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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2021, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Gonzoadler
Great and rare piece, Kurt!:)

Great and rare piece, Kurt!:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, it is an Omani Khanjar and not a...

Hello,

it is an Omani Khanjar and not a Jambiya. Of course that is only a name game because Jambiyas and Omani Khanjars are very similar.
Purists would saying , that your piece is not made in one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,331
Posted By Gonzoadler
My georgian Kindjal from the early 19th century...

My georgian Kindjal from the early 19th century is my favourite.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I'm not sure if it is damascus, I...

Hello,

I'm not sure if it is damascus, I think the steel is just folded for refinement.
The hilt is made of rhino horn.
Good sword.

Regards
Robin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By Gonzoadler
With the new photos I would say even the velvet...

With the new photos I would say even the velvet is old.
It has a decorative stitching which is hard to craft and convincingly signs of wear.
The bright colour is no knock-out-criterion.
With the...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd May 2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By Gonzoadler
New final prices excluding shipping costs: ...

New final prices excluding shipping costs:

#1 (Salampasu sword): 32 or 40$

#2 (Yaka sword): 32 or 40$

#3 (Yaka sword): 28 or 35$

#4 (small boa sword): 112 or 140$
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd May 2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Gonzoadler
Final price excluding shipping costs: 180 or...

Final price excluding shipping costs: 180 or 225$.
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd May 2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,489
Posted By Gonzoadler
Final price excluding shipping costs: 100 or...

Final price excluding shipping costs: 100 or 125$.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, the spears have some similarities in...

Hello,

the spears have some similarities in style and crafting to this axe I showed here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=26732&highlight=african
Maybe they are from the Toma, too?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, it is an Omani Khanjar of the Al...

Hello,

it is an Omani Khanjar of the Al Saidi type.
Daggers like this piece are maybe in use as a child's dagger, but I don't know that really. They are also desired by tourists. Normally the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 182,320
Posted By Gonzoadler
No problem, but maybe I get some help with the...

No problem, but maybe I get some help with the inscription on the parchment, would be better than nothing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,469
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I'm a bit sceptical regarding the...

Hello,

I'm a bit sceptical regarding the age, too. For comparison I show my chinese Jian-style double dagger, made around 1900. The blades are relatively simple but the blade of the showed sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 182,320
Posted By Gonzoadler
Macro and parchment.

Macro and parchment.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 182,320
Posted By Gonzoadler
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 182,320
Posted By Gonzoadler
Made some spontaneous pictures of another Khanjar...

Made some spontaneous pictures of another Khanjar from my collection:


Scabbard and hilt should be antique but maybe the blade was replaced later.
I also added a macro shot of the rhino handle....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, the mountings of the scabbard looking...

Hello,

the mountings of the scabbard looking old to me and the decoration on the back of the hilt, too.
The velvet is new, I agree.
With your pictures I can't say if the the handle shells are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I had and still have many different...

Hello,

I had and still have many different Jambiyas and Khanjars and this is a typical Yemeni Jambiya from the last quarter of the 20th century. The coins which are used for the handles are often...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th April 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By Gonzoadler
Axe is sold.

Axe is sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 4th April 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,489
Posted By Gonzoadler
I'm open for offers. :)

I'm open for offers. :)
Forum: Swap Forum 4th April 2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Gonzoadler
I'm also open for offers.

I'm also open for offers.
Forum: Swap Forum 4th April 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By Gonzoadler
All pieces are still available and I'm very open...

All pieces are still available and I'm very open for offers.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd April 2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,136
Posted By Gonzoadler
How I still wrote boarding axes are more or less...

How I still wrote boarding axes are more or less similar to the showed piece, too. Here is an interesting side about boarding axes: https://www.boardingaxe.com/
Under "AXES by NATION" you can see...
Forum: Swap Forum 30th March 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Gonzoadler
And for sale again.

And for sale again.
Forum: Swap Forum 29th March 2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Gonzoadler
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Swap Forum 28th March 2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Gonzoadler
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