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Luka Borscak




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PostPosted: Sat 17 Jan, 2015 3:07 pm    Post subject: Two turkish or persian swords for identification         Reply with quote

Hello people! A friend wants to find out the value of these swords he inherited from his grandfather. He doesn't know much about them and without any clue if they are genuine or not he can't really value them for sale. His local pawnshop proved to be quite useless.

This is the first one, 36" overall length, 31" blade, 1/4" at the base, 1/10" 3 inches from the tip, no scabbard:


























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Luka Borscak




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PostPosted: Sat 17 Jan, 2015 3:10 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

This is the other one, I have no measurements for this one:











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Eric S




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PostPosted: Sun 18 Jan, 2015 1:01 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

You will need much better pictures before anyone could tell you much about your swords, it would be worth your while to borrow a better camera if yours can not take a better picture. Lay the swords on a flat backround and take pictures of the swords full profile, then close up shots of the important details, if there are scabbards photograph them as well.
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Luka Borscak




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PostPosted: Mon 19 Jan, 2015 3:14 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The swords aren't mine and nowhere near me, but I told the owner he should try borrowing a better camera and shoot some better pictures...
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Greg Thomas Obach
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Jan, 2015 4:22 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Hi

first sword is a killij ( Turkish curved blade )

second looks to be Persian shamshir from Qajar period
-for similar blade look at " arms and armor from Iran " on pg 554
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