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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,064
Posted By tsubame1
Grande Flavio !! (Great Flavio). :D

Grande Flavio !! (Great Flavio). :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,892
Posted By tsubame1
No misattribution at all. Dar Darom was the...

No misattribution at all.
Dar Darom was the photographer.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By tsubame1
Sorry Andrew, I've not read before you request...

Sorry Andrew, I've not read before you request about language.
My silence wasn't intentional, just seems that sometimes I don't get the
mail advise of new posts from EAAF. Today I got one for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,530
Posted By tsubame1
King of Siam had as his personal guards Samurai...

King of Siam had as his personal guards Samurai from Japan that were hired
as mercenaries. They proved to be extremely efficient and reliable.
They helped to settle a riot. The japanese sword was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
I think you refer to the second sword. Yokote on...

I think you refer to the second sword.
Yokote on swords with "fukura" (rounded tip) appeared (in Japan) only after
the straight line ones, but the matter works the same way. The smith places
a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
Josh, doesn't work. At that time (we're talking...

Josh, doesn't work.
At that time (we're talking about 550/650 A.D.) japaneses plainly
copied almost everything from dresses to laws to army organization from
China. They hadn't a proper design for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,908
Posted By tsubame1
[QUOTE=Mark]By all means, continue the discussion...

[QUOTE=Mark]By all means, continue the discussion of the axe[QUOTE]

... that's a nice one even at the eyes of a total beginner.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
Josh, is it possible that there is *no...

Josh, is it possible that there is *no bibliography* about chinese swords
depicting the sword you've found in the site ? I can't believe there is no
printed timeline for swords of such a civilization...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
Let's try to use the mountings too and other...

Let's try to use the mountings too and other different types of blades to help
the joint-venture in finding chinese-treasured specimen...

Here a Kanto no Tachi late Kofun (before 537. A.D) surely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
No, because I've just posted in other two...

No, because I've just posted in other two threads... :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
Whew, I belived this topic was deleted and me...

Whew, I belived this topic was deleted and me banned again ... :rolleyes:



They still have the original shape and have been preserved extremely well,
near to mint conditions. The "seven stars"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By tsubame1
One thing that every ruler/nation/empire tried to...

One thing that every ruler/nation/empire tried to avoid as pneumonia pestis
is to totally depend from foreign supply for very important army related stuffs and supplies. Even today some nations that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,908
Posted By tsubame1
So it's just a pictorial book with no real...

So it's just a pictorial book with no real usefulness as per the most
important features of weaponry you've quoted ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
Mmmm.. maybe the Sui swords we are referring to...

Mmmm.. maybe the Sui swords we are referring to were all destroyed in the
centuries ?
Even in Japan such original items are no more then a few dozen, treasured
in Shrines and a very few only...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By tsubame1
This is really an undervalued and usually...

This is really an undervalued and usually misunderstood thing.
In effect Yokote originated in China, as you correctly state. The following
sword is the one used by Shotoku Taishi and preserved in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,425
Posted By tsubame1
Hi Antonio. Honestly I was referring to the...

Hi Antonio. Honestly I was referring to the belittling of
modern made artworks that was too strong in the replies (IMHO),
and not suggesting you're for the overdecorated ones.
I know your taste is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,425
Posted By tsubame1
You know... Mokume is trendy. Even engagement and...

You know... Mokume is trendy. Even engagement and marriage rings made
that way. My wife would have trow such rings out of the window... :p
But they are quiet well suited for Habaki IMHO.

@ Ariel....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,425
Posted By tsubame1
It can even be understood as a racist quote......

It can even be understood as a racist quote... "tribal junk"... :(

Anyway, on other fora I'm renown to be "traditionally minded" :D but
honestly age is *not* a warranty of quality. Of course...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,425
Posted By tsubame1
My first blade wasn't worthy even of the costs of...

My first blade wasn't worthy even of the costs of the restoration...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,065
Posted By tsubame1
Breathtaking hamon...

Breathtaking hamon...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,425
Posted By tsubame1
Not to talk about modern-made swords/furnitures...

Not to talk about modern-made swords/furnitures that are made in the same traditional way as the ancient ones making no break in the tradition.
A large part of japanese antiques are cheap junk in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,425
Posted By tsubame1
I wonder what Antonio thinks about this matter...

I wonder what Antonio thinks about this matter...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,281
Posted By tsubame1
Hayashibara Museum Catalogue “Ono Yoshimitsu’s World of Juka Choji”

Hi all.
As occasionally I've seen interest in japanese weaponry too on this board,
I dare to post this here too.

I’ve just received my signed copy of the Hayashibara Museum exhibition catalogue of ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,288
Posted By tsubame1
Sorry for late reply Ferrylaki but seems my...

Sorry for late reply Ferrylaki but seems my e-mail doesn't receive
addvise of new posting in subscibed threads. I've to check my profile.

Now chances you've an antique one remounted for WWII...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,288
Posted By tsubame1
A wooden saya covered with brown leather (if not...

A wooden saya covered with brown leather (if not fake) may have been
a civilian one adapted to military service. If it's laquered other then military
green, most likely it was.
IF not a...
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