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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Rick
Unhappy Yes, living life saddled with the collecting gene...

Yes, living life saddled with the collecting gene can be a blessing and a curse . ;)
If only I had stuck with just collecting edged weapons ... :rolleyes:


Too late now . :D

edit:
I would've...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th August 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Rick
Looks like a little rust at the tip you might...

Looks like a little rust at the tip you might want to address . ;) :)
Maybe more specific questions would be warranted .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 426
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Absolutely, onward and upward . :)

Absolutely, onward and upward . :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 426
Posted By Rick
August 2006

I cannot count the number of times since this subforum was founded that people have passed through claiming the knowledge that you claim, my friend .
If it is something that cannot be shared then it...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 426
Posted By Rick
Right: I'd tell you but then I'd have to kill you...

Right:
I'd tell you but then I'd have to kill you . :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,561
Posted By Rick
Mammoth ?!?!?! Now that is the height of idiocy...

Mammoth ?!?!?!
Now that is the height of idiocy .
Then again, we don't want the Mammoths to go extinct, do we .... :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,561
Posted By Rick
Yeah, the movement seems to be world-wide . :(

Yeah, the movement seems to be world-wide . :(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,561
Posted By Rick
This is not a particularly new thing (ivory ban)...

This is not a particularly new thing (ivory ban) here .
It will be national in no time . The auction houses in my state always post a disclaimer about shipping to California, now they will add N.J....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th August 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Rick
Smile No doubt they are status pieces . Seem a bit...

No doubt they are status pieces .
Seem a bit plain for regalia though .
I would expect to see much more gold incorporated in their dress .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th August 2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Rick
Agree, I think it is a repurposed handle;...

Agree, I think it is a repurposed handle; something about the carving of the face says more Java than Bali to me . :shrug:
Forum: Swap Forum 6th August 2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By Rick
Wanted

Some genuinely old (not ancient) tiger bells to buy or trade . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Rick
Now that is interesting. Gilles was born in...

Now that is interesting.
Gilles was born in Montreaux 1895 yet Jimmy Brown the Newsboy was written in the 1870's .
Fascinating coincidence .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Rick
Puzzled

Okay, I'll take that; but what is the connection with Jean Nicot ? :confused:
Yes, I know I am a dull fellow . :o

[reaches for dunce cap]

Anyway, here's one you might like . :)...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Rick
Cool Yes Alan, those two Good Old Boys were slicker...

Yes Alan, those two Good Old Boys were slicker than snot; can't deny that . :)
I think we have discussed the N.G. Dirt Band discs which many of those old timey folks appeared on; good recordings...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th August 2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Rick
I'll check on that hint, Alan . :) I just...

I'll check on that hint, Alan . :)
I just figured that the alternative title of that song, Three Bells, was the answer you had in mind .
As much as I love the Carter family, I love Lester and Earl...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th August 2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up "I sell the morning paper, Sir ....." ...

"I sell the morning paper, Sir ....." ;) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th July 2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Rick
Cool :D Yep, it's neat . I think it's Continental...

:D Yep, it's neat .
I think it's Continental work; seems to be cast from coin silver as the bail is marked 800 .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Rick
Cool Oh, I thought you knew . :o ;) :D

Oh, I thought you knew . :o ;) :D
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Rick
Cool Anting Anting

Most cultures have several good luck charms .
This one rides in the car . ;) :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Rick
The decoration on the blade looks a bit Borneo in...

The decoration on the blade looks a bit Borneo in style .
A la those brass stirrup hilted 'parang naburs' that we see so often . :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 20th July 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Rick
Frankenswords .

Frankenswords .
Forum: European Armoury 17th July 2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Rick
The cup looks like a casting; if not of aluminum...

The cup looks like a casting; if not of aluminum it must be heavy .
It also looks like the fuller runs off the point; maybe re-shaped ?
Were any dimensions given ?
Forum: European Armoury 11th July 2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Another Swede

I drove to Provincetown early this morning to see the Whaler Charles W. Morgan as she was visiting there for the weekend . Unfortunately she was anchored out in the roadstead .
Something even nicer...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By Rick
The ukiran looks like a variation on the 'woman'...

The ukiran looks like a variation on the 'woman' motif .
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Rick
Cool Looks like the magazine went off . Nicely...

Looks like the magazine went off .
Nicely preserved larboard quarter in the picture ; but the rest, flinders ! :eek:
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