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Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2022, 08:39 AM
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Posted By eftihis
Hi Fernando! It is not my area of collection, but...

Hi Fernando! It is not my area of collection, but its a fascinated area so i have some old european daggers
Forum: European Armoury 15th September 2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By eftihis
17th- 18th North Italian dagger

Opinions please regarding authenticity.
Forum: European Armoury 12th September 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,314
Posted By eftihis
Thank you all! Very much appreciated!

Thank you all! Very much appreciated!
Forum: European Armoury 30th August 2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,314
Posted By eftihis
Two handed sword

This sword is 1,70cm in length. It was claimed that dates from the 18th century. It is well tempered and holds an edge. But the wight is more than the usuall weight of the fighting swords of this...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th August 2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 890
Posted By eftihis
Two Nimcas and 2 flyssas (long) WANTED

Do you have something to offer? Not exceptional, just ordinary, battle grade examples swords.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2022, 03:32 PM
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Views: 1,089
Posted By eftihis
Two polish karabelas from 1978

Two Polish karabellas of fine construction, with sharp blades, each marked "Jan
Dunin-Karwicki Warszawa 1978"
"Jan Dunin-Karwicki" must be the writer of the book "Szabla polska. Arsenał...
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,755
Posted By eftihis
Another target crossbow

Very interesting thread, thanks! What is the age and origin of this target crossbow?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By eftihis
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2022, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By eftihis
Thanks! Similar axes i saw they have an iron...

Thanks! Similar axes i saw they have an iron handle.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By eftihis
Persian axe translation and comments

This is an (i believe persian) axe head. Very good feeling and construction, and very sharp. Any comments on the age, text and the type of handle once had?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By eftihis
Thank you very much Saracen! And the date is...

Thank you very much Saracen! And the date is Christian 1746 right? (1159 islamic)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By eftihis
Yataghan translation please

Can someone help with the translation of the script? Thanks!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,592
Posted By eftihis
Some early ottoman swords are straight bladed....

Some early ottoman swords are straight bladed. Some examples like the ones shown here, have similar dragon head crossguard. THe sword posted follows this tradition. However the end of its hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,592
Posted By eftihis
Straight islamic sword

MAybe from the Balkans of 18th century?
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By eftihis
Real or copy?

I am not very familiar with european wheellock arms. A friend of mine showed me this one. It is original or a latter copy? I think the colour of the metal parts do not seem like iron! Please give me...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,592
Posted By eftihis
Similar, with a variety of decoration and...

Similar, with a variety of decoration and scabbards. But origin is a mystery for me also.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,627
Posted By eftihis
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,016
Posted By eftihis
Hi, it is in Greek, it states "Kydonie" and...

Hi, it is in Greek, it states "Kydonie" and "Aivali" The Greek and Turkish name of a then mainly Greek city in Asia Minor (today in modern Turkey "Ayvalik") September 16th 1910.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th December 2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,627
Posted By eftihis
Yataghan silver inscription in excavated blade

Hello, this is ayataghan, balkan i believe, with a blade in excavated condition. However traces of the silver inlay inscription remain, and i hope that are readable.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,976
Posted By eftihis
While i agree that this is a cretan yataghan, i...

While i agree that this is a cretan yataghan, i dont think that the date 1826 has any significance as far as yataghan construction is concerned. Yes the yanijar corps were abolished at that date, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,903
Posted By eftihis
Old rifle with gold in barell

This is a heavy, very old looking rifle. The shape looks european, the decoration seems islamic, the gold inlay unusuall, and the shape of the end of the berell reminds me ofguns from late 17th...
Forum: European Armoury 16th October 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,692
Posted By eftihis
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: European Armoury 16th October 2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,692
Posted By eftihis
1657 flintlock musket

Hello, i always thought that this military looking flintlock musket has a little different than usuall shape in the stock. Today i noticed a hollow engraving on it that states "1657"!! It seems that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,950
Posted By eftihis
what is the meaning?

I wondering what this inscription is about! Is it an abreviation?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,950
Posted By eftihis
I was doing research for a yataghan that proved...

I was doing research for a yataghan that proved to be identical with the one in this thread, so i am showing it! The handle, crossguard, and type of blade are identical. There are different...
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