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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Kubur
Hi You have some hilts like that in Northern...

Hi

You have some hilts like that in Northern India.

https://www.mandarinmansion.com/index.php/item/large-indian-karud-dagger

British and French were in Northern India, I guess your scabbard and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Kubur
Your new nimcha is amazing Teodor!

Your new nimcha is amazing Teodor!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Kubur
Hi Chris, This is not a tourist item at...

Hi Chris,

This is not a tourist item at all!

It's a Mandingo dagger that you can find from Senegal to Ivory coast I guess.
Very nice...

The holes in the blade make me think that your dagger is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Kubur
Hi guys I think that the blade and knife are...

Hi guys

I think that the blade and knife are consistent eg. 1925.

The blade is local as mentionned, and the fullers remind me

1/ Ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Kubur
1925 and the blade is amazing I'm sure Motan...

1925 and the blade is amazing

I'm sure Motan will tell you more...

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By Kubur
I'm glad to read that. So let's do it First, of...

I'm glad to read that.
So let's do it

First, of course, you are right it's a balutch sword.

then



I agree too. And a Spanish / South American blade on a Moroccan berber sword is a Berber sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Kubur
Ok I have to explain why I think it's ivory. All...

Ok I have to explain why I think it's ivory.

All the Indian power flasks made that way, are made of ivory;

but most of them are decorative objects, not even with a hole to pour the powder.

Many...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By Kubur
I agree but it seems that Iran/ Persian has been...

I agree but it seems that Iran/ Persian has been forgotten somewhere.

Let me add

Thus, and using our current geography it may be “ Baloch”, "Farsi", “Afghani” Indian”, “Pakistani” or “ Omani”.

...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Kubur
Hi IVORY for sure You are rich now! Could you...

Hi

IVORY for sure
You are rich now!
Could you post some photos of the whole gun?
And details of the pans, trigger or triggers and the muzzle?

Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By Kubur
AMA ZING sword Ariel, TOP quality, I'm even...

AMA ZING sword Ariel, TOP quality, I'm even surprised that there is no Balutch attached to it...

Here it's what you get if you have a fireplace...

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,508
Posted By Kubur
Hi Jim, Is this your secret garden? I was...

Hi Jim,
Is this your secret garden? I was thinking that you were obsessed by swords only... I'm sure that Rick will comment the lock and the barrel better than me. Very nice pistol
Best wishes
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By Kubur
Hi Marc, Yes, your blade is a mystery. Have a...

Hi Marc,

Yes, your blade is a mystery.

Have a look at these two threads with your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By Kubur
I think your seller was right. It's not an...

I think your seller was right.
It's not an Ethiopian lion for sure, maybe a copy...
As Jim said the fullers look like the Solingen ones.
No one mentioned the numbers... Strange for an African...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,508
Posted By Kubur
It's the first time that I see a ballbutt with a...

It's the first time that I see a ballbutt with a trigger guard...

I have another ballbutt with glass inlays and barrel band...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,508
Posted By Kubur
Hi Rick, Still alive. I hope that you are fine...

Hi Rick,
Still alive. I hope that you are fine too and happy new year!

Yes you are right these pistols are from the wheellock era, like the Caucasians ones.



:) well for the ball butts it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,508
Posted By Kubur
Hi Kusko Well I replaced some red by white...

Hi Kusko

Well I replaced some red by white bone.
Many red stones are not coral, in fact a lot of them are red glass.
Some red stones? have a hole, I think they were beads like in some...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th December 2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By Kubur
I don't have the hat, but I have the shoulder...

I don't have the hat, but I have the shoulder thing. I bought it in Ethiopia in 2003, I don't remember where exactly.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,508
Posted By Kubur
Very good catch congratulations! Please do not...

Very good catch congratulations!
Please do not use a bad Moroccan band!
Just a simple metal wire, iron, lead or copper will do the job
Look at the photo above and let us see the result
:)
And here...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Kubur
I don't know what it is but I'm sure it's not...

I don't know what it is
but I'm sure it's not North African
Mundang or Vere is my bet, Cameroon,
look at the brass hilt and the engravings on the blade...

Merry Christmas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By Kubur
Please Jim, look at the pommel of this zaibidi...

Please Jim, look at the pommel of this zaibidi jambiya extremely similar to the quillon of the sword discussed.

For Ariel, of course I agree, the Yemeni karabela is from Ottoman origin, here I post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By Kubur
Well it might be more complicated than India...

Well it might be more complicated than India (Hyderabad) or Yemen (Hadramawt) as it is described in the previous posts.

Indian communauties were living in Yemen, including craftmen in Mocha, Taizz,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By Kubur
Are you sure that the three numerals separated by...

Are you sure that the three numerals separated by flowers are not a date? Missing the 1
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kubur
I find this sword and the inscription very...

I find this sword and the inscription very suspicious... Might explain the difficulties that you have to read it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By Kubur
I agree Please tell us how you worked the silver...

I agree
Please tell us how you worked the silver and where you find the spare pieces!
Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,008
Posted By Kubur
Dear All, Just to add some fuel to the engine...

Dear All,

Just to add some fuel to the engine (not on the fire).
As it was said by Jim and Mahratt, these daggers are not very old and mostly decorative.
Saying that, I also agree with Gonzoadler,...
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