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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:47 PM
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Posted By kronckew
Does look photoshopped. The guy on the right...

Does look photoshopped. The guy on the right doesn't seem too happy about it either. Interesting swords, rather large...


Cool photo tho. 👍
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,175
Posted By kronckew
Didn't Olivia Newton-John discover gravity when a...

Didn't Olivia Newton-John discover gravity when a koala fell out of its tree and landed on John Travolta?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th October 2021, 11:07 PM
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Posted By kronckew
A Ham-let was a Danish prince, that means a full...

A Ham-let was a Danish prince, that means a full Ham was a Danish King.

Not to be confused with English Hamlets, which are small Hamms, full Hamms, like Peckham, Cheltenham, Birmingham,...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th October 2021, 03:13 PM
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Views: 12,175
Posted By kronckew
Apparently he was a Norwegian Blue Velociraptor,...

Apparently he was a Norwegian Blue Velociraptor, and was pining for the fjords...Last I heard, he'd headed that way. Any Norwegians best be careful out in the woods. 'He' may have been a...
Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By kronckew
What's the grip made of? looks sort of...

What's the grip made of? looks sort of Mughal/Indian.
Forum: European Armoury 16th October 2021, 10:30 AM
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Views: 440
Posted By kronckew
More like the Non-Weapon Miscellanea one...

More like the Non-Weapon Miscellanea one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By kronckew
Oops! Meant to say 'Balkan' not 'Bosnian'. :o

Oops! Meant to say 'Balkan' not 'Bosnian'. :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2021, 11:12 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By kronckew
really neat, love it.

really neat, love it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2021, 11:12 PM
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Views: 815
Posted By kronckew
Back on topic, the kard is likely NW...

Back on topic, the kard is likely NW India/afghanistan. Another of mine has been called a bosnian kard. Blade may be wootz.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By kronckew
That's Millie, my champion ex-racing...

That's Millie, my champion ex-racing greyhound.she passed over the bridge in 2013. My current Watch dog, Guardian of the Armoury and feathered Queen of all she surveys is Poppy, A Saluki/Lurcher...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2021, 04:42 AM
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Views: 815
Posted By kronckew
I like the simple ones.

I like the simple ones.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2021, 04:31 PM
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Views: 765
Posted By kronckew
it's called a rungu, as noted, a Maasai throwing...

it's called a rungu, as noted, a Maasai throwing club.
Mine: One ebony, one probably olive. The offset head and the small nipple in the centre of the ball head are distinctive on these.

People...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By kronckew
When the Alpacalypse comes. this is the one I'll...

When the Alpacalypse comes. this is the one I'll hang on my baldric. I call her Godzilla.
I have others. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By kronckew
I know. ;) The red tinfoil under the fretwork is...

I know. ;) The red tinfoil under the fretwork is also a later addition to the scabbard. The scabbard is still fitted to the blade. Scabbards come and go, it probably lived in a std. plain black one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By kronckew
I couldn't find that one either :confused: ...

I couldn't find that one either :confused:


p.s.- Moroland didn't enter my mind....Not a label i've used before. 'Moro' is included in the text 'Moroland' and should have been included in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By kronckew
Definite mismatch. Kothimora would have had a...

Definite mismatch. Kothimora would have had a scabbard made specifically fitted to a better blade. Pommel cap has a section missing. Sword of shiva is nicely done, tho. The 'eyebrow mark in front of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By kronckew
"Moro weapons plaques" are common, google that...

"Moro weapons plaques" are common, google that phrase and select 'images' and there are plenty of examples in larger sizes very similar to the page you scanned.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By kronckew
i'm in the wow camp too.

i'm in the wow camp too.
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By kronckew
The last US horse mounted charge into a full...

The last US horse mounted charge into a full scale battle with modern weaponry against opponents with tanks was not very long ago indeed. October 2001 saw an Afghan mounted force charge a much larger...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By kronckew
Me too. I've got a piece of red wool felt...

Me too. I've got a piece of red wool felt somewhere and some black leather. I've made red felt only sword washers, and some red felt fabric-glued to black leather where I was replacing an existing...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By kronckew
OK, thanks for the info, I like it when I can...

OK, thanks for the info, I like it when I can learn something new each day. I stand corrected & have adjusted my knots to suit....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By kronckew
I use 'hooflex', (or equivalent), a natural oil...

I use 'hooflex', (or equivalent), a natural oil formulation to nourish dry (live) horse hoofs, which are also made of keratin.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By kronckew
Oops! Forget to add this picture of an Austrian...

Oops! Forget to add this picture of an Austrian officer's sword with it's knot.:)
p.s.- The Poles used cavalry but left their lances home for parades. Not being fools, they usually parked their...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By kronckew
I have an Austrian artillery officer's sabre with...

I have an Austrian artillery officer's sabre with the double slits in the upper portion of the narrow-ish guard. I've always been told they were for a sword knot. I also have a Swiss officer's sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 274,436
Posted By kronckew
...and a nice small buckler! Excellent...

...and a nice small buckler!


Excellent photo!
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