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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up CONGRATULATIONS A VERY ELEGANT SCEPTER AND...

CONGRATULATIONS A VERY ELEGANT SCEPTER AND EVERYTHING IS INTACT WHICH IS UNUSUAL FOR THAT MUCH INLAY ON A OBJECT OF THAT AGE. AND I TRUST YOU GOT IT FOR MUCH LESS THAN THE SOUTHBYS ESTIMATE ON YOUR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 401
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE SOLID LOOKING KRIS, PERHAPS TIGHT ENOUGH...

A NICE SOLID LOOKING KRIS, PERHAPS TIGHT ENOUGH TO DO A LITTLE LIGHT CUTTING . HOW IS THE BALANCE AND FEEL WHEN IN HAND?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE LOOKING LOT. :D IS SARI MANOEK THE NAME...

A NICE LOOKING LOT. :D IS SARI MANOEK THE NAME OF THE CRAFTSMAN MAKING THE HANDLES? IF SO HE HAS A INTERESTING AND ATTRACTIVE STYLE. A NICE RANGE OF BLADES AS WELL ARE THEY OLDER AND DO ANY HAVE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THESE SCEPTERS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE AND SERVE AS A...

THESE SCEPTERS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE AND SERVE AS A SYMBOL OF RANK, PRESTIGE AND POWER. THE ONES I HAVE SEEN WOULD MAKE A POOR WEAPON. THESE SCEPTERS AND SOME WALKING STICKS HAVE THE MOST SHELL INLAY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By VANDOO
Smile ITS UNUSUAL TO FIND A GROUP OF AXES TOGETHER AND...

ITS UNUSUAL TO FIND A GROUP OF AXES TOGETHER AND NO DOUBT IRRESISTIBLE IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT. (INSTANT COLLECTION) :D HERE ARE A COUPLE OF PICTURES OF AXES THAT APPEAR TO BE BONTOK. ONE PICTURE IS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,431
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. FIJI CULACULA MODERN CLUB, 27 INCHES LONG...

#1. FIJI CULACULA MODERN CLUB, 27 INCHES LONG
#2. FIJI CEREMONIAL STAFF TOP
#3. & #4. FIJI TOTOKIA WITH HUMAN FRONT TOOTH INLAY
#5. TOP OF FIJI CEREMONIAL SEPTER 17 IN. LONG
#6. , #7, & #8....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By VANDOO
Smile IT APPEARS TO BE A POT METAL WALL HANGER MADE FOR...

IT APPEARS TO BE A POT METAL WALL HANGER MADE FOR DECOR IT DOESN'T HAVE AN EDGE AS FAR AS I CAN SEE.
IT DOES BRING UP THE QUESTION ARE SUCH ITEMS ETHNOGRAPHIC? THEY ARE USUALLY EITHER REPLICAS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THANKS FOR POSTING THE NICE EXAMPLES TRAJAN AND...

THANKS FOR POSTING THE NICE EXAMPLES TRAJAN AND KRONCKEW ,QUITE A NICE SELECTION. ESTCRH I CAN'T SAY IF THE AX IS FROM INDIA FOR SURE BUT I DOUBT IT IS FROM EUROPE UNLESS IT WAS MADE UP TO LOOK LIKE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By VANDOO
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THE SWORD IS A NAGALA EXECUTIONERS SWORD, SEE LINK ABOVE AND USE THE FORUM SEARCH FUNCTION AND YOU CAN FIND MORE POSTS AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I TEND TO PREFER THE REAL BATTLE AXES BUT THE...

I TEND TO PREFER THE REAL BATTLE AXES BUT THE FANCY DECORATIVE PARADE AXES OR THOSE GOLD AND SILVER INLAYED ONES ARE NICE IN THEIR OWN WAY TOO.
#1. A SMALL ORNATE AX FROM INDIA.
#2 THRU #8 VARIOUS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I AGREE WITH TIM. IT'S LIKELY A MORE RECENT...

I AGREE WITH TIM. IT'S LIKELY A MORE RECENT PRODUCTION (POST WW2.) STAINED AND PERHAPS USED FOR DANCE OR CEREMONIES. REGARDLESS A NICE EXAMPLE WITH NICE CARVING, THE OLD ONES ARE USUALLY MORE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,797
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. 19 CM. ABELAM BONE DAGGER #2. 25 CM. ABELAM...

#1. 19 CM. ABELAM BONE DAGGER
#2. 25 CM. ABELAM BONE DAGGER
#3. 11 IN., 28CM. l. AZMAT BONE DAGGER
#4. 47 CM./ 18.5 INCHES AZMAT CROCODILE JAW DAGGER
#5. 38 CM. AZMAT DAGGER
#6. 40 CM. AZMAT...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 700
Posted By VANDOO
Smile WELCOME TO THE FORUM MAX. COLLECTING KERIS SEEMS...

WELCOME TO THE FORUM MAX. COLLECTING KERIS SEEMS TO BE ADDICTIVE ONCE STARTED. IT APPEARS YOU HAVE THREE KERIS ALREADY, TWO MALAY KERIS TAJONG ONE MISSING ITS NOSE AND ANOTHER THAT MAY BE BUGIS BUT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 521
Posted By VANDOO
Smile TWO POSSIBILITY'S OTHER THAN MORE RECENT...

TWO POSSIBILITY'S OTHER THAN MORE RECENT VANDALISM. #. IT COULD HAVE BEEN CAST THIS WAY FOR USE AS A HAMMER. OR MADE THIS WAY SO YOU COULD STRIKE A ENEMY AND NOT KILL BUT STUN FOR USE AS A SACRIFICE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By VANDOO
Smile BEFORE APPLYING ANYTHING MAKE SURE IT IS...

BEFORE APPLYING ANYTHING MAKE SURE IT IS COMPLETELY DRY EITHER PUTTING IN AN OVEN ON LOW HEAT FOR A HOUR OR SO OR USING A HAIR DRYER. YOU DON'T WANT TO HEAT UP THE SWORD MUCH AS THE EXPANSION OF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 521
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I SEE THESE BRONZE AND COPPER MACE HEADS FOR SALE...

I SEE THESE BRONZE AND COPPER MACE HEADS FOR SALE IN AUCTION HOUSES FROM TIME TO TIME. THEY ARE NOT COMMON BUT DO COME IN DIFFERENT SHAPES AND SIZES AND FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES. I DON'T KNOW IF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,431
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1 & #2. TWO TOTOKIA 35IN. L. 83CM. #3....

#1 & #2. TWO TOTOKIA 35IN. L. 83CM.
#3. FIJI ROOTSTOCK CLUB. 43.5 INCHES LONG
#4., #5. & #6. FIJI CEREMONIAL CLUB WITH PORPOISE TEETH,CORAL AND WOOD, 32 IN. L.
#7. & #8. ULA THROWING CLUB WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th May 2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE FIRST PAIR REMINDS ME OF SOME I SAW IN EGYPT ...

THE FIRST PAIR REMINDS ME OF SOME I SAW IN EGYPT OR MOROCCO I THINK THEY WERE CALLED BABOOSH. THE LAST PICTURE BY RICK SHOWS A BAD CASE OF WATER ON THE FOOT GONE FLAT. YOU ALL HAVE HEARD OF WATER...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By VANDOO
SHOE POLISH LOSES ITS SMELL FAIRLY FAST...

SHOE POLISH LOSES ITS SMELL FAIRLY FAST ESPECIALLY IF YOU POLISH YOUR SHOES WITH A RAG AND PERHAPS PUT ON MORE THAN ONE COAT. OTHERWISE MY CLOSET WOULD ALWAYS SMELL LIKE SHOE POLISH. SHOE POLISH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up ITS NOT SO BAAAAD. :D IT MUST HAVE SLIPPED...

ITS NOT SO BAAAAD. :D IT MUST HAVE SLIPPED THRU THE CRACKS AS SOMETIMES HAPPENS ON THE FORUM AND ELSEWHERE. IM MY EXPERIENCE IT IS VERY UNUSUAL TO HAVE A RAMS HEAD ON A KNIFE FROM THE PHILIPPINES....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,330
Posted By VANDOO
#1. A GRAPH ABOUT COOK ISLAND ARTEFACTS

#1. A GRAPH ABOUT COOK ISLAND ARTEFACTS
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,093
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. REPLICA CLUB DISPLAY, MUSEUM #2. BILATERAL...

#1. REPLICA CLUB DISPLAY, MUSEUM
#2. BILATERAL TOOTHED CLUB
#3. SAMOAN NIFO OTI FORM CLUB
#4. OLD SAMOAN CHIEF WITH GUNS
#5. OLD PRINT SAMOA, VARIOUS WEAPONS
#6., #7. & #8. 47 INCH, SAMOAN CLUB WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,093
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. & #2. samoa nifo oti form club variation...

#1. & #2. samoa nifo oti form club variation with inset steel blade 24 in. long
#3. & #4. samoan ear form of club, 78 cm. L. 19th. century
#5. old trade card samoan shiefs procession 1903 card
#6....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd May 2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 503
Posted By VANDOO
Smile WHILE USING A POWER ANYTHING IS LARGELY A POOR...

WHILE USING A POWER ANYTHING IS LARGELY A POOR CHOICE FOR ANY WORK ON AN ANTIQUE, THE RULES APPLIED TO SOMETHING MORE MODERN ARE SOMETIMES A BIT DIFFERENT. IN EITHER CASE THE GOAL IS TO RESTORE AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd May 2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I HAVE LONG KNOWN OF THE PRACTICE BUT HAVE JUST...

I HAVE LONG KNOWN OF THE PRACTICE BUT HAVE JUST SEEN A WORD COINED AND USED ON EBAY FOR IT. EBONISED THAT MEANS A LIBERAL COATING OF BLACK SHOE POLISH HAS BEEN ADDED TO A NON-DESCRIPT WOOD TO MAKE...
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