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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2021, 11:46 PM
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Posted By gp
Addition: there were 4 big Sufi orders...

Addition:

there were 4 big Sufi orders present in the Balkans, moreover Albania and Bosnia ( Croatia being for the bigger part a part of the Austrian Habsburg Empire and Catholc) :
Mevlani,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2021, 10:57 PM
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Posted By gp
just a tip: I would not follow Elgood on...

just a tip: I would not follow Elgood on Yataghans as he is not a specialist on that topic, at least the Balkan Yataghans,
but took his info from a Serbian lady..;)

this book is written not in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2021, 11:56 PM
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Posted By gp
not only Uzbeks and Tadzjiks but also Uigurs did...

not only Uzbeks and Tadzjiks but also Uigurs did & do traditionally make and carry these weapons
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd November 2021, 06:44 PM
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Posted By gp
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd November 2021, 02:58 PM
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Posted By gp
what have I got....

in a mixed lot of several cold weapons from Indonesia, I received this one.
Being out of my (Ottoman & Balkanic) comfort zone....
I have no idea whether it belongs to the Indonesian region or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 08:18 PM
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Views: 23,058
Posted By gp
today I felt lucky and happy! Bought a dagger...

today I felt lucky and happy!
Bought a dagger with a bone as handle on the internet...
description : "trench art 1916"
no scabbard... perhaps it never had one at all
although the blade was quite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 07:45 PM
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Posted By gp
a few more pics

a few more pics
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 07:43 PM
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Posted By gp
terima kasih !:)

terima kasih !:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2021, 08:46 PM
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Posted By gp
a few more...

a few more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2021, 08:41 PM
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Posted By gp
now the bigger one 49 total, scabbard 38...

now the bigger one

49 total, scabbard 38 cm, chape 6 cm, locket 4 cm
scallop shell 4 cm 3 narrow
bone grip 7.5 cm pommel 2 cm
knife 42 cm blade 30.5 cm with a width of 3- 2.5 -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2021, 08:35 PM
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Posted By gp
some more

some more
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2021, 08:34 PM
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Posted By gp
hereby my small one, a so called hartsvanger or...

hereby my small one, a so called hartsvanger or Hirschfänger


Totale length 26.5 cm incl scabbard
knife 23.5 cm
blade 14.5 cm lang 2 cm wide
grip 9.5 cm
ferrule 1.5cm pommel 1.5 cm...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By gp
Arrow chikeru / tjikeroeh.... I do see quite a...

chikeru / tjikeroeh....


I do see quite a lot of threads from 2005 to 2015
some interesting, some guessing and some well...:rolleyes: :)

just managed to lay my hands on 2 of them: a small and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By gp
what are the dimensions ? I am curious as I...

what are the dimensions ?

I am curious as I see some similarities with the Dutch klewangs ...
but then again I am no expert in this subject
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By gp
so my confirmation is not relevant anymore after...

so my confirmation is not relevant anymore after 2 forum giants' decision !:)

neverthelss a very nice dagger, bichaq ! my compliments; also for restauring it into its former beauty !!!

by the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th October 2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By gp
unknown dagger

Would anybody know where this one comes from and perhaps its age ?

Grip made of dark horn with brass.
total 37 cm, blade 24,5 cm
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th October 2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,141
Posted By gp
although the Moluccans had a reputation as fierce...

although the Moluccans had a reputation as fierce fighters, so one ought to respect their women and they ought not to be ignored. Strongminded, tough and proud as well. Showing their status, position...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2021, 09:10 PM
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Posted By gp
but the most precious, beautiful and dangerous is...

but the most precious, beautiful and dangerous is not included...
what about the Puan Sajen ???
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th October 2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By gp
just thinking, don't we in the EU and the...

just thinking, don't we in the EU and the Anglo-Saxon world have not also "secret" organisations people know about but only which only members the details...

think of f.i. Skull and Bones... ,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,295
Posted By gp
a nice book to read, not on cold weapons but real...

a nice book to read, not on cold weapons but real literature is by Milos Crnjanski (writer and poet, a Habsburg soldier WWI on the front in Galicia, later diplomat of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,295
Posted By gp
correct , there are unfortunately in the Balkans...

correct , there are unfortunately in the Balkans hardly to few translations of these books. One can be lucky to find them in latin and not cyrilic writing...which makes it a little eassier. Most data...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,295
Posted By gp
just like Jim wrote on the Pandours “the exact...

just like Jim wrote on the Pandours “the exact nature of the probably widely assorted weapons used by them cannot of course be determined with any certainty. As many of the men in these units were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By gp
that (horse's expression) is what caught my...

that (horse's expression) is what caught my attention indeed. Rather unconventional but attractive in its own way I dare say.
And the horse cast being complete metal with a reasonable price it was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By gp
thnx a lot gents for identifying and clarifying...

thnx a lot gents for identifying and clarifying this !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By gp
another dagger but from where ...?

total lenght is 50 cm and the scabbard is velvet

what looks strange to me is the horse's expression?

totally different from the Kauhava knives I know...

can any one tell me more ?
it's...
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