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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Robert
My thanks to everyone who have commented and...

My thanks to everyone who have commented and given information and their opinions on this rather unusual knife. In my original description I did state that the spacer plates between the horn sections...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Robert
You have my best wishes for a quick and complete...

You have my best wishes for a quick and complete recovery from whatever health problems you are facing.

Best Regards,
Robert
Forum: Swap Forum 18th January 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Robert
Just noticed, this should have read "I am...

Just noticed, this should have read "I am asking $135.00 or best offer". Sorry. :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Robert
Beautiful pieces and wonderful restoration work...

Beautiful pieces and wonderful restoration work both very much worth the wait. My congratulations.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Robert
You have not only been very busy in searching for...

You have not only been very busy in searching for new items, but exceedingly fortunate in the wonderful pieces you have been so fortunate in obtaining for your collection. Another absolutely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By Robert
My congratulation on a most beautiful addition to...

My congratulation on a most beautiful addition to your collection. :eek:

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,911
Posted By Robert
Beautiful sword Benny ! I like the others would...

Beautiful sword Benny ! I like the others would like to see close-ups of the hilt, but also photos of the blade, scabbard and scabbard carvings. :D Congratulations.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Swap Forum 15th January 2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Robert
Small Tibetan Knife FS

As this does not fit into my collection I would like to sell this very nice Tibetan knife to someone who would appreciate it more than I do. The iron scabbard is nicely figured with what appears to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Robert
Luzon Camp Knife ?

As I have not posted anything new in quite a while now and because I have never seen another knife quite like this before I thought that it would be something interesting for discussion. Listed as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Robert
Possibly longer, maybe that might explain this...

Possibly longer, maybe that might explain this piece. :D Original thread located here; http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18717
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th January 2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By Robert
Could this possibly have originally been made to...

Could this possibly have originally been made to adorn a statue :confused: It does seem heavy enough to withstand the wear and tear of being left out in the elements. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By Robert
Could these possibly be tally-marks used to keep...

Could these possibly be tally-marks used to keep count of animals taken when using this particular piece for hunting? :shrug:

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Robert
While that might have been true in the past and...

While that might have been true in the past and without going into detail most counterfeiters of antique edged weapons now are well beyond using any method that produces red rust unless they are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Robert
While I know nothing about edged weapons from...

While I know nothing about edged weapons from this area I totally agree with you on the quality of the craftsmanship of the leatherwork of the hilts and sheaths. Could these possibly be items that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Robert
Hello Carlos, While I agree with Ian on...

Hello Carlos, While I agree with Ian on everything he has stated I do at the same time believe that once this piece arrives and you have had time to give it a little TLC and a light cleaning you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Robert
Very nice find Thomas, I really like the silver...

Very nice find Thomas, I really like the silver ferrule on the hilt. If you do a search for Naga Dao you will find plenty of information on these.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Robert
A Very Merry Christmas to all our members who...

A Very Merry Christmas to all our members who celebrate the day and a Happy New Year and best wishes for a Wonderful Holiday Season to everyone.

Best Regards,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th December 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
Fernando, you have mail.

Fernando, you have mail.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th December 2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
To avoid any further confusion, and as this is...

To avoid any further confusion, and as this is simply a continuation of the original "paddle identification please" thread, I have merged the two threads into one and opened it for discussion once...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Robert
Hello Bob, If would not mind could you post...

Hello Bob, If would not mind could you post another photo of this knife? A new photo taken from directly above would help as the one now shown looks as if it was taken at a slight angle and appears...
Forum: European Armoury 7th December 2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Robert
Though this little dagger has seen better days it...

Though this little dagger has seen better days it is built much better than most all letter openers I have ever seen. The blade is very well made and tempered (something usually not seen on letter...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th December 2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Robert
My thoughts exactly. Best, Robert

My thoughts exactly.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Robert
Beautiful shield Jose and what a great new...

Beautiful shield Jose and what a great new addition to your collection. Can you tell me if decorations of this style were only added to shields of this particular style (wider at the top than then...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Robert
I hope that you do not mind, but I have cropped...

I hope that you do not mind, but I have cropped your photo to show the hilt and the numbers a little better. The biggest problem I see in trying to identify where this was made is that anyone could...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Robert
After looking at the off-center way the hilt is...

After looking at the off-center way the hilt is mounted to the blade I am thinking that it is more likely that the silver plates were originally added to cover a tang repair than to imitate the...
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