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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By VANDOO
Smile PERHAPS USED SOMETHING LIKE THIS. :D

PERHAPS USED SOMETHING LIKE THIS. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 316
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE ! I LIKE THE CLASSIC FORM OF HANDLE ON...

VERY NICE ! I LIKE THE CLASSIC FORM OF HANDLE ON THE PEDANG (I SAW THIS MATERIAL REFERED TO AS HAMSTER BONE RECENTLY :p ) ITS A SHAME THE HAMSTER BONE HANDLE WAS DAMAGED ON THE KRIS. WHICH DAYAK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 941
Posted By VANDOO
Unhappy WHAT WOULD BE THE USE OF PAYING THE FEES AND...

WHAT WOULD BE THE USE OF PAYING THE FEES AND DOING THE PAPERWORK ON IVORY IF YOU STILL COULD NOT SELL IT OR WILL IT TO YOUR FAMILY TO SELL. TO DO SO WOULD ONLY GIVE THE ATHORITYS MONEY AND A GOOD...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A BEAUTIFUL AND EXCEPTIONAL BARONG...

A BEAUTIFUL AND EXCEPTIONAL BARONG ,CONGRADULATIONS! :D
THE METAL WORK LOOKS LIKE SOMETHING A VERY GOOD JEWELER COULD DO. IF THE SILVER , SWASSA METAL WORK WAS DONE BY A CHINESE THAT MIGHT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th April 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By VANDOO
Smile ...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10109&highlight=GIRAFFE HERE IS ANOTHER LINK TO A SIMULAR POST WITH SOME INFORMATION AND PICTURES.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th April 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE FORUM BEING A GOOD...

THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE FORUM BEING A GOOD POINT OF REFRENCE ONE NEVER KNOWS WHAT ONE MAY FIND IN OLD POSTS :D . THE ANSWERS TO THIS QUESTION NOW COME TO LIGHT A LITTLE OVER 2 YEARS AND 2...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A REAL BEAUTY AND A PLEASURE TO BEHOLD. :D ITS...

A REAL BEAUTY AND A PLEASURE TO BEHOLD. :D ITS INTERESTING WHEN WE FIND SOMETHING NEW WE DID NOT KNOW ABOUT AN ITEM WE HAVE HAD FOR YEARS. WHAT A TREAT IT MUST HAVE BEEN TO FIND SUCH AN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THATS A BEAUTY!! I HAVEN'T SEEN THAT UNUSUAL...

THATS A BEAUTY!! I HAVEN'T SEEN THAT UNUSUAL FORM OF HANDLE AND IT IS A PLUS. BUT THAT PIECE OF WOOD WOULD MAKE A PLAIN HANDLE BEAUTIFUL :cool: . A GOOD PATTERN IN THE BLADE AND THE CLASSIC PIRA...
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By VANDOO
I REMEMBER IN MANY OLD BOOKS ABOUT AFRICA THE...

I REMEMBER IN MANY OLD BOOKS ABOUT AFRICA THE SAFARI OFTEN BUILT A ENCLOSURE OF THORN BUSHES AROUND THE CAMP AT NIGHT TO KEEP OUT LIONS AND ENEMYS. THEY CALLED IT A BOMBA I SUSPECT IT WAS LIKELY NOT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By VANDOO
Smile MY EXAMPLE DID HAVE VARNISH BUT DUE TO TIME AND...

MY EXAMPLE DID HAVE VARNISH BUT DUE TO TIME AND WEAR IT HAS LOST ITS SHINE BUT THE WOOD STILL STAYS DARK. IF IT WAS SANDED OFF ENTIRELY DOWN TO THE NATURAL WOOD IT WOULD BE A LOT LIGHTER IN COLOR AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up CONGRADULATIONS! A VERY NICE EXAMPLE :D FOR...

CONGRADULATIONS! A VERY NICE EXAMPLE :D
FOR SOME REASON WE COLLECTORS DON'T LIKE VARNISH ,SHELLAC OR PAINT ON OUR POINTY THINGS. :rolleyes: THIS IS STRANGE AS IT IS USED TO SEAL AND PROTECT...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th March 2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By VANDOO
Smile RECENTLY AQUIRED KERIS FOR INFORMATION.

I RECENTLY GOT THIS KERIS AND WOULD APPRECIATE ANY INFORMATION AND COMMENTS ON IT. IT LOOKS TO BE A GOOD OLD EXAMPLE WITH GOOD WEAR AND PATINA THRU OUT. I DON'T KNOW ITS ORIGION OR AGE OR IF THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I AM ADDING A FEW MORE PICTURES OF SANGI KNIVES...

I AM ADDING A FEW MORE PICTURES OF SANGI KNIVES FOR COMPARISON AND REFRENCE. PICTURE #1 & #2. LIKELY BAGOBO
#3. , #4., & #5. BAGOBO KNIFE.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE TWO KNIVES SAID TO BE FROM BINACOCO THE...

HERE ARE TWO KNIVES SAID TO BE FROM BINACOCO THE FIRST ONE HAS AN 18 INCH LONG BLADE. THERE IS SOME SIMULARITY HOW OLD THEY ARE I DON'T KNOW. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 971
Posted By VANDOO
Smile BANGKUNG IS IT A MORO SWORD THAT INFLUENCED THE...

BANGKUNG IS IT A MORO SWORD THAT INFLUENCED THE BAGOBO/TIBOLI SWORDS OR THE OTHER WAY AROUND. :confused: THE BLADE FORM IS VERY SIMULAR ON MANY EXAMPLES. HERE ARE PICTURES OF SEVERAL VARIATIONS, TWO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By VANDOO
IT LOOKS LIKE SOME KNIVES I HAVE SEEN FROM THE...

IT LOOKS LIKE SOME KNIVES I HAVE SEEN FROM THE ISLAND OF NIAS OFF SUMATRA.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,550
Posted By VANDOO
Smile IT LOOKS LIKE THEY WOULD BE GLAD TO GIVE YOU THE...

IT LOOKS LIKE THEY WOULD BE GLAD TO GIVE YOU THE CLUBS. IF YOU WON THE FIGHT YOU COULD EVEN KEEP THEM. :D OF COURSE THEY COULD BE FRIENDLY ITS JUST THAT THOSE NOISY HELICOPTERS INTURUPT THE NAP AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 20,635
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE SOME PICTURES OF TWO DAGGERS SAID TO BE...

HERE ARE SOME PICTURES OF TWO DAGGERS SAID TO BE FROM SOUTHERN INDIA. I HAVE NO FURTHER INFORMATION ON THEM BUT THE POMMELS USEING MYTHICAL OR REAL REVERED CREATURES WERE IN USE THERE AS WELL AS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 941
Posted By VANDOO
Unhappy THE PROBLEM WILL COME FROM THE LEGAL PREMISE THAT...

THE PROBLEM WILL COME FROM THE LEGAL PREMISE THAT EVERY IVORY ITEM IS ILLEGAL UNTIL THE OWNER PROVES IT THRU DOCUMENTATION THAT THE AGENTS CHOOSE TO ACCEPT AT THEIR DESCRETION. THE TRAINING OF AGENTS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THERE IS INFLUENCE FROM THE PHILIPPINE BARONG...

THERE IS INFLUENCE FROM THE PHILIPPINE BARONG HANDLE BUT THE SCABBARD, HAIR AND BLADE WHO KNOWS? INDONESIAN, MALAYSIAN, CELEBES,TORAJA ???
VERY INTERESTING ITEMS AND IF THE PRICE WAS RIGHT WORTH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up PERHAPS ITS A DOG OR PERHAPS ITS A BAT ? THE BAT...

PERHAPS ITS A DOG OR PERHAPS ITS A BAT ? THE BAT IS OFTEN USED IN SOME AREAS FOR SWORD POMMELS AND A DOG OFTEN ACCOMPANIES A WARRIOR IN MANY OLDER WOOD CARVINGS. A DOG POMMEL WOULD BE LESS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up ...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18273
THIS LINK IS TO A POST WITH GOOD INFORMATION ON THIS FORM OF CLUB. YOU EXAMPLE IS WHAT I THINK IS A OLDER FORM THAN THOSE WITH THE FLANGED...
Forum: European Armoury 25th March 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By VANDOO
Smile NATURES CALTROPS, MINERAL, PLANT AND ANIMAL #1...

NATURES CALTROPS, MINERAL, PLANT AND ANIMAL
#1 & #2. THORNS OF THE HONEY LOCUST I HAVE SEEN THEM UP TO 10 INCHES LONG AND THEY WORK WELL IN PIT TRAPS LARGE OR SMALL. ARROW POINTS, POISON DARTS AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,669
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE CLUBS. #1., #2, #3. FIJI CLUB 39IN....

A FEW MORE CLUBS.
#1., #2, #3. FIJI CLUB 39IN. LONG, DESIGN SAID TO RESEMBLE A FURLED CANOE SAIL. SOMETIMES CALLED GATA, SOBESILA OR SALI VATUVATU.
#4., #5. FIJI CULACULA, 24IN. LONG CIRC....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE SELECTION OF REPLICA BRONZE WEAPONS AS...

A NICE SELECTION OF REPLICA BRONZE WEAPONS AS WELL AS AUTHENTIC OLD STEEL WEAPONS FROM CHINA. I HAVE A COLLECTION OF THE BRONZE WEAPONS AS WELL, I LIKE THEM JUST FINE AS THEY ARE OFTEN VERY WELL...
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