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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Rich
Say hi to your tuxedo cat. My tuxedo says meow...

Say hi to your tuxedo cat. My tuxedo says meow to him :)
Oh, nice dagger too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 717
Posted By Rich
Lee As I mentioned in my email, your hard work...

Lee

As I mentioned in my email, your hard work is so very much appreciated. I might suggest while re-doing stuff you might want to set it up as a secure site(s) - https not just http. Might reduce...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By Rich
Welcome back

Welcome back online. We missed Viking/Ethnographic.
Hope you didn't have too much trouble fixing the problems.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Rich
Agreed, post it to Nihonto Message Board. Nice...

Agreed, post it to Nihonto Message Board. Nice looking, possibly recent (Showa) ken blade. Previously mounted - two mekugi-ana,
One through part of mei. What is the koshirae made of? Never seen...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Rich
Nice knife. I have one like it. "J" is...

Nice knife. I have one like it. "J" is for Janne. I believe it is the Pornestrari model or maybe the Border Patrol (Rajapuukko) model. Older style sheath. Has not been in their catalog for a long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rich
I like it, If you get tired of it, send it my...

I like it, If you get tired of it, send it my way
Rich ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,759
Posted By Rich
Interesting piece. Put a cross guard on the blade...

Interesting piece. Put a cross guard on the blade and it becomes an European hunting knife.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Rich
Where?? I'd like one (if they are not to...

Where?? I'd like one (if they are not to expensive).
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Rich
Interesting site in India making/selling...

Interesting site in India making/selling Kirpin:

http://www.khalsastore.com/Sikh-accessories/buy-kirpan-online

And other Sikh items.

Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,559
Posted By Rich
Nice letter openers. Blades very shiney - chromed?

Nice letter openers. Blades very shiney - chromed?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,441
Posted By Rich
It is not typical, but not uncommon for a katana...

It is not typical, but not uncommon for a katana or wakizashi to be re-tempered if it was burned in a fire or had the kissaki broken
It needs to be done by an expert. Please don't try it yourself. It...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,701
Posted By Rich
I have two similar knives. Labeled them as...

I have two similar knives. Labeled them as Tibetan, know they could be Nepal or Bhutan. I think (?) the wood handled one is possibly older. Any more info appreciated. (My photo editing software is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,195
Posted By Rich
I know nothing of this type of knife. But I like...

I know nothing of this type of knife. But I like it. It has a beautiful, somewhat primitive charm.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,324
Posted By Rich
Nice site. Certainly have a lot a sheaths. Shame...

Nice site. Certainly have a lot a sheaths. Shame they don't give the name of the type of weapon.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,690
Posted By Rich
Nice knife, unusual handle from others I've...

Nice knife, unusual handle from others I've seen.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,503
Posted By Rich
That is a beautiful sword. I wouldn't call it a...

That is a beautiful sword. I wouldn't call it a machete by any means. To me it is a fancy dress sword. Great find.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,799
Posted By Rich
Some lovely khodmi. I have 4 in my meager...

Some lovely khodmi. I have 4 in my meager collection. One had a blade with several nicks in it, so I lightly sharpened it to remove the nicks, but no other cleaning. I don't know what steel they used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,740
Posted By Rich
Beautiful Sammi style Puukko. Carved and...

Beautiful Sammi style Puukko. Carved and scrimshaw on reindeer antler. Fairly rare and older ones (like this) are pretty expensive.
Nice find. No way to know exact maker unless it is inscribed on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,313
Posted By Rich
Perhaps a parring dagger, like a Main Gauche...

Perhaps a parring dagger, like a Main Gauche ?
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,337
Posted By Rich
Interesting, but definitely not Japanese style....

Interesting, but definitely not Japanese style. Very strange - looking for more discussion.
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,318
Posted By Rich
Unhappy A shame such loss of life and property; human and...

A shame such loss of life and property; human and a huge number of unique animals
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,600
Posted By Rich
I occasionally ask a question as in a recent...

I occasionally ask a question as in a recent thread; but mostly just read and learn (albeit slowly).
Rich
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,982
Posted By Rich
Jim - You are too kind, but thank you. Now I'm...

Jim -

You are too kind, but thank you. Now I'm just a retired old geezer who has forgotten what he forgot.

Also thank who ever maintains the geographical index for keeping my Japanese sword site...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,982
Posted By Rich
OK, that makes some sense. The blade determines...

OK, that makes some sense. The blade determines the type of sword, while the mounts determine the cultural origins,etc.

At least with Nihonto we only have to deal with one culture and country of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,982
Posted By Rich
I think you guys are just trying to confuse a...

I think you guys are just trying to confuse a senile old geezer. :)

At least with Nihonto a long sword is a daito; and sub-type if it's a katana, uchikatana or tachi. Which is determined by its...
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