ANTIQUE OTTOMAN SWORDS AND KNIVES

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ANTIQUE OTTOMAN SWORDS AND KNIVES

Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 3rd, 2010, 2:52 am #1

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 3rd, 2010, 2:56 am #2

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It is made in 1526 or 1527 by the court jeweler Ahmed Tekelü for the Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent



This decorated saber is said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V


Ottoman parade sabre with karabela hilt, seventeenth century


The Topkapi Dagger. It was made to be presented to Nadir Shah.


Enameled and diamond studded daggers.


Ottoman, mid 16th century, Istanbul. Jade handle inlaid with gold and set with gems.



Yataghan and Scabbard



Dagger and Sheath


Dagger


Sword with the name and blazon of Sultan Baybars

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Joined: March 26th, 2009, 1:17 am

August 3rd, 2010, 3:31 am #3

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Those are some great pics thanks mate. Got any of other weapons/armour?

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Joined: September 20th, 2008, 7:38 pm

August 3rd, 2010, 3:38 am #4

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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From The Metropolitan Museum of Art




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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 3rd, 2010, 3:45 am #5

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Joined: May 15th, 2008, 9:33 pm

August 3rd, 2010, 5:10 am #6

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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if you guys could add armour to this thread? this is just marvelous. look at the freaking detail.

The most interesting part is the individualization.I have also seen a few turkish muskets hosting a few verses and decorative trims.
(for sure, not comparable to this forged level of awesomeness)
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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 3rd, 2010, 5:19 am #7

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Turkish guns, 1750-1800. Musée de l'Armée, Paris.


Yataghans from the 17th-19th century


Bows and arrows and maces


Ottoman volley gun with 9 barrels, early 16th century.


Ornate Ottoman cannon, length: 385cm, cal:178mm, weight: 2910kg, stone projectile, founded 8 October 1581 in Algiers, seized by France during the invasion of Algiers in 1830. Musée de l'Armée, Paris.


Tower flintlocks from the 17th-18th centuries


Ottoman armour and helmets (kept in Topkap Palace)


Swords and sheathes

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August 3rd, 2010, 5:39 am #8

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Yatagan, ca. 1525 - 30
Made by the Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
Turkey (Istanbul)
Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearl


Helmet, mid-16th century; Ottoman period
Turkish
Steel, damascened with gold


Ottoman Sipahy in Scale Armour 1530


XXII th century Ottoman armour.


16th century Turkish Ottoman Horse Armour Chanfron


OTTOMAN DECORATED GUNPOWDER HOLDER,16TH-17TH CENTURY


16th century Turkish Ottoman Armour

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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 4th, 2010, 4:46 am #9

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Chamfron and cheek-pieces, Ottoman Turkey or Egypt, 18th century


An armor for horse's head. (16th century), Topkapi Sarayi Museum, Istanbul.


Frontal for a horse's head, gilded copper with engraving, stamp of the Imperial Armoury. 61 X 24 cm. Ottoman period, 16th century. Armoury, Topkapi Sarayi Museum, Istanbul.


Armor, from an Ottoman soldier


An Ottoman armor and helmet. (15th century)


Ottoman mail and plates armor, seventeenth century

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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 4th, 2010, 4:51 am #10

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Ottoman Rifles:


19th century Ottoman rifle with Sultan II.Abdulhamid tugra, length 108cm, bore 13mm, muzzle loaded


18th century Ottoman rifle, length 160cm, bore 16mm, muzzle loaded


18th century Ottoman rifle, length 143cm, bore 15mm, muzzle loaded


Early 19th century Ottoman rifle, length 141cm, bore 18mm, muzzle loaded


17th century Ottoman rifle, length 154cm, bore 13mm, muzzle loaded


Circa 1806 Ottoman rifle, length 217cm, bore 18mm, muzzle loaded


18th century Ottoman rifle, length 232cm, bore 22mm, muzzle loaded


17th century Ottoman rifle, length 158cm, bore 16mm, muzzle loaded


16th century Ottoman rifle, lenght 148cm, bore 22mm, muzzle loaded


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Joined: March 26th, 2009, 1:17 am

August 4th, 2010, 4:56 am #11

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Thats some beautiful work on the horses armour, thanks again mate

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Joined: December 28th, 2004, 9:04 am

August 4th, 2010, 7:29 am #12

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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wow amazing pics.. love the koranic sword and the black chain armor, wow

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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 4th, 2010, 8:15 am #13

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Here are some more:


17th century Turkish vambrace or bazu-band from the Karlsruher Turkenbeute collection


16th century Ottoman krug or korazin


Another type of mail-and-plate armour




Yataghan sword 1884


Iron Dizçek, for knee protection, 15th century


Ceremony shield, made of willow tree, 16th century


Ottoman shield 17th century


Mail armour belonged to Rumeli beylerbeyi Behram Pasha (dec. 1532)


Sirvansah, belonged to Sultan Halid I (dec. 1464)




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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

August 4th, 2010, 8:26 am #14

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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16th century steel armour:




15th century helmets:









Conic style helmet, 17th century


Helmet of Orhan Gazi



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August 4th, 2010, 8:35 am #15

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Turkish ceremonial Tombak gold helmets and shield:






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Joined: April 19th, 2007, 10:36 am

August 4th, 2010, 11:26 am #16

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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i went to royal armouries in leeds 2 years ago and so lots of weapons armour that was used by turks and other army in the in the ottoman days


if you live in england or visiting from outside and are in nothern england then visit this place

royal armouries website
http://www.royalarmouries.org/visit-us/ ... s/oriental


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Joined: March 19th, 2010, 9:35 am

August 4th, 2010, 1:08 pm #17

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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really nice pics , thanx bro !

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Joined: July 12th, 2010, 10:15 am

November 12th, 2010, 4:46 am #18

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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ANTIQUE OTTOMAN MACES

A mace with a ball shaped heavy head (topuz) was a sign of military authority as well as a weapon used by Turks from the earliest times.



Three different style of Ottoman maces, Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul



Ceremonial or Parade Mace



Ceremonial Ottoman mace of jade and rubies. By permission of Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul



Ottoman mace of the seventeenth centruy




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Atam izindeyiz!
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November 12th, 2010, 5:13 am #19

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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Joined: October 9th, 2010, 6:50 am

November 12th, 2010, 5:53 am #20

Some selected examples:


Saber in a jeweled scabbard, L.97 cm, the Ottoman Empire, 17th century


Yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, length 66cm, Topkapi Museum.



Detail from the blade, yatagan of Suleyman I, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Mehmed II, the Conqueror, 140cm long, 15th century, Topkapi Museum.



Sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul.



Detail, sword of Suleyman I, 16th century, length 93cm, Military Museum, Istanbul



Handle detail, yatagan of Suleyman I, 1526, Topkapi Museum.



Ottoman Turkey, 17th century



The blade is chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, with the surrounding areas inlaid with gold



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amazing pics . thnx for sharing

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