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Forum: European Armoury 13th May 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Blade
Help Identify this sword/cutlass

First I apologize for the lack of better pictures, this is not my sword and I didn't do the photography.
This one looks like some military cutlass/sabre. I could'nt identify it myself, the...
Forum: European Armoury 21st August 2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,275
Posted By Blade
Barcelona Antique market - are there any?

I am to travel to Barcelona, and I would like to know, if you can recommend of good flea / antique markets where I can find antique edged weapons and such.

Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,568
Posted By Blade
Two Katars

These two katars were bought in nepal by my father,
The top seems very old. chimes nicely when struck with a finger,
highly symmetrical, and the blade thickens near the tip. (I hope this can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,757
Posted By Blade
Norwegian Knife

Here's a little knife I bought in an antique shop at norway.
The scabbard is leather, decorated by cutting, not pressing.
The back of the blade has some nicks for better thumb control, I...
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,728
Posted By Blade
A Swiss (Engineering?) Sword

I have this short sawback sword, I was told it's a swiss artillery sword, or an engineering sword.

I haven't seen many of them for sale on ebay.

It has serial number and a mark of Wester&co...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,750
Posted By Blade

Here is the one I saw in the market in paris:
All I could get is this picture of the lock, but the rest of the gun looked strikingly similar:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,750
Posted By Blade
A very long gun/musket I have. - Can you help Identify

Hello All,

I hope antique guns also fit this forum.

This one has a very long barrel, a strange primitive lock, the frizzen seems to have some wear on it.
The lock is almost stuck, I managed to move...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By Blade
A Strange Tulwar

I've got this tulwar, which my father bought on a trip to nepal.
The seller claimed this piece is very old.

The blade has a straight totally unsharpened segment followed by a deeply curving...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,150
Posted By Blade
Can you please help identify this chinese sword?

I have this Dao sword,

It measures about 110 cm, it pretty heavy.
The blade looks pattern welded (damescus steel), and it is sharp.

since the pictures are a little big, i uploaded them to this...
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