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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2022, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Norman McCormick
Nihl, thank you for your observations. My...

Nihl, thank you for your observations.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2022, 03:26 PM
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Views: 937
Posted By Norman McCormick
Cutlass for want of a better term. Maybe someone...

Cutlass for want of a better term. Maybe someone could give a better description.
23 1/2 inch blade and not cut down. The pommel is weighted and thus gives the sword a good balance in the hand....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By Norman McCormick
Sukhela ? or does this term refer to the...

Sukhela ? or does this term refer to the flexibility of the blade?

Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Will, With the sword in hand I'm...

Hi Will,
With the sword in hand I'm sure it is a crowned 4 which is of course a British acceptance mark. My sword has a 35 1/2 inch blade and is 7/16 inches thick at the ricasso. The blade...
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, An 1821 LC sabre marked to Osborn, a mid...

Hi,
An 1821 LC sabre marked to Osborn, a mid Victorian regimental, Ayrshire Yeomanry, pillbox hat of the type common to the British Army of the time and a few photos one showing an 1821 pattern...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Having had a look at the knife posted by...

Hi,
Having had a look at the knife posted by Jerseyman the scabbard does indeed look like it comes from a bayonet. It particularly reminds me of the German K98 although the frog attachment is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, I would like to address the’bayonet,...

Hi,
I would like to address the’bayonet, issue. I can only speak for mine as it is the one in hand. I have handled many bayonets in my collecting days 50 plus years and one of the consistencies...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2022, 03:26 PM
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Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Exactly, it is one and the same. :) Regards, ...

Exactly, it is one and the same. :)
Regards,
Norman
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Just to avoid the confusion that appears to be...

Just to avoid the confusion that appears to be happening. The knife above that kronckew posted is the one I have.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Wayne, Not similar that is...

Hi Wayne,
Not similar that is mine. I did ignore the auction blurb as with a lot of auction houses it is either fanciful, Spartan or wrong. As you possibly saw it didnít cost much so I...
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,494
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, I received some Gustav Emil Ern kitchen...

Hi,
I received some Gustav Emil Ern kitchen knives as a wedding present, 1982, and they all have tapered tangs, very well made and still going strong. The company closed down round about this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ausjulius, Many thanks for...

Hi Ausjulius,
Many thanks for the additional information.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Thanks Tim. One more photo.

Thanks Tim. One more photo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ausjulius, More photos. The blade appears to...

Hi Ausjulius,
More photos. The blade appears to have had many sharpenings.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ausjulius, Some more...

Hi Ausjulius,
Some more photos. The edge is sharp with the ‘ricasso’ on one side possibly due to sharpening that one side more than the other. There is a drain hole on the bottom of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ausjulius, Thanks for your...

Hi Ausjulius,
Thanks for your interest. Here are a couple of photos. Will post more.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Could be, not my area at all. Seems like...

Hi,
Could be, not my area at all. Seems like a lot of effort for very little return. Thanks for looking.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Yup. Regards, Norman.

Hi,
Yup.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Photo removed

Photo removed
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,589
Posted By Norman McCormick
Knife

Hi,
The comments say it all.
Regards,
Norman.

P.S. No point in excess images for this item.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,988
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Interesting information already and...

Hi,
Interesting information already and hopefully more to come. :cool:
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,988
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, I just e-mailed my questions as I see...

Hi,
I just e-mailed my questions as I see you've done. Hopefully you'll get an answer soon with interesting info. Good luck.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,988
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, I would contact the Dutch Army Museum. I...

Hi,
I would contact the Dutch Army Museum. I did so with regard to this musket http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=25012&highlight=M1815 and found them very helpful. See the last post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,442
Posted By Norman McCormick
Maybe, maybe :)

Maybe, maybe :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,442
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Tim.

Hi Tim.
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