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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2021, 09:42 PM
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Posted By cyten
Much appreciated! Can the master's name be...

Much appreciated! Can the master's name be translated?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2021, 05:45 PM
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Posted By cyten
Dagestani Kindjal & Miquelet marking translation

Iím currently in Derbent and have come across a few pieces that Iím considering. Being so far North, Iím unsure if the inscriptions are Turkish, Arabic, or Farsi. Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2021, 10:47 PM
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Posted By cyten
very interesting, thanks for the article

very interesting, thanks for the article
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2021, 04:17 PM
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Posted By cyten
To add more information to an old post, I am...

To add more information to an old post, I am currently in Dagestan and came across this rifle with itís original sling still attached at the national museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2021, 04:02 PM
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Posted By cyten
Khevsur with miquelet, saber and chainmail

Khevsur with miquelet, saber and chainmail
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2021, 08:17 PM
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Posted By cyten
Greek with Shishane & Yataghan Armenian with...

Greek with Shishane & Yataghan
Armenian with Coral studded Pala
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 10:54 PM
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Posted By cyten
I once discussed with noted Russian Arms...

I once discussed with noted Russian Arms collector, Joe Leiper (RIP) about these and he told me:

"1849 Cossack percussion pistol
Пистолет обр 1849г
Probably the most commonly seen Russian pistol...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2020, 06:21 PM
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Posted By cyten
Excellent work, fantastic craftsmanship, Borislav!

Excellent work, fantastic craftsmanship, Borislav!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2020, 07:59 AM
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Posted By cyten
Wonderful acquisition, Ricky! Having never...

Wonderful acquisition, Ricky! Having never examined one in person (outside a museum) are these normally rifled?

And to the Kariophili vs Rasak debate, just what is the difference? Not having any...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,766
Posted By cyten
I've come across several articles from Bulgaria...

I've come across several articles from Bulgaria stating that (in Bulgarian) the town of Sliva was a major manufacturer of (specifically) shishane rifles, no mention of boyliya.
I also came across...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2020, 08:39 AM
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Views: 8,766
Posted By cyten
In trying to do some online research, I came...

In trying to do some online research, I came across THIS VIDEO (https://www.pbs.org/video/antiques-roadshow-appraisal-17th-century-turkish-miquelet-gun/) from Antiques Road Show. I'd like the input...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2020, 06:35 PM
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Views: 8,766
Posted By cyten
double post

double post
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 07:11 PM
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Posted By cyten
While I have no reason to doubt you, I have seen...

While I have no reason to doubt you, I have seen this "shishane" type in Bosnia (where I know the Dzeferdar was more common) Montenegro (where the Tancica was more common) Bulgaria (where the Boyliya...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 02:06 AM
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Views: 8,766
Posted By cyten
Kubur, thank you for kind words and confirming my...

Kubur, thank you for kind words and confirming my suspicions of the sling rings. The one barrel band that remains is very thin and fragile, seems easy to make some more with a thin sheet of brass....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 01:05 AM
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Views: 8,766
Posted By cyten
Kwiatek, I really appreciate it! Unfortunately it...

Kwiatek, I really appreciate it! Unfortunately it is very worn and this is the clearest I can get.
Having no reference material, I can't even guess what it could be.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,766
Posted By cyten
The lock removed, some period...

The lock removed, some period repairs/replacements. Strange wood splice in the ramrod channel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2020, 06:23 AM
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Posted By cyten
Tufek/Tufenk/Shishane Identification

Hello, long time lurker of the boards here but after coming into possession of this I decided to finally register. I'm excited to share what I have and know as well as looking to learn from you fine...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 331,997
Posted By cyten
Bulgarian man with shishane and yataghan

Bulgarian man with shishane and yataghan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 04:06 AM
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Views: 42,208
Posted By cyten
just a small clarification, It is Omar, Khalil,...

just a small clarification, It is Omar, Khalil, Rabotal Hasan, Rabotal Khalil, Osman, and Ali
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,380
Posted By cyten
The Russians continued this Caucasian style sling...

The Russians continued this Caucasian style sling setup with leather loops on all their "Cossack" model rifles, M1832, Berdan, Mosin, etc
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,380
Posted By cyten
To add to the "sling rings or leather loops"...

To add to the "sling rings or leather loops" discussion:

Both styles were used. Attached are photos of rifles all from western Georgia showing both the leather loop and ring.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 331,997
Posted By cyten
Caucasian Crimean War Veterans with the usual...

Caucasian Crimean War Veterans with the usual Kindjal & Miquelet as well as M1843 Luttich Carbine and what looks like some kind of Artillery Foot Sword
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 331,997
Posted By cyten
Ossetian man equipped with Miquelet rifle,...

Ossetian man equipped with Miquelet rifle, Shashka, LARGEST Kindjal I've ever seen, and holstered pistol
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