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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Kubur
I'm sincerely sorry to bring you bad news but...

I'm sincerely sorry to bring you bad news but your jambiya is very recent.
If you are from the UK, you know that the coins look like George V Sovereign gold coins.
"Look like" because there is no way...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Kubur
From what I see it's 99% Qajar 19th c. It will...

From what I see it's 99% Qajar 19th c.

It will be 100% if the whole sword is shown for confirmation.

Maybe with round tip, it'll be Indian or Indo-Persian...

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 886
Posted By Kubur
Hi guys, I just want to say that Marius is a...

Hi guys,

I just want to say that Marius is a very polite and respectuous forum member, a gentleman like many forum members. Marius can be ironic and he does some jokes, and as I remember, I was also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Kubur
Of course :) :) :) :) um abraço

Of course
:) :) :) :)
um abraço
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Kubur
Clearly the best to me! Not only because it is...

Clearly the best to me!
Not only because it is elegant, but also because you can see the swords.
Black absorbs the light, it is the reason why I painted all my racks in white.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Kubur
I agree... I have seen wooden flyssa swords, I...

I agree...
I have seen wooden flyssa swords, I have seen wooden yataghans.
People say that they were made for training or for children.
Some say that they were just decorative.
Frankly I don't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Kubur
Of course, the daggers that you show now are...

Of course, the daggers that you show now are Spanish Toledo 19th c. in neo Nasrid style.
The first that you posted is a Moroccan sbula, very different.
But in the past you posted a koummiya with a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Kubur
They are Algerians, but why do you think they are...

They are Algerians, but why do you think they are khodmi? :confused:
For the use, some say that they were barber knives, others say that they were butcher knives and some say that they were hunting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Kubur
Hi my friend, You are right it's Moroccan and a...

Hi my friend,

You are right it's Moroccan and a sbula.
A sbula with botox and extra guard and quillons.
Not very old I'm afraid, but well done.
Please show us the photos of the auction that you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Kubur
I got my copy last week and the book is available...

I got my copy last week and the book is available online on many websites.
It's an excellent book with broad articles at the beginning then the catalogue.
Only one thing is strange, it is not the...
Forum: European Armoury 24th March 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kubur
Conan the Barbarian or Xena warrior princess ...

Conan the Barbarian or Xena warrior princess
:rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,096
Posted By Kubur
Hi Peter, Are you sure that they were muzzle...

Hi Peter,

Are you sure that they were muzzle loading guns? and not breech-loading swivel guns? It is just a question, I know nothing about these cannons.

And are you sure that the second one is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Kubur
kwiatek is amazing. Please refer to my...

kwiatek is amazing. Please refer to my post
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=26807
You will see more about his work.

OK here is what I know, according to Elgood and Khorasani, English...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Kubur
New book:Fighting, Hunting, Impressing: Arms and Armour from the Islamic World 1500-1

Hi Guys,

A new book, I just ordered a copy as it "looks" good.

Fighting, Hunting, Impressing – Arms and Armour from the Islamic World 1500–1850

The book behind the exhibition of the same name,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Kubur
Presentation swords or not These swords were...

Presentation swords or not
These swords were used in the late 19th and early 20th c.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=5860&highlight=pala+coral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Kubur
You are maybe right, may be it is silver gilt for...

You are maybe right, may be it is silver gilt for this sword...

About your joke, you probably noticed that only one side is decorated, always.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Kubur
Hi my friend, As you said, you like "bling...

Hi my friend,

As you said, you like "bling bling" things.
:)
I have a good news and a bad news.
IMOH it is Ottoman. But most probably early 20th c. 1900-1920.
Like a lot of Indian and Persian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Kubur
Hi Marius, You have very good eyes, it was badly...

Hi Marius,

You have very good eyes, it was badly restored with lead.
But I guarantee you that this type of koummya have a silver sheat on one side.
:cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Kubur
Again Detlef is correct brass on one side and...

Again Detlef is correct brass on one side and brass covered with silver sheet on the other.

Asomer, can you please put the dagger from the left side in the scabbard in the middle? I have the feeling...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Kubur
This is a good stuff, David You should buy the...

This is a good stuff, David

You should buy the scabbard from Asomer, it will be perfect for it.

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Kubur
I agree, but the scabbard only, not the...

I agree, but the scabbard only, not the dagger.
The scabbard is from the 19th and the dagger from the mid or late 20th c like the others.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th March 2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Kubur
Good questions and the answers are: I don't know...

Good questions
and the answers are: I don't know where it comes from
Could be Turkish or North African
The design is Ottoman and it is low grade silver and brass.
Around 1900

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,672
Posted By Kubur
Yes, it's hopeless and after the agressive...

Yes, it's hopeless and after the agressive comments posted I agree with Battara about his warning

and it's better for you to not waste your precious time.

Take care my friend.

Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Kubur
NO, it has nothing to do with the bandolier...

NO, it has nothing to do with the bandolier posted.
Tapestry nails were used from Morocco to India.
I suggest that you read books and visit some museums, instead of collecting pictures on Google.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Kubur
Ok I'll just copy & paste the last...

Ok I'll just copy & paste the last comment:

"It's very beautiful sword but I am totally ignorant about the blades of the Caucasus"

I'm sure someone like Ariel will tell you more.

Now about the...
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