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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By VANDOO
IT JUST GOES TO SHOW HOW LITTLE WE CAN TELL FROM...

IT JUST GOES TO SHOW HOW LITTLE WE CAN TELL FROM A PICTURE IT SURE LOOKED LIKE A GOOD PIECE OF WOOD. THE OTHER TWO FORMS OF PLASTIC MAORI CLUBS I HANDLED LOOKED GOOD EVEN IN HAND BUT THE WEIGHT AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By VANDOO
TRADITIONAL MAORI FORM AND DESIGN STILL MADE...

TRADITIONAL MAORI FORM AND DESIGN STILL MADE TODAY TO SELL TO TOURISTS. TYPICAL TOURIST QUALITY COMMON FORM , LOTS OF THEM MADE.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By VANDOO
I AGREE IT IS A MODERN INTERPRETATION OF A MAORI...

I AGREE IT IS A MODERN INTERPRETATION OF A MAORI WAHAIKA WITH ATYPICAL DECORATION SIMILAR TO MAORI DESIGNS BUT NOT A OLD TRADITIONAL DESIGN. IT MAY HAVE BEEN CARVED IN NEW ZEALAND BY MAORI OR NOT?....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THAT IS SOMETHING I HAVE OFTEN WONDERED ABOUT...

THAT IS SOMETHING I HAVE OFTEN WONDERED ABOUT TOO. I HAVE SEEN MANY EXAMPLES OVER THE YEARS AND IT SEEMS UNLIKELY THEY WERE ALL DONE BY AMATEURS WHO TOOK OUT A BLADE AND PUT IT BACK IN WRONG...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th September 2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By VANDOO
Smile WW2 WAR DOG WORKING ON BIAK ISLAND NORTH OF NEW...

WW2 WAR DOG WORKING ON BIAK ISLAND NORTH OF NEW GUINEA.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th September 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 485
Posted By VANDOO
WHEN FIREARMS REPLACED EDGED WEAPONS SOME SWORDS...

WHEN FIREARMS REPLACED EDGED WEAPONS SOME SWORDS WERE STILL WORN. IN THE EARLY YEARS THEY WERE LIKELY STILL EDGED AND A GOOD BACK UP WEAPON BUT IN LATER YEARS PERHAPS BECAME A ITEM OF DRESS AND NOT A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th September 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 485
Posted By VANDOO
Smile IT LOOKS LIKE A GOOD OLDER EXAMPLE WITH ALL ITS...

IT LOOKS LIKE A GOOD OLDER EXAMPLE WITH ALL ITS PARTS THERE. IT DOES SHOW USE AND WEAR SO IT WAS USED AND BELONGED TO SOMEONE AND WAS NOT JUST COLLECTED NEW. I SUSPECT JUST ABOUT ANY STEEL WAS USED...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By VANDOO
HERE IS A PICTURE OF NIAS VILLAGE GUARDS WITH ONE...

HERE IS A PICTURE OF NIAS VILLAGE GUARDS WITH ONE TYPE OF METAL ARMOR AND SPEARS.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I WOULD THINK IN MOST CASES THERE WAS NO INTENT...

I WOULD THINK IN MOST CASES THERE WAS NO INTENT TO PLACE ADVERTIZEMENTS, USURP COPYRIGHTS OR BREAK ANY LAWS. LAWS ARE OFTEN GOOD BUT IF EVERY LAW IN EXHISTANCE IS STRICKTLY ENFORCED IN ALL ITS MANY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I FIND IT ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE EVEN AMONG...

I FIND IT ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE EVEN AMONG KAMPILIANS. I AGREE THE TIBOLI HAVE SURE PUT THEIR MARK ON THIS ONE. (DROOL) IF YOU EVER DECIDE TO PART WITH IT LET ME KNOW. :D
I THINK THERE WAS A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THERE IS ANOTHER SIDE TO THIS FORM OF PRODUCTION....

THERE IS ANOTHER SIDE TO THIS FORM OF PRODUCTION. THE TRIBES WERE TAKEN FROM THEIR LANDS AND PUT ON RESERVATIONS AND NO LONGER ALLOWED TO WANDER, HUNT OR MAKE WAR EVEN ON EACH OTHER. OLD TRIBAL...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 720
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A VERY NICE PIECE I AM GLAD TO SEE IT RESTORED...

A VERY NICE PIECE I AM GLAD TO SEE IT RESTORED AND COMPLETE.
LOOKING AT THE PICTURES OF THE IVORY IT LOOKS LIKE MARINE IVORY WAS USED. A SMALLER SPERM WHALE TOOTH BEING A LIKELY MATERIAL, JUDGING...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE A EXCELLENT FIND, IT LOOKS LIKE #5...

VERY NICE A EXCELLENT FIND, IT LOOKS LIKE #5 FROM THE LEFT IN THE PICTURE. DOES IT HAVE A BUTT SPIKE AND HOW FAR DOWN DOES THE WOUND METAL GO DOWN THE SHAFT.? IN NIAS THEY USUALLY HAVE SOME VILLAGE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 507
Posted By VANDOO
Smile LARGE SWORDS, MONUMENTS ,ECT.

THE SVERD I FJELL MONUMENT IN NORWAY . DOES ANYONE ELSE HAVE SIMILAR NEAT PICTURES OF MONUMENTS OR SCULPTURES INCORPORATING LARGE EDGED WEAPONS TO ADD ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 686
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I THINK THE SILVER DECORATION ON THE POMMEL, GRIP...

I THINK THE SILVER DECORATION ON THE POMMEL, GRIP AND FERULE ARE JUST THAT, DECORATION TO SHOW STATUS AND WEALTH.
THE INLAY ON THE BLADE IS PROBABLY TALISMANIC AND THERE PERHAPS TO CONTAIN AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 686
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I UNDERSTAND BOTH POINTS OF VIEW AND LEAVE IT UP...

I UNDERSTAND BOTH POINTS OF VIEW AND LEAVE IT UP TO EACH COLLECTOR TO MAKE HIS OWN CHOICES. TO PUT A WIG AND MAKEUP ON A OLD BALD MAN TRYING TO RESTORE HIS FORMER YOUTH AND LOOKS IS AN EXERCISE IN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 686
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up FIRST RATE RESTORATION! :D JUST LOOKING AT THE...

FIRST RATE RESTORATION! :D JUST LOOKING AT THE INLAY WORK ON THE BLADE MAKES MY EYES HURT. THE CHANNELS WOULD HAVE TO BE CUT DEEPER AND THEN THE INLAY DONE, A BIG TIME CONSUMING TASK, IMPRESSIVE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE!!! :D WAS A NEW HANDLE MADE FOR THIS...

VERY NICE!!! :D WAS A NEW HANDLE MADE FOR THIS BASED ON THE OLD ONE OR WAS JUST THE BROKEN PIECE REPLACED? EITHER WAY WHOEVER DID IT WAS A MASTER, DOES HE MAKE REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS FOR ALL...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st September 2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By VANDOO
IT REMINDS ME OF THE END OFF ONE OF THE CLOTH...

IT REMINDS ME OF THE END OFF ONE OF THE CLOTH HANGERS SOLD IN BALI AND CHINA WITH A GROVE CUT AND AN INEXPENSIVE NEW STONE DISK MOUNTED IN IT WITH ADHESIVE OF SOME SORT. DEFINITELY RECENT AND THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st September 2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,345
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A DEEP AND COMPLICATED QUESTION AND ONE THAT WILL...

A DEEP AND COMPLICATED QUESTION AND ONE THAT WILL VARY WITH EACH INDIVIDUAL COLLECTOR, I AGREE WITH ALL COMMENTS SO FAR. EXPERIENCE AND PERSONNEL TASTES WILL DETERMINE THE WAY WE COLLECT, SO EACH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A NICE CLUB THAT LOOKS AUTHENTIC AND SHOWS SOME...

A NICE CLUB THAT LOOKS AUTHENTIC AND SHOWS SOME AGE. I AGREE WITH THE EASTER ISLAND JANUS MOAI DESIGN. I HAVE NOT READ ANYTHING ON THESE CLUBS SO DON'T KNOW MUCH BUT THEY ARE A LIGHT FAST SORT OF ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,842
Posted By VANDOO
Smile PICTURES #1 THRU #4 REFERRED TO AS TUKI IN...

PICTURES #1 THRU #4 REFERRED TO AS TUKI IN FIJIAN. THEY WERE A TYPE OF BATTLE HAMMER SOME WITH A FLAT STRIKING HEAD AND SOME WITH A SHORT BROAD SPIKE LIKE THIS EXAMPLE. THEY EVOLVED INTO THE MORE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,551
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE A FEW MORE OF THE WALL ART CARVINGS AND...

HERE ARE A FEW MORE OF THE WALL ART CARVINGS AND THE LAST PICTURE IS OF A FANTASY SHIELD COMING OUT OF KALAMANTAN. THAT CONCLUDES MY CURRENT BACKLOG OF INFORMATION ON DAYAK SHIELDS UNTIL I CAN GET...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,551
Posted By VANDOO
Smile PICTURES #1 THRU #4 ARE MODERN SHIELDS DONE CLOSE...

PICTURES #1 THRU #4 ARE MODERN SHIELDS DONE CLOSE TO TRADITIONAL FORM.
#5. THRU #12 ARE WHAT IS BEING DONE FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND PERHAPS LONGER. THEY ARE OFTEN IN SHIELD FORM BUT ARE MORE ART THAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,551
Posted By VANDOO
Smile MORE EXAMPLES OF THE MORE MODERN DAYAK SHIELDS

MORE EXAMPLES OF THE MORE MODERN DAYAK SHIELDS
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