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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:04 PM
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Posted By francantolin
Exact ! Wakhan nomad people living in the...

Exact ! Wakhan nomad people living in the ''wakhan corridor'' area.

Nice and interesting picture of this karud with his coral turquoise silver scabbard in '' tibetan himalayan style''.

I wonder...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:37 AM
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Posted By francantolin
Thank you Mahratt and Ariel for your comments, ...

Thank you Mahratt and Ariel for your comments,

I suggested bone or ivory because I still don't have it in my hands,
have to get it not too late I hope !
Il will post better pictures of the hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By francantolin
Karud dagger with unusual chased scabbard

Hello dear members,

today I come with a massive karud dagger
I just acquired.

Afghan or north indian origin,
The hilt is made of bone or walrus ivory.

The silver scabbard mounts looks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th November 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By francantolin
The pictures....

The pictures....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th November 2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you for the comments, here other...

Hello,
Thank you for the comments,
here other pictures of the ''nice one''
showing the koftgari quality and precision as said before

A deco weapon but
not the first tourist bazar shop item ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2022, 07:19 PM
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Posted By francantolin
The massive ''rusty one''

The massive ''rusty one''
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2022, 07:17 PM
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Views: 374
Posted By francantolin
Two zaghnal for comments

Good evening dear members ( or good morning !)

Here are two large zaghnal axes I have.

The less rusty was given to me by a really good friend years ago,
I have bought the second one with the...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Thank you all for the comments and...

Hello,
Thank you all for the comments and interest,
Sadly I have no other pics for the moment,
I will receive it soon and make some pictures.
Forum: European Armoury 1st November 2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By francantolin
I take this opportunity to show you a ''fany''...

I take this opportunity to show you a ''fany'' ceremonial dirk a friend sold me:
Difficult ( for me and him) to age it and chose a correct price.
Stamp SCOTLAND and RA for Robert Allison ,
Must...
Forum: European Armoury 1st November 2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By francantolin
Thank s a lot for your message, Yes it makes me...

Thank s a lot for your message,
Yes it makes me too think to a dirk scottish dagger or something like that ...
Sadly no mark or stamp on the blade
Difficult to fix it......
Forum: European Armoury 30th October 2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By francantolin
''Old'' dagger

Hello dear members,

What do you think of this dagger ?
Said to be 19th century but from unknown origin...
The scabbard dont fit perfectly with the blade so I think ii's a replacement one......
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Hello all, Interesting sites about...

Hello all,

Interesting sites about Zweihander swords - Spadone swords and how they were used even on boat attack,
Lepanto battle...

all in italian...
...
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Thank you for these pictures , It s a really...

Thank you for these pictures ,
It s a really interesting book you have here !!
Some models really look like, especially the pommel ;
( styled on old models ??)

Does anybody know what was the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Thank you !!

Thank you !!
Forum: European Armoury 7th October 2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
I'd like to share with you the lines that...

I'd like to share with you the lines that appeared when I clean it another time and use this time grain 800 then 1000 again.
It is not that deep in the blade but deep enough for being revealed after...
Forum: European Armoury 7th October 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Hello, I have a question about "replacement" ...

Hello,
I have a question about "replacement" pommels:
I found other with the same shape ( one discussed on an old post ) on old two handed swords.
are they typical of another period that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,762
Posted By francantolin
Thumbs up Congratulations ! Marvellous collection !! ...

Congratulations !
Marvellous collection !!
Glad if you share some pictures of the others...
( nimcha or old straight model )
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,230
Posted By francantolin
Amazing !! Thank you for sharing

Amazing !!
Thank you for sharing
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Last one for the tip/blade structure. Kind...

Last one for the tip/blade structure.
Kind regards
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Happy to have it after little work...:) A...

Happy to have it after little work...:)

A last question for specialists please :
Why did bladesmiths make sharp edges for reproductions or parade swords ?
Really, this one is one of the...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Thank you Neil for your reply, It was sold as a...

Thank you Neil for your reply,
It was sold as a :
18th/19th replica of a 16th swiss double handed sword.
Low starting price, the opportunity to have one of these and not a cold steel replica...
...
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Last

Last
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Hello, Sorry on avance for purists, I...

Hello,

Sorry on avance for purists,

I had found the brown rusty patina too homogenuous and ''looking a little fake''
so I had three hours free time and could not resist to sand it with 1000...
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
The other side of the pommel ( same ''line'' )...

The other side of the pommel ( same ''line'' ) and other pics...

Must be what is called a presentation-parade sword ( 19th century must be right )
But had these sword sharp-slicers edge ??
...
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By francantolin
Thank's a lot Kronckew for you message, I...

Thank's a lot Kronckew for you message,

I wrote the total size ans weight :
163cm/64 inches long for 3,6kg/7,94 pounds.

Here some others measures;

-Handle 36cm with pommel but without...
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