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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2022, 06:05 PM
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Posted By francantolin
Yes, a curious mixture of influences in any case!...

Yes, a curious mixture of influences in any case!

The blade also reminds me of Dagestan daggers,
unfortunately there is no inscription or stamp on the blade.

For the rivets on the handle,
I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2022, 09:54 AM
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Posted By francantolin
some pictures of the blade, fullers were...

some pictures of the blade,

fullers were etched I think ,
( but the rusty side of the blade can look like a pattern too and all can be folded steel ??)

we can see remains of old damascening...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2022, 09:49 AM
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Posted By francantolin
Yes for the genuine old slab- horn grips I guess,...

Yes for the genuine old slab- horn grips I guess,

here a picture of the side
sure I cleaned it + sand 000 grain then oiled it with amand oil
( like a pedicure:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2022, 05:56 PM
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Posted By francantolin
hello again ;) I found this one on internet,...

hello again ;)

I found this one on internet,
exactly the same work but for a smaller blade , and just no mother of pearl...
sold as an ottoman dagger and said to be 19th century...

With...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By francantolin
Ottoman ? Kindjal/qama with unusual scabbard

Hello dear members,

I wanted to show you this kindjal/qama dagger,

the dagger must be 19th century with nice horn hilt and some gold koftgari remains

but the scabbard is strange:

Not...
Forum: European Armoury 21st January 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By francantolin
better with a big size...:) I post too a...

better with a big size...:)
I post too a picture of the other side end of the lintstock
and a picture of a royal UK gunner...
Forum: European Armoury 21st January 2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By francantolin
Hello, I finally got it !! post some...

Hello,
I finally got it !!
post some pictures,
some remains of engravings, on the ''heart''

curious fantasy shape isn't it ? ?

On one side a face, on the other a date, maybe 1714
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2022, 06:32 PM
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Posted By francantolin
the parflÍche...

the parflÍche...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you for your comments and...

Hello,

Thank you for your comments and especially Tim for the link of the anthropology site !

I got it in south of France,
so just to cross the mediterranean sea for arrive in Africa :D

it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By francantolin
another pic of the other side of the scabbard, ...

another pic of the other side of the scabbard,
decorated the same way
and a pic of the ''end''/ belt tie of the leather scabbard,
the knife pass trough

( strange shape indeed )
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2022, 11:02 PM
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Views: 721
Posted By francantolin
an old basic butcher knife , with American Indian sheath ? TRADE FUR KNIFE ?...

Hello dear members,

I please need the advice of the Native American specialists of the forum :)

I come back from few days holidays and I found there in a second hand shop this piece,
it was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
certainly like these one with steel handle

certainly like these one with steel handle
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
I forgot to mention the size: 19cm large for the...

I forgot to mention the size: 19cm large for the axe blade ,
I think it would be 80cm overall or more , a large Qajar parade Tabar axe ?...

Sure not a fighting saddle axe
( even for a princess...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
Hello, thank you all for your replies, I...

Hello,
thank you all for your replies,
I agree, with all these engravings, it looks like a parade axe more than a battle model ( but I found on internet battle axes to sell with even more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By francantolin
Hello, a composite item ?... the hilt...

Hello,

a composite item ?...

the hilt seems indian as we can see on indian sword canes as you said,
assembled on a shortened chinese jian blade ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
Maybe a good etching on the blade can reveal a...

Maybe a good etching on the blade can reveal a pattern...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
''the hammer'' has gold remains, I wonder if...

''the hammer'' has gold remains,

I wonder if it's really a lion...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you Marius for your reply !!! ...

Hello,
Thank you Marius for your reply !!!

Here a first picture ''without rust''
after a 24 hours bath in a famous dark coloured sparkling drink...
the second with a light sanding 800 grain,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By francantolin
Qajar period ? Axe with lion head hammer

Hello and Merry Christmas Everyone !!! :)

I just got this axe head blade ,
it was sold as a large ethnic pendant decoration...

I cleaned it and I'll post the pictures soon,
( my gmail box is...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By francantolin
I'll be ready in case of carjacking !! :D

I'll be ready in case of carjacking !! :D
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you guys for your comments !! I...

Hello,
Thank you guys for your comments !!
I think there are missing two small screw piece for fix the wick...

For take it back, I will merit it :

The auction house is 500km far away from...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th December 2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By francantolin
Thank you Marius !! and congratulations to...

Thank you Marius !!

and congratulations to those
amazing skillful craftsmen !!

For the date, I don't think it's end of 19th century,
too ''well preserved''
more around 1920 I guess,
not...
Forum: European Armoury 16th December 2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By francantolin
In english, a gunner's linstock

In english,

a gunner's linstock
Forum: European Armoury 16th December 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By francantolin
German ''LuntenSpiess''polearm

Hello dear members,

I just won in an auction a strange ''weapon'' called in german ''luntenspiess''

a long pike with two side steel parts ,

Not really a polearm,
for the few informations...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th December 2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By francantolin
Qajar ? damascened eagle calligraphy

Hello dear members,
I would like to show you this large eagle, 20,8 inches high...
Iranian origin i think.

Really well made of damascened steel.

The golden central calligraphy contains ...
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