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    What you have is an interesting situation.... ...

    What you have is an interesting situation.... Let's start by saying that the blade is German made for Ethiopia (Abyssinia). It has an inscription in Ge'ez typically found on Ethiopian blades, and...
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    Mistery dagger

    My friends. I was asked to help in the identification of this dagger, but..... I have no clue. At first glance, I would say American Civil War. But I really do not know. It reminds me of an...
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    HELP!! Ethiopian blades info.

    Hi, guys. I have been looking for a SOLINGEN (original or copy) catalogue on blades for Abyssinia/Ethiopia. I'd be happy with a good scan at a fair price. Anyone?? Cheers, RON
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    Sticky: Wilkinson for Ethiopia

    I have posted this sword under Ethiopian ad I am re-posting it under Wilkinson, just in case.... I believe it is a sword from the Ethiopian Imperial Cavalry. The writing in Amharic says: HENRY...
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    How heavy is the shield? If it is fairly light,...

    How heavy is the shield? If it is fairly light, I would venture to say that it may be a theatrical prop. The handle in the back seems to be to flimsy for a battle shield. In any case, I do not...
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    It does not seem to be African, let alone...

    It does not seem to be African, let alone Ethiopian. A picture of the back could help.
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    Any chance of you posting pictures of the Ethiopian sword? Cheers, RON
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    Hi, Sterling. Have you sold your swords yet? Let...

    Hi, Sterling. Have you sold your swords yet? Let me know? Ron
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    This a the only Ethiopian Imperial Guard sword I...

    This a the only Ethiopian Imperial Guard sword I ever came across that was for sale. I saw a few (very few) in Museums, but they were all German made with a lion head hilt and the inscription "LOVE...
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    Ethiopian shotel wanted

    Hi. Looking for an Ethiopian shotel with LONG NARROW sickle blade. AND/OR any Ethiopian swords with European blade. Thanks, RON
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    Actually I believe the blade is German. The fact...

    Actually I believe the blade is German. The fact that it is very similar to a "Russian" blade is not a contradiction as Solingen was making blades for EVERYBODY!!! The His Majesty interpretation...
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    My blade with the Sun and the forur letters does...

    My blade with the Sun and the forur letters does not have any inscription. However, the style of the blade and the etched decoration are very similar to those in my Abyssinian sword with a Russian...
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    As an afterthought, You mentioned seeing a German...

    As an afterthought, You mentioned seeing a German Damascus blade. Any pictures?
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    Greetings, Aleksey. Collecting Ethiopian swords...

    Greetings, Aleksey. Collecting Ethiopian swords has been my "thing" for more than 30 years and I do have accumulated a bit of info and knowledge. Just for starts and answering one of your...
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    Ethiopian sword

    I am looking for Ethiopian swords with European blades. RON at roanoa@hotmail.com Cheers.
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    Ethiopian blade

    Cheers. Blade looks German. The name is probably that of the owner. Too bad the hilt is gone. Did you have one that deteriorated with time? Bakelite was popular as a novelty in the very early...
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