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Old 2nd March 2020, 09:22 AM   #1
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Hello, I want request your opinion about this halberd, recently I saw one similar to this at sale on ebay, the seller told that it is french early XVII, the size is about 66 cms. What do you think? Real or fake? Thanks a lot
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Old 2nd March 2020, 10:19 AM   #2
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Old 2nd March 2020, 11:29 AM   #4
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Not familiar with this style. Could it have been part of decoration (e.g. statue)?
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Old 2nd March 2020, 12:48 PM   #5
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Never seen anything like it but the metal/patina does look old.
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Old 2nd March 2020, 04:26 PM   #6
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Perhaps old East Indian 'parade' halberd? Many of their real weapons and armor had an accompanying dress-style' equivalents. The primitive decoration reminds me exactly like those found on parade khula khed helmets...
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Old 3rd March 2020, 11:03 PM   #7
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Thanks to all for your response.
It seems old but I canīt find any info of it, maybe you have reason and I have to search in Indian parade weapons or furniture / decoration items
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Old 4th March 2020, 03:04 PM   #8
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Perhaps the Moderators might double-post this on the Ethnographics side. I truly feel this one is East Indian. That does not conflict with it being very old and a truly great piece!
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Old 4th March 2020, 03:14 PM   #9
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One thing is certain; this is not a battle weapon !
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Perhaps the Moderators might double-post this on the Ethnographics side. I truly feel this one is East Indian ...

Will do that, Mark; not following your thoughts on the origin, though.
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