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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By drac2k
I don't know a lot about these; the blade doesn't...

I don't know a lot about these; the blade doesn't seem "atypical," for a mandau (please give closeups if you can), however, the handle seems unusual.
Great sword!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By drac2k
Once again Jim, thank you for your knowledgeable...

Once again Jim, thank you for your knowledgeable comments.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By drac2k
Thank you all for your comments! I am glad to be...

Thank you all for your comments! I am glad to be proven wrong on my belief that the short sword was for a child or a tourist.
In regards to the long sword, a possible indication of it possibly being...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By drac2k
A Tale of Two Kaskaras

Ever notice that when one buys a particular type of weapon, all of a sudden others of the same genre become available; this is my case at this time in regards to Sudanese weapons, especially...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By drac2k
Very nice indeed!

Very nice indeed!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By drac2k
Thanks, it makes sense.

Thanks, it makes sense.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By drac2k
Thanks for your insightful comments Jim which...

Thanks for your insightful comments Jim which concurs with the others: I guess that no one else is going for an Indian origin, whether it be a fakirs weapon or a night watchman's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By drac2k
Thank you, gentlemen, for your insights; I really...

Thank you, gentlemen, for your insights; I really like your dagger especially the
the unusual shape of the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By drac2k
Interesting African Arm Dagger

I just acquired this small arm dagger that has me puzzled as to where it comes from. I think it could be Sudanese, however, the stone on the pommel is throwing me off a little bit; I would of thought...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By drac2k
Thank you for your comments. The ax-spear...

Thank you for your comments. The ax-spear combination although well made, I would not consider it a 'battle weapon," and it is probably as you state for a dervish or it might have been used to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By drac2k
Thanks. I'm pretty sure that it is original; now...

Thanks. I'm pretty sure that it is original; now that being said, it may have been embellished a long time ago. The carved handle threw me off, but your theory about a possible Algerian connection...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By drac2k
Mystery Mace and Sudanese Command Baton ?

The mace is supposed to be African however the carving and the silver foil are throwing me off; Indian maybe?
In regards to the ax-spear hybrid; could this be a Sudanese Command baton /
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By drac2k
Great collection. The 4th one from the left has...

Great collection. The 4th one from the left has an unusual blade, however, I once owned one with a similar blade configuration, so there are at least 2 of them out there. In regards to the cordage...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By drac2k
Hello Belgian1, We have all felt the frustration...

Hello Belgian1,
We have all felt the frustration of not having instant positive feedback on occasions when we proudly display our prized possessions and there are not any corresponding replies. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th July 2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By drac2k
And once you find a thing of interest, they seem...

And once you find a thing of interest, they seem to find you. Strangely enough, I encountered another piece in a group lot; it is somewhat larger, as it measures 6" x 9".After kronckew put me on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By drac2k
Thanks for the additional information; once again...

Thanks for the additional information; once again I'm indebted to you guys!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By drac2k
It certainly is horn and translucent, but it...

It certainly is horn and translucent, but it seems a bit dark to be rhino , however, I don't know how to tell the difference.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By drac2k
Thank you both for your useful information.

Thank you both for your useful information.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By drac2k
Can I call this a shotel;can I call it Ethiopian ?

When I first won this item I wasn't sure what to make of it; a curved blade, a horn handle, an embossed pommel, the double-edged blade had all the descriptions of an Ethiopian shotel. Once I received...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th June 2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By drac2k
Thanks; funny I never noticed these before and...

Thanks; funny I never noticed these before and now it seems that I might be getting another one in with an Oriental lot that I just won at auction.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st June 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By drac2k
Thanks for your very informative answer !!!!

Thanks for your very informative answer !!!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By drac2k
Thanks once again gentlemen for your insights. I...

Thanks once again gentlemen for your insights. I should have mentioned that the spine of the sword is unsharpened, except for the last 5 or 6 inches, where it is very sharp, as is most of the blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th June 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By drac2k
3 Mystery Containers;Help !

I recently picked up these 3 containers at auction and I was wondering if anyone knew what they were used for. The first one, the rectangular porcelain one, I am assuming is Chinese(because that is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By drac2k
I hope these additional pictures help

I hope these additional pictures help
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By drac2k
Thank you, gentlemen, for your comments and...

Thank you, gentlemen, for your comments and information; I will try to post some better pictures. I can't see any makers' marks, but I will look more closely with a magnifying glass.
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