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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Look Asian to me. Lands bordering China?

Look Asian to me. Lands bordering China?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Tim Simmons
Same blade form just a little shorter.

Same blade form just a little shorter.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2014, 10:51 AM
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Views: 247
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thank you Colin. Now you mention South America,...

Thank you Colin. Now you mention South America, I think you are correct. In this Aputu the article.

http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1013&context=anthrotheses

Mention...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2014, 03:12 PM
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Views: 349
Posted By Tim Simmons
Opportunity to show my latest one, with some...

Opportunity to show my latest one, with some friends too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Tim Simmons
Could be one of those Indian holy man weapons. ...

Could be one of those Indian holy man weapons. Looks a nice old piece. I would think it is from Indian subcontinent, but I would not rule out Africa? I do not think to is from further east?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Tim Simmons
Looks like something from Burma?

Looks like something from Burma?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question Club ID

Many years ago I had an example of this club form only in a hard blond wood. I believed it to be from somewhere south pacific. I let it go in a swap. I now have this example. I have seen then...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Tim Simmons
Good chat fellows. I have been looking at...

Good chat fellows. I have been looking at youtube for a demonstration video. Some lightly interesting stuff can be found, but none of the examples are anyway of a serious nature. Certainly not in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Tim Simmons
That is possible. What if they where also after...

That is possible. What if they where also after the overall tempering. Simply burning the surface is not fire tempering. Also the people mentioned where no Larramie Loafers?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Tim Simmons
Now I am not saying this is genuine or a skilled...

Now I am not saying this is genuine or a skilled reproduction. I just want to point out that the item displays skills, not just balance and aesthetics. You can see the the wood has been treated...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Tim Simmons
Fire tempering.

Fire tempering wood and fire as a medium for decorative purposes.

I recently purchased an early 20th or even late 19th century New Hebrides club. This club sparked a deeper thought. The club has...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,251
Posted By Tim Simmons
This is where my latest example come from. My...

This is where my latest example come from. My example is 4cm shorter.
http://americanindian.si.edu/searchcollections/item.aspx?irn=273297&objtype=Hunting/Fishing/Warfare&objid=Club&page=2
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By Tim Simmons
Unless there is some creative thinking here, this...

Unless there is some creative thinking here, this situation with Bonham's and Sotherby's is outrageous. I can only imagine that this has come about by a provincial agent. Surely not the London...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By Tim Simmons
You could leave the scabbard somewhere it is...

You could leave the scabbard somewhere it is exposed to the weather, year long with some monitoring. Wind, rain, drying sun rather like a leather roof rack strap will soon look old. I find old...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th October 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very cool. This is a good place. :eek:

Very cool. This is a good place. :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,251
Posted By Tim Simmons
Finally got the right kind of hand spun raw...

Finally got the right kind of hand spun raw cotton. I had to unravel one ply from the yarn and then sort of re-spin the yarn between thumbs and fore fingers. The match is near perfect through 10x...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Tim Simmons
That's very interesting. I am not suggesting...

That's very interesting. I am not suggesting this axe blade IF genuine, is older than 120 years at the most, and was never made for cutting work.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,251
Posted By Tim Simmons
The trouble with trying to restored lost cotton...

The trouble with trying to restored lost cotton on these older Amazon clubs is getting a match. When you see hand spun cotton next to machine cotton, the difference is quite jarring to the eye. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,251
Posted By Tim Simmons
Great adding to the thread. This has turned from...

Great adding to the thread. This has turned from a small inquiry into a massive thread.

My new club has arrived. Heavy for the size. The cotton decoration needed to be tidied up, very please with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th September 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Tim Simmons
South Sudan. I think there are similar daggers...

South Sudan. I think there are similar daggers in the Pittrivers south sudan project.

http://southernsudan.prm.ox.ac.uk/

similar form
http://southernsudan.prm.ox.ac.uk/details/1930.86.13/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Tim Simmons
Dispersal, objects of traditional aesthetics c1900s.

I have just received a very informative book on Plains Indian art. The book put much into perspective. Exert-

After 1891, adaption to the new ways continued with some resisting and others willing...
Forum: Swap Forum 19th September 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By Tim Simmons
A few bits to swap?

A few pieces to swap. I can add more. I would like Amazon clubs or stone weapons. email timothysimmons14@yahoo.co.uk or PM me through this site.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Tim Simmons
Looking for similar pieces. I found this lovely...

Looking for similar pieces. I found this lovely double horn pointed example in the Brooklyn museum. Plus to me, rather suspect "antique" pieces with prices over $700 {knapped stone} and $500 for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,251
Posted By Tim Simmons
I like the spear. Looks like it is very nice to...

I like the spear. Looks like it is very nice to have in your hands. What a great lot.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Tim Simmons
Here I present qualified printed reference to my...

Here I present qualified printed reference to my suggestions. This exert is taken from.
" Collecting Indian Knives Identification and Value, Lar Holthem, Includes Paleo, Archaic,...
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