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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello kwiatek, yes, the hallmark is really hard...

Hello kwiatek,

yes, the hallmark is really hard to read.
Thanks for your help.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
Not so close:

Not so close:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thank you very much, kwiatek! I really appreciate...

Thank you very much, kwiatek!
I really appreciate that.
Here are some close ups of the Tughra. The hallmark isn't very sharp and my pictures too (cheap camera) but maybe you can read something.
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
I have completed some missing parts of the...

I have completed some missing parts of the Koftgari. I hope that helps. Now I'm not sure if there is a year in the text. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I would say the blade with the cipher is...

Hello,
I would say the blade with the cipher is from a russian Shashka, maybe a
m 1881.
Regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hmm, because of ariels hint I see that the...

Hmm, because of ariels hint I see that the inscription is turned upside down.
I add one more photo...
Any comments are welcome :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
and more :D :

and more :D :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
More photos:

More photos:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, thank you for your answers. For me it is...

Hello,
thank you for your answers.
For me it is an ottoman Kard because of the shape (like a kitchen knife) and ottoman hallmarks on the silver mountings. One looks like a Tughra of an ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gonzoadler
Help with translation - Kard with jade hilt

Hello,
I have this ottoman Kard since some years, it was my first bigger "investment" for an edged weapon and I'm still proud to own it. Unfortunately I'm not able to decypher the text on the wootz...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By Gonzoadler
I think the handle has not the shape of an...

I think the handle has not the shape of an eagles' head, but it is also not a camel because the animal has a peak if you look closely.
I think it is a griffins' head, they are sometimes shown with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By Gonzoadler
You are right kronckew, handle and scabbard are...

You are right kronckew, handle and scabbard are made of embossed and soldered tombac sheets. I know that the blade is a little unusual, but all fits together. Unfortunately I can't read the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By Gonzoadler
I have one, too. The blade is double edged and...

I have one, too. The blade is double edged and damascened. The material of the scabbard and the handle is probably tombac.
Is it more likely that the dagger is from Bhutan because of the dragon?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, this dagger is called "Dughti",...

Hello,
this dagger is called "Dughti", they were common
in both countries. I estimate the dagger was made
in the second third of the 20th century. I don't know where you can get a wire but personally...
Forum: European Armoury 26th August 2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, maybe it is an ottoman navy sabre. Like...

Hello,
maybe it is an ottoman navy sabre. Like the ottoman navy dagger It looks similiar to the german version. I would say it was made ca. 1910.
In any case a very rare and good piece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 151,743
Posted By Gonzoadler
The omani Khanjar is a very interesting dagger....

The omani Khanjar is a very interesting dagger. To keep this thread alive I show a very old example. It is silver mounted, the hilt is made of Rhino horn and with a ring of solid gold. I think it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 66,881
Posted By Gonzoadler
And inspired by it, a modern knife made by Carl...

And inspired by it, a modern knife made by Carl Julius Herbertz:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 66,881
Posted By Gonzoadler
An old spanish Navaja:

An old spanish Navaja:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,477
Posted By Gonzoadler
Number three: A miniature Kris, blade and...

Number three:
A miniature Kris, blade and scabbard are made of silver.
Is anyone here who is able to read the hallmarks?
Length overall: 20,5cm
Without scabbard: 19,5cm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,477
Posted By Gonzoadler
Number two: a miniature Koummya. Length overall:...

Number two: a miniature Koummya.
Length overall: 9cm
Without scabbard: 8cm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,477
Posted By Gonzoadler
I want to show some miniature blades, too. At...

I want to show some miniature blades, too.

At first a small katana made of bone.
Length overall: 19,5cm
without scabbard: 16,5cm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,028
Posted By Gonzoadler
I compared the flower with some pictures from the...

I compared the flower with some pictures from the internet and now I think it is a thistle, maybe a gold thistle. There are some differences between the picture and a real gold thistle, but thats...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 27,381
Posted By Gonzoadler
I can show this piece with a green coloured bone...

I can show this piece with a green coloured bone handle, total length with scabbard is 29cm:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,028
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thank's to all for the previous comments....

Thank's to all for the previous comments.
@Interested Party
Thank you for the pictures from Rivkin's book which show the comparable daggers I searched for. The author also thinks that these daggers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,028
Posted By Gonzoadler
If it is allowed, here are the links of the only...

If it is allowed, here are the links of the only dagger I found which looks very similar to mine. I think the mountings are newer than the dagger and the blade was cleaned very extensively ;)...
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