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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2024, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Marius66
Thank you !! 👍🙏

Thank you !! 👍🙏
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2024, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Marius66
I corrected-adjusted the pommel idem : ...

I corrected-adjusted the pommel idem :
hammering on a
small wooden piece that I shaped as a bouterolle and use small rounded pliers

Patience... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2024, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Marius66
And this one with a brass stopper on the blade,

And this one with a brass stopper on the blade,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2024, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Marius66
For the extra size of the blade in comparison...

For the extra size of the blade in comparison with the scabbard,
I saw that many of these southern takoubas have the base of the blade staying outside of the scabbard ,
This one richly decorated
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2024, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Marius66
Wink Hello all, I first placed the metal ruler...

Hello all,
I first placed the metal ruler (without penetrating oil) gradually moving from left to right;
with the leather there was no problem, but it was still stuck at the maximum,
SobI tried...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2024, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Marius66
Ps: the hilt is not made with brass , Don't...

Ps: the hilt is not made with brass ,
Don't know what it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2024, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Marius66
Hello dear members, I finally got it ! and...

Hello dear members,

I finally got it ! and cleaned it

Sadly not the graal or excalibur, 😐
The blade is unsharped ans local made of poor quality I guess.

It fits to just in the scabbard
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2024, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,917
Posted By Marius66
Thank you for your message, I will post...

Thank you for your message,
I will post pictures of the blade 🤞, first find the thin steel ruler.
For the hilt has someone a ''magical trick'' for remove oxydation without sanding...
Here it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2024, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Marius66
The last person who saw the blade put it back...

The last person who saw the blade put it back upside down in the scabbard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2024, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Marius66
Old Nigerian ?? Takouba

Hello dear members,

I just bought this old takouba sword for few pennies,
Sadly for the moment the blade is completely trapped in the scabbard and the pommel is totally folded / hammered
(...
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