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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Richard G
Depending on size - possibly a Musandam...

Depending on size - possibly a Musandam Jerz?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By Richard G
...

https://westevan.org/bollards/cannonbollards3.htm
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By Richard G
I'm probably going to get warned for being off...

I'm probably going to get warned for being off topic, but it reminds me of how p*ssed off the French were when Dave Brailsford told them our cycling success at the Olympics was because of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Richard G
Could it have a use as some sort of peg or...

Could it have a use as some sort of peg or stake?
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By Richard G
The pierced ears suggest there was some form of...

The pierced ears suggest there was some form of decoration, which would not be of much help if it were a club. I suspect it is a wand or sceptre, that kind of thing, or even simply a toy or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By Richard G
why not a picture of the face? Regards Richard

why not a picture of the face?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By Richard G
Is it a normal cap and nipple set up? I would...

Is it a normal cap and nipple set up? I would have thought that without some method of securing the cap there is a great danger it falls off when the hammer is cocked.
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Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,278
Posted By Richard G
OK,try again

OK,try again
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,278
Posted By Richard G
I hope I can attach some photo's One from Ashoka...

I hope I can attach some photo's
One from Ashoka Arts of what they describe as a Thai spear with the same type of 'quatrefoil' guard.
And two of modern Thai daggers that have the same sort of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,320
Posted By Richard G
I am not discussing the price or how to deal with...

I am not discussing the price or how to deal with sellers, and I have resisted commenting, because my I think my comment would not be well received by the moderators.
But I am annoyed; so here it...
Forum: European Armoury 13th July 2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,635
Posted By Richard G
The problem here then is that through most of...

The problem here then is that through most of this period there was no Prince of Wales. Charles II reclaimed the Crown in 1660 but had no legitimate male heir, which is why his brother James II...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,278
Posted By Richard G
Look at the bundiak spear just posted on the...

Look at the bundiak spear just posted on the Ethnographic forum.
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,984
Posted By Richard G
Could that first engraving represent a turtle? I...

Could that first engraving represent a turtle? I have no idea what it might mean if it did, other than perhaps indicating a warm, coastal association.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,278
Posted By Richard G
I have a suspicion it is a spear head repurposed....

I have a suspicion it is a spear head repurposed. If so I would go for the Philippine option.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th June 2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,108
Posted By Richard G
I'm not giving up that easily! Whilst agreeing it...

I'm not giving up that easily! Whilst agreeing it probably does not fit the definition of a sickle if the definition includes a curved blade, I still think it is most probably a harvesting knife of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st May 2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,108
Posted By Richard G
Try...

Try this.
https://www.indiamart.com/proddetail/farmers-sickle-retro-grass-cutting-hand-tool-tribal-farming-tool-g47-273-21385017430.html
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th May 2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,108
Posted By Richard G
It looks like some type of sickle. Possibly...

It looks like some type of sickle.
Possibly Bengali?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,840
Posted By Richard G
Could the poor 'K' be Klingenthal? Regards Richard

Could the poor 'K' be Klingenthal?
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By Richard G
That 'one ringed' scabbard, if that is what it...

That 'one ringed' scabbard, if that is what it is, would be exceedingly rare, if not unknown, with a British sword.
Regards
Richard
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,230
Posted By Richard G
"The overall accent and language of modern...

"The overall accent and language of modern USA (and Canadian) citizens is actually closer to pre-Victorian 'Proper King's English', The current proliferation of local regional variants in the UK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By Richard G
Have a look at at the history of Maracaibo. It...

Have a look at at the history of Maracaibo. It was actually founded by Germans and originally named New Nuremburg (1529). There seems to be a long connection with Germans. It is also the centre of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,410
Posted By Richard G
The hatching and the inscription look fairly...

The hatching and the inscription look fairly crude, and to my eyes at least, the wrong way up. Something I've noticed on several of these with the rough hatching.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,832
Posted By Richard G
Maybe the 'rough' centre section was originally...

Maybe the 'rough' centre section was originally covered in something; velvet, leather etc.
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,930
Posted By Richard G
Here is a knife of the same construction but...

Here is a knife of the same construction but showing a lot 'African' characteristics, the lack of which seem to trouble some of our fellow forumites
Regards
Richard
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,930
Posted By Richard G
The National Museum of Scotland also has...

The National Museum of Scotland also has one,
Regards
Richard
https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/collection-search-results/?item_id=338853
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