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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Ian
Hi Rob: These are two recurved knives/swords,...

Hi Rob:

These are two recurved knives/swords, and resemble a yataghan in that way, but I think that is where the similarity ends. Recurved blades are found in many cultures, probably reflecting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Ian
Hi Bill: The swords are similar but the one on...

Hi Bill:

The swords are similar but the one on the cover of the book has more luk (7 vs 5 in the sword you show).

Ian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By Ian
Ron, Truly outstanding examples of prestigious...

Ron,


Truly outstanding examples of prestigious barung shown in their full glory. Thanks for sharing these!


Ian
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Ian
Hi Ariel: This appears to be an Ilokano piece...

Hi Ariel:

This appears to be an Ilokano piece from N. Luzon. It probably falls into the general category of a dahong palay, a well recognized Ilokano blade form that has been discussed on this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,895
Posted By Ian
This thread has been watched recently for the...

This thread has been watched recently for the resurfacing of personality issues and recurring testiness. I think Ariel has correctly opined that we have reached the end of this story. The thread is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Ian
Hi xasterix: Thanks for the interesting...

Hi xasterix:

Thanks for the interesting thoughts and information from your sources. As far as panabas used as weapons on the battlefield, I seem to recall that Captain Pershing's expeditions in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By Ian
Guys: Just a reminder. If you are conducting...

Guys:

Just a reminder. If you are conducting transactions please do so offline using PM or email. We try to keep this forum free of commerce.

Ian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,860
Posted By Ian
This has been an interesting and...

This has been an interesting and "freewheeling" discussion but has strayed a long way from the original topic of "elephant swords." Chains and how to restrain elephants, etc. is some distance from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Ian
Hi Detlef. Very nice knife you have there and...

Hi Detlef.

Very nice knife you have there and a much better quality than many similar utility knives. I'm more familiar with longer handled versions of this blade shape, and have a number of those...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Ian
Hi Kubur: Rather odd way to carry their sword,...

Hi Kubur:

Rather odd way to carry their sword, as you say. These guys and their horses are definitely dressed up for something special, and one of the pics shows a bunch of mounted soldiers in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By Ian
Hi Bill. Welcome to the forum. Please make...

Hi Bill.

Welcome to the forum. Please make sure you read the stickies at the top of the forum page that describe the forum rules, etc. You will find that we require a picture of the whole sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
Angry Hi xasterix: Thank you for putting the...

Hi xasterix:

Thank you for putting the information on this site in sharper perspective. It is indeed important to understand the primary focus of the FTB site in recording verbatim the names (as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,994
Posted By Ian
Paolo, there is a mark at forte on your sword...

Paolo, there is a mark at forte on your sword that suggests it may have come from a European blade. The best I can make out is "?LN&?" -- possibly "BLN&D" although the first and last letters are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,053
Posted By Ian
Exclamation Moderator's comment: tread carefully!

Gentlemen:

This thread is being watched closely. The tone of some comments has been testy and personal. The efforts of other members to calm the waters is much appreciated and I would urge those...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
"Obtip"óDavao City .

"Obtip"óDavao City
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
Tukew and Garab, Palaw'an people, Palawan The...

Tukew and Garab, Palaw'an people, Palawan

The garab shown here is a tool that resembles rice knives used elsewhere, although described here as used for cutting grass. We don't see the blade of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
More ...

Binangon/Binakuko
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
Thanks PBH for the clarification. So a clearer...

Thanks PBH for the clarification. So a clearer reading for these attributions would be "Binalhag (W. Samar) with a Talibong," and "Sansibar (Albuera, Leyte) with a Talibong." The origin of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
FTB (part III)

This photograph shows an agricultural tool from Palawan.
This item is attributed to Palawan, which is a Tagalog-speaking island (except perhaps in the south among Muslim groups). I cannot find...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
FTB (part II)

These pictures relate to Visayan swords and knives.

The first shows a collection of recently made swords from Panay.
The details provided are the names of the swords, the village or town where...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ian
Filipino Traditional Blades--a brief review

In a recent thread on Palawan badung, mention was made of the Facebook page "Filipino Traditional Blades (https://www.facebook.com/Filipino-Traditional-Blades-199561170798116/)." This is an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th November 2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ian
Nice summary of the possible connections among...

Nice summary of the possible connections among these blades. The Sabah style dates back to at least mid-20th C and possibly earlier, and was still being made into the 2000's. Of the three...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th November 2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ian
I agree Ron. Perhaps we could add this site to...

I agree Ron. Perhaps we could add this site to the list of resources posted on Vikingsword.

Ian
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th November 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Ian
Kino, Thanks for posting these beautiful...

Kino,

Thanks for posting these beautiful examples. Given the diverse sources credited for these items, it must have taken some time for the curators to have assembled the exhibition. Is there a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th November 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ian
Xasterix, Thank you for the additional...

Xasterix,

Thank you for the additional information. Very detailed observations on your part and most helpful data to file away for reference.

Ian.
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