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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Kubur
Well views and readers is not the same. The same...

Well
views and readers is not the same.
The same reader has probably seen your post 20 or 5O times.
So your 1500 are maybe 30 readers...

Then my opinion is that dealers (small on ebay) and bigs are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,794
Posted By Kubur
And here the early 19th c one

And here the early 19th c one
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,794
Posted By Kubur
Here is the classic Tunisian dagger from 1900...

Here is the classic Tunisian dagger from 1900 1920ties
But it wont be fair to call it touristy, i prefer to say colonial souvenir....
These daggers are very sharp and very pointy, not toys.
It will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,794
Posted By Kubur
Ciao Francatolin, Yes it looks pretty much the...

Ciao Francatolin,
Yes it looks pretty much the same
:)
Yes it's Tunisian, may be not from Bizerte, maybe from Tunis.
Your dagger is mid 19th c. I will post tonight another one from early 19thc....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,794
Posted By Kubur
Ah Marius, I prefer when you write about...

Ah Marius, I prefer when you write about etching... :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Kubur
For dealers and collectors end of 19th c. means...

For dealers and collectors end of 19th c. means 1900

so i guess that early 19th c. means late 18th c.
:)

From the photos the decoration is clearly koftgari.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
Yes I agree... they were badly smelted. Disks are...

Yes I agree... they were badly smelted.
Disks are important to keep the sword well in hand.
or disks were removed as demilitarized equipment - in short to not beeing used...against British or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Kubur
Hi Could be wood or rhino who knows... I think...

Hi
Could be wood or rhino who knows...
I think this sword is a real problem and i doubt that someone would be able to say from where it comes from.
Sudan, Ethiopia (you have to look at the pommel...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
Well dealers have to sell so they are always...

Well dealers have to sell so they are always optimistics...
19th c is reasonnable, look at this one in the British museums
Acquired by King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
Can we see the transversal bars pleeease?

Can we see the transversal bars pleeease?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Kubur
Hi This is not a caduceus but a rope. It was...

Hi
This is not a caduceus but a rope.
It was stamped twice.
I saw this sign a the back of Chinese ceramics for the East India company but i dont remember where...
To me it's a good sign of age......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Kubur
The head is similar to kota or bakota ancestor...

The head is similar to kota or bakota ancestor figure from Gabon.

I have no idea if these figures were connected to spears or not.
Your case is very similar to the one discussed with the Indian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel If the two pieces are late 18th or early...

Hi Ariel
If the two pieces are late 18th or early 19th (for the hilt).
It's true that we don't know when they were connected together.
However - and it's just my opinion - (not supported by facts):
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
I agree with Mahrat and Marius, it's a spear. I...

I agree with Mahrat and Marius, it's a spear.
I agree with Ariel made with two old parts.
I agree with Mahrat probably done during the early to mid 20th c for connoisseurs tourists.
It's very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Kubur
Thank you Detlef I found it Chinese Highbinder...

Thank you Detlef

I found it

Chinese Highbinder weapons collected by H. H. North, U. S. Commission of Immigration, forwarded to Bureau of Immigration, Washington D. C., about 1900. Note the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Kubur
We are talking about post# 8 Sir! And yes i...

We are talking about post# 8 Sir!

And yes i posted a naga knife

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Kubur
Hi Where did you find this picture? Are they...

Hi
Where did you find this picture?
Are they really Chinese knives?
thanks
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Kubur
found on the web, looks a bit similar...

found on the web, looks a bit similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
I have the little sister And here is what i...

I have the little sister
And here is what i think... (who wants to be a millionaire)
All these katars had originaly 3 rivets but as you said the blade was not securely fitted. So the owners have to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By Kubur
Your kora is so beautiful that i put mine to the...

Your kora is so beautiful that i put mine to the bin!
:(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,515
Posted By Kubur
What an amazing knife Ariel! So Persian What...

What an amazing knife Ariel!
So Persian
What about the blade is it a katar??
Do you know other examples like this or it is an anomaly?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Kubur
I dont know if you have seen this lovely...

I dont know if you have seen this lovely belt....
:)
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21455&highlight=afghan+belt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,973
Posted By Kubur
Look at the scabbard of the guy in Samarkand...

Look at the scabbard of the guy in Samarkand...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kubur
The Egyptians built the pyramids with Bronze...

The Egyptians built the pyramids with Bronze tools...

If i'm not mistaken only the Southern Tanjore type katars are made of two pieces: a sword blade with 3 rivets to connect with the hilt?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By Kubur
The blade is amazing but you have to show us...

The blade is amazing but you have to show us photos of the whole sword and photos of the hilt!
:shrug:
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