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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,646
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile tabarzin

Hi thank you for taking your time to respond to my post. The history of the tabarzin is quite interesting along with the different variations that were produced. I only wish I could read what is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,646
Posted By theswordcollector
Thumbs up Hello and thank you for your response and photos

Hello and thank you for your response and photos
Forum: European Armoury 3rd November 2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,816
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile It looks like a variation of an eastern European...

It looks like a variation of an eastern European horseman's axe to me with a replaced handle at a later period.
Forum: European Armoury 3rd November 2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,537
Posted By theswordcollector
Grip

Yes the grip is correct I have seen original issue and or replacements also made out of wood when bake light would be broken or wood insert pieces in broken bake light handles , none of the Imperial...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd November 2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,767
Posted By theswordcollector
1827 PAT RIFLE OFFICER'S SWORD POST OFFICE

Looks like a postal horn and crown from the reverse side of the guard even though we don't have a photo of the front. Could it be a WW1 BRITISH ARMY 1827 PAT RIFLE OFFICER'S SWORD POST OFFICE RIFLES...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,646
Posted By theswordcollector
Help with Persian Tabar Saddle Axe 19th Century

Hello fellow collectors,

I just acquired this interesting Tabar yesterday from a local antique shop I normally collect European edge weapons but I like this piece and found it interesting so I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Sticky: Importing ivory
Views: 24,474
Posted By theswordcollector
German Customs Nightmare

Germany is a nightmare. I sent a parcel via U.S.P.S. to Hermann Historica for auction/consignment with a German WW2 tunic and two German helmets that were confiscated by their customs and after a...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile Bannerman's :-)

Hello fellow collectors ,

You may also research some of the great (Francis Bannerman) offerings of early famous American weapons `"BANNERMAN CATALOGUE OF MILITARY GOODS" Those catalogs are...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,860
Posted By theswordcollector
NORTHERN EUROPEAN HELMET ZISCHAGGE

Hello ,
In my professional opinion this is a modern copy that is made in England. I naively due to bad photos was burned on a similar example sold from Nottingham England from an E bay seller over...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,860
Posted By theswordcollector
England

Hello ,
In my opinion this is a modern copy that is made in England I have been burned on a similar example from Nottingham England from a E bay seller over 20 years ago. They make these helmets to...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,263
Posted By theswordcollector
Just like Daddy kid's love their weapons too,...

Just like Daddy kid's love their weapons too, through out history from roman / viking times if daddy has one then the son should have one too! great find :-)
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,549
Posted By theswordcollector
Hi the end/lower piece with brass cap and steel...

Hi the end/lower piece with brass cap and steel spike is indigenous to that of a walking stick especially in winter. Nice find :-)
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,467
Posted By theswordcollector
Swiss Horseman's Saber

Hi this looks allot like a Swiss horseman's saber with the exception of the quilon and chain which could be more decorative for an officer or hunting model. The brass grip is a bit different than the...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,085
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile 18th Century Naval Sword Russian Polish? with anchors ? ID help

Hello fellow collectors. Could anyone help ID this Naval sword I have? I purchased it many years ago with a naval collection but am unable to identify it for some time. The blade has a tilted anchor...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,071
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile The pommel figure depiction looks like the...

The pommel figure depiction looks like the symbolic "Green Man" associated with hunting weapons and accessories. I have seen this figure on several late 16th to mid 18th century German origin powder...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,500
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile Thank you for your kind response and information....

Thank you for your kind response and information. I will send photos to the Smithsonian and ask their opinion you are correct a very good suggestion. The hilt is maple I have studied sections of it...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,500
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile You are quite correct loose and mounted blades...

You are quite correct loose and mounted blades were imported into the colonies legally and illegally. I do have the provenance of this piece without publishing it publicly and it is without a doubt...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,500
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile Great example ! Thank you for your kind...

Great example ! Thank you for your kind compliments also :-) My cutlass marks are very similar to yours along with the fuller, very interesting comparison :-). I have always felt this was an...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,500
Posted By theswordcollector
Smile Thank you for your very informative reply and...

Thank you for your very informative reply and kind comments. I have always enjoyed 18th century early 19th century American and European naval weapons they have always been at the top of my...
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,443
Posted By theswordcollector
Great find!

Great find!
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,843
Posted By theswordcollector
Thank you very much for the reply. It makes...

Thank you very much for the reply. It makes sense. I found a French mounted hilt possibly (from the Peninsular War) similair to this one but in brass. Good insight :-)
...
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,843
Posted By theswordcollector
Merci beaucoup pour les aimables paroles, je...

Merci beaucoup pour les aimables paroles, je espère un jour trouver un fourreau :-)
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,500
Posted By theswordcollector
Late 18th Century U.S. Naval Cutlass ?

I was wondering if anyone can identify the model of this cutlass. I believe it is an officers since it has a hanger slot for a portepee. The grip is unique as is the blade. There is a talisman or...
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,246
Posted By theswordcollector
Looks French in my opinion. Nice to see it has...

Looks French in my opinion. Nice to see it has it's original scabbard. Regarding naval dagger's many sailors and deck hands carried non regulation daggers and these were just as well carried as a...
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,646
Posted By theswordcollector
Early 19th century piece good quality work well...

Early 19th century piece good quality work well executed.
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