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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2021, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The picture is very black - is it possible to...

The picture is very black - is it possible to make it lighter?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2021, 10:24 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Maybe this picture will help.

Maybe this picture will help.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes you are right Kurt. It is a very strange...

Yes you are right Kurt. It is a very strange text.
I asked the one who translated the text for me, and he could not give an explanation of what it could mean.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 04:57 PM
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Views: 1,233
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Although the museum is closed due to the virrus,...

Although the museum is closed due to the virrus, the book can be ordered here at Strandberg Publishing from Friday March 26th.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 04:52 PM
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Views: 1,862
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kurt, The text says 'Varak...

Kurt,



The text says 'Varak Matsee'. Varak can mean worked in Gold and Matsya/Matsee also means Fish.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,003
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
A friend in India has helped with translating the...

A friend in India has helped with translating the text.


Shri Baldevji Sahay Rup Singh Sangawat Samb(v)at 1911.
Shri Baldevji is the Deva to whom obseience is paid. Rup Singh is obviously...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,380
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Nice tulwar. The text in the round staamp says...

Nice tulwar.
The text in the round staamp says 'Ibrahim'.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2020, 05:33 PM
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Views: 6,412
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont think there is more than one text...

I dont think there is more than one text inscription on the blade - if it is a text inscription, as I cant read it.
I am, however, surprised to see there are two of the 'starting' Bikaner marks -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2020, 10:19 PM
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Views: 7,432
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jain - meaning yes and no. In almost all the...

Jain - meaning yes and no. In almost all the states of India there are stories of gigant warriors. Just think of Anup Sing's brother from Bikaner, who had to get weapons especially made for him.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,957
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
David, I dont find you question morbid at all, as...

David, I dont find you question morbid at all, as I find it is a question most collectors should ask themselves if they care about their collection - and why should they not care is they collect....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,781
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The stamp may not contain any letters, as it...

The stamp may not contain any letters, as it coulld be the sword smiths mark.
I have tulwars with round and square stamps, some of them are with names, but one of them looks more like two men...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2020, 05:37 PM
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Views: 39,457
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Come on Ariel, I have been retired (early due to...

Come on Ariel, I have been retired (early due to the sale of my firm) for more than 22 years. As long as you have hobbies/interests it is no problem.
In a year or so I am closing in on 80, so the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,957
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Perhaps this link can help...

Perhaps this link can help http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=977&highlight=Moser :-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for your answer.

Thank you for your answer.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Mercenary, Please let us know the reasons why...

Mercenary,
Please let us know the reasons why you think it is from Hyderabad, and at the same time let us know if you mean Hyderabad in Pakisthan or in the Deccan.
It will be easier for the readers...
Forum: European Armoury 13th March 2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,112
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know much about the Danish weapon...

I dont know much about the Danish weapon production, but could it be that the pistol was made at Frederiksvaerk in Denmark?
As far as I know, they did produce weapons, and could have exported some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I see, but how do you want to make quite sure? ...

I see, but how do you want to make quite sure?
The Marwari race seems - according to the catalogue - a mix between the Arabian race and an Indian race. Could be!
Somewhere I read that the Indians -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
From the pictures shown in the catalogue, I would...

From the pictures shown in the catalogue, I would say it is an Arabian horse head.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You are right Ariel, here are two pictures...

You are right Ariel, here are two pictures attached, and according to the text, it is not only how the horse is holding/turning the ears, it also has something to do with the way the head is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marius, According to the al-Sabah catalogue,...

Marius,
According to the al-Sabah catalogue, your nice crystal hilt, is showing the head of an Arabian breed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,572
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is a picture from Stone, and a quote from...

Here is a picture from Stone, and a quote from his A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour. In All Countries and in all Times.


LOHAR. A small pick used in place...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, Yes I know, the weapons are mixed on...

Ariel,
Yes I know, the weapons are mixed on both sides of the 'border'. Besides from this, imagine how many swords and dagger changed hilts during their 'life' - and often more than once.

...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Vilhelmsson, yes the hilt has been tested and it...

Vilhelmsson, yes the hilt has been tested and it is quarts.
One thing is to buy such a testing thing yourself, but try to visit someone dealing in gem stones and ask him/her. I did and we had a long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is a Pesh Kabz, but without a crystal hilt. ...

Here is a Pesh Kabz, but without a crystal hilt.
The strange thing is, that I have had it for decades, and never seen this kind of decoration on other weapons. Some time ago I saw a picture on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,388
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is one of my crystal hilts. Not with a Pesh...

Here is one of my crystal hilts. Not with a Pesh Kabz blade - but still a nice hilt.
In one of his books Robert Elgood mentions that Belgien exported glass hilts to India.
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