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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By jmings
Thumbs down I have never liked the horn katanakake even...

I have never liked the horn katanakake even though they were historical.
http://www.arco-iris.com/George/images/kake_01.jpg
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By jmings
Exclamation I believe the picture is of a museum piece that...

I believe the picture is of a museum piece that Bill was going to reproduce from a chunk of pallate wood.

As to the swords - YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE!
See where I have reproductions and tourist crap,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By jmings
Thumbs up No, Bill. Thank YOU.

No, Bill. Thank YOU.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By jmings
Thumbs up Jeff; Bill Marsh impresses everybody. Impressive...

Jeff;
Bill Marsh impresses everybody.
Impressive and additionaly one of the World Class Good Guys.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By jmings
Arrow Pictures of sword stands

I am looking for pictures of ethnographic sword stands.
Not the junk found on eBay and commercial vendors and looking more for other than katanakake, but historical katanakake would be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By jmings
Cheers, old man. You're quite right and the...

Cheers, old man. You're quite right and the worst part is I knew that and was having a senior moment when I said Syrian. :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By jmings
Thank you. There's another identical to it...

Thank you.
There's another identical to it closing shortly but yours looks more cerimonial.
Anyway both together were cheap.
A jambyah like it was in the first Riddick movie and
does look cool. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2007, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By jmings
Question Won on eBay - for comment

http://www.mediafire.com/imageview.php?quickkey=bntlyja9j0n&thumb=4
http://www.mediafire.com/imageview.php?quickkey=1w0qzwrmwt2&thumb=4...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,475
Posted By jmings
Thumbs up Thank you

Fantastic illustrations. Thank you very much.
Forum: Swap Forum 13th March 2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,946
Posted By jmings
Question That's a beauty. How long is the blade? Are you...

That's a beauty.
How long is the blade?
Are you in the United States?
Although I'm broke :( :o what would a reasonable offer be ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,519
Posted By jmings
Cool "Ancient Persian Sword from Iran" - I have my doubts.

Ancient Persian Sword from Iran? [CLICK]
http://i6.ebayimg.com/06/i/000/90/b1/ba67_3.JPG
http://i24.ebayimg.com/03/i/000/90/b1/9fcf_3.JPG
http://i19.ebayimg.com/05/i/000/90/b1/d2e4_3.JPG

Looks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,981
Posted By jmings
Talking I drool from envy. Thank you, my friends for...

I drool from envy. Thank you, my friends for sharing those lovely pictures.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By jmings
Thumbs down Now, THAT'S what I'm talkin' about. :mad:

Now, THAT'S what I'm talkin' about. :mad:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,455
Posted By jmings
No problem. I have several of these. One was...

No problem. I have several of these. One was even listed as a "South Seas Sword" ;)

Was that $10 before or after shipping?

We will know the end of the world is soon when the Chinese start...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,455
Posted By jmings
That's what I thought too. It looks better (for...

That's what I thought too.

It looks better (for lack of a better term) than the usual daab/darb/dha listed on auction sites.

I haven't recieved it yet so I can't say if it has the usual (sine wave...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,455
Posted By jmings
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,953
Posted By jmings
Red face Avatar

Mine is a cheap Indian Tulwar. <hangs head in embassassment> :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,752
Posted By jmings
Exclamation Thank you

Thank you for your pictures and comment.

Are you of the opinion that in the Arab world swordmaking is going the way of Toledo and Thailand where once wonderfull and fantastic weapons are being...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By jmings
Talking Well it's here and has distal taper, eliminating...

Well it's here and has distal taper, eliminating the machette theory.
From the wear on the COP I would say it had been in use for years.
I've not etched it at least not yet, so I can't say there was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By jmings
Thumbs up It certainly is. Thanks to all who commented as...

It certainly is.
Thanks to all who commented as well.

Cheers
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By jmings
Red face SEA sword - Barong? Tourist?

I got eBay item 180008067600, and on another forum an off-forum expert claimed it was a barong. LINK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2006, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,738
Posted By jmings
Wink It's here and even more beautiful than the...

It's here and even more beautiful than the pic.

SWMBO: Oh, it's beautifull.
ME: Isn't it! They were for women.
LINDA: <reaching> Realy!
ME: <stuffing in belt> And high ranking officials.
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,330
Posted By jmings
Thumbs up I am pleased with my Valient items. My XL...

I am pleased with my Valient items. My XL Survival Golok may not be historicaly accurate, but while carefully wiping the excess (shipping) oil it tasted my thumb. The Kujang Macan hasen't arrived...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,738
Posted By jmings
Red face Drivel? Hardly! This is facinating material....

Drivel? Hardly! This is facinating material.

Thanks to all who responded. You have cracked open a window of culture and history that I was previously unaware of.

Scholar Pangeran Datu, I find...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,738
Posted By jmings
Exclamation Super, Rick. You are faster than a speeding...

Super, Rick. You are faster than a speeding bullet and sharp as a tach (pardon pun please). Thank you. Much to absorb!
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