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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd February 2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,008
Posted By VANDOO
#1.THIS WAS SOLD AS A OLD RICE BEATER FROM BALI,...

#1.THIS WAS SOLD AS A OLD RICE BEATER FROM BALI, 36 CM. LONG, WOOD.
#2 & #3. A SIMILAR WOODEN ITEM SOLD AS A WAR CLUB RECENTLY, 39 CM.
LONG.

OFTEN THE FORMS OF COMMON UTENSILS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By VANDOO
UNUSUAL DAGGER

THIS CLOSED ON EBAY A FEW DAYS BACK AND WAS DESCRIBED AS EITHER GERMAN OR RUSSIAN. EITHER WAY ITS A UNUSUAL DAGGER UNFORTUNATELY I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING BUT THE EBAY PICTURES AND CAN NOT READ THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THESE LAST TWO DAGGERS ARE LIKE THE MAJORITY OF...

THESE LAST TWO DAGGERS ARE LIKE THE MAJORITY OF THE DAGGERS MANY SHOPS IN MOROCCO WERE FULL OF. THEY ARE FLASHY BUT NOT AS OLD OR AS GOOD WORKMANSHIP AS THE FIRST TWO. THE AMBER WILL BE REAL LOW...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st February 2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By VANDOO
I CAN NOT PLACE THIS BUT I WILL GUESS ITS FROM...

I CAN NOT PLACE THIS BUT I WILL GUESS ITS FROM ONE OF THE MANY ISLANDS ALL NOW PART OF THE VAST INDONESIAN EMPIRE STRETCHING DOWN FROM BALI TO NEW GUINEA AND TO BORNEO. THE EYES ARE MOST LIKELY MADE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By VANDOO
Talking A HUNTING WE WILL GO, A HUNTING WE WILL GO FOR...

A HUNTING WE WILL GO, A HUNTING WE WILL GO
FOR DINNER TONIGHT WILL IT BE SAM OR JOE.

A OLD SOLOMON ISLAND SONG? NO I JUST MADE IT UP. :D
THIS FORM OF CLUB IS USED MUCH LIKE THE LONG MAORI...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WOULD AGREE MOROCCO 20TH CENTURY BETTER QUALITY...

I WOULD AGREE MOROCCO 20TH CENTURY BETTER QUALITY RECENT DAGGERS THAN MOST I SAW FOR SALE THERE. IF SOLID SILVER VERY GOOD QUALITY IF SILVER PLATED GOOD BUT NOT FIRST CLASS. NICE EXAMPLES, VERY...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th February 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By VANDOO
I DON'T HAVE ANY OF THESE HATS BUT ANOTHER PLACE...

I DON'T HAVE ANY OF THESE HATS BUT ANOTHER PLACE TO LOOK FOR RELATED MATERIALS FOR THE EXHIBIT WOULD BE DOLLS. NO DOUBT THERE ARE DOLLS WEARING THE APPROPRIATE HATS AND COSTUMES. THE GREEKS WEAR...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th February 2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By VANDOO
Talking THOSE MACHINES ARE INCREDIBLE AND THIS IS REALLY...

THOSE MACHINES ARE INCREDIBLE AND THIS IS REALLY PUTTING THE TECHNOLOGY TO GOOD USE. PERHAPS SOMEDAY WE WILL ALL BE ABLE TO ORDER UP A NICE REPLICA OF OUR FAVORITE SWORD OR CLUB OR PRINT UP A 20 YEAR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up CONGRATULATIONS I HAD PURSUED THIS SORT OF...

CONGRATULATIONS
I HAD PURSUED THIS SORT OF DAGGER FOR MANY YEARS BUT GAVE UP A FEW YEARS BACK. THEY ARE EVIDENTLY VERY SOUGHT AFTER. IT IS UNUSUAL FOR ONE TO BE THIS COMPLETE SCABBARD AND ALL....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By VANDOO
I HAVE READ THE SMALL FLASKS ARE FOR SMALL...

I HAVE READ THE SMALL FLASKS ARE FOR SMALL PISTOLS. THEY WERE EASY TO CONCEAL AND WERE CARRIED WHERE IT WAS UNLIKELY A FULL GUNFIGHT WOULD OCCUR. BUT ONE MIGHT CONCIVEABLY NEED A COUPLE OF SHOTS FOR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE LOOKING BONKER :D THE PATINA IS NICE AND...

A NICE LOOKING BONKER :D THE PATINA IS NICE AND THE DESIGN LOOKS PURE AFRICAN EVEN DOWN TO THE FLAT SPOTS TO PUT GREASE ON. IT LOOKS LIKE A LONGER PRESTIEGE TYPE RATHER THAN ONE MOSTLY FOR THROWING.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I HAVE SEEN THIS SORT OF KNIFE IN INDONESIA AND...

I HAVE SEEN THIS SORT OF KNIFE IN INDONESIA AND MALAYSIA AND IT WAS USUALLY MADE BY LOCALS WITH COPPER OR BRASS AND OCCASIONALY BRONZE BLADES. THE ONES I HAVE SEEN WERE ALWAYS SMALL AND HAD WAVEY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I BOUGHT SOMETHING SIMILAR A WHILE BACK IT WAS...

I BOUGHT SOMETHING SIMILAR A WHILE BACK IT WAS RECENTLY MADE AND HAD ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES TO APPEAL TO THE TOURIST, BUT THE WORKMANSHIP AND FLASH GOT TO ME SO I GOT IT. THOUGH IT WASN'T OLD IT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile OLD FORUM POSTS LINKS THAT TIE IN TO NAGA....

OLD FORUM POSTS LINKS THAT TIE IN TO NAGA....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I HAVE SEEN A FEW OF THESE THAT WERE THAI AND...

I HAVE SEEN A FEW OF THESE THAT WERE THAI AND CARRIED AT THE FRONT OF PROCESSIONS INVOLVING IMPORTANT PEOPLE. THE ONES I HAVE SEEN WERE A PAIR AND TOO LARGE AND HEAVY FOR ANYTHING BUT CEREMONIAL USE....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE FERRULE AND THE IRON STRAP AROUND THE BUTT OF...

THE FERRULE AND THE IRON STRAP AROUND THE BUTT OF THE HANDLE ARE FORGED BUT ROUND. THE WOOD SHAFT IS SOMEWHAT IRREGULAR BUT BASICALLY ROUND. IT IS TAPERED DOWN SMALL AT THE BUTT AND THE GRIP IS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THIS IS A GOOD ADDITION TO THE POST AND HOPEFULLY...

THIS IS A GOOD ADDITION TO THE POST AND HOPEFULLY SOMEONE WITH BETTER REFRENCES OR KNOWLEGE MAY COME TO THE RESCUE. :)
THERE ARE SO MANY DIFFERENT TRIBES, CUSTOMS, LANGUAGES AND VARIATIONS OF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE LAST ONES FOR NOW. #1. OLD HIDE SHIELD, I...

THE LAST ONES FOR NOW.
#1. OLD HIDE SHIELD, I REFRAINED FROM SAYING NAGA HIDE :D
#2. NAGA SKULL HOUSE
#3. NAGALAND TRIBAL HOUSE INDIA
#4. NAGA WITH LEOPARD OR TIGER CLAW CHIN STRAP FOR HIS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. KACHIN DAO #2. KACHIN DAO, WITH SCABBARD...

#1. KACHIN DAO
#2. KACHIN DAO, WITH SCABBARD AND LARGE RODENT JAW TAILSMAN
#3. KACHIN DAO WITH LEOPARD JAW TAILSMAN
#4. NAGA HATS WITH BEAR FUR
#5. NAGA DAO AX
#6. NAGA DAO WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. & #2. ASSAM NAGA DAO CIRCA. 1800 33INCHES...

#1. & #2. ASSAM NAGA DAO CIRCA. 1800 33INCHES LONG, SILVER
#3.,#4., #5., #6., #7, #8.& #9. ASSAM , NORTH EAST INDIA, SEE RAWSON FIG. 46, KUKI DAO, A UNUSUAL FORM OF NAGA KNIFE PREVIOUSLY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. NAGA DAO, WITH SCABBARD, DETAIL OF BLADE...

#1. NAGA DAO, WITH SCABBARD, DETAIL OF BLADE TIP
#2. CEREMONIAL DAO, MILEMNOK, ANG TRIBE
#3. NAGA, KHASI HILLS, ASSAM BURMA, 50 INCHES LONG
#4. NORTH INDIA, NAKLANG DAO, KHASHI HILLS ,ASSAM 19...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Talking UNFORTUNATELY I DO NOT HAVE THE KNOWLEGE OR...

UNFORTUNATELY I DO NOT HAVE THE KNOWLEGE OR REFRENCES TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS. I MAY EVEN BE CLASSIFING SOME TRIBES AS NAGA THAT ARE NOT :confused: THE KACHIN AND MANY OF THOSE CLASSIFIED AS THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile MORE PICTURES #1. IDENTIFIED AS NORTH KACHIN...

MORE PICTURES
#1. IDENTIFIED AS NORTH KACHIN DAOS, MADE OF STEEL, WOOD, WITH
BRASS AND SILVER FITTINGS.
#2. NAGA DAO WITH BRASS BLADE, 18.5 INCHES LONG WITH SCABBARD.
#3. NAGA DAO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile NAGA PICTURES #1. UNUSUAL FORM, KABUI DAO,...

NAGA PICTURES
#1. UNUSUAL FORM, KABUI DAO, SAID TO BE FOR DANCE.
#2. PLATE FROM A OLD BOOK, VARIOUS NAGA WEAPONS
#3. MISHMI NAGAS, ASSAM 1922
#4. NAGAS 1870 TO 1880
#5. NAGA SKULL RACK,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THANKS! FOR THE REPLIES ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE AS...

THANKS! FOR THE REPLIES ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE AS I HAVEN'T SEEN ANYTHING JUST LIKE IT IN ANY OF THE PLACES MENTIONED. (BUT THEN I HAVE NOT SEEN EVERYTHING YET :D )
THE ONLY THING I AM SURE OF IS...
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