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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:17 AM
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HERE IS A PICTURE OF NIAS VILLAGE GUARDS WITH ONE...

HERE IS A PICTURE OF NIAS VILLAGE GUARDS WITH ONE TYPE OF METAL ARMOR AND SPEARS.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
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Smile I WOULD THINK IN MOST CASES THERE WAS NO INTENT...

I WOULD THINK IN MOST CASES THERE WAS NO INTENT TO PLACE ADVERTIZEMENTS, USURP COPYRIGHTS OR BREAK ANY LAWS. LAWS ARE OFTEN GOOD BUT IF EVERY LAW IN EXHISTANCE IS STRICKTLY ENFORCED IN ALL ITS MANY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
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Thumbs up I FIND IT ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE EVEN AMONG...

I FIND IT ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE EVEN AMONG KAMPILIANS. I AGREE THE TIBOLI HAVE SURE PUT THEIR MARK ON THIS ONE. (DROOL) IF YOU EVER DECIDE TO PART WITH IT LET ME KNOW. :D
I THINK THERE WAS A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THERE IS ANOTHER SIDE TO THIS FORM OF PRODUCTION....

THERE IS ANOTHER SIDE TO THIS FORM OF PRODUCTION. THE TRIBES WERE TAKEN FROM THEIR LANDS AND PUT ON RESERVATIONS AND NO LONGER ALLOWED TO WANDER, HUNT OR MAKE WAR EVEN ON EACH OTHER. OLD TRIBAL...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A VERY NICE PIECE I AM GLAD TO SEE IT RESTORED...

A VERY NICE PIECE I AM GLAD TO SEE IT RESTORED AND COMPLETE.
LOOKING AT THE PICTURES OF THE IVORY IT LOOKS LIKE MARINE IVORY WAS USED. A SMALLER SPERM WHALE TOOTH BEING A LIKELY MATERIAL, JUDGING...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE A EXCELLENT FIND, IT LOOKS LIKE #5...

VERY NICE A EXCELLENT FIND, IT LOOKS LIKE #5 FROM THE LEFT IN THE PICTURE. DOES IT HAVE A BUTT SPIKE AND HOW FAR DOWN DOES THE WOUND METAL GO DOWN THE SHAFT.? IN NIAS THEY USUALLY HAVE SOME VILLAGE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 434
Posted By VANDOO
Smile LARGE SWORDS, MONUMENTS ,ECT.

THE SVERD I FJELL MONUMENT IN NORWAY . DOES ANYONE ELSE HAVE SIMILAR NEAT PICTURES OF MONUMENTS OR SCULPTURES INCORPORATING LARGE EDGED WEAPONS TO ADD ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 605
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I THINK THE SILVER DECORATION ON THE POMMEL, GRIP...

I THINK THE SILVER DECORATION ON THE POMMEL, GRIP AND FERULE ARE JUST THAT, DECORATION TO SHOW STATUS AND WEALTH.
THE INLAY ON THE BLADE IS PROBABLY TALISMANIC AND THERE PERHAPS TO CONTAIN AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 605
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I UNDERSTAND BOTH POINTS OF VIEW AND LEAVE IT UP...

I UNDERSTAND BOTH POINTS OF VIEW AND LEAVE IT UP TO EACH COLLECTOR TO MAKE HIS OWN CHOICES. TO PUT A WIG AND MAKEUP ON A OLD BALD MAN TRYING TO RESTORE HIS FORMER YOUTH AND LOOKS IS AN EXERCISE IN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 605
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up FIRST RATE RESTORATION! :D JUST LOOKING AT THE...

FIRST RATE RESTORATION! :D JUST LOOKING AT THE INLAY WORK ON THE BLADE MAKES MY EYES HURT. THE CHANNELS WOULD HAVE TO BE CUT DEEPER AND THEN THE INLAY DONE, A BIG TIME CONSUMING TASK, IMPRESSIVE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE!!! :D WAS A NEW HANDLE MADE FOR THIS...

VERY NICE!!! :D WAS A NEW HANDLE MADE FOR THIS BASED ON THE OLD ONE OR WAS JUST THE BROKEN PIECE REPLACED? EITHER WAY WHOEVER DID IT WAS A MASTER, DOES HE MAKE REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS FOR ALL...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st September 2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By VANDOO
IT REMINDS ME OF THE END OFF ONE OF THE CLOTH...

IT REMINDS ME OF THE END OFF ONE OF THE CLOTH HANGERS SOLD IN BALI AND CHINA WITH A GROVE CUT AND AN INEXPENSIVE NEW STONE DISK MOUNTED IN IT WITH ADHESIVE OF SOME SORT. DEFINITELY RECENT AND THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st September 2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,234
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A DEEP AND COMPLICATED QUESTION AND ONE THAT WILL...

A DEEP AND COMPLICATED QUESTION AND ONE THAT WILL VARY WITH EACH INDIVIDUAL COLLECTOR, I AGREE WITH ALL COMMENTS SO FAR. EXPERIENCE AND PERSONNEL TASTES WILL DETERMINE THE WAY WE COLLECT, SO EACH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A NICE CLUB THAT LOOKS AUTHENTIC AND SHOWS SOME...

A NICE CLUB THAT LOOKS AUTHENTIC AND SHOWS SOME AGE. I AGREE WITH THE EASTER ISLAND JANUS MOAI DESIGN. I HAVE NOT READ ANYTHING ON THESE CLUBS SO DON'T KNOW MUCH BUT THEY ARE A LIGHT FAST SORT OF ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,698
Posted By VANDOO
Smile PICTURES #1 THRU #4 REFERRED TO AS TUKI IN...

PICTURES #1 THRU #4 REFERRED TO AS TUKI IN FIJIAN. THEY WERE A TYPE OF BATTLE HAMMER SOME WITH A FLAT STRIKING HEAD AND SOME WITH A SHORT BROAD SPIKE LIKE THIS EXAMPLE. THEY EVOLVED INTO THE MORE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE A FEW MORE OF THE WALL ART CARVINGS AND...

HERE ARE A FEW MORE OF THE WALL ART CARVINGS AND THE LAST PICTURE IS OF A FANTASY SHIELD COMING OUT OF KALAMANTAN. THAT CONCLUDES MY CURRENT BACKLOG OF INFORMATION ON DAYAK SHIELDS UNTIL I CAN GET...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile PICTURES #1 THRU #4 ARE MODERN SHIELDS DONE CLOSE...

PICTURES #1 THRU #4 ARE MODERN SHIELDS DONE CLOSE TO TRADITIONAL FORM.
#5. THRU #12 ARE WHAT IS BEING DONE FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND PERHAPS LONGER. THEY ARE OFTEN IN SHIELD FORM BUT ARE MORE ART THAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile MORE EXAMPLES OF THE MORE MODERN DAYAK SHIELDS

MORE EXAMPLES OF THE MORE MODERN DAYAK SHIELDS
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. CIRC 1960'S DAYAK SHIELD #2. EAST KALAMANTAN,...

#1. CIRC 1960'S DAYAK SHIELD
#2. EAST KALAMANTAN, 121 X 30 CM. HANDLE, #3. FRONT OF SHIELD.
#4. & #5. DAYAK SHIELD
#6. THRU #12. VARIOUS SHIELDS
I THINK THESE ARE MORE RECENT SHIELDS BUT SOME STILL...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1 & #2. MODANG PEOPLE, KUTAI TRIBE,CIRCA...

#1 & #2. MODANG PEOPLE, KUTAI TRIBE,CIRCA 1850, 120 CM. LONG
#3. KENYAH, EAST KALAMANTAN 41 IN LONG 14 IN. WIDE.
#4 THRU #8 VARIOUS I DON'T HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON THEM.
#9,#10, #11 & #12, EAST...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1 THRU #5 PICTURES FROM A OLD BOOK, THE FOURTH...

#1 THRU #5 PICTURES FROM A OLD BOOK, THE FOURTH PICTURE DOWN SHOWS TWO SHIELDS FRONT AND BACK. ONE PICTURE HAS 2 PHILIPPINE SHIELDS ALONG WITH 3 DAYAK SHIELDS.
#6 AND #7 OLDER SHIELD FRONT AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I IMAGINE THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE KNIVES CARRIED...

I IMAGINE THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE KNIVES CARRIED BY NATIVE AMERICANS WERE NOTHING MORE THAN COMMON BUTCHER KNIVES. PERHAPS THE CHIEFS OF SOME TRIBES OR SCOUTS WORKING FOR TRADERS OR THE ARMY MAY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE PICTURES #1. OLD DRAWING OF DAYAK...

A FEW MORE PICTURES #1. OLD DRAWING OF DAYAK WARRIOR
#2. 1899 MAHAKAM RIVER, NOW INDONESIAN BORNEO.
#3. OLD PICTURE DAYAKS
#4 &#5. DAYAK SHIELD
#6. DAYAK SHIELD WITH HAIR
#7. OLD DAYAK SHIELD FRONT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,447
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I AM ADDING A FEW MORE PICTURES. I HOPE I DON'T...

I AM ADDING A FEW MORE PICTURES. I HOPE I DON'T DUPLICATE ANY OR HAVE PICTURES WITH INCORRECT INFORMATION BUT PERHAPS THOSE WITH MORE KNOWLEDGE CAN STRAIGHTEN OUT ANY MISTAKES I MAKE. :D
THE FIRST...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By VANDOO
A NICE POINT ! HERE ARE A FEW PICTURES FOR...

A NICE POINT ! HERE ARE A FEW PICTURES FOR COMPARISON.
#1. & #2. FOLSOM POINTS , #1. BROWN CHERT AUTHENTIC #2 REPLICA, AGATE
# 3. #4, &#5 CLOVIS POINTS REPLICAS , ONE BLOOD JASPER, TWO MOKITE...
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