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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 119
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Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE CORROSION ON LEAD IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THAT...

THE CORROSION ON LEAD IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THAT ON SILVER SO AT LEAST THE OUTER COATING WITH THE MARKS AND SUCH ARE SILVER. IF LEAD IS IN THE CENTER THEN PERHAPS SOMEONE STOLE THE REAL SILVER INGOT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I HAVE SEEN SEVERAL OF THESE FLAT AFRICAN...

I HAVE SEEN SEVERAL OF THESE FLAT AFRICAN THROWING CLUBS. I HAVE BID ON A FEW I LIKED, BUT NEVER WON ONE. AS I CAN MAKE NO DIRECT OBSERVATION OF SUCH A CLUB I WILL ADD SOME PICTURES AND INFORMATION I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WATCHED THIS ONE BUT DID NOT GET IN A BID. I...

I WATCHED THIS ONE BUT DID NOT GET IN A BID. I THINK SOMEONE DID WELL AS IT LOOKS LIKE A GOOD OLDER ONE AND IS A DIFFERENT FORM THAN THOSE BEING MADE AND SOLD TODAY IN MASS. HERE ARE TWO MORE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By VANDOO
TROUBLES IN THIS LIFE ARE ENDED. MAY HE ONLY KNOW...

TROUBLES IN THIS LIFE ARE ENDED. MAY HE ONLY KNOW JOY WHERE HE HAS GONE. R.I.P. HE HAS LEFT US ALL A VALUABLE GIFT OF INFORMATION HERE.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 543
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THIS IS VERY INTERESTING AND A FIELD I KNOW VERY...

THIS IS VERY INTERESTING AND A FIELD I KNOW VERY LITTLE OF SO LOTS TO LEARN. :) I SEE LOTS OF METALS ON THE INDIA TROOPS SO THEY MUST BE WARRIORS OF NOTE AS METALS WERE NOT LIGHTLY GIVEN IN THOSE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,420
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE COLLECTION INDEED. :) QUITE A NICE...

A NICE COLLECTION INDEED. :) QUITE A NICE SELECTION OF ARROWS FROM FISHING TO STUN TYPES. IN YOUR LAST PICTURE THERE ARE 3 CLUBS ON THE WALL DO YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE MIDDLE ONE WITH THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 826
Posted By VANDOO
Smile RESEARCH 1. DIRECT OBSERVATION AND STUDY , WHERE...

RESEARCH 1. DIRECT OBSERVATION AND STUDY , WHERE ALL THE WRITTEN AND COLLECTED MATERIAL ORIGINATED.
2. READING BOOKS AND STUDYING ITEMS BROUGHT FROM THE DIRECT APPROACH.
TIME IS A FACTOR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,470
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE EXAMPLES RECENT AND VINTAGE. #1....

A FEW MORE EXAMPLES RECENT AND VINTAGE.
#1. AZMAT 12.5 INCHES LONG TRADITIONAL GRIP
#2., #3 & #4. RECENT ITEM WITH CASSOWARY BONE, CLAWS AND FEATHERS.
#5 & #6. RECENT CASSOWARY BONE DAGGER WITH...
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd July 2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By VANDOO
Smile BIG ETHINOGRAPHIC ART SHOW 2015

THE WHITEHAWK ETHINOGRAPHIC ART SHOW IN SANTA FE NEW MEXICO IS AUGUST 14TH AND 15TH. THERE IS A PRE-SHOW PARTY AUG 13TH. SOME OTHER SHOWS OFTEN OCCUR AROUND TOWN DURING AUGUST AND THERE IS ALWAYS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I VISITED ATHENS YEARS AGO AND FOUND NO GOOD...

I VISITED ATHENS YEARS AGO AND FOUND NO GOOD EDGED WEAPONS BUT FOUND PLENTY OF EXCELLENT NICELY PRICED EXAMPLES OF REPLICAS OF ANCIENT POTTERY TO BRING BACK. GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By VANDOO
Talking THE TIGER STRIKING THE SPEAR AND THE RECOIL OF...

THE TIGER STRIKING THE SPEAR AND THE RECOIL OF THE GUN WOULD INDEED BE LIKELY TO SEND THE USER FLYING. A LONG SHAFT WOULD BE NICE BUT GIVEN THE SIZE AND WEIGHT OF THE GUN/SPEAR IT WAS PROBABLY NOT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By VANDOO
Smile INDIA TIGER SPEAR WITH GUN

HERE IS SOMETHING UNUSUAL FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT. IT IS A COMBINATION SPEAR AND GUN SAID TO HAVE BEEN MADE IN INDIA FOR TIGER HUNTS. IT APPEARS WHEN THE TIGER IS SPEARED IT PUSHES BACK AND FIRES THE GUN....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I AGREE THESE DESIGNS LOOK LIKE THEY WERE COPIED...

I AGREE THESE DESIGNS LOOK LIKE THEY WERE COPIED FROM THE COAT OF ARMS. THIS SORT OF POKERWORK (WOOD BURNING) AND DEPICTIONS OF ANIMALS, FLOWERS, ECT. WERE INFLUENCED AT THE MISSION STATIONS WHERE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY INTERESTING AND ORNATE ITEMS MORE SWORD...

VERY INTERESTING AND ORNATE ITEMS MORE SWORD LENGTH THAN DAGGER OR KNIFE. I WONDER IF THEY WERE WORN BY THE MAHOUTS OR PART OF THE ORNATE HARNESS OF THE ELEPHANT. THESE ARE SOMETHING I HAVE NOT SEEN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THESE SMALL CLUBS ARE DIFFICULT TO PIN DOWN AS TO...

THESE SMALL CLUBS ARE DIFFICULT TO PIN DOWN AS TO LOCATION. WE GENERALLY TEND TO SAY SOLOMON ISLANDS FOR THESE BUT I SUSPECT THEY ARE WIDE SPREAD THRU-OUT THE SOUTH PACIFIC. THEY ARE DESIGNED FOR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,166
Posted By VANDOO
Smile UNFORTUNATELY I DO NOT HAVE A NAME FOR THE LARGE...

UNFORTUNATELY I DO NOT HAVE A NAME FOR THE LARGE CLUB.
CLUNNIES BOOK SHOWS THE SHORT CLUB ON PLATE # 20 ITEM J AND I, IT IS CALLED "ULA GASAU " AND IS A RARE FORM THOUGHT TO ORIGINATE IN THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,166
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I AM REVISITING THIS CLUB FORM AS THE OTHERS I...

I AM REVISITING THIS CLUB FORM AS THE OTHERS I HAVE SEEN WERE SOUVINEERS SAID TO BE FROM AROUND THE 1950'S. THE TWO LARGE CLUBS I HAD SEEN BOTH HAD FIJI AND SUVA CARVED ON THEM AND HAD SENNET CORD...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up CONGRADULATIONS! IT APPEARS TO BE TYPE A. I AM...

CONGRADULATIONS! IT APPEARS TO BE TYPE A. I AM NOT FAMILIAR WITH THIS FORM. FROM THE PICTURE THE DESIGN LOOKS LIKE THE REAL HEAD KNOCKER. :D A GOOD CLOSE UP OF THE CLUB HEAD WILL TELL THE TALE.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By VANDOO
THIS THREAD IS ABOUT DAMMAGE FOUND TO WEAPONS NOT...

THIS THREAD IS ABOUT DAMMAGE FOUND TO WEAPONS NOT MANS INHUMANITY TO MAN OR TO DREGE UP OLD HATREDS OR ARGUMENTS. THERE IS MORE THAN ENOUGH OF THAT ELSEWHERE IN THE WORLD SO LETS TRY TO LEARN AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THIS SORT OF DAMMAGE IS PART OF THE WEAPONS...

THIS SORT OF DAMMAGE IS PART OF THE WEAPONS HISTORY AND ADDS A DIMENSION OF ACTUAL USE FOR CONSIDERATION. IT MAKES US WONDER WHO WON AND WHO LOST OR IF THEY SURVIVED. THERE IS NO REASON FOR ANYONE TO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I HAVE SOMETHING SIMULAR THAT I HAD POSTED IN THE...

I HAVE SOMETHING SIMULAR THAT I HAD POSTED IN THE NAGA POST IN THE FORUM. IT LOOKS MUCH LIKE THESE EXAMPLES BUT IS MORE CRUDELY MADE.
HERE IS A PICTURE OF MY ITEM FOR COMPARASON.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WATCHED THIS BUT DID NOT BID. I THINK THE...

I WATCHED THIS BUT DID NOT BID. I THINK THE SELLERS INFORMATION IS ACCURATE AND IT IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF CLUBS FROM THE PERIOD. OFTEN MORE NON TRADITIONAL DECORATION WAS ADDED DUE TO CONTACT WITH THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FINE SPECIMIN OF PUPPY DOG. :D ONE THING TO...

A FINE SPECIMIN OF PUPPY DOG. :D ONE THING TO REMEMBER ABOUT SOME AREAS OF THE WORLD SUCH AS NEW GUINEA AND SOUTH AMERICA IS THAT MANY OF THE PEOPLES HAVE BEEN FOUND RECENTLY WHEN COMPARED WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,877
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE SHORT VERSIONS OF THE U'U CLUBS ARE THOUGHT...

THE SHORT VERSIONS OF THE U'U CLUBS ARE THOUGHT TO HAVE BECAME THE NORM AT THE END OF THE 19TH. CENTURY. THEY WERE THOUGHT TO HAVE FIRST BEEN CARVED WHEN THE SUPPLY OF THE LONG TRADITIONAL CLUBS RAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th June 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THEY LOOK LIKE MODERN REPLICAS OF ANCIENT CHINESE...

THEY LOOK LIKE MODERN REPLICAS OF ANCIENT CHINESE BRONZE VESSELS. SOME OF THE OLDER REPLICAS ARE MUCH MORE DETAILED AND PATINATED LIKE AN ORIGINAL. THE OLDER STOCK HAD NO MARKET AND HAD BEEN SITTING...
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