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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2021, 10:40 PM
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Posted By gp
although I do not prefer damaged daggers, an...

although I do not prefer damaged daggers, an exception if one stumbles on something rare or not often found like this Bosnian dagger

lenght dagger 20,8 cm
Blade : 11 cm
handle made from horn ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 09:14 PM
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Posted By gp
most of these above cold weapons were used when...

most of these above cold weapons were used when Habsburg after the Congres of Berlin occupied Bosnia in 1878 and caused a severe resurrection with many lives lost at both sides. This fierce fighting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 09:03 PM
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Posted By gp
And some more pics. One of them shows a smal...

And some more pics. One of them shows a smal knife which I boiught as a Serbian Lady's knife but actual isn't and conform Kozo is a little metal dagger for men...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 08:56 PM
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Posted By gp
for those whose "bible" :p is called Elgood, I...

for those whose "bible" :p is called Elgood, I can advise and do prefer when talking Balkan and specially for Bosnian cold weapons :

1. next to the already by me mentioned book old weapons in 56...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2021, 09:35 PM
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Posted By gp
this one, with scabbard and blade 17 cm Sarajevo...

this one, with scabbard and blade 17 cm Sarajevo 1887 written in silver, looks like the white bone version of Gonzoadler's green one
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2021, 08:52 PM
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Posted By gp
to add more to the above, the newest cousin in my...

to add more to the above, the newest cousin in my "Bosanceros"☺ collection.

Although it doesn't have the yataghan-like ears or curl with stubs which in combination with the bone handle and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2021, 08:32 PM
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Posted By gp
I agree and also am looking for info or sources...

I agree and also am looking for info or sources to learn more on this topic.
Most of my sources are from the former Yugoslavia / their successor states (Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2021, 05:44 PM
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Views: 1,278
Posted By gp
indeed, I agree, as also centuries prior to the...

indeed, I agree, as also centuries prior to the Madhi you had in the 13th century the Persian founders of the Mevlani ;Jalal ad-Din Rumi and Haci Bektas Veli of the Bektashi order, next to the 11th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2021, 11:13 AM
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Posted By gp
you are not 100% but 1000% correct and exactly...

you are not 100% but 1000% correct and exactly the same was my thought as well.
And both of us might be wright and wrong as the determination of origin is indeed not based upon pure mathematical...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2021, 08:58 PM
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Views: 41,540
Posted By gp
Hello Ian, it could well be an ivory one. If...

Hello Ian,

it could well be an ivory one. If your expertise determines it as ivory I shall not contradict. Most of the Balkan yataghans (this one is from Dalmatia) were made from buffalo or ox...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2021, 03:27 PM
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Posted By gp
additional: for the more richer ones, a leather...

additional: for the more richer ones, a leather belt was an option. Multiple functions:
1. to protect the clothes when on display for offical celebrations and occassions
2. support carrying plural...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2021, 09:05 AM
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Posted By gp
Thank you and Robin as well very much! Yes I do...

Thank you and Robin as well very much! Yes I do like them a lot but no risk for an addiction ( although I can very well understand where you are comming from :) ) as my focus will be with the Balkans...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 10:10 PM
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Views: 701
Posted By gp
and the pictures...

and the pictures...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 10:08 PM
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Views: 701
Posted By gp
Dagger from Oman or Yemen ?

good evening you all,

I am looking for advise concerning a dagger I have ;

- is this dagger from Oman, Yemen or somewhere else?
- is it made for a child, or an apprentice piece, or even a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 09:31 PM
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Views: 41,540
Posted By gp
No, you're not (completely) wrong...as there is a...

No, you're not (completely) wrong...as there is a little more than meets the eye to it.
Cold weapons used in the Ottoman Balkans, moreover Bosnia, Albania and Greece would not have a hanging ring as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2021, 07:19 PM
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Views: 41,540
Posted By gp
hello Dave, have a look as I did provide...

hello Dave,

have a look as I did provide input on FK:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=251629&postcount=25

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=58625&postcount=16
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2021, 10:16 PM
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Posted By gp
some more pics

some more pics
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2021, 09:54 PM
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Views: 2,231
Posted By gp
just FYI: as the Netherlands are mentioned in one...

just FYI: as the Netherlands are mentioned in one of the pictures (by van Stolk) , it was for us ( I am Dutch) the 80 year war 1568-1648 in which approx. 6 Sieges of Maastricht took place ( out of 28...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By gp
Ok and thank you: I shall refrain from this kind...

Ok and thank you: I shall refrain from this kind of comments if it disturbs.

But can you please answer my question as we are dicussing weapons:
are these kind of knives typical from that region...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By gp
Yes, it is indeed a very nice item, which I also...

Yes, it is indeed a very nice item, which I also do like very much as well.
Especially the handle / grip.

My question was with the intention to learn more about the cold weapons from that region...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By gp
so what kind of dagger is it as the Marsh Arabs...

so what kind of dagger is it as the Marsh Arabs are quite some distance away from Palestine ( as far as London or Paris are from Berlin...or Marsh Arabs from Yemen) so I expect the cold arms also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 41,540
Posted By gp
new family member... unfortunately no scabbard...

new family member...
unfortunately no scabbard but interesting the "w" or "m" type of motives one normally finds on the copper scabbard, are here found on the ferrule


Total length: 28 cm. - 11...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th March 2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,836
Posted By gp
a Mortlock Knive dance from Bougainville: ...

a Mortlock Knive dance from Bougainville:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibbO0uy55Zo

and that it is not only a men's world ...
can be seen in this vid by this enchanting lady:
...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th March 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,836
Posted By gp
a Lapunti dance ...

a Lapunti dance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGTVFY0eqSM
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th March 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,836
Posted By gp
a dagger dance from Yemen ...

a dagger dance from Yemen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1KKLTKb5I4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gKBAog5BTQ
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