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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2021, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Oliver Pinchot
In fact, he doesn't seem to be wearing it-- there...

In fact, he doesn't seem to be wearing it-- there is a munsala visible but no means of support. If he is just holding it, this would support Ian's observation. Great photo!
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd May 2021, 07:40 PM
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Views: 1,157
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
SATURDAY IS AUCTIONS IMPERIAL BIG SALE!

Dear Forum Members!

Our big Spring sale is next Saturday! The catalog is here:
https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/c...rial-2021-may/
This sale contains 400 lots, including some extremely rare...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd May 2021, 11:55 PM
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Posted By Oliver Pinchot
NEXT SATURDAY IS AUCTIONS IMPERIAL BIG SALE!

Dear Forum Members!


Our big Spring sale is next Saturday! The catalog is here:

https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/c...rial-2021-may/

This sale contains 400 lots, including some...
Forum: Swap Forum 12th May 2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
MORO VIDEO CROSSING THE SULU SEAS

Very good production by Cecil Quirino, long out of print. VHS format.
$65 posted in the cont. USA
Payment by Paypal only
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Auctions Imperial Sale is COMING UP!

Dear Forum Members!


Our Saturday, May 29th sale catalog is now LIVE online at

https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/catalog/279437/auctions-imperial-2021-may/


This sale contains 400 lots,...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Sold, thank you

Sold, thank you
Forum: Swap Forum 5th May 2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
MORO SWORDS by ROBERT CATO FOR SALE

Minor wear, dust jacket lacking. $350 includes postage anywhere in the continental U.S. Elsewhere, please inquire.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th May 2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,650
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
I'm with Ariel. It is certainly a flint striker.

I'm with Ariel. It is certainly a flint striker.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It is Qajar, made in the reign of Nasr al-Din...

It is Qajar, made in the reign of Nasr al-Din Shah (r. 1848-1896.)
He was responsible for the neoclassicism in arms and armor and generally, for Iran's cultural revival.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,299
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Ти си майстор, Борислав.

Ти си майстор, Борислав.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
The form of the butt was intended to give the...

The form of the butt was intended to give the impression that the owner was packing a M 1870 Gasser pistol (which I believe fired the largest black powder shell of its time.) Since only the butt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
I found this Lumad kampilan really aesthetic. ...

I found this Lumad kampilan really aesthetic.
Is it Bagobo? T'boli?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It would be interesting to know why Kubur says...

It would be interesting to know why Kubur says this kindjal is not from the 18th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is Circassian work. The Circassian diaspora...

This is Circassian work. The Circassian diaspora brought ~ 700,000 to the Ottoman Empire. Many served in the military, they were often stationed in the Ottoman provinces of Syria, Iraq and Egypt. So,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is the point. These are newly made pieces...

This is the point.
These are newly made pieces with confused motifs that have
been recently patinated. Nonetheless, people who no basis whatsoever in
forms, decoration or age blithely harvest data...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Youtube video on Classical Greek armor in the Philippines

An academic approach to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q8VoK8ec08&feature=emb_err_woyt
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd January 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Yeah, I remember that as a kid

Yeah, I remember that as a kid
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Perfect! Thanks, Russel

Perfect!

Thanks, Russel
Forum: Swap Forum 5th December 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,092
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Auctions Imperial sale is next Saturday!

Dear Forum Members,

You can still register for telephone bidding, simply by calling us 323 851 2345 or emailing info@auctionsimperial.com

Thanks as always,

Your Auctions Imperial Staff
Forum: Swap Forum 21st November 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,092
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Dear Friends, In our December 12th sale, we...

Dear Friends,

In our December 12th sale, we are proud to offer some one-of-a-kind
items:

THE ARMOR OF SAHIB GIRAY, KHAN OF CRIMEA...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,092
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
AUCTIONS IMPERIAL WINTER SALE NOW ONLINE!

Dear Forum Members!


Our Saturday, December 12th sale catalog is now LIVE online at


https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/catalog/247732/auctions-imperial-dec-2020/?ipp=10

This sale contains...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is a subgroup of a family called 'Surmene'...

This is a subgroup of a family called 'Surmene' daggers.
Forum: European Armoury 27th October 2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,908
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Informative video and very nice work

Informative video and very nice work
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It has nothing in common with Ottoman materials,...

It has nothing in common with Ottoman materials, form
or construction. It is either N.Indian or Afghan, vers 1820-50
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st September 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,309
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
A DISTANT MIRROR, by Barbara Tuchman, 1978,...

A DISTANT MIRROR, by Barbara Tuchman, 1978, concerns the de Coucy family.
It's quite detailed; perhaps it can offer some insight.
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