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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,032
Posted By M ELEY
I know there is controversy with Mr. Clifford's...

I know there is controversy with Mr. Clifford's find, but as Jim points out, this man is an expert. I refuse to believe he can't tell construction materials from an old wreck. The naysayers might...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By M ELEY
I always liked the infantry briquettes of this...

I always liked the infantry briquettes of this type. As it corresponds to the French model, Jim, would it have the typical 'St Eteinne' marking on the blade. as many do? I was wondering if any of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,032
Posted By M ELEY
:D :rolleyes:

:D :rolleyes:
Forum: European Armoury 25th July 2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By M ELEY
A terrible loss to the antique arms community! He...

A terrible loss to the antique arms community! He will be missed and we are lucky to have much of his knowledge preserved here-
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By M ELEY
A terrible loss to the antique arms community! He...

A terrible loss to the antique arms community! He will be missed and we are lucky to have much of his knowledge preserved here-
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,032
Posted By M ELEY
Wow! I wasn't aware of that. Yes, controversial,...

Wow! I wasn't aware of that. Yes, controversial, but still a fascinating fellow. Kind of like a pirate, eh? ;)
Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By M ELEY
I think this cutlass-type sword is Philippine,...

I think this cutlass-type sword is Philippine, based on the golak-style blade- :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,032
Posted By M ELEY
Well, that explains why Mr. Clifford didn't get...

Well, that explains why Mr. Clifford didn't get back to me! I contacted him via the Whydah Museum several months ago about a blurb for my book. He contacted me back and said he'd do it!! I was blown...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd July 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By M ELEY
The big day is finally here! The book is now on...

The big day is finally here! The book is now on Amazon (with free shipping, I believe) and in the Barnes and Noble database! I also created a little book trailer on Youtube with the help of some...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd July 2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 384
Posted By M ELEY
Just a repeat of my PM to you, Fernando! Wow! A...

Just a repeat of my PM to you, Fernando! Wow! A spectacular piece for your collection! I have no problem saying it could very well be (as others have already pointed out) be a naval piece. The lack...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th July 2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By M ELEY
Besides inscribed powder horns, I seen hunting...

Besides inscribed powder horns, I seen hunting horns (as in fox hunts, etc) with scrimshaw decorations. Again, no open end, so not a trumpeter either...
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By M ELEY
As I mentioned earlier, it's very possible that...

As I mentioned earlier, it's very possible that it might date to the late Middle Ages, depending on how it was found/preserved.

ThinRedLine- That is an awesome pike you have! Not an expert, as...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By M ELEY
This is actually a pike mounted on a traditional...

This is actually a pike mounted on a traditional wormwood shaft. Due to the nature of the weapon, its era of use stretched over many hundreds of years. It could be as old as 7th century (I doubt it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By M ELEY
Philippines, with Spanish colonial influence (the...

Philippines, with Spanish colonial influence (the quillon with the snake similar to those found on espadas)-
Forum: Swap Forum 29th June 2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
Accepting offers if interested...

Accepting offers if interested...
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd June 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
$25, buyer pays shipping-

$25, buyer pays shipping-
Forum: European Armoury 21st June 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,304
Posted By M ELEY
Bravo, Fernando! I also wish to thank you on the...

Bravo, Fernando! I also wish to thank you on the dissertation of such magnificent blades! Just like Jim, I'm really taken in by these swords and their colorful history!
Forum: Swap Forum 10th June 2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
Final and lowest I can go if interested- $38 and...

Final and lowest I can go if interested- $38 and I'll pay shipping.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
Tough crowd! $42 for this antique khodmi?

Tough crowd! $42 for this antique khodmi?
Forum: Swap Forum 5th June 2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
$45...less than a tank of gas!

$45...less than a tank of gas!
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd June 2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
Now $48.00

Now $48.00
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd June 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
I've just been educated on this piece! (Thanks...

I've just been educated on this piece! (Thanks Wayne/Kronchew!)

It is an Algerian khodmi or bou saadi knife. A very nice piece...anybody?...anybody?
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd June 2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
Now $50. The wood hilt has nice patina. I'd say...

Now $50. The wood hilt has nice patina. I'd say pre-1900, an old piece!
Forum: Swap Forum 1st June 2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By M ELEY
Moroccan knife mini-flyssa

Here we have a Berber knife much like a miniature flyssa! When I first purchased this quite a few years ago, I thought it might have been a Native American knife due to the fish motif on the blade...
Forum: European Armoury 30th May 2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,304
Posted By M ELEY
Spanish colonial? The bars of the hilt brazed...

Spanish colonial? The bars of the hilt brazed directly to the cup, the plainness of the piece and grooved horn grip, the simple, undecorated pommel and quillon ends and lack of a ridge along the cup...
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