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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Robert
Then you will have to resize your photos. There...

Then you will have to resize your photos. There is some information located here that should be of help. http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=3248&highlight=photo+resizer

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Robert
Hello Divyraj and welcome to the forum. As...

Hello Divyraj and welcome to the forum. As linking to photo hosting sites is not allowed I have removed the links to your sword. Please read the forum rules especially those that pertain to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 443
Posted By Robert
Joren, could the security setting on your...

Joren, could the security setting on your computer be set too high and thus not allowing the attachments box to appear?:confused:

I agree with Detlef that the decorative covering is made from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 443
Posted By Robert
Hello Croccifixio and welcome to the forum. I am...

Hello Croccifixio and welcome to the forum. I am very happy to see another member interested in Filipino edged weapons and hope your time here will be enjoyable. Unfortunately I have had to removed...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th August 2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Robert
CSinTX, I am leaving your post for now but have...

CSinTX, I am leaving your post for now but have removed your links. Please load your photos directly to the server as per forum rules.

Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Robert
Francisco, I have edited your post to conform...

Francisco, I have edited your post to conform with forum policy. Please read and acquaint yourself better with the forum rules before posting again.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Robert
Andi, asking for an evaluation of any item is...

Andi, asking for an evaluation of any item is strictly against forum rule.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Robert
Hello Ken, I believe the one shell casing is as...

Hello Ken,
I believe the one shell casing is as you have pointed out and old shotgun shell brass from possibly a 410 or something of approximately the same size. The stampings on the end are very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Robert
I wish I could say that my first gunong was...

I wish I could say that my first gunong was anywhere near as nice as the one that you have just received. My congratulations on this wonderful addition to your collection.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Robert
Hello Captain, and welcome to the forum. I have...

Hello Captain, and welcome to the forum. I have had to edit this post so please take time to read the forum rules especially the ones on posting photos.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Robert
MOP was popular later and that makes me think...

MOP was popular later and that makes me think
that the rest of the hilt was later as well.
These are my thoughts as well. While the blade itself is very well made the style of the present hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Robert
Thank you Detlef, I am planning on restoring this...

Thank you Detlef, I am planning on restoring this with the hilt pieces it has now. If later it is determined that this hilt is not original to the blade I can always remove it easily as the brass...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Robert
Hello Ian, The fact that some of the hilt...

Hello Ian, The fact that some of the hilt material seems of a later date had also occurred to me. Also the quality and workmanship of the blade appear to be of a much higher quality than that of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Robert
Possable Philippine First Republic Dagger

I won this dagger at auction few days ago and thought that I would post it for comments. Though only five inches in length the blade is heavy and very well made for its size. The hilt is made of horn...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Hello Ian, Thank you for the information as I...

Hello Ian,
Thank you for the information as I now know that there were hilts made from ivory, water buffalo bone and silver over a wooden core. Do you know of any examples of a dha like mine...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Hello everyone, As I have been out taking care of...

Hello everyone, As I have been out taking care of a few things that because of the heat I had left unfinished I just now noticed your replies.

Kronckew and David, Yes because of my living in Kansas...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Hello Nathaniel, The repair work itself will be...

Hello Nathaniel, The repair work itself will be very easy to do. The problem that I am having is just trying to find the material to do it with. :(

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Thanks, I'll probably need it.

Thanks, I'll probably need it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Hello Ariel, I would say the main reason for my...

Hello Ariel, I would say the main reason for my acquiring a "broken thing" and investing my money and my time into giving it a semblance of authenticity again is that I would rather have an older...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Robert
Hello Ken, I totally agree with Jose's...

Hello Ken, I totally agree with Jose's assessment, I also believe this to be a Filipino sword that was most likely made in the late 1890's to early 20th century on Luzon.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Ian, Thank you very much for the photos showing...

Ian,
Thank you very much for the photos showing of some of the many different hilt styles that I now know were used on these interesting knives/daggers. As the one that I have acquired looks to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Hello Ian, And thank you very much for your...

Hello Ian,
And thank you very much for your thoughts on this. I forgot to mention when I first posted this knife that the seller stated to me that the original hilt was in fact made of ivory and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Robert
Question Dha-hmyaung

Something completely different than what I normally collect, I found this on epray the other day right as the auction was ending. I placed a very modest bid on bid at the last minute and to my...
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,363
Posted By Robert
Gentlemen, any further sarcasm or baiting by...

Gentlemen, any further sarcasm or baiting by anyone will be dealt with quickly and harshly. You have been warned.

Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,359
Posted By Robert
Gentlemen, any further sarcasm or baiting by...

Gentlemen, any further sarcasm or baiting by anyone will be dealt with quickly and harshly. You have been warned.

Robert
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