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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Another modern ethno folding knife with a 7 inch...

Another modern ethno folding knife with a 7 inch stainless steel blade. As good as any Greek knife for boning out or filleting fish.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have not found that with my knife but I know...

I have not found that with my knife but I know some are terrible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By Tim Simmons
This is thought of as an ethnographic...

This is thought of as an ethnographic knife.

http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2168&highlight=nepalese+bowie
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th February 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By Tim Simmons
I always wanted one of this style.

I always wanted one of this style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By Tim Simmons
something similar

I have something similar with an 8 inch blade. I use it when on camping breaks and cooking on an open fire. I bought it from a sales base in the UK but they are hand made in Pakistan I believe. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By Tim Simmons
The one on the far right is African. A couple...

The one on the far right is African. A couple from the Philippines.. The rest SEA.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By Tim Simmons
Papua New Guinea and appear to be Asmat work.

Papua New Guinea and appear to be Asmat work.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,572
Posted By Tim Simmons
if you compare this kind of axe to the very...

if you compare this kind of axe to the very simple and very effective axe weapons of southern Africa you can see how a glancing blow might take half of you face off. An opponent is very unlikely to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,572
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am not convinced that these are only parade...

I am not convinced that these are only parade weapons. Weapon quality may also depend on the quality of the users. The peasantry and slaves would be armed. Still needing the etched encouraging...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By Tim Simmons
Great.

Great.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice. I think it is South American. I...

Very nice. I think it is South American. I hope to add pictures. The shape of the stone is atypical of PNG. Looks good to swing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice old staff from Southern Africa. With...

Very nice old staff from Southern Africa. With positive provenance it is not easy to say exactly where in Southern and South Africa as styles are not fixed. It is a nice piece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Tim Simmons
Quite possible.

Quite possible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am sure I have an illustration of this form of...

I am sure I have an illustration of this form of axe harft. I think it is from one of the Vanuatu Islands.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am looking through my books on South Seas...

I am looking through my books on South Seas Pacific Island cultures and hope to help but my first thoughts are/were this may be African. Something about the wood and the chip showing the wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd June 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By Tim Simmons
If nobody can make comparisons to Balkan swords,...

If nobody can make comparisons to Balkan swords, then for me it is Indochina where many SEA forms merge.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By Tim Simmons
I do not know much about Ottoman forms. However...

I do not know much about Ottoman forms. However I can show my thinking on this example. The sword in this attachment was sold a auction 2007. Sold as SEA in the Dutch style. Note the grip, put a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By Tim Simmons
A good example, shame the arm loop is missing.

A good example, shame the arm loop is missing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By Tim Simmons
Looks a bit Burmese to me?

Looks a bit Burmese to me?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By Tim Simmons
I also think made for a market to taste. ...

I also think made for a market to taste. Interesting to see the variations from the have chopper like sabre, to the piercing blade similar to the British blade before the 1908 or there about nickle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By Tim Simmons
I mean Elizabeth.

I mean Elizabeth.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By Tim Simmons
Looks like the queens crown to me.

Looks like the queens crown to me.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,001
Posted By Tim Simmons
I would of loved to have one of these.

I would of loved to have one of these.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,953
Posted By Tim Simmons
I this case the craftsmanship, laying out and...

I this case the craftsmanship, laying out and technique of execution of the overall design. The formal layout out of the floral motifs on the cross guard are rather rough and the some what better...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,953
Posted By Tim Simmons
I do not mean to be aggressive in anyway . ...

I do not mean to be aggressive in anyway . Hyping up poor quality really serves no good. It stunts development , research , learning and worst of all art appreciation. Sorry if that sounds...
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