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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I am with you guys that it should be ideally seen...

I am with you guys that it should be ideally seen as a whole collection some how.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Tim Simmons
What a collection!!!! I hope WoDiMi has thought...

What a collection!!!! I hope WoDiMi has thought about its preservation as a whole collection on his demise. To see it broken up would be a tragedy.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th January 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,895
Posted By Tim Simmons
Some chap that was said to be quite good at...

Some chap that was said to be quite good at sailing.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th January 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,895
Posted By Tim Simmons
The Bruce.

The Bruce.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Tim Simmons
Some of the varied forms of Fijian Ulas and...

Some of the varied forms of Fijian Ulas and certainly not the be all and end all of possible forms. {Fijian Weapons & Warfare, Fergus Clunie }
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Tim Simmons
More food for thought. The inlay these artefacts...

More food for thought. The inlay these artefacts from Palau Micronesia show a very similar form and somewhat sparse use of Tridacna shell {Leden und Uberleben im Westpazifik, Sudensee, Linden Museum...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Tim Simmons
So far this is the only Fijian club of the...

So far this is the only Fijian club of the correct appearance that seems to have the same simple geometric type form shell? inlay.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Tim Simmons
Ulas? Oceanic teaser

One for the lurking Oceanic club collectors that sometimes contribute. Just acquired this interesting piece. 46cm long shown here with the sellers pictures. Although they show the whole thing quite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,529
Posted By Tim Simmons
The unravelling binding was just really...

The unravelling binding was just really disturbing me so I took a deep breath and took it of { the act of a vandal?} But doing a bit more research I think I can narrow down the the possible people...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Tim Simmons
It looks to be bone.

It looks to be bone.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Tim Simmons
This appears to me to be West African. The...

This appears to me to be West African. The leather work being very much the type from the western sea board, which would include many cultures but one stands out in our collecting world familiar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Tim Simmons
This looks like good 19th/early 20th century...

This looks like good 19th/early 20th century steel. I am guessing that is has a good degree of flex. Judging by the pretty and fairly lightweight handle also the shape of the blade, it appears to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,047
Posted By Tim Simmons
Hoho

Hoho
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th December 2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By Tim Simmons
Do not compare it to this type of market work. ...

Do not compare it to this type of market work. It is very different, to start with it carved from a heavy palmwood not not timber like the gift market carvings as shown here.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By Tim Simmons
I know it is not antique but if you read all the...

I know it is not antique but if you read all the information, Santa Ana Island and Santa Catalina Island where still practising traditional beliefs even in the 1960s so as far as I am concerned we do...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Tim Simmons
https://anthro.amnh.org/collections

https://anthro.amnh.org/collections
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By Tim Simmons
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Well I have found some of what I am looking for in this link. It stopped working just recently for me but I will still add it. It explains all if you take the trouble to read it. The only problem is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By Tim Simmons
Solomon Isl's help.

This really for the lurkers out there that know a lot about the Solomons and other Island groups. I know they are there as some have contacted me and even bought from me. I have this club/dance...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thank you. It is quite impressive and because it...

Thank you. It is quite impressive and because it was hidden on a shelf when I liquidated the bulk of my collection, I have it still which I am pleased about. I base the Gabon origin on the style of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am not completely sure but I think it may be...

I am not completely sure but I think it may be from the former French Gabon.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By Tim Simmons
This one is bit of a beast. 55cm long the head is...

This one is bit of a beast. 55cm long the head is 15cm x 13cm a circumference of roughly 42cm, inlay with a white metal most probably aluminium. Sorry about the rubbish photo but a little sort of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By Tim Simmons
Two examples from {Indian & Eskimo Artifacts...

Two examples from {Indian & Eskimo Artifacts of North America, Charles Miles, Bonanaz, 1963} Plains hammers but you could easy hit somebodies head with them.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 39,525
Posted By Tim Simmons
Assuming that is the be all knowledge of PNG bone...

Assuming that is the be all knowledge of PNG bone daggers, which I very much doubt. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By Tim Simmons
You will not be happy and you want to send it to...

You will not be happy and you want to send it to me ;) I see no reason why it is not an an antique is the truest sense 100 year old. Not the easiest thing to find. would go nicely with my Guiana...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 39,525
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am only sumising from the online femur anatomy...

I am only sumising from the online femur anatomy lessons.
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