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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2022, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Gonzoadler
There is nothing wrong with this Kindjal. All...

There is nothing wrong with this Kindjal. All parts are typical for Dagestan, probably made in the early 20th century. Nice piece.

Regards
Robin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, the dagger itself looks like an older...

Hello,

the dagger itself looks like an older one. The scabbard is probably added or repaired later.
To me it's a nice piece.
The handle could be rhino, can you make better pictures (also from...
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,451
Posted By Gonzoadler
And this was in the context because I wanted to...

And this was in the context because I wanted to show a similar object made in Solingen as an example!

PS: If you see it that way you can delete this thread because David's dagger isn't a 19th...
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,451
Posted By Gonzoadler
I know that the dagger with the naval etching I...

I know that the dagger with the naval etching I have shown here is not very old, I would guess 1970s. A bit earlier or later production is of course possible, too. Stainless steel daggers combined...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,209
Posted By Gonzoadler
I think that many 19th and early 20th century...

I think that many 19th and early 20th century Vendetta daggers are decorative or touristic, too. A second piece I own is a miniature version. Because of the size and the delicate construction it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,209
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, nice piece, I like this Vendetta...

Hello,

nice piece, I like this Vendetta daggers. Here is one from my collection:

total length 24cm; without scabbard 23cm; blade 12,5cm
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,451
Posted By Gonzoadler
I found Solingen made knifes which are very...

I found Solingen made knifes which are very similar to David's piece, sometimes they have the etched inscription "high life" on the blade:
...
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,451
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, for me, your dagger is simply an old...

Hello,

for me, your dagger is simply an old decorative Solingen made dagger. The handle might be looking brazilian and of course it is possible that it was made for the export to Brazil, but such...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,654
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I think your Kindjal is a mixture of...

Hello,

I think your Kindjal is a mixture of parts which are made in different regions.
The blade is a type which is typical for Dagestan. Characteristical is the fuller which is not in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,590
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I doubt that your saber is very old,...

Hello,

I doubt that your saber is very old, I would say it was made in the second half of the 20th century, maybe as a present (how Marius said) or as a better touristic piece. The etched and...
Forum: European Armoury 29th December 2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thank you guys, I looked in the internet for...

Thank you guys, I looked in the internet for mexican knives which are similar to my piece. There are some knives with eagle heads on the handle or an eagle with a snake (and maybe a cactus) as motif...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th December 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, your eating set is chinese and it...

Hello,

your eating set is chinese and it looks quite recent to me.

Regards
Robin
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By Gonzoadler
Fine engraved full steel knife - Italian?

Hello,

I purchased this nice knife. It seems that handle and blade are made of one piece of steel. The handle shows a forged or cut eagle head, the blade is engraved on both sides with an eagle...
Forum: Swap Forum 7th November 2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,686
Posted By Gonzoadler
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th November 2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,686
Posted By Gonzoadler
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: European Armoury 5th November 2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,123
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I think a part of a pipe-back blade...

Hello,

I think a part of a pipe-back blade was repurposed in the 19th century here. For me it is difficult to say where and when exactly the dagger was made, but it doesn't look like a typical...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,686
Posted By Gonzoadler
more pictures:

more pictures:
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,686
Posted By Gonzoadler
small boa sword of the Azande

I offer this small boa sword of the Azande tribe (region of Kongo). The forged blade is decorated with typical fullers for this pieces. The wooden handle is wired with copper or brass.

price: 100...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By Gonzoadler
more pictures:

more pictures:
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By Gonzoadler
Rare Uggo (Momvu knife)

I offer this rare and authentic Uggo, a ceremonial knife of the Momvu tribe in the region of Kongo. The forged blade is decorated in typical style for this pieces. The handle is made of carved wood...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gonzoadler
more Pictures 3:

more Pictures 3:
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gonzoadler
more Pictures 2:

more Pictures 2:
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gonzoadler
more Pictures:

more Pictures:
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gonzoadler
Rare curved dagger from Balkans (?)

I offer this unusual dagger which was in my opinion made in the Balkans in the late 19th century. North Africa would be possible as origin, too. The handle is made of carved horn with brass inlays...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By Gonzoadler
more pictures:

more pictures:
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