Category: mail

victoriansword: Weapons and Armour from Sudan,…

victoriansword:

Weapons and Armour from Sudan, 19th Century 

Kaskara (swords), arm daggers, maille shirt 

treasures-and-beauty:

treasures-and-beauty:

Gorham Sterling Silver Hanging Postal Scale, ca. 1900.

Antique Stamps!

Antique Stamps!

A Mughal coat of mail with each ring struck wi…

A Mughal coat of mail with each ring struck with an Arabic benediction. India, 16th-17th century.

from Auctions Imperial

victoriansword: Sudanese Arms and Armour, 19t…

victoriansword:

Sudanese Arms and Armour, 19th Century

You’ve Got Mail Bombs: Tracking Down the…

You’ve Got Mail Bombs: Tracking Down the Most Dangerous Letters in the World

Shirt of mail and plate, Turkish or Persian, 1…

Shirt of mail and plate, Turkish or Persian, 15th – 16th century.

from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tatar armored cap with mail hood, a gift from …

Tatar armored cap with mail hood, a gift from Emperor Rudolf II to Elector Christian II circa 1600.

from the Staatliche Kunstamlungen Dresden

victoriansword: Kaskara, arm daggers, maille…

victoriansword:

Kaskara, arm daggers, maille shirt

19th C. weapons and armour from Sudan.

Skull of a soldier who fell at the Battle of G…

Skull of a soldier who fell at the Battle of Gotland in 1361, his mail coif still intact.