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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,944
Posted By VANDOO
Smile VERY NICE EXAMPLES THE ALL STEEL AX FORM IS...

VERY NICE EXAMPLES THE ALL STEEL AX FORM IS ESPECIALLY INTERESTING.
#1, #2, & #3. IDENTIFIED AS ABOR MILANG , TIBET 1954. THE HAT AND SWORD LOOK NAGA.
#4. PAINTING OF NAGAS FROM ASSAM
#5. NAGA...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I AM SURE SOME MEMBERS WOULD ENJOY SEEING THE...

I AM SURE SOME MEMBERS WOULD ENJOY SEEING THE PICTURES, ESPECIALLY IF SHIELDS, SWORDS AND TRADITIONAL DRESS ARE PRESENT. A GATHERING OF TRIBE AND FAMILY IS ALWAYS MORE FUN THAN A SHOW THAT IS DONE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By VANDOO
THIEVES ARE DEVIOUS AND OFTEN WELL ORGANIZED AND...

THIEVES ARE DEVIOUS AND OFTEN WELL ORGANIZED AND HAVE NO REGARD FOR OTHERS. IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN THE CASE BUT IN TODAY'S SOCIETY WE NOT ONLY HAVE HOME GROWN, GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIZED, PRISON EDUCATED...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By VANDOO
Angry WOW! I RECOGNIZE ALL THREE OF THESE GUYS AND...

WOW! I RECOGNIZE ALL THREE OF THESE GUYS AND THEY CAME ACROSS AS GOOD GUYS. IT JUST GOES TO SHOW " WHO KNOWS WHAT EVIL LURKS IN THE HEARTS OF MEN" THE SHADOW KNOWS! I SURE HOPE THEY SEARCH THEIR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By VANDOO
I TALKED TO SOME OF THE OFFICERS WHO MADE THE...

I TALKED TO SOME OF THE OFFICERS WHO MADE THE ARRESTS AND DEALERS AT THE SHOW. AS FAR AS I KNOW IT HAS NOT BEEN COVERED BY THE NEWS. I HOPE THE WORD GETS AROUND TO OTHER SHOWS SO THIS KIND OF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THIEVES CAUGHT

THE BIG TULSA GUN SHOW WAS APRIL 11 AND 12 TH. WITH 4200, EIGHT FOOT TABLES COVERING 11 ACRES. THEY INSTALLED SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS AND CAUGHT SOME LONG TIME DEALERS STEALING GUNS. ONE HAD TAKEN A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE MANDAU IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, THE BEE'S WAX...

THE MANDAU IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, THE BEE'S WAX FERULE AND GRIP WRAP IN GOOD SHAPE AND A NICELY CARVED WOOD HANDLE. THE BLADE LOOKS LIKE A GOOD HEAVY ONE MADE FOR USE NOT A THIN DECORATIVE ONE. ITS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
Posted By VANDOO
#1. & #2. CROCODILE JAW DAGGER 18.5 INCHES...

#1. & #2. CROCODILE JAW DAGGER 18.5 INCHES LONG
#3. ABELAM, 32.5 CM. LONG
#4, #5, & #6. ABELAM 39 CM. LONG
#7. 40 CM. LONG BOKIN BONE DAGGER
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By VANDOO
#1. & #2. MOCHE GOLD CEREMONIAL ATAL ATAL, 15...

#1. & #2. MOCHE GOLD CEREMONIAL ATAL ATAL, 15 IN. LONG
#3. EASTER ISLAND FIGURAL ATAL ATAL SPEAR THROWER FROM THE OLDMAN COLLECTION.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THAT IS A REAL BEAUTY. ! THE WORK ON THE BLADE...

THAT IS A REAL BEAUTY. ! THE WORK ON THE BLADE SORT OF REMINDS ME OF A KEY. IF THEY RAN THAT THRU YOU AND TURNED IT, IT WOULD CERTAINLY UNLOCK THE SPIRIT AND LET IT OUT.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,409
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. OLD DRAWING FIJI WARRIOR #2. FIJI GATA FORM...

#1. OLD DRAWING FIJI WARRIOR
#2. FIJI GATA FORM CLUB
#3. FIJI GUGU CLUB 79 cm. LONG
#4. FIJI BOOK PLATE
#5. AX FROM FIJI MUSEUM
#6. OLD PICTURE OF FIJI CHIEF
#7. GRAPH SHOWING PERCENTAGES OF FIJIAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th April 2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up DAD WAS A PILOT SO I GREW UP AROUND AIRPLANES AND...

DAD WAS A PILOT SO I GREW UP AROUND AIRPLANES AND AIR SHOWS. THE LOCAL SHOWS DON'T HAVE THIS MANY WW1 AIRCRAFT AND NO TANKS, BUT ARE ALWAYS INTERESTING AND FUN. THANKS FOR POSTING THE NICE PICTURES...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A VERY NICE COMPLETE EXAMPLE. THERE IS A PRODUCT...

A VERY NICE COMPLETE EXAMPLE. THERE IS A PRODUCT CALLED GOOF-OFF OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT THAT WILL REMOVE MOST STICKY GUNK WITHOUT DAMAGING THE KNIFE BUT I WOULD NOT GET IT ON THE IVORY JUST IN CASE....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th April 2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE SHELL IS IN THE VOLUTE FAMILY, PERHAPS THE...

THE SHELL IS IN THE VOLUTE FAMILY, PERHAPS THE OBJECT IS CEREMONIAL FOR THE PURPOSE OF POURING SOME LIBATION OR DRINKING SAME DURING CEREMONIES. :shrug: THE METAL PROTECTING THE EDGE OF THE SHELL...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,409
Posted By VANDOO
Smile PICTURES #1 THRU #4 SOME MUSEUM DISPLAY OR...

PICTURES #1 THRU #4 SOME MUSEUM DISPLAY OR STORAGE IN FIJI.
#5 THRU #8. CLUBS FOR SALE IN FIJI, #10 & #11 FIJI CANNIBAL FORK WITH HANDLE IN THE SHAPE OF A ULA THROWING CLUB #12. MODERN FIJI...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up BOTH THE AX AND SHIELD ARE MADE IN BORNEO IN THE...

BOTH THE AX AND SHIELD ARE MADE IN BORNEO IN THE PROPER WAY. THE SHIELD IS FOR DANCE , CEREMONIES, PRESENTATION OR SALE. THE PIG TUSKS AND MONKEY SKULL MAKE IT A FIERCE LOOKING SHIELD. BUT IT IS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE CARVING IS WELL DONE AND TRADITIONAL IN FORM...

THE CARVING IS WELL DONE AND TRADITIONAL IN FORM AND THE SIZE FALLS INTO THE CORRECT RANGE. NICE GRAIN TO THE WOOD AND THEY EVEN WENT TO THE TROUBLE OF CARVING THE LANYARD HOLE SQUARE. IT APPEARS TO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I AGREE WITH CHARLES ON THE KAMPILIAN IT MAY BE A...

I AGREE WITH CHARLES ON THE KAMPILIAN IT MAY BE A LITTLER OLDER BUT I SEE NOTHING TO INDICATE IT BEING FROM ANY OTHER SOURCE THAN MORO, MINDANO OF THERE ABOUTS. THE PATINA LOOKS GOOD EVEN THE CORD...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE REASONS I SEE CHINESE INFLUENCE IN THE...

THE REASONS I SEE CHINESE INFLUENCE IN THE CARVING STYLE. !. WHEN A CARVER CARVES PRIMARILY IN ONE STYLE FOR A FEW GENERATIONS OR TURNS OUT HUNDREDS OF CARVINGS OF ONE SUBJECT HE DEVELOPS A CERTAIN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WOULD AGREE ITS LIKELY FROM NEW GUINEA AND IS A...

I WOULD AGREE ITS LIKELY FROM NEW GUINEA AND IS A VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THE ROUND BALL SHAPED STONE HEAD FORM. IT IS UNUSUAL TO FIND CARVING ON THE SHAFT OF THESE AND OFTEN THE SHAFTS HAVE BEEN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up IT IS A MANDAU FROM BORNEO, THE CARVING ON THE...

IT IS A MANDAU FROM BORNEO, THE CARVING ON THE HANDLE IS GOOD AND CARVED FROM DEER ANTLER BUT I DON'T THINK IT REPRESENTS AN ELEPHANT THOUGH I DO SEE WHAT YOU SEE. THE DESIGNS ON HANDLE, FIBER KNOT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE ONE. :) I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE LIKE IT....

VERY NICE ONE. :) I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE LIKE IT. THE FACE LOOKS CHINESE AND THE TECHNIQUES USED CHINESE STYLE AS WELL. THE CHINESE ARE MASTER HORN CARVERS AND THIS LOOKS MORE LIKE A BUDDHA FACE THAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By VANDOO
I HAVE SHARED BETEL NUT WITH TRIBAL PEOPLE...

I HAVE SHARED BETEL NUT WITH TRIBAL PEOPLE SEVERAL TIMES AND FELT NO STRANGE EFFECTS. IT MAY BE MILDLY ADDICTIVE LIKE COFFEE AND TEA BUT NOTHING AS STRONG AS COFFEE OR NICOTINE. IT IS PREPARED WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE KAMPILIANS MUST HAVE KNOWN I WAS NOT GOING TO...

THE KAMPILIANS MUST HAVE KNOWN I WAS NOT GOING TO BE THERE AND IT WAS SAFE TO COME OUT OF HIDING. :p I CAN SEE IT WOULD HAVE BEEN AN EXPENSIVE TRIP JUST FROM THESE PICTURES. :D
NOT KNOWING THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A GREAT CATCH :cool: IT WOULD BE INTERESTING...

A GREAT CATCH :cool: IT WOULD BE INTERESTING TO KNOW WHO MADE THESE, HOW MANY YEARS THEY WERE MADE AND HOW MANY WERE MADE.
JUDGING FROM THE QUALITY OF HORN CARVING, SILVER WORK AND BLADE WORK...
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