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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
The grip is kind of Chinese looking.

The grip is kind of Chinese looking.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Talking of weapon depiction. There are some...

Talking of weapon depiction. There are some similarities here even though my club is from the Amazon.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
They look pretty heroic to me. Divine heroes. ...

They look pretty heroic to me. Divine heroes. Who knows, but wow they are the coolest.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Jens, he is big about 4 to 5ft. In the Berlin...

Jens, he is big about 4 to 5ft. In the Berlin museum of ethnography which is reopening in Museum Island Berlin centre 2019.

ps, this gives you an idea of the size from, San Agustín Archaeological...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Colombia

Got to be the best.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2018, 03:29 PM
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Views: 427
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am mad about stones and megaliths, and even sea...

I am mad about stones and megaliths, and even sea stacks {I paint them in the landscape}, great idea. Pict stone Scotland Dundee, web sourced.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Tim Simmons
This link gives one a good idea how much of a...

This link gives one a good idea how much of a "frontier land" Malaita Island living can be, Malaita being a large island in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 677
Posted By Tim Simmons
I know little about these but I think the metal...

I know little about these but I think the metal at the end of the gun around the barrel is a recent replacement.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question Solomon Island region styles

I know you have all seen these before but I have nobody remotely interested in this sort of thing than you all here.

Playing with my toys it just struck me that these pictures present varying ages...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,465
Posted By Tim Simmons
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Another.

https://www.bowers.org/collections/media/view/Objects/5073/4311?t:state:flow=5234a2c3-bf3b-4b6c-9030-a98cd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have it now and it is rather nice, heavy and...

I have it now and it is rather nice, heavy and very much a club. It is beautifully finished with no trace of file marks just the random carving scratch marks one would expect to find. Clearly there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By Tim Simmons
While waiting for the arrival of the Solomon...

While waiting for the arrival of the Solomon Islands club/scepter or mace. I have purchased this mace curio. Sold as a oceanic club. I went for it as it is a unusual European ( English) item. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2018, 05:46 PM
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Views: 448
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2018, 04:36 PM
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Views: 781
Posted By Tim Simmons
I fear that small book went with the last clear...

I fear that small book went with the last clear out. I do not have a hoarder house and every clear out is uncomfortable.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By Tim Simmons
Shark cult.

1909 newspaper article on shark cult.

https://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/cgi-bin/colorado?a=d&d=THD19090321-01.2.84#

Also putting 20th century missionary activity in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By Tim Simmons
Shark mace.

To continue this thread. I have just managed to join in all the fun agian with the purchase (had to spend more than I wanted to)of this fascinating shark mace / club. I would think it is...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Tim Simmons
I think this is Hungarian. I have a book on...

I think this is Hungarian. I have a book on Hungarian enamel work. When I find it will post examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By Tim Simmons
Any chance of more info about the book posted...

Any chance of more info about the book posted here? The man with the ornate stick tells those with the swords and knives where to go and fight.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Tim Simmons
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Tim Simmons
Take care or you might see them...

Take care or you might see them everywhere.

Examples of the method of bead stitching. All pictures taken from AMNH data base. I cannot save the magnified image available on the AMNH web site but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Tim Simmons
You can see what got me here, although a double...

You can see what got me here, although a double row of beads, but the method is the same.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Tim Simmons
This may have no relevance at all, but this horn...

This may have no relevance at all, but this horn is coming to me from Plymouth UK. Apart from the Plymouth Fathers, Plymouth has a long history of trade, passengers and importation from the USA...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thanks for the replies what made me go for it was...

Thanks for the replies what made me go for it was largely the bead work very much in the style of the Plains native Americans? I might be able to add more when I have it. It certainly does not have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Tim Simmons
Smile Powder horn? gun experts

Having sold the bulk of my collection this is the first step back into the insane world of collecting. I have hopes for its origin. The points of interest for me are the style and way the beads are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice. A lesson in how to made a nasty iron...

Very nice. A lesson in how to made a nasty iron rod weapon into an object pleasing to the eye.
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