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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd January 2022, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Conduit
It came without a sheath unfortunately.

It came without a sheath unfortunately.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd January 2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Conduit
Madura Keris?

Hello,

My understanding is I got hold of another East Jawa / Madura keris.
Would you please confirm or disprove my assumption?
Is is possible to approximately date it?

The ivory donoriko...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By Conduit
Persian kard to date

Hello,

Would you help me to date this Persian kard knife which seem to have some age.

The blade, bolster and grip are decorated with gold koftgary which is mostly worn out now. Grip is made of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th December 2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By Conduit
Spot on! Thank you very much.

Spot on! Thank you very much.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By Conduit
Thanks for your help, I really appreciate it. ...

Thanks for your help, I really appreciate it.

Any idea why the number 1327 (1909) in Arabic does not match 1910?
Could the date have any relation to persecution against the Greek population of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Conduit
Thanks for your opinion. You may well be right...

Thanks for your opinion. You may well be right and crossguard is some sort of horn. I doubt this is rhino horn, though, as it would be too good.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th December 2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By Conduit
Some African spiky weapon or tool

I have been struggling to ID this ebony made weapon / tool of African origin.
It is about 26 cm long. Would appreciate any opinion on this piece.
Many thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Conduit
Help to ID a dagger

Would you help me to ID this dagger, please.
The crossguard appears to be made of some sort of alabaster kind of material, pommel is of wood and grip section is of carved stone. Judging by the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By Conduit
Kindjal cartouche translation

Hello,

Would you be able please to help me translate the text in the cartouche on this kindjal and establish its origin if possible.
It seems to be dated 1910 but I cannot read the words...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th December 2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Conduit
Another keris to ID

Would you please help me to ID this keris.
Many thanks for your help.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th December 2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Conduit
Thank you, gentlemen, for your useful and...

Thank you, gentlemen, for your useful and informative discussion and advice.
I have managed to turn the hilt and made extra images of the blade and its fit to the scabbard. Scabbard appears to be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th November 2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Conduit
Thank you very much, gentlemen, for your input. I...

Thank you very much, gentlemen, for your input. I really appreciate it.
My apologies for the images, they are inconvenient to review but this is the way how forum turns them upside down when...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,964
Posted By Conduit
Thank you very much for your help and this...

Thank you very much for your help and this comprehensive information. For some reason forum turns images upside down when I attach them positioned correctly.
May I wonder why 1826 is a cut-off date...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th November 2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Conduit
Keris to ID

Hello,

Would you please help me to ID this keris. It is clearly of high quality but I would like to know more about it.

One opinion I had is that it comes from Maduro island in Indonesia.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,964
Posted By Conduit
Ottoman Yataghan inscription on the blade

Would you please help me to translate the inscription engraved on the yataghan's blade and possibly date it.
Many thanks for your help.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,984
Posted By Conduit
This blade has not been recovered from an yatagan...

This blade has not been recovered from an yatagan bladed bayonet. All military issued yatagan bayonets have fullered blades.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,103
Posted By Conduit
I happened to own a very similar piece and still...

I happened to own a very similar piece and still have not made my mind up whether this is Circassian kindjal or Persian qama.
I would love to think this Caucasian kindjal but, unfortunately, there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,984
Posted By Conduit
Hilt is wood. Mostly likely a homemade hunting...

Hilt is wood.
Mostly likely a homemade hunting dagger judging by the shape of hilt and quillon and lack of the maker mark.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,620
Posted By Conduit
Ottoman Empire dagger and another for ID

Hello,

Would you help me to ID this sword correctly, please. I believe it is some sort of Turkish long knife with yatagan blade maker marked in tugra style.
Total length 51.5 cm with 38 cm (15")...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,802
Posted By Conduit
Wootz blade

Dear members, I would like to kindly request your opinions on this blade which appears to be made of wootz steel.
I am a newbie to ethnographic weapons but this one seems to be someone fishy to me.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,055
Posted By Conduit
Hello gentlemen, I am new to this forum so...

Hello gentlemen,

I am new to this forum so my apologies if placed my first post in the wrong thread as did not want to start a new discussion.
Would you be able to help me to date correctly these...
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