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Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2021, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Auctions Imperial Sale is COMING UP!

Dear Forum Members!


Our Saturday, May 29th sale catalog is now LIVE online at

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This sale contains 400 lots,...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2021, 03:44 PM
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Views: 285
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Sold, thank you

Sold, thank you
Forum: Swap Forum 5th May 2021, 04:42 PM
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Views: 285
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
MORO SWORDS by ROBERT CATO FOR SALE

Minor wear, dust jacket lacking. $350 includes postage anywhere in the continental U.S. Elsewhere, please inquire.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th May 2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
I'm with Ariel. It is certainly a flint striker.

I'm with Ariel. It is certainly a flint striker.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It is Qajar, made in the reign of Nasr al-Din...

It is Qajar, made in the reign of Nasr al-Din Shah (r. 1848-1896.)
He was responsible for the neoclassicism in arms and armor and generally, for Iran's cultural revival.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,620
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Ти си майстор, Борислав.

Ти си майстор, Борислав.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
The form of the butt was intended to give the...

The form of the butt was intended to give the impression that the owner was packing a M 1870 Gasser pistol (which I believe fired the largest black powder shell of its time.) Since only the butt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,165
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
I found this Lumad kampilan really aesthetic. ...

I found this Lumad kampilan really aesthetic.
Is it Bagobo? T'boli?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It would be interesting to know why Kubur says...

It would be interesting to know why Kubur says this kindjal is not from the 18th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is Circassian work. The Circassian diaspora...

This is Circassian work. The Circassian diaspora brought ~ 700,000 to the Ottoman Empire. Many served in the military, they were often stationed in the Ottoman provinces of Syria, Iraq and Egypt. So,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is the point. These are newly made pieces...

This is the point.
These are newly made pieces with confused motifs that have
been recently patinated. Nonetheless, people who no basis whatsoever in
forms, decoration or age blithely harvest data...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Youtube video on Classical Greek armor in the Philippines

An academic approach to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q8VoK8ec08&feature=emb_err_woyt
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd January 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Yeah, I remember that as a kid

Yeah, I remember that as a kid
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2020, 04:02 AM
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Views: 1,029
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Perfect! Thanks, Russel

Perfect!

Thanks, Russel
Forum: Swap Forum 5th December 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Auctions Imperial sale is next Saturday!

Dear Forum Members,

You can still register for telephone bidding, simply by calling us 323 851 2345 or emailing info@auctionsimperial.com

Thanks as always,

Your Auctions Imperial Staff
Forum: Swap Forum 21st November 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Dear Friends, In our December 12th sale, we...

Dear Friends,

In our December 12th sale, we are proud to offer some one-of-a-kind
items:

THE ARMOR OF SAHIB GIRAY, KHAN OF CRIMEA...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
AUCTIONS IMPERIAL WINTER SALE NOW ONLINE!

Dear Forum Members!


Our Saturday, December 12th sale catalog is now LIVE online at


https://auctionsimperial.hibid.com/catalog/247732/auctions-imperial-dec-2020/?ipp=10

This sale contains...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
This is a subgroup of a family called 'Surmene'...

This is a subgroup of a family called 'Surmene' daggers.
Forum: European Armoury 27th October 2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,694
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Informative video and very nice work

Informative video and very nice work
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,532
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
It has nothing in common with Ottoman materials,...

It has nothing in common with Ottoman materials, form
or construction. It is either N.Indian or Afghan, vers 1820-50
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st September 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,973
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
A DISTANT MIRROR, by Barbara Tuchman, 1978,...

A DISTANT MIRROR, by Barbara Tuchman, 1978, concerns the de Coucy family.
It's quite detailed; perhaps it can offer some insight.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,657
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
The horn and flask are Moroccan, likely 20th...

The horn and flask are Moroccan, likely 20th century.
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,167
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Beautiful work and amazing condition,...

Beautiful work and amazing condition, congratulations!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,887
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
From a utilitarian perspective, spherical pommels...

From a utilitarian perspective, spherical pommels assure a good grip; one in which the sword will not slip out of the hand at a crucial moment. They are numerous in Europe, but occur in a number of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,541
Posted By Oliver Pinchot
Considering the goldwork, the blade, whatever it...

Considering the goldwork, the blade, whatever it may be, was intended to have a guard with langets, despite it's size. I've seen similar, they are not repurposed, simply unusual. It bears the classic...
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