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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Rick
You're selling an online book; how is it not...

You're selling an online book; how is it not commercial ? :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Rick
Do you have any information on the piece from the...

Do you have any information on the piece from the Seller, Charles ?
I think you've got something unique there to say the least . :)

How would one go about constructing a blade like that ?
Is the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Rick
Sandcast brass Kampy guard .

Sandcast brass Kampy guard .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Rick
Cool Nice sword . You could certainly attach a few...

Nice sword .
You could certainly attach a few bells to that guard; maybe that argues for your idea Charles . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By Rick
Lapu Lapu

Lapu Lapu
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th September 2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Would love to see a series of pics of just the...

Would love to see a series of pics of just the hilt, please . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th August 2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,272
Posted By Rick
Cool Weapons of conflict raised by desperate men in...

Weapons of conflict raised by desperate men in desperate times .
There's something to be said for that . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Rick
Smile ebay search . cow horn for carving Water buffalo...

ebay search .
cow horn for carving
Water buffalo horn for carving
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th August 2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By Rick
Smile Looks like Hanuman vs a Naga . :)

Looks like Hanuman vs a Naga . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd August 2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,272
Posted By Rick
Yeh, and finding stuff like that on the ground is...

Yeh, and finding stuff like that on the ground is getting scarcer and harder .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd August 2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,272
Posted By Rick
I'd rather have one really good example of...

I'd rather have one really good example of something than a few or several of lesser workmanship or condition .

Sometimes it works out . ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th August 2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,272
Posted By Rick
Unhappy Yes, living life saddled with the collecting gene...

Yes, living life saddled with the collecting gene can be a blessing and a curse . ;)
If only I had stuck with just collecting edged weapons ... :rolleyes:


Too late now . :D

edit:
I would've...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th August 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By Rick
Looks like a little rust at the tip you might...

Looks like a little rust at the tip you might want to address . ;) :)
Maybe more specific questions would be warranted .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Absolutely, onward and upward . :)

Absolutely, onward and upward . :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By Rick
August 2006

I cannot count the number of times since this subforum was founded that people have passed through claiming the knowledge that you claim, my friend .
If it is something that cannot be shared then it...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By Rick
Right: I'd tell you but then I'd have to kill you...

Right:
I'd tell you but then I'd have to kill you . :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,607
Posted By Rick
Mammoth ?!?!?! Now that is the height of idiocy...

Mammoth ?!?!?!
Now that is the height of idiocy .
Then again, we don't want the Mammoths to go extinct, do we .... :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,607
Posted By Rick
Yeah, the movement seems to be world-wide . :(

Yeah, the movement seems to be world-wide . :(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,607
Posted By Rick
This is not a particularly new thing (ivory ban)...

This is not a particularly new thing (ivory ban) here .
It will be national in no time . The auction houses in my state always post a disclaimer about shipping to California, now they will add N.J....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th August 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Rick
Smile No doubt they are status pieces . Seem a bit...

No doubt they are status pieces .
Seem a bit plain for regalia though .
I would expect to see much more gold incorporated in their dress .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th August 2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Rick
Agree, I think it is a repurposed handle;...

Agree, I think it is a repurposed handle; something about the carving of the face says more Java than Bali to me . :shrug:
Forum: Swap Forum 6th August 2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By Rick
Wanted

Some genuinely old (not ancient) tiger bells to buy or trade . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By Rick
Now that is interesting. Gilles was born in...

Now that is interesting.
Gilles was born in Montreaux 1895 yet Jimmy Brown the Newsboy was written in the 1870's .
Fascinating coincidence .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By Rick
Puzzled

Okay, I'll take that; but what is the connection with Jean Nicot ? :confused:
Yes, I know I am a dull fellow . :o

[reaches for dunce cap]

Anyway, here's one you might like . :)...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By Rick
Cool Yes Alan, those two Good Old Boys were slicker...

Yes Alan, those two Good Old Boys were slicker than snot; can't deny that . :)
I think we have discussed the N.G. Dirt Band discs which many of those old timey folks appeared on; good recordings...
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