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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2021, 07:42 PM
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Posted By gp
better be kind to your wife then...:)

better be kind to your wife then...:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2021, 07:36 PM
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Posted By gp
thnx a lot for all your replies! I knew...

thnx a lot for all your replies!

I knew about the US' involvement in WWII but not so much before that period.

Nevertheless these stories make it more interesting and give " life" to the barong....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th September 2021, 08:23 PM
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Posted By gp
next to the above pics from my Magrebian...

next to the above pics from my Magrebian collection, a few from the most bravest and fiercest warriors : the Ait Waryaghar of the Moroccan Rif who massacred the Spanish army in the Rif and also made...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2021, 07:34 PM
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Posted By gp
first time I read the title "Go on... show us...

first time I read the title "Go on... show us your Barung!!! "....


my first thoughts where, where did a decent christian guy like me end up...?
between a bunch of perverts....
or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2021, 07:39 PM
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Posted By gp
forgot one...☻

forgot one...☻
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2021, 07:04 PM
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Posted By gp
some more on the Salampasu (Asalampasu,...

some more on the Salampasu (Asalampasu, Basalampasu, Mpasu, Sala Mpasu) and their masks:

Ceremonial mask: a warrior people comprising 60,000 individuals, the Salampasu live in Shaba province...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2021, 11:48 AM
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Posted By gp
thank you all for your contributions. The...

thank you all for your contributions.

The ratan, straw or organic material was indeed common practice to fasten the grip of the blade. A few pictures added

I was able to find some more info on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2021, 08:42 PM
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Posted By gp
thank you all gents for your feedback ! Also...

thank you all gents for your feedback ! Also about the scabbards. Highly appreciated !

buona sera Duccio,

with reference to the picture you added, would the Salampasu in the leopard troussers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2021, 11:05 PM
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Posted By gp
grazie mille & congratulations ( better late then...

grazie mille & congratulations ( better late then never)☺☼☺

Question: what is the material between the blade and the grip ?
And what would be its function?
Mine doesn't have it but I suspected...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2021, 08:43 PM
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Posted By gp
some more info for those interested... From...

some more info for those interested...

From the Smithsonian:

More than an object for defense and attack, this short sword is an item of regalia, denoting status and membership in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2021, 08:10 PM
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Posted By gp
thank you very much ! I was able to find more...

thank you very much ! I was able to find more info based upon your input :

it is indeed a Salampasu dagger; the Salampasu, who live south of the Lwalwa and the Mbagani and west of the Lulua...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2021, 02:35 PM
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Posted By gp
Salampasu dagger, sword South Congo

Date provided was 50ies-60ies but seller told me Africa was not his speciality...
he was told is was a Salampasu dagger, sword from the South of Congo

steel blade, wooden handle, scabbard wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2021, 08:49 PM
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Posted By gp
a few more cold arms pictures from an old book I...

a few more cold arms pictures from an old book I have, published in the former Yugoslavia some 8 decades ago: "Oružje starih hrvata", by Milan Praunsperger.
If you understand some of any of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2021, 09:45 PM
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Posted By gp
the scabbard is silver and the hilt could be...

the scabbard is silver and the hilt could be ivory but also very fine quality horn

looks quite similar like this Bosnian one:
http://vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=256678&postcount=67
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2021, 09:10 PM
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Posted By gp
some more pictures by Paja ; Serbs, Albanians and...

some more pictures by Paja ; Serbs, Albanians and Montenegrins.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2021, 06:31 PM
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Posted By gp
Bolshoj spassiba. Very nice pieces, especially...

Bolshoj spassiba. Very nice pieces, especially the one in the link and last picture: beautiful !
Guess they all are 84 zolotniki?

And guess I must now buy a Russian dagger to go with itů.
bozje...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2021, 10:40 PM
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Posted By gp
Atkinson mentions : "hilts with "ears" that were...

Atkinson mentions : "hilts with "ears" that were used by Turks earlier than the 12th century and can be traced back to Central Asia where bronze-age knives of this type have been found. One origin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2021, 08:18 PM
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Posted By gp
/error/

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2021, 07:53 PM
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Posted By gp
a nice piece of hand craft and art is this...

a nice piece of hand craft and art is this filigree (sterling) dagger belt buckle I recently purchased.

From filigree perspective it looks like Dalmatian, Bosnian or Montenegrin.
Also similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2021, 07:29 PM
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Views: 12,531
Posted By gp
most interesting topic! thank you very much. Some...

most interesting topic! thank you very much. Some more reading from the Balkans on the topic and yataghans ( unfortunately not all in English or not all in partial English) and a few available in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2021, 09:38 PM
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Posted By gp
in the pchak foto placed by mahratt, I notices a...

in the pchak foto placed by mahratt, I notices a stamp or etching which portrays a leaf.

This leaf I have seen before as :

- a stamp on some Ottoman bichaqs and kamas (approx. pre 1870)
- a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th June 2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By gp
If it is not difficult...? Can a duck swim?:) ...

If it is not difficult...?
Can a duck swim?:)

صديقى You've got mail !
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2021, 09:03 PM
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Posted By gp
there are quite some interesting books on this...

there are quite some interesting books on this Sufi order but concerning the above mentioned topic I can recommand:

Anna Zelkina, "Quest for God and Freedom: Sufi Responses to the Russian Advance...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2021, 09:37 PM
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Views: 57,294
Posted By gp
I am neither from Bosnia nor the Balkans, please...

I am neither from Bosnia nor the Balkans, please do read my contributions before you judge...
again stop assuming & judging prematurely

Nor do you comment the other books and publications I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2021, 06:34 PM
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Posted By gp
Why my friend? Simple: based upon...

Why my friend?

Simple: based upon literature I quoted and my knowledge...

Before I joined this forum, to my big surprise, concering Bosnian cold weapons, I only read "I think" ....but...
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