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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2021, 06:42 PM
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This is a typical rank-and-file military sword...

This is a typical rank-and-file military sword (saber, actually) of the late Joseon period (ending 1910). It is called hwando. Not all types of Korean hilts were made with cord wrapping on the grip...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2021, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Philip
That was the case with the talwar used by the...

That was the case with the talwar used by the Mughals. As you know, many of these sabers have quite small grips. Whereas the talwar was a traditional weapon in the Muslim-influenced northern part...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 11:49 PM
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Posted By Philip
You're most welcome, am glad that thanks to Mr...

You're most welcome, am glad that thanks to Mr Lee you have corroborating information that will help to better appreciate this piece. And not have to write it off as a knockoff or wallhanger!
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Philip
To further show the disconnect between tunkou and...

To further show the disconnect between tunkou and habaki, here are earlier examples demonstrating that the Chinese version is of Inner Asian origin. The left image is of a Khazar saber, 9th-11th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Philip
In a Chinese context, the notches, or shoulders,...

In a Chinese context, the notches, or shoulders, aren't supposed to align. On the contrary, they are ideally quite far apart because the sleeve at the base of the blade (tunkou) takes an asymmetric...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Philip
I've polished a number of Burmese dha which have...

I've polished a number of Burmese dha which have very prominent and well-controlled hamons, many with nice bands of snowy crystallization along the delineation (the Japanese term escapes me at...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2021, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Philip
Certain elements remind me of what I've seen on a...

Certain elements remind me of what I've seen on a number of Korean swords of the latter Joseon period (18th -19th cent),
1, The style of grip wrapping, sometimes with even wider braid.
2. Simple...
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