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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Andrew
These are Thai. Recently made. Similar knives...

These are Thai. Recently made. Similar knives (of typically better quality) are made in Aranyik.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs up Great stuff, Ian. Thanks for posting. I have...

Great stuff, Ian. Thanks for posting.

I have had a few of this style pass through my hands (and may have one still in storage). I am firmly in the late 19th century "camp." The wear and age of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By Andrew
Occam's Razor would suggest the most likely...

Occam's Razor would suggest the most likely reason is someone removed the hilt to clean, examine or replace a missing hilt, and did not know how to correctly put it back. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 940
Posted By Andrew
digenis: If I offended you, please accept my...

digenis:

If I offended you, please accept my apologies. I was under the impression you were being playful with your La Mancha reference, and was attempting to be playful in return.

The helmet...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 940
Posted By Andrew
How Quixotic of you. ;) It's the real-deal. ...

How Quixotic of you. ;)


It's the real-deal. However, I can understand how someone with little or no prior exposure to Moro helmets would think that.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 940
Posted By Andrew
It is just you. ;)

It is just you. ;)
Forum: European Armoury 25th September 2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 892
Posted By Andrew
Exclamation Because:

Because:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs down Moderator Action

I have deleted all the photos from this thread.

If you want to post photos here and receive the benefit of the membership's experience and knowledge, complying with the rules (rather than debating...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Andrew
The pictures are not objectionable. The...

The pictures are not objectionable. The watermark with your website is.

Please remove that website link and replace it with a copyright in your own name if you wish to discuss the object depicted. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By Andrew
What I know about forging blades wouldn't fill a...

What I know about forging blades wouldn't fill a thimble, but it looks to me like the edges were folded over the central portion of the blade. Wouldn't the "dips" along the folded-over edge be easy...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th September 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By Andrew
These are in Thailand. I couldn't find them the...

These are in Thailand. I couldn't find them the other day, thanks to Fernando for posting!

Note the daab are in the Ayutthaya style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By Andrew
Jonathan, the blade on that dated dha is really...

Jonathan, the blade on that dated dha is really special. The fittings are pedestrian, and the scabbard that appeared with it in the Oldman catalog is long-gone, but doesn't look particularly fancy...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By Andrew
First is in Urkraine. Second is an example of...

First is in Urkraine.

Second is an example of the many giant Thai temple guardians. This one is at Wat Phra Gaew.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By Andrew
Spiral, the Kachin "sword-dao" with the...

Spiral, the Kachin "sword-dao" with the flared pommel and flared, flat tips are often laminated steel.

Of the swords we collectively refer to as "dah", "dha", or "daab", I have only seen a handful...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By Andrew
I did, indeed, write that. I was referring to...

I did, indeed, write that. I was referring to the very weapons that started this thread.

Unfortunately, it appears I did not discuss the photo of my sword with the "B P" and broad-arrow marks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Andrew
Ibrahiim, the weapon in the link you provided in...

Ibrahiim, the weapon in the link you provided in your post, above, is for sale. Unfortunately, I must remove the link per forum rules.

Andrew
Vikingsword Staff
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 689
Posted By Andrew
Question Just curious, Indianajones--are you Filipino?

Just curious, Indianajones--are you Filipino?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 689
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs up Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs up Great find, Spiral! Thanks for sharing. I'm...

Great find, Spiral! Thanks for sharing.

I'm reposting this old thread about a sword I picked up 10 years ago. British markings...

http://www.vikingsword.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/002441.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,668
Posted By Andrew
Let's not discuss that particular item until it...

Let's not discuss that particular item until it is no longer for sale, please.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Andrew
I would be extremely surprised if the quillions...

I would be extremely surprised if the quillions were not, originally, longer. I think drac2k hit it the first time--Mexican espada.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd September 2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By Andrew
Cool I'm quite happy in my "small" world,...

I'm quite happy in my "small" world, Jens...as I suspect you are. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By Andrew
Exactly. MUCH preferred to attach photos through...

Exactly. MUCH preferred to attach photos through the forum software for preservation of the images. Otherwise, many very informative threads become useless.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By Andrew
Lightbulb Here is an example of how to overcome this...

Here is an example of how to overcome this hurdle: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18957
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th August 2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By Andrew
I am an extremely "focused" collector:...

I am an extremely "focused" collector: while I love to see, handle, read about every sort of weapon (cold, hot, edged, etc.) I only collect things from Continental SEA. Indeed, I am so focused, I...
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