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Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2021, 10:01 AM
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Posted By DavidFriedman
Lovely lance. Nice makers marks too.

Lovely lance. Nice makers marks too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2021, 08:22 AM
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Posted By DavidFriedman
Gorgeous

Gorgeous
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2021, 06:11 AM
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Posted By DavidFriedman
Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2021, 07:04 AM
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Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Ah, the illuminating apple that brings the...

Ah, the illuminating apple that brings the knowledge of good and evil, muwahahaha
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2021, 07:03 AM
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Posted By DavidFriedman
Thanks so much. I currently donít have them on...

Thanks so much. I currently donít have them on the wall like that, but on Chinese and Japanese sword stands. It would be nice to put them on the wall. Thatís a good idea, if I can find a way to do it...
Forum: European Armoury 7th July 2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By DavidFriedman
Remarkable

Thanks again Philip for your remarkable references. I will look up Mario Troso as well. I looked up the Pierre Monte book, but itís at around 75 shekels, so I have to wait until I have a little extra...
Forum: European Armoury 7th July 2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By DavidFriedman
Hi, Sorry was busy for the last few days. I got...

Hi,
Sorry was busy for the last few days. I got the picture online when typing in war fork or some such key word. I will review my copy of Stones book. Just been so busy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Thanks, itís such a joy to collect these pieces...

Thanks, itís such a joy to collect these pieces of history.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Great

Thanks, My apologies for lousy photos earlier. I’d be very unhappy if it was a modern one lol. I bought it to resell it, but I’m planning to keep this one as it plays delightfully. It’s funny how...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Thanks Jim. My friend has some exquisite Kris and...

Thanks Jim. My friend has some exquisite Kris and Indonesian Archipelago weapons with wonderful serpentine designs. I have yet to collect any, but probably will in the future.


[QUOTE=Jim...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
More pics

More pics
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 10:52 PM
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Posted By DavidFriedman
Condition report

Here are some closer pictures alongside some other period Qajar swords/sabers in my collection. Perhaps these pictures will give a clearer perspective. It is in the best shape I have ever personally...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd July 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By DavidFriedman
Mystery

Hi Fernando,
Itís definitely a mystery piece for sure. Thanks, I love itís form. I hope itís as old as the ones in the illustration.

Thanks
Forum: European Armoury 3rd July 2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By DavidFriedman
European?

Hi Fernando,
Iím not 100 % sure itís European, but Iíve never seen a trident like this design in any other region, personally. Iím pretty familiar with Indian and Chinese trident forms.


Any...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Thanks Kubir, I will look for the examples you...

Thanks Kubir,
I will look for the examples you mentioned in the MET and Rivkins book on Eastern Swords. I donít think I have that book yet.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Fast as a snake

Thanks Jim,
In fact this saber is extremely light in the hand and I feel dances, reminiscent of a snake. The wider bladed Kilij type silvery saber, also in the group picture, is much more too heavy...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By DavidFriedman
Shamshir - Naga?

Greetings fellow collectors.

I recently acquired this Qajar Shamshir with a serpent running down the blade. I understand that Nagaís are a thing in Indian (Hindu) mythology. May I ask. Does anyone...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd July 2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By DavidFriedman
16th C European Trident (War Fork)?

Greetings fellow enthusiasts. I recently acquired this beautiful war fork from Europe. Titled War Fork 1600ís.

It appears similar to some documented examples, but not identical in form.

May I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,082
Posted By DavidFriedman
Width

Nice!
May I ask how broad the blade is at the forte and also at the widest point at the yelman?

Thanks.
Forum: Swap Forum 4th June 2021, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By DavidFriedman
More pics

More pictures
Forum: Swap Forum 4th June 2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By DavidFriedman
Tibetan Dípa Dam Backsword seeking new home

Greetings fellow collectors. My Tibetan Dípa Dam backsword is seeking a new hand. A quality example of authenticity. Very similar to the examples published by LaRocca in Himalayan Warriors book.
...
Forum: Swap Forum 4th May 2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By DavidFriedman
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,175
Posted By DavidFriedman
Thanks. So the bird of prey motif shown on these...

Thanks. So the bird of prey motif shown on these axes, is distinct to just Persia?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,346
Posted By DavidFriedman
Monsters

Monsters
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd May 2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By DavidFriedman
Seeking Moro Swords buy Robert Cato

Greetings fellow collectors,
My friend is looking for a reasonably priced edition of Moro Swords by Cato. If anyone else has one for sale at a reasonable price, please PM me.

Thanks
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