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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
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: 13
Views: 250
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 Miscellania 29th March 2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
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: 3
Views: 350
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: 16
Views: 421
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: 266
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: 3,099
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: 3,099
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: 3,099
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...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th March 2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Robert
A Luzon Pickelhaube :D A wonderful addition to...

A Luzon Pickelhaube :D A wonderful addition to your collection and in such great condition!! Will you be polishing the wood and silver up a bit?

Best,
Robert
Forum: Swap Forum 8th March 2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By Robert
Never got around to listing these at the other...

Never got around to listing these at the other place and thought I would try once more before I do. ALL FOUR ITEMS now $165 with free shipping to anywhere in the lower 48 states only. Any interested...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Robert
Hello Thinreadline, While I cannot be of any...

Hello Thinreadline, While I cannot be of any actual help to you on the identification of this knife I have done a little work on your last photo to hopefully show the detailing of the hilt a little...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Robert
Hello Blue Lander, Sorry for taking so long to...

Hello Blue Lander, Sorry for taking so long to answer your question, but after looking at your last photo I was thinking that the sections making up the hilt on your dagger look more like alternating...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Robert
Hello Gehazi, Please resize you photos and...

Hello Gehazi, Please resize you photos and download them directly to the forum as per forum rules. As I do not know what OP system you are using here are a couple of links that you can use to...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th February 2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, and again thank you for the photos...

Hello Detlef, and again thank you for the photos and information on these spoons. I will put it where it will be quite at home with the other few PNG items I have in my collection. After looking...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th February 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, Thank you very much for your...

Hello Detlef, Thank you very much for your response. As I said, it was listed as a bowl but I had seen photos of these being used to drink from so I just assumed that it was a cup of some sorts. It...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By Robert
Looking at the carving of the hilt maybe Swiss,...

Looking at the carving of the hilt maybe Swiss, Black Forest? With what looks to be a very short cutting edge and extremely long ricasso could this be a very fancy knife used for wood carving...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st February 2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Robert
Question Possible New Guinea Bowl/Cup For ID

Hello everyone, I just picked up this interesting small bowl/cup from ebay and would like to hear everyones opinions on where it might be from, its possible age and what it might have originally been...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th February 2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
SOLD. THANK YOU.

SOLD. THANK YOU.
Forum: Swap Forum 15th February 2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
ON HOLD

ON HOLD
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By Robert
Detlef and Dark379, Thank you both for your kind...

Detlef and Dark379, Thank you both for your kind words about my daggers. I really like these even though they seem to be getting harder to locate these days.

Dark379m, there is no need to address...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th February 2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
Old Flyssa For Sale

Parting with this rather different old flyssa from my collection. It has an overall length of 30 inches and is 1-1/2 inches at its widest point. I really no nothing about flyssa so I cannot tell you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By Robert
For comparison, here are a few of the items in my...

For comparison, here are a few of the items in my Philippine copper and brass dagger collection.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By Robert
Hello Dark379, I have always been interested in...

Hello Dark379, I have always been interested in these copper and brass bladed Philippine knives/daggers. I even have a small collection of them myself that I try to add to as often as possible, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Robert
Hello Blue Lander, I would like to wait for...

Hello Blue Lander, I would like to wait for better photos of this to be posted, but for now my best guess would be either the Philippines or Mexico. The Philippine people were/are great ones for...
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