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Old 26th March 2015, 12:37 PM   #1
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I noticed very few threads about powder flasks and bullet containers.
Do you have some nice Ottoman / Persian stuff to share?
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Old 28th March 2015, 11:10 AM   #2
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Default Greek ottoman palaskas

Four greek ottoman bullets case (palaskas).first half 19 century.
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Old 29th March 2015, 02:07 AM   #3
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As this subject and the items that will be discussed here are more weapons related and not actually weapons themselves I am moving this thread to the Ethnographic Miscellania forum.

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Old 31st March 2015, 06:42 AM   #4
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Default VARIOUS POWDER FLASKS FROM MY COLLECTION

KUBUR HERE ARE MY POWDER FLASKS
1-TURKISH/OTTOMON POWDER FLASK
2-TIBETAN POWDER FLASK MADE FROM THE HORN OF BHARUL[TIBETAN ANTELOPE]
3-MORROCON BEE HIVE POWDER FLASK
4-AFGAHAN /CENTRAL ASIA POWDER FLASK
CHEERS RAJESH
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Old 1st April 2015, 09:06 AM   #5
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Dear Stelio & Rajesh,

Thanks, they are great stuff.
I will post tonight a palaska, a Moroccan primer flask and a Mughal powder flask.
Rajesh, I think your first one is Moroccan (I'm sure in fact).

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Old 1st April 2015, 09:09 AM   #6
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You have a coin dated from 1336/ 1917 on it.
So the powder flask should be from 1917 or a little bit later.
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Old 3rd April 2015, 06:37 AM   #7
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Dear Stelio & Rajesh,

Thanks, they are great stuff.
I will post tonight a palaska, a Moroccan primer flask and a Mughal powder flask.
Rajesh, I think your first one is Moroccan (I'm sure in fact).

Best,
Kubur
I agree with Kubur.....#1 is definitely Moroccan.
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Old 1st June 2022, 02:41 PM   #8
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Four greek ottoman bullets case (palaskas).first half 19 century.
Hello nice palaskas. Are you sure that are from Greece ?
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Old 2nd June 2022, 10:38 AM   #9
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Priming Flask. Persia.
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Old 1st April 2015, 11:35 PM   #10
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A couple more Palaskes.
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Old 13th June 2022, 12:26 PM   #11
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A couple more Palaskes.
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Nice!
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Old 21st June 2016, 05:32 PM   #12
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This is a 19th century Ottoman powder flask that I own. Its missing the top piece and there are som loss to the decoration. Despite the faults I really like this flask, someone put a lot of work and effort into making it.
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Old 21st June 2016, 08:46 PM   #13
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Look I have the little sister...
But your is much better... Congratulations!
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Old 14th August 2016, 07:37 AM   #14
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Just for our database (not mine, just sold recently)
Primer flask, South Arabian, Yemen
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Old 19th October 2016, 07:20 PM   #15
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I spotted a couple of interesting powder flasks; Two nice Central Asian flasks(Barutdan) with exotic surface style ...one with a birdshead and eye of Turquoise...I show two moon shaped (Talahiq) of Oman...and one interesting Gourd design(Barutluk) with Turkoman style decoration. The black barutdan with studs is Persian
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I spotted a couple of interesting powder flasks; Two nice Central Asian flasks(Barutdan) with exotic surface style ...one with a birdshead and eye of Turquoise...I show two moon shaped (Talahiq) of Oman...and one interesting Gourd design(Barutluk) with Turkoman style decoration. The black barutdan with studs is Persian
Nice group Ibrahiim.
The gourd I think now we all agree is in fact a Tobacco/Snuff flask, rather than for priming powder, though it could well do both jobs. See this link http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21994
Here are two more also included here for library purposes.
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Old 2nd June 2022, 12:24 PM   #17
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Old 3rd June 2022, 04:39 PM   #18
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Question 2 similar cartridge boxes and a rammer

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Old 10th July 2022, 02:11 AM   #19
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Has looks similar to decorations on Yemeni Jambiya scabbards. Not likely to be a powder flask as neck is too wide. Maybe a lime container?? Perhaps if no replies eventuate here it could be worth posting as a serapate thread.
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Has looks similar to decorations on Yemeni Jambiya scabbards. Not likely to be a powder flask as neck is too wide. Maybe a lime container?? Perhaps if no replies eventuate here it could be worth posting as a serapate thread.
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Athena, symbol of revolutionary Greece.
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Athena, symbol of revolutionary Greece.
Very interesting! Thank you!
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Old 30th July 2022, 12:54 AM   #24
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I have two large Moroccan powder flasks in my collection. One is covered in scrimshawed camel bone and has engraved silver escutcheons containing coral and turquoise stones. The fill spout is camel bone. The second powder flask is covered in engraved silver with flower shaped escutcheons containing coral stones. The entire surface also contains silver rivets, and the fill spout is also camel bone. The workmanship on both flasks is very fine. Can you fellow collectors give me your opinions/any info on these flasks? Thank you!

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Old 30th July 2022, 07:03 AM   #25
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newyorkcobra,

Welcome to the forum. Pictures would help get detailed information.
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Just picked these up in Turkey a couple days ago
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