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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 03:31 PM
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S. & J. KITCHIN Sheffield Manufacturers of...

S. & J. KITCHIN
Sheffield
Manufacturers of any classes of table cutlery and electroplate. Founded in 1853 by Samuel Kitchin (1821-1866). After his death, restyled S.& J. Kitchin by his brother John...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Look very much African.

Look very much African.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2021, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Looks to me as further north and east. This is...

Looks to me as further north and east. This is an eastern form. The little piece on the top can found from Tanzania/Kenya to the South Sudan.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2021, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Very romantic. Even from studying sport...

Very romantic. Even from studying sport fencing theŕe is nothing nice or romantic about real killing with swords. The painting are quite pretty though.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2021, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I found another.

Almost identical but slightly more roughly made and appears to have some wear on the blade which also looks flatter and less well made. Perhaps 65 was made by a more conscientious member of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2021, 07:24 PM
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Views: 1,008
Posted By Tim Simmons
Two marriages is bigamy.

Two marriages is bigamy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2021, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
The blade looks like one of those North African...

The blade looks like one of those North African knives from Morocco and about I believe called Bou Saadi or Boo Sado:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2021, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Question? what to do?

While I had a very nice ivory and horn status baton in my hand, I wondered what are we to do with this sort of stuff. As specially as the prohibitions are going to include any white tusk material. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 11:19 AM
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Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
Here we see a flat blade like mine Saudi/Yemen...

Here we see a flat blade like mine Saudi/Yemen border region. Taken fron this rather lengthy thread 13 pages!!

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14878&highlight=jambiya&page=3
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
More about Arabs in India. Perhaps they wear...

More about Arabs in India. Perhaps they wear these on special occasions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabs_in_India
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Now it makes sense. ...

Now it makes sense.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_Kerala

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_Indians
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 07:14 PM
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Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
Found it from India. Pics are not the best.

Found it from India. Pics are not the best.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I think Kubur may well be right. Arab...

I think Kubur may well be right. Arab communities in south India. A long time back I post here an Indian bowie with a very similar decorated copper handle the same kind of work but the blade had...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Defiantly silver wash over copper one side far...

Defiantly silver wash over copper one side far more rubbed than the over on the handle.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Doing a bit of comparison with old auction Omani...

Doing a bit of comparison with old auction Omani Khanjar. Too my untrained eye my piece does show elements the same as these old examples. In that the scabbard is composed of three decorative...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Thought I should include the back. I try google...

Thought I should include the back. I try google research Khanjar and Jambiya gets a bit confusing. How many Arab states wear these?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 01:43 PM
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Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thanks for the comments. I did not really expect...

Thanks for the comments. I did not really expect such intrigue as I no little of this area. Where ever it was made it has a jolly nice blade, heavy and well formed. You can see where some hard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 08:32 PM
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Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question I could be dreaming but if the 65 is a date, that...

I could be dreaming but if the 65 is a date, that fits with British forces in the Dhofar Rebellion.:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
This pdf has lots of information. In particular...

This pdf has lots of information. In particular how Morden young smiths no longer follow tradition in manufacture but mix styles to suit themselves.

https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/195632974.pdf
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have just noticed this dot mark 65. year of...

I have just noticed this dot mark 65. year of manufacture? or the other way up something else?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tim Simmons
Jambiya from?

Not really my thing at all. Found in a junk shop, as the blade is more substantial than most I have seen and not too pricey I bought it. The blade had a few quite hard spots of rust but gone now. ...
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,083
Posted By Tim Simmons
A picture from a long ago auction site. The...

A picture from a long ago auction site. The hunting scene handle is nice.
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,083
Posted By Tim Simmons
Trying to find an exact match is difficult. Look...

Trying to find an exact match is difficult. Look at antique icing knives and spreaders. Also antique cake decorating knives. Google farrar and tanner wedding knives to see modern examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have too agree with Colin the replacement part...

I have too agree with Colin the replacement part is typically Massim.

Not hard to find how it should be, just one example.
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Tim Simmons
For a long time like you my budget always meant...

For a long time like you my budget always meant gambling at what appeared to be the bargain basement. Some you loose but you can win handsomely especially in what at the time is the current...
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