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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By francantolin
Does anybody know the ''flower'' stamp of the...

Does anybody know the ''flower'' stamp of the blade ?

a family / regional stamp
or an arsenal mark ?

For the blade, do you think an etching can be useful ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By francantolin
Hello, really nice pata with an interesting old...

Hello,
really nice pata with an interesting old gauntlet !
the blade must be european, can you post a picture of the other side of the blade with the ''date''1640 ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up :) Really Nice ! Congrats !!

:)

Really Nice !
Congrats !!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By francantolin
mark on the blade / yelman...

mark on the blade / yelman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By francantolin
Heavy/large talwar / thega sword

Hello dear members,

I wanted to share with you this big talwar / thega sword that I just received,
seems it was made for fight ,
it has ( sadly) marks/cracks on the blade.!...
I have to clean...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you for your comments, an HAPPY NEW...

Hello,
Thank you for your comments,

an HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY !!!
WISH THE BEST FOR 2021 AND THAT THIS NEW YEAR WILL BE DAMNED BETTER THAN 2020 !!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
Hello GonzoAdler, I know rhino structure but we...

Hello GonzoAdler,

I know rhino structure but we don't see the spaghetti structure anytime,
sometimes it's really homogenous and translucent ( have a jambiya like that )
sometimes it can be dark and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
the hilt, with/without torch 19th century ? I...

the hilt, with/without torch

19th century ?
I thought maybe too a north african/algerian model ( hilt shape and materials)...

Kind regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
Some more pics of the blade

Some more pics of the blade
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you all for your comments, there is...

Hello,
Thank you all for your comments,
there is translusence in the hilts grips and it looks between wood-horn so maybe rhino...
I will try to make some good close up of the grip and the blade and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
blade and hilt...

blade and hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By francantolin
latest 2020 yataghan

Hello dear members,

I got this crude heavy yataghan.

The delicate pattern on the blade contrasts with the heavy raw piece.

I guess it's turkish ribbon so does it come from Turkey ?

The hilt is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By francantolin
Smile JOYEUX NOL !!! MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY !!!!

JOYEUX NOL !!!
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY !!!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By francantolin
It reminds me the oatmeal scene in Golden...

It reminds me the oatmeal scene in Golden Child... 5
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th December 2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By francantolin
HELLO ,THANK YOU IN ADVANCE ! AM I THE ONLY ONE...

HELLO ,THANK YOU IN ADVANCE !

AM I THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS JETLAG PROBLEMS ??! ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th December 2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By francantolin
Modern repro ?...

Modern repro ?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By francantolin
And no Cites ! ;)

And no Cites ! ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you both for you message and...

Hello,
Thank you both for you message
and Congratulations GonzoAdler for your exquisite model !!!!

For the ''simple'' examples,
in opposition with rich embellishment models,
I wonder if it's more a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By francantolin
Two piha kaetta knives

Hello dear members,

I wanted to show you these two Piha kaetta knives,
( they were sold in an auction house as kukris, really low initial price ...)

Sold as a pair but they are not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By francantolin
I just found this, 1900 20 lepta coins maybe/sure...

I just found this,
1900 20 lepta coins maybe/sure for make these knives and daggers

Didn't cost nothing... but there is absolutely all , + and - on ebay...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you all for your comments !! So I...

Hello,
Thank you all for your comments !!

So I mix all comments for conclude as a nice quality not too recent souvenir cretan knife...

Yvain, you nailed it with the translation,

I found the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By francantolin
Hello Ian, Thank you ! Yes I think the hilt is...

Hello Ian,
Thank you !
Yes I think the hilt is made of bone, no ivory.

I Hope anybody will help for translation.

Here two picture of the dated coins, three are readable:
1874,1888,1889
greek...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By francantolin
The knife...

The knife...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By francantolin
greek cretan knife for info

Hello dear members,

a good friend of mine got this cool small knife for a low price,
it was sold as a letter opener : small size: 26cm /10,25 inches long

for me it's more a small cretan knife than...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By francantolin
Hello Kai, No, nothing on the other side, (...

Hello Kai,

No, nothing on the other side, ( except floral design ...)

For the calyx, no enamel under the dark dirt,
same structure-color than the first crown.

Kind regards
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