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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By chiefheadknocker
well oiled up ?

Just to say its not well oiled up and here are few more pics to show you which hopefully show that the patination is quite dry and undisturbed
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Large fijian paddle club , kinikini

Here is a recent buy , a fijian paddle club kinikini , reserved for chiefs and priests i believe , difficult to age such a piece , i expect its a 19th century one ?
125cm n length and very heavy ,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,087
Posted By chiefheadknocker
piso podang?

I know this is an old thread , and ive kept this sword for some time, recently i have been informed by a few sword collectors that the sword in a piso pondang , sumatra and not indian !
whats your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Nice old boomerang

Just thought i would show a few pictures of this boomerang which i picked up , i believe its from east australia , queensland area ,i believe its a good old one , whats your thoughts
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks for all your replies, its been interesting...

Thanks for all your replies, its been interesting reading your information :) brilliant
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th December 2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Ethiopian oromo shield

This shield i picked up the other day , oromo tribe i believe , its very heavy thick hide , maybe hippo ? i guess its 19th century ,difficult to date , im note sure if these were ever made for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks for your reply ,the blade is 25 cm long...

Thanks for your reply ,the blade is 25 cm long ,im not sure what animals on the hilt , remind me of wild boar ? ive attached a couple more pics
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Indian Katar ,tourist maybe ?

This is the first katar ive bought , i dont know anything about them , it looks like it has some age, but could it be a tourist piece ,the scabbard is quite fancy which makes me think it could be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 977
Posted By chiefheadknocker
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thats great thanks for the Id :)

Thats great thanks for the Id :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Small folding knife for id please

Hi all , this small little knife caught my eye though im unsure of its origin , it was sold as being middle eastern ? the blade has a mark on it , the handle is horn with brass inlay, its is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Great thanks for your reply and ID , it looks...

Great thanks for your reply and ID , it looks very old ,my guess would be maybe mid 19th century :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,590
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Unusually large indian/persian axe ,tourist maybe ?

This is another recent buy , its unusually large measuring 32 cm across ,im not sure if this could be a tourist piece though it does look to have some age , the shaft is quite short and is wrapped in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Old powder flask for ID and discussion , maybe indian ?

Hi all i picked this up recently, what i liked about was the fact it looks well used and has aquired a lovey colour , im not familiar with powder flasks but my guess would be indian maybe ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi , when i first bought this blade i never...

Hi , when i first bought this blade i never though it could be javanese /bali , my first intsinct was moro , im no expert and so will have to go with your judgment and thanks to everyone who has put...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi Kai i have taken a couple more pictures , it...

Hi Kai
i have taken a couple more pictures , it very difficult to get a good clear one ,
heres my attempt,
Thanks for evryones comments and input regarding this blade , im learning alot !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi yes the chiseling is very sharp and deep , i...

Hi yes the chiseling is very sharp and deep , i have cleaned the blade which makes it show up a little better
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi rick , yes the tang is round

Hi rick , yes the tang is round
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi Ian Thanks for your help and guidance , once...

Hi Ian
Thanks for your help and guidance , once ive cleaned it up i will then be looking for a suitable hilt , i guess this will be quite difficult but surely not impossible to find ,
regards
chief
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Here are a few more pictures , i will clean the...

Here are a few more pictures , i will clean the blade up a little soon but how far do you go , is it ok and wise to clean the blade up , i can sand it down untill its shining or should i leave it in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks all , here is a closer pic :)

Thanks all , here is a closer pic :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Twist core fullered blade moro kris for id please

Hi everyone , this is another recent purchase , a nice moro blade but sadly missing its original hilt and instead someone has given this one ! , i have given it just a quick clean and etch just to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st August 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,721
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks for all your input here , ive taken a...

Thanks for all your input here , ive taken a couple more pics , im no expert but i dont think its bone , ive owned fijian whale tooth necklace (tabua) and the composition is more like this than bone ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,721
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi david , im no expert but i guessed it must be...

Hi david , im no expert but i guessed it must be a moro hilt though very small, i have added some more pics of the hilt and as you can see the pommel can be removed , im not sure if its ivory or not...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,721
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi yes that was my thought a moro hilt on a...

Hi yes that was my thought a moro hilt on a indonesian blade , but when you see the hilt its very small and surely would be too small for a moro kris , im stumped :shrug:
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