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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Rick
Smile If by diamonds you mean Yakut, then I concur . ;)

If by diamonds you mean Yakut, then I concur . ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Rick
Cool The little stones (?) set in the handle are an...

The little stones (?) set in the handle are an interesting touch I've never seen before .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Rick
Smile A Sadop from Borneo perhaps ?

A Sadop from Borneo perhaps ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By Rick
Cool Aha, another vote for West Indies . I'm not alone...

Aha, another vote for West Indies .
I'm not alone . :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By Rick
With that grouping you'd only need one .

With that grouping you'd only need one .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By Rick
Wink If Justincase came through the door I think I'd...

If Justincase came through the door I think I'd rather just shoot the bastard . :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Rick
I think the responsibility of whether or not...

I think the responsibility of whether or not Italian Customs will allow importation lies with the person who purchased the piece from you .
They are, after all, citizens of that country and the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th November 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Rick
That's what I thought, David . The bottom seems...

That's what I thought, David .
The bottom seems unfinished compared to other handles . :confused: :confused:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th November 2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By Rick
If by 'estimate' you mean appraise; we do not do...

If by 'estimate' you mean appraise; we do not do that here .
Forum: European Armoury 16th November 2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Rick
There's got to be some influence of the plug...

There's got to be some influence of the plug bayonet showing in this hilt form .
The scabbard form reminds me slightly of an Argentine Criollo's; just not as fancy .
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Rick
Albacete dagger, looks nice . :)

Albacete dagger, looks nice . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By Rick
Agree with Ian; I think it's probably West...

Agree with Ian; I think it's probably West Indies/S. American . :shrug:
The hilt is also recognized as a Figa; a popular Brazilian charm .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th November 2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 693
Posted By Rick
Sorry, I meant the OP's keris; instead of a...

Sorry, I meant the OP's keris; instead of a uniform black it appears blotchy .
I should have been more specific . :o
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th November 2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 693
Posted By Rick
Any ideas about the mottled appearance of the...

Any ideas about the mottled appearance of the blade ?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 693
Posted By Rick
Smile Hi and welcome, Scott . Here's a link on posting...

Hi and welcome, Scott .
Here's a link on posting photos . :)
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=13631

Looking forward to seeing it .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd November 2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Rick
Cool Like I said, Mexico . :) This was brought to me...

Like I said, Mexico . :)
This was brought to me by a friend who visited Cancun .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd November 2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By Rick
Thumbs down That's enough sparring gentlemen .

That's enough sparring gentlemen .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd November 2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Rick
Mexico .

Mexico .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th October 2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Rick
I agree Jean, the pamor looks somehow ....odd . ...

I agree Jean, the pamor looks somehow ....odd . :confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Rick
I've heard of some Kentucky Long Rifles decorated...

I've heard of some Kentucky Long Rifles decorated with fire using a cord soaked in flammables, wrapped around the stock and lit off .
The result is a striped look to the stock and forend of the gun .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Rick
Brass with copper inlay, Andrew, carved deeply...

Brass with copper inlay, Andrew, carved deeply right around the pipe . :)
I'll have to try to get a better shot or two of it .
Likely made by some former sword fitting maker .

I'd love to know...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Rick
A most unusual shape !

A most unusual shape !
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Rick
My nicest one ...

My nicest one ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th October 2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By Rick
As A Western Collector

....and not a very good student :

I'd like to observe that it is utterly puzzling to me why the Javanese would take an object so clearly aligned with Male and Female, Birth and Death, Creation,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Rick
Leather Therapy restorer and conditioner . I...

Leather Therapy restorer and conditioner .
I don't really wish to contradict others' wisdom; but this is one hell of a good product .
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