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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2015, 09:41 PM
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Posted By spiral
Hi Kronckew, Interesting piece! Just posted my...

Hi Kronckew,

Interesting piece!

Just posted my thoughts on it over at IKRHS kukri forum...

Linky... (http://www.ikrhs.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1226)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By spiral
Cool! I wonder is that the same as happy? ;)...

Cool! I wonder is that the same as happy? ;)


happy link.. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By spiral
I see the bolster/blade junction style likeness...

I see the bolster/blade junction style likeness to Corg otherwise but to me look 100% sacrificial from Bengal...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By spiral
Yep! it is...No doubt...;) Very concise ...

Yep! it is...No doubt...;)

Very concise breakdown of the literature Ariel. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By spiral
You cant truly tell that Cerjak, many Wakis...

You cant truly tell that Cerjak, many Wakis & shorter katana were once longer. Normally if you shorten something you turn the blade part you use into the required shaped tang.

But my thought were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By spiral
Not my area , but looking at the habaki fit, Id...

Not my area , but looking at the habaki fit, Id guess the blade is from a cut down katana. Probably nothing of interest, under the grip.

Who makes such ethnographic tribal grips in Asia though?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By spiral
Looks totally 100% Afghan made to me... Apart...

Looks totally 100% Afghan made to me... Apart from the strange addition of a Chinese coin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By spiral
Not Kurdish or Iraqi or Marsh Arab... ;)

Not Kurdish or Iraqi or Marsh Arab... ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By spiral
Is it possible to replace the images with ones...

Is it possible to replace the images with ones posted on the forum but still leaving them in the correct places? Rather than in a bunch of pics at end of the thread?

Spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By spiral
Then we have the Regimental or Battalion Marked...

Then we have the Regimental or Battalion Marked Kukri.

Many collectors see this as very alluring kukri, which I can understand, those made in peacetime in particular are very well made & finished...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By spiral
.. ...

..

Next we have the mk.3 kukri came into being in 1943 according to Indian sources & was certainly in mass production by 1944. It is sometimes mistakenly...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By spiral
...

.......................................................................................................................

The MKII Pattern Kukri

The mk.2 was in production by 1915 & was to stay in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By spiral
2015 update to the 20th century Gurkha issue kukri article

The 20th Century British Military Gurkha Issue Kukri. Including both Official Pattern approved & unit issue types.


Within the fascinating history of the kukri, there are many interesting &...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,685
Posted By spiral
Top quality thread Guys! Interesting &...

Top quality thread Guys! Interesting & educational! Thank you!

spiral
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By spiral
That's Good! I feel a plan coming together! ;)...

That's Good! I feel a plan coming together! ;)

But thinking about it, those who buy it in powder form are probably buying old toenails already! :D

After all every stage of the trade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By spiral
I totally agree, I think someone sell them ground...

I totally agree, I think someone sell them ground up toenails instead! ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By spiral
...

[IMG]http://i903.photobucket.com/albums/ac232/drdoolittle/Icons%20Animated/Smilies/ROTFLMAO1.gif

According to all the undercover purchases & siezures by Rhino horn charitys , its More like $10 to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,777
Posted By spiral
Ahh yes but I also deleted the other 4,892 photos...

Ahh yes but I also deleted the other 4,892 photos I wished to delete across 9 forums.. ;)

Anyway,

The article is now updated. {very :D ] With many more picture , rare military kukris, information...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By spiral
I always think of these ones as Kurdish...

I always think of these ones as Kurdish...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,777
Posted By spiral
Indeed.. It seemed due to circumstances beyond...

Indeed..

It seemed due to circumstances beyond Berkleys control that IKRHS was about to become null & void.

So I thought if all is lost at IKRHS, I move all my photos to another file.

And then...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By spiral
Glad it helped.

Glad it helped.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By spiral
Absolutely stunning! Lovely piece!

Absolutely stunning! Lovely piece!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By spiral
Thanks for sharing...

Thanks for sharing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By spiral
Unusual & interesting item! Ive never seen...

Unusual & interesting item!

Ive never seen anything like it. {Not that means anything..}

But if you ask the dealers at Aoi Art by email at info@aoijapan.jp They should know.

There the true...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By spiral
Ive noticed many countries have laws regarding...

Ive noticed many countries have laws regarding weapons import inc. Oz., not many have laws regarding single edged " old agricultural working tools" like kukri for instance.... :shrug:
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