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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,292
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE #1. , #2., & #3. THE LAST CLUB...

A FEW MORE
#1. , #2., & #3. THE LAST CLUB IN THE SET OF 6 ,SEE FIRST 5 IN ABOVE POST. IT IS HEAVY AND 4 SIDED WITH THE SAME CARVINGS ON ALL SIDES. 35 INCHES LONG
#4., & #5. ANOTHER UNUSUAL FORM...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE SHAPE OF THE SPEAR BLADES DO REMIND ME OF THE...

THE SHAPE OF THE SPEAR BLADES DO REMIND ME OF THE NAGA SPEARS OF ASSAM OR SOME OF THE SPEAR BLADES FROM BORNEO. WOVEN FIBER OFTEN LOOKS THE SAME THE WORLD OVER AND DOES REMIND ME OF SOUTH AMERICAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up IT LOOKS LIKE YOU WILL NEED QUITE A LOT OF BONE....

IT LOOKS LIKE YOU WILL NEED QUITE A LOT OF BONE. HAVING SOME PIECES SHOULD HELP YOU DETERMINE WHAT SORT OF BONE WAS USED. USING LOGIC AND WHAT LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT THE AREA IT COULD BE PIG BONE, LARGE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,292
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE IS A INTERESTING SET OF CLUBS SAID TO BE...

HERE IS A INTERESTING SET OF CLUBS SAID TO BE BROUGHT BACK TO NOVA SCOTIA BY A SAILOR CIRCA 1920. THEY APPEAR TO BE CARVED BY THE SAME CARVER AND MOST LIKELY MADE IN SAMOA. THE FORMS ARE A BIT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By VANDOO
I USE THE TERM BOWIE BASED ON THE GENERAL BLADE...

I USE THE TERM BOWIE BASED ON THE GENERAL BLADE SHAPE AND SIZE OF THIS EXAMPLE. IT APPEARS TO BE A FOREIGN BLADE SHAPE ADOPTED IN THE PHILIPPINES AND ELSEWHERE FOR A HUNTING /FIGHTING KNIFE. THOUGH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A MONSTER HEAD BOWIE

I MISSED GETTING A BID IN ON THIS ONE BUT THOUGHT IT WOULD MAKE A INTERESTING POST. I THINK IT MAY BE PHILIPPINE AND HAS AN 11 INCH BLADE FLAT ON ONE SIDE AND BEVELED ON THE OTHER SIDE. WOOD...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By VANDOO
Smile CONJECTURE AHEAD. WE OFTEN DISMISS ALL THESE...

CONJECTURE AHEAD.
WE OFTEN DISMISS ALL THESE ITEMS AS JUNK MADE FOR TOURISTS. BUT WHEN CONSIDERING THE TIMES AND THE SITUATION MANY OF THESE TRIBAL PEOPLE WERE IN, THERE IS OFTEN MORE TO IT. THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,532
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE SMALL DANCE SPEAR IS FAIRLY RECENT AND WAS...

THE SMALL DANCE SPEAR IS FAIRLY RECENT AND WAS MADE USING MODERN TOOLS POSSIBLY FOR TRIBAL CEREMONIES BUT LIKELY FOR SALE TO TOURISTS. ITS ACTUALLY WELL MADE FOR A SOUVENIR AND DOES HAVE SOME OF THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I HAVE SEEN A MODERN VERSION OF THIS WEAPON SO...

I HAVE SEEN A MODERN VERSION OF THIS WEAPON SO SOME SCHOOLS MAY STILL TEACH FORMS AND TECHNIQUE. ITS GOOD TO GET SOME HISTORY AND GOOD PICTURES OF THIS UNUSUAL WEAPON. I DID NOT FIND THE PICTURE OF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,532
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A VERY NICE ATTRACTIVE CLUB TIM. :) ALSO GREAT...

A VERY NICE ATTRACTIVE CLUB TIM. :) ALSO GREAT TO SEE A PICTURE OF A TRIBESMAN WITH ONE.
FIERCEVIPER THANKS FOR THE PICTURES OF THE SPEAR WITH THE NOTCHES THE SPEAR POINT AND PROTRUSIONS REMINDS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,621
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE IS MY EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE LONG PADDLE...

HERE IS MY EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE LONG PADDLE KNOWN AS "AO" OR THE SMALLER DANCE PADDLES KNOWN AS "RAPA". UNLIKE ALL OTHER PADDLES IN OCEANIA ,THE STANDARDIZED PADDLE USED IN EASTER ISLAND HAD A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,621
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES OF THIS RAPA NUI CLUB...

HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES OF THIS RAPA NUI CLUB FORM. UNFORTUNATELY I HAVE VERY LITTLE INFORMATION ON THEM OTHER THAN THAT THEY ARE FROM EASTER ISLAND. I BOUGHT ONE IN 1974 AND IT WAS 17 INCHES LONG,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th August 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES OF THIS RAPA NUI CLUB...

HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES OF THIS RAPA NUI CLUB FORM. UNFORTUNATELY I HAVE VERY LITTLE INFORMATION ON THEM OTHER THAN THAT THEY ARE FROM EASTER ISLAND. I BOUGHT ONE IN 1974 AND IT WAS 17 INCHES LONG,...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th August 2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 526
Posted By VANDOO
SEVERAL YEARS BACK THERE WAS A SERIOUS PROBLEM IN...

SEVERAL YEARS BACK THERE WAS A SERIOUS PROBLEM IN FLORIDA OF DRUG SMUGGLERS TAKEING OVER PRIVATELY OWNED SAILBOATS AND KILLING WHOEVER WAS ON BOARD AND THEN USING THE BOATS TO SMUGGLE IN DRUGS....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th August 2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By VANDOO
A GOOD TOPIC WITH LOTS OF VARIATIONS ON WHAT...

A GOOD TOPIC WITH LOTS OF VARIATIONS ON WHAT STEPS TO FOLLOW, DEPENDING ON MANY DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES. FOR INSTANCE LONG STORAGE OR SHORT STORAGE TIMES. DISPLAY OR JUST STORAGE. STABILIZATION OF A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By VANDOO
Smile WELCOME! :D THE FORUM IS A GOOD PLACE TO...

WELCOME! :D THE FORUM IS A GOOD PLACE TO LEARN, ASK QUESTIONS AND TO SHARE YOUR KNOWLEGE AND SHOW OFF YOUR COLLECTION. THE KNOWLEGE IS SHARED AND COLLECTED AND WE ALL HAVE FUN DOING IT I LOOK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By VANDOO
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A NICE EXAMPLE HERE IS A LINK TO A GOOD FORUM POST FOR SOME GOOD EXAMPLES. THE LINK DOSEN'T SEEM TO WORK A SEARCH OF ASHANTI...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE ONE :) WHAT IS THE HANDLE MADE OF.?

A NICE ONE :) WHAT IS THE HANDLE MADE OF.?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THERE ARE SIMILAR FORMS AND DESIGNS AROUND THE...

THERE ARE SIMILAR FORMS AND DESIGNS AROUND THE WORLD IN CLUBS AND EVERYTHING ELSE. BE CAREFUL TRYING TO MAKE SOMETHING INTO WHAT YOU WANT IT TO BE AND BREAK NEW GROUND AND MAKE A NEW DISCOVERY.

I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,968
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE CORROSION ON LEAD IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THAT...

THE CORROSION ON LEAD IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THAT ON SILVER SO AT LEAST THE OUTER COATING WITH THE MARKS AND SUCH ARE SILVER. IF LEAD IS IN THE CENTER THEN PERHAPS SOMEONE STOLE THE REAL SILVER INGOT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I HAVE SEEN SEVERAL OF THESE FLAT AFRICAN...

I HAVE SEEN SEVERAL OF THESE FLAT AFRICAN THROWING CLUBS. I HAVE BID ON A FEW I LIKED, BUT NEVER WON ONE. AS I CAN MAKE NO DIRECT OBSERVATION OF SUCH A CLUB I WILL ADD SOME PICTURES AND INFORMATION I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WATCHED THIS ONE BUT DID NOT GET IN A BID. I...

I WATCHED THIS ONE BUT DID NOT GET IN A BID. I THINK SOMEONE DID WELL AS IT LOOKS LIKE A GOOD OLDER ONE AND IS A DIFFERENT FORM THAN THOSE BEING MADE AND SOLD TODAY IN MASS. HERE ARE TWO MORE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By VANDOO
TROUBLES IN THIS LIFE ARE ENDED. MAY HE ONLY KNOW...

TROUBLES IN THIS LIFE ARE ENDED. MAY HE ONLY KNOW JOY WHERE HE HAS GONE. R.I.P. HE HAS LEFT US ALL A VALUABLE GIFT OF INFORMATION HERE.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,125
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THIS IS VERY INTERESTING AND A FIELD I KNOW VERY...

THIS IS VERY INTERESTING AND A FIELD I KNOW VERY LITTLE OF SO LOTS TO LEARN. :) I SEE LOTS OF METALS ON THE INDIA TROOPS SO THEY MUST BE WARRIORS OF NOTE AS METALS WERE NOT LIGHTLY GIVEN IN THOSE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,532
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE COLLECTION INDEED. :) QUITE A NICE...

A NICE COLLECTION INDEED. :) QUITE A NICE SELECTION OF ARROWS FROM FISHING TO STUN TYPES. IN YOUR LAST PICTURE THERE ARE 3 CLUBS ON THE WALL DO YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE MIDDLE ONE WITH THE...
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