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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By stenoyab
I'd be vague and say Northern India/Afghan, as I...

I'd be vague and say Northern India/Afghan, as I assume its more a tribal design ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,607
Posted By stenoyab
Heres one I have, sadly missing a few parts.

Heres one I have, sadly missing a few parts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,156
Posted By stenoyab
On the barrel of a match lock I posted a while...

On the barrel of a match lock I posted a while back you can see how they etched patterns, when I removed it from the stock you can see the contrast of the old aged etch and the near mint etch (once I...
Forum: European Armoury 26th August 2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,709
Posted By stenoyab
Old thread, but fairly certain this is a rifle by...

Old thread, but fairly certain this is a rifle by the British makers/inventors, the Green Brothers, they patented a number of systems, and I think this is based on their provisional patent, no.1794...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By stenoyab
If you notice on the one I posted photos of, the...

If you notice on the one I posted photos of, the tang of the blade goes through the entire hilt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By stenoyab
The Mole tulwar I had has a steel hilt, with the...

The Mole tulwar I had has a steel hilt, with the loop on the dish.
As far as I'm aware this was the "All British" made tulwar, with blade marked to Mole.
I'm not sure if a brass hilted example would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 28,167
Posted By stenoyab
Hi Rick, Yes a fire striker/pouch, it opens up to...

Hi Rick,
Yes a fire striker/pouch, it opens up to show a small pocket for tinder or even maybe match cord?.

I assume this rig is for a matchlock rather than a later flint firearm.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 28,167
Posted By stenoyab
Very nice Rick, not seen one with the leather...

Very nice Rick, not seen one with the leather straps still.

Heres the belt rig that came with the horn primer flask.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 28,167
Posted By stenoyab
Afghan / Northern India ?

Heres another priming flask in my collection that came as part of a complete belt rig.

Horn with some nice carving in the shape of a snakes head (Cobra?).

When you press the brass disc on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 28,167
Posted By stenoyab
Indo-Persian Iranian? Primer flask

A small primer flask from my collection in the shape of a Dove.

With inlay to both sides.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,779
Posted By stenoyab
A few I have, also I'd class as Afghan, I really...

A few I have, also I'd class as Afghan, I really like the small one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,587
Posted By stenoyab
Interesting thread, I am most happy that I was...

Interesting thread, I am most happy that I was not the only one to find the hilts interesting in their own right. And in some ways easier to display, forming quiet an aesthetically pleasing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,211
Posted By stenoyab
I have two partial examples. they came with some...

I have two partial examples. they came with some other more typical Afghan items.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By stenoyab
Heres a couple of blow pipes I have, one I...

Heres a couple of blow pipes I have, one I believe is a 19th Cent. example, with the brass mouth piece and slightly more ornate blade. It has an old label on it that sadly I can no longer read.

The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,680
Posted By stenoyab
Thank you for the interesting info Phillip. I...

Thank you for the interesting info Phillip.

I tend to think mine is no earlier than mid 1850's due to overall condition, but obviously the lock could be earlier.

It cocks and fires fine and the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,680
Posted By stenoyab
Hi Rick, Got the lock out. Be interested to...

Hi Rick,

Got the lock out.

Be interested to know if you think it is made in Europe or North Africa now you can see more.

Jeff
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,680
Posted By stenoyab
Interesting info regards the lock, I tried to...

Interesting info regards the lock, I tried to remove mine to post a rear photo (and for my own interest), but one of the screws is stuck fast. so will put some oil on it and leave alone for a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,680
Posted By stenoyab
Heres the photos of mine, I also found photos of...

Heres the photos of mine, I also found photos of another near twin to yours with the same style lockplate sold via auction, it also had wire bound barrel and the extra wood butt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,680
Posted By stenoyab
Hi Rick, In the morning I will photograph one I...

Hi Rick,
In the morning I will photograph one I have thats almost its twin, except it has a native made Flintlock lock (complete with a safety catch).

It has almost identical wire barrel bands like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By stenoyab
Looking at the fine print further in Elgoods...

Looking at the fine print further in Elgoods references I see he mentions a image of the flash pan in "A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in all...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By stenoyab
Thanks Richard, Had read about Sangster last...

Thanks Richard,
Had read about Sangster last year, but discounted him as I assumed "trigger" to refer to the trigger of the matchlock, rather than purely the catch to "trigger" the release of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By stenoyab
Hi Pukka, whats worth noting is once attached its...

Hi Pukka, whats worth noting is once attached its not designed to be removed, its always left fixed. I wonder if they may have had a blade cover.

Hi Jens, Its 90mm overall, 60mm point, width...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By stenoyab
As requested heres an overall and a few other...

As requested heres an overall and a few other photos.

55" overall with 37" barrel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By stenoyab
Thanks for the kind comments, It was certainly...

Thanks for the kind comments,

It was certainly new made like this, not modified.

The top side plate in the photo below is original, the other three plates I made to match the cutouts in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By stenoyab
Indian Matchlock with bayonet

I posted this on the forum over 10 years ago, but the old threads appear lost, so in reference to more recent thread I'm posted it again.

Its a fairly scarce example as it retains its original...
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