you put a clear close up picture of the hilt ?

It seems horn ( maybe wood ?)
For rhino, the horn hilt is almost translucent.
You can test...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By francantolin
Hello and thank you for you comment ! For the...

Hello and thank you for you comment !
For the comment of kronckew I haven't undertstand everything :)
I follow the advice of local specialists about rhino horn,
why wouldn't I ?! :)

Kind regards -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you Ibrahiim, It took a long time...

Hello,
Thank you Ibrahiim,

It took a long time to receive it and I passed three days without phone and internet connection, cable was broken...
( yes ,its still possible in 2019 !
maybe a good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By francantolin
Thank you for all precious comments ! ( Stu too...

Thank you for all precious comments ! ( Stu too !)

I'll post a close picture when i'll get it !
cross fingers... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you Ariel !! Thank you Kubur !! For...

Hello,
Thank you Ariel !!
Thank you Kubur !!

For the ''symbol'' on the hilt the two shamshirs swords have a palmtree on the top, this is why I thought about Saudi Arabia.

Thank a lot for the thread...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By francantolin
Saudi (?)Jambiya-khanjar unusual blade ?

Hello everybody,

I bought this jambiya in an auction,
it seems of good quality ,
I found the shape of the blade really interesting - not usual for jambiyas
???

I will receive it these days...

The...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th May 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By francantolin
Maybe ! :) I'll look too in flea market if I find...

Maybe ! :)
I'll look too in flea market if I find something interesting.

Thank you - Kind regards
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