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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Nathaniel
Hello all, I just came across this unreferenced...

Hello all, I just came across this unreferenced photo on Mark's Dha Research Index and noticed that these was a knife similar to the one you have Charles. Does anyone know the reference for this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,986
Posted By Nathaniel
Exclamation Just reread and noticed I got my terms switched,...

Just reread and noticed I got my terms switched, I vote wide inset with a thin quenched edge.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,986
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello Charles, Lovely Tai knife. 🐓 Nice...

Hello Charles,

Lovely Tai knife. 🐓 Nice iron mounts and massive blade. Rare to find the 1/2 thick blade, but you do see it with some Tai knives and swords. Definitely a functional piece,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,438
Posted By Nathaniel
Thank you Ariel for sharing! Fantastic to see...

Thank you Ariel for sharing! Fantastic to see Tom and his amazing work! I still have a Burmese dha he made a replacement pommel for! Highly recommended! God bless Ursala, I remember she was the one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,983
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up Lovely dha shay bama. Always interesting how you...

Lovely dha shay bama. Always interesting how you see fullers more with Burmese vs neighboring. Also the sting ray grip seems exclusive to Burmese swords.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
“beware of fraud/ fake” :eek: ie..beware of...

“beware of fraud/ fake” :eek:

ie..beware of fake/ imitators of swords with peacock logo?. :confused: :shrug: :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
“King Peacock of Burma”

“King Peacock of Burma”
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello Wayne, I called in a favor and a friend...

Hello Wayne,

I called in a favor and a friend translated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up Hello Andrew :). Pull up a chair!

Hello Andrew :). Pull up a chair!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Also a more detailed article was written by Ian,...

Also a more detailed article was written by Ian, Mark & Andrew for the History of Steel in Eastern Asia exhibition in Macao in 2006.

Thankfully the website for the exhibition is still working, it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Example: Greaves-Winston typology 3. Shan -...

Example: Greaves-Winston typology

3. Shan - northern minority whose dha, featured lotus bud pommel, medium size handle and curved blade
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Example: Greaves-Winston typology 2. Kachin -...

Example: Greaves-Winston typology

2. Kachin - northern minority group, whose dha featured a short hand, straight blade with square tip

http://dharesearch.bowditch.us/C0034.htm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Example: Greaves-Winston typology 1. Bama/bamar...

Example: Greaves-Winston typology

1. Bama/bamar - Ethnic majority of Myanmar, which the swords hand a short handle and curved blade

http://dharesearch.bowditch.us/0050.htm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
*** Also of important note, I know both Andrew W....

*** Also of important note, I know both Andrew W. and Ian G. had stated that this general classification they put together was meant to be the start of a discussion, which they hoped and expected...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello Peter, Thanks for bringing up this...

Hello Peter,

Thanks for bringing up this important topic. Burmese weapon's are certainly very interesting but there is little information published. It certainly is a subject worthy of additional...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,141
Posted By Nathaniel
🙏🏼 No problem ☺️

🙏🏼 No problem ☺️
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,141
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello Detlef, Happy to contribute...

Hello Detlef,

Happy to contribute ☺️. Sorry I didn’t see your comment until now. I am nonsure 100% sure but I would say these appear to be some sort of leapard/ spotted jungle cat due...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,141
Posted By Nathaniel
Nice Tai Yai (Shan) knife. This type is popular...

Nice Tai Yai (Shan) knife. This type is popular as Ian mentions throughout the Golden Triangle. It's not a monk/priests knife, but more of a decorative personal knife. Even if you don't see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,536
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up I would agree with,Pieje. Thank you for bringing...

I would agree with,Pieje. Thank you for bringing this up! These plastic tubes are a good option however you have to make sure that the plastic some flex and is not brittle. I have had a plastic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,536
Posted By Nathaniel
And imagine my shock and horror when the postal...

And imagine my shock and horror when the postal worker brought this out to the counter for me to sign for!!! I told the postal worker are you serious you want me to sign for this!?!? And they just...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,536
Posted By Nathaniel
Estcrh, Sorry to see the shipping tragedy. It...

Estcrh,

Sorry to see the shipping tragedy. It reminds me of a similar USPS incident I had a couple years ago when I bought a pole arm from a respected forum member.

Note before:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,470
Posted By Nathaniel
Nice daab Battara. That is interesting to see...

Nice daab Battara. That is interesting to see the nicks in the blade. Some of the nicks are more "V" like and others more broad "U" shape...I wonder if that says something about the hardness of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,359
Posted By Nathaniel
Thanks Ian, so just over 3 mm. I always think...

Thanks Ian, so just over 3 mm. I always think it's interesting to know the thickness at forte, middle and towards the tip before it goes to the final point. And also the point of balance.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,359
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello Ian. Thank you for sharing your sword and...

Hello Ian. Thank you for sharing your sword and info. I am Curious Ian, how thick is the spine at the tip?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,077
Posted By Nathaniel
Lightbulb Tim, just a crazy thought, but no chance the top...

Tim, just a crazy thought, but no chance the top end is a handle with a concealed blade is there? I've seen some examples of concealed blades with some decorative riding crops or opium...
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