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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Robert
Hello Marklefont, I am moving this from the...

Hello Marklefont, I am moving this from the Miscellania Forum to the Ethnographic Weapons Forum where it should receive more attention and give you a better chance of having your questions answered. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Robert
As there is no reason to be running two threads...

As there is no reason to be running two threads on the same items I am closing this one from further comments. Anyone wishing to comment on these items can do so on the "Hello All Help Please" thread...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Robert
Carlos, I am very happy to see that you are the...

Carlos, I am very happy to see that you are the one who won this wonderful piece and for one, very jealous of your good fortune. I am looking forward to seeing new photos of it after it arrives and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Robert
As for cleaning the blade, if it were mine I...

As for cleaning the blade, if it were mine I would remove the verdigris from the blade so it does not spread any further. I would then take a piece of dry coarse cloth and use it to polish the blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Robert
Very interesting Bluelander, Could you post a...

Very interesting Bluelander, Could you post a little more information on it such as the measurements? This is only the second gunong that I have seen with a copper blade. The other was listed on ebay...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Robert
I'm an Aries so that would be me. Please send the...

I'm an Aries so that would be me. Please send the sword ASAP you know the address. :D Wonderful sword Detlef.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By Robert
Jose, Detlef Vandoo and Rick, Thank you all for...

Jose, Detlef Vandoo and Rick, Thank you all for your kind words on the work I have done on the Mandaya dagger. I am very happy that it has met with your approval. I really enjoyed doing what I could...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Robert
Yes, a most wonderful piece. I hope that you do...

Yes, a most wonderful piece. I hope that you do not mind that I have taken the liberty to brighten one of your photos to help show some of the detailing of the hilt. As Jose has suggested please post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By Robert
Gentlemen, please keep any political commentary...

Gentlemen, please keep any political commentary you have to yourself as it has "NO" place on this forum. Any discussion of ways of circumventing any laws is also forbidden. If you find it necessary...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Robert
I totally agree that the one piece stamped...

I totally agree that the one piece stamped "MS" is of WWII (or even a little earlier) vintage and shows much better craftsmanship than the other two shiny pieces that to me look to be definitely post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Robert
TheMarmotGuy, I hope that you do not mind, but I...

TheMarmotGuy, I hope that you do not mind, but I have taken the liberty to do a little editing to your photos to help those how will be trying to help answer the questions that you have ask about...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By Robert
Trenchwarfare, You have been here long enough to...

Trenchwarfare, You have been here long enough to know that asking for an evaluation of any item goes against forum policy. I suggest that you might want to re-read the forum rules to help from making...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Robert
I am closing this thread from further discussion...

I am closing this thread from further discussion due to the fact that this sword is currently for sale at auction.

Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, And another very nice sword added...

Hello Detlef, And another very nice sword added to your collection. Would the chains have originally ended with small bells, triangular pieces of brass or other decorative objects as I have seen on...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Robert
It looks as though things have been straightened...

It looks as though things have been straightened out so the thread is now open again for discussion.

Best,
Robert
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Robert
Hello Brandy_zombie, As for your sword, I believe...

Hello Brandy_zombie, As for your sword, I believe that your sword would be more suited to the European section of this forum. So if you don't mind I will move it there for you. Seeing as this is your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Robert
Unfortunately because of physical limitations I...

Unfortunately because of physical limitations I cannot give a truly accurate description of how it handles, but will do the best that I can. As I am really not used to handling this style of sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Robert
Detlef, Another great score to go with the Mandya...

Detlef, Another great score to go with the Mandya dagger you posted earlier and all in one month.:cool: I hope that you do not mind, but I have done a little work on your photo in hopes of showing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,078
Posted By Robert
As this subject and the items that will be...

As this subject and the items that will be discussed here are more weapons related and not actually weapons themselves I am moving this thread to the Ethnographic Miscellania forum.

Best,
Robert
Forum: European Armoury 26th March 2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Robert
This thread is being closed because the original...

This thread is being closed because the original sword is possibly in the process of being sold and will remain closed until further notice.

Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By Robert
What a beautiful piece Spunjer. I can see why you...

What a beautiful piece Spunjer. I can see why you were attracted to it. Can you tell me the actual weight of this piece? I cannot wait to see it again after you have had the restoration done to it....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Robert
Ken, I would suggest that you take the time to...

Ken, I would suggest that you take the time to read the forum rules before you post again. This thread is now closed.
Reason for closing: 1. Discussion of items currently in the process of being...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,562
Posted By Robert
That is a very good question Rick and I totally...

That is a very good question Rick and I totally agree. You would think that more Philippine people would have had a greater chance of seeing a 1911A over the old Colt revolvers that were used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,562
Posted By Robert
I have always wondered about the use of aluminium...

I have always wondered about the use of aluminium in the Philippines being used as a measurement of possible age. Quite a few threads here on the forum point to WWII as the starting point, but I know...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,562
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, I am very happy to see that this...

Hello Detlef, I am very happy to see that this dagger has finally been released and is now in your possession. As I have previously had the opportunity to personally handle this dagger I can attest...
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