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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2022, 06:14 PM
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not burma.. its taiwanese aborigines..

not burma.. its taiwanese aborigines..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2022, 07:23 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
nothing chinese it is uyghur. VERY recently...

nothing chinese it is uyghur. VERY recently made. last few decades.... hence the chinese characters.. they probably have to put it on there to sell it..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2022, 06:23 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
the knives are hungarian... although similar...

the knives are hungarian... although similar knives are made all through these mountain areas with some variation in blade shape. ther eis also similar walking stocks and similar axes made in these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2022, 06:23 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
Yes but the shompen don't make them.. The...

Yes but the shompen don't make them.. The nicrobarese make the steel tools to trade with them.. But I read that currently many tools the nicrobarese have are imported from India as its cheaper.. Its...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2022, 09:18 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
says they dont use bows.. and the meseum shows a...

says they dont use bows.. and the meseum shows a bow (and plenty of photos).. wouldnt trust that acocunt at all hahah
Forum: European Armoury 2nd April 2022, 02:55 PM
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Posted By ausjulius
no not "cast" steel but cast into blanks in...

no not "cast" steel but cast into blanks in their rough final form just as today many steel items are. most of the "forged" chinese tools are cast for example
Forum: European Armoury 2nd April 2022, 02:52 PM
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Posted By ausjulius
yes i belive the blades were cast to shape in a...

yes i belive the blades were cast to shape in a rought blank and then forged to a finished serface with something with a rolling forge like the wilkinson type of rolling forge machines.. but the cast...
Forum: European Armoury 27th March 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By ausjulius
casting of sword blades in the 19th century

i have read and had it mentioned on severla occasionas that both steel and white iron guards were cast in solingin in the 19th century and also that whole sword blades for the austrians were cast...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By ausjulius
nicrobar islanders are unrelated to the people in...

nicrobar islanders are unrelated to the people in the andiman islands.. the nicrobars are splint into two groups of people - a stone age hunter-gatherer nomadic people who live in the jungle and a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By ausjulius
Nicobarese swords and knives?

does any one have any good reference of Nicobarese native weapons, swords, daggers,, spears ect? i can find nothign online. considering how close it is to sumatra. youd think there would be some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,096
Posted By ausjulius
้ hehehe my liquidation is imminent! yes...


hehehe my liquidation is imminent!

yes it is a huge problem actuially - truthfully in russia if you collect swords, antique arms and knives the law is against you in every direction.
its a...
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,707
Posted By ausjulius
yep you can see the nail nick is made in an...

yep you can see the nail nick is made in an informal manner too. i would say it is turkish made,
ive seen such knvies from bulgaria, turkey and greece and have soem like this my self.. one turkish...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2022, 11:17 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
the issue is not this, but the cold weapons laws...

the issue is not this, but the cold weapons laws that date to communist times.. the customs officers and postal workers know this game well and it is a game they play often. to send an item out is...
Forum: European Armoury 6th February 2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By ausjulius
the method of construction and style however are...

the method of construction and style however are very much in keeping with some turkish and bulgarian made pocket knives made even to this day. the workmanship dosnt look like that of french cutlers.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 29,104
Posted By ausjulius
the markings are talismanic, and can be taken...

the markings are talismanic, and can be taken with a grain of salt,
they are markings mimicing various dutch weapons local blacksmiths inspected.. dutch colonial officials were issued with european...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,644
Posted By ausjulius
the shapes are both typical cambodian knife...

the shapes are both typical cambodian knife shapes. i would say they are cambodian products. just household knives. not for woodworking.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2021, 12:08 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
bit of an old thread.. but these are not anything...

bit of an old thread.. but these are not anything more than to increase grip druing the throw at a later date than the time it was made.
if the maker was the primary thrower they woudl have just...
Forum: European Armoury 25th October 2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 32,906
Posted By ausjulius
from my understanding these notches or "claws"...

from my understanding these notches or "claws" are indeed primarilily intended to assist in collecting items from the ground, cloaks, coats, banners.. haversacks ect..

and then seocndary by some ...
Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,419
Posted By ausjulius
the doward crossguard is not based on any chiense...

the doward crossguard is not based on any chiense swords it is based on swords of the arab world the as is the grip. there is many exaples of middle eastern inspired swords in spain as well as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By ausjulius
hi , was looking at it on a moblie, yeah some are...

hi , was looking at it on a moblie, yeah some are ebony that is died in the white wood too, if you scraped it and its not lite runderneath yours is probably ebony... , ebony is not all black in your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By ausjulius
yes newly made and the wood is probably African...

yes newly made and the wood is probably African olive wood died black with wood stain
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,169
Posted By ausjulius
no idea if they make chooras.. but they make all...

no idea if they make chooras.. but they make all manner of knives. ". I doubt most Afghanis could read it." yep.. . no the knife is not made to sell to Americans.. you could sell those american...
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,209
Posted By ausjulius
you can see it is a factory or workshop serial...

you can see it is a factory or workshop serial produced product.. the handle is probably cast in bulk.
ive sene the exact same model of knife severla times.
yes ive seen many bulgarian knives in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,169
Posted By ausjulius
KG is indeed kyrgizstan or can be.. but ive neevr...

KG is indeed kyrgizstan or can be.. but ive neevr seen a knife like that.. KG can also be kashgar. but this knife has a little bit of age on it not old but its not made last week and somebody...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th September 2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,922
Posted By ausjulius
thanks the image from the museum dont show any...

thanks
the image from the museum dont show any local swords. (had a good look at this before) the have a mix of indian. arab, british, sri lankan and a burmese sword.. ect..
im very curious as to...
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