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Forum: Swap Forum Yesterday, 11:24 PM
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Posted By RSWORD
Persian Qajar yataghan sword with wootz blade

New item added to the site. Please check it out at

www.rswordantiqueblades.com

Thanks,

Rick
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:19 PM
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Posted By RSWORD
Bumping in the hopes someone can assist with the...

Bumping in the hopes someone can assist with the translation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2021, 03:52 AM
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Posted By RSWORD
Thanks for the information Ed. Hopefully someone...

Thanks for the information Ed. Hopefully someone will be able to translate the script to see if it supports a Funj connection and to verify my reading of the date.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 07:41 PM
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Posted By RSWORD
Here is the inscription. Thanks for having a...

Here is the inscription. Thanks for having a look and trying to translate.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 07:40 PM
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Posted By RSWORD
Translation Assistance with African Kaskara Sword

Seeking translation assistance for this nice African Kaskara sword. A couple of interesting features. The first is that it has snake motif on one side of the blade done in gold koftgari. The...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th November 2021, 05:54 PM
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Views: 294
Posted By RSWORD
New Website

I have bought from, sold to and traded with a ton of people on this forum over the years. I have had several people reach out to me mentioning they haven't seen me selling on eBay in awhile. For a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2021, 04:19 AM
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Views: 2,409
Posted By RSWORD
Understood. Would you mind posting a few close...

Understood. Would you mind posting a few close up pictures of the pattern? I'm most interested in the central portion of the blade. There appears to be two parallel lines running from the forte...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By RSWORD
The lamination in the blade looks interesting. ...

The lamination in the blade looks interesting. Worthy of an etch to bring out the pattern.
Forum: Swap Forum 27th August 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By RSWORD
The other trousse has sold as well. Thank you.

The other trousse has sold as well. Thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2021, 07:54 PM
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Views: 907
Posted By RSWORD
Nice Yakoma knife for sale

Yakoma knife. Measures 14" in total length. Handle is tightly bound with brass bands. I like the thick cylindrical section below the handle before the blade shape takes place. Nice and elegant piece....
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2021, 07:52 PM
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Views: 621
Posted By RSWORD
Yoruba blade

Yoruba brass blade. Very nice decorations to the one side. No handle. Measures 18" in a straight line. Blade is 3 1/2" wide at tang and 5 1/2" wide from tip to point straight below.

Providing...
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2021, 07:50 PM
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Views: 636
Posted By RSWORD
Ngombe Sword for sale

Ngombe sword. Measures 24 1/2" in total length. The tri-pommel of the grip has brass tacks all over. Grip is bound in iron bands. Blade has some decorations. Nice patina.

Providing better pictures...
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2021, 07:48 PM
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Views: 631
Posted By RSWORD
Massive Tetela Sword

Massive Tetela currency sword. About the biggest I have seen. Massive iron pommel. Measures 28 1/2" in total length. Pictured next to the Ngombe sword to give a sense of its hugeness.

Better...
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By RSWORD
The pictures are very small. I am adding better...

The pictures are very small. I am adding better pictures. Also, price drop to $500 plus shipping. Please e-mail with any questions.
Forum: European Armoury 16th August 2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,884
Posted By RSWORD
Thanks everyone for the information. All very...

Thanks everyone for the information. All very helpful.
Forum: Swap Forum 8th August 2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By RSWORD
The Momvu is sold. Thank you.

The Momvu is sold. Thank you.
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,884
Posted By RSWORD
17th century European sword - Looking for assistance with blade marks

This 17th century sword has a deep stamped marking I am looking for assistance. Looks like there is a well worn partial crown marking above the stamp and then the letters S A H A G O N in the...
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By RSWORD
The Momvu sword is on hold and sold pending...

The Momvu sword is on hold and sold pending payment. Thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By RSWORD
The silver mounted trousse has been sold with...

The silver mounted trousse has been sold with thanks.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By RSWORD
The Mangbetu knife has sold. Thank you.

The Mangbetu knife has sold. Thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th August 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By RSWORD
Very open to offers. Please send me your...

Very open to offers. Please send me your thoughts and let's see what we can work out.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th August 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By RSWORD
Very open to offers. Send me your thoughts and...

Very open to offers. Send me your thoughts and we'll see what we can work out.
Forum: Swap Forum 28th July 2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By RSWORD
Final batch of pictures.

Final batch of pictures.
Forum: Swap Forum 28th July 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By RSWORD
More trousse pictures

More trousse pictures
Forum: Swap Forum 28th July 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By RSWORD
Pictures of the second trousse.

Pictures of the second trousse.
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