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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 644
Posted By Andrew
I am an extremely "focused" collector:...

I am an extremely "focused" collector: while I love to see, handle, read about every sort of weapon (cold, hot, edged, etc.) I only collect things from Continental SEA. Indeed, I am so focused, I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Andrew
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th August 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,707
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs up Outstanding. Thanks to everyone. :) This thread...

Outstanding. Thanks to everyone. :)

This thread will be linked to in the "classic threads" sticky.

Andrew
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th August 2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 644
Posted By Andrew
My personal preference would be the older...

My personal preference would be the older example, Ian. But I have been known to be seduced by a youthful, pretty face... :D
Forum: European Armoury 16th August 2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By Andrew
Please don't, Oliver. Or you may be compelled to...

Please don't, Oliver. Or you may be compelled to find a shrubbery... :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,064
Posted By Andrew
Indeed. :( And yet, antique ivory is so much...

Indeed. :(

And yet, antique ivory is so much more common and ubiquitous than rare rhino horn...

Hope springs eternal. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 663
Posted By Andrew
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,450
Posted By Andrew
Well, I disagree with your take on this. As does...

Well, I disagree with your take on this. As does the OP, incidentally.

Regardless, I ask that you focus your comments on the item being discussed, rather than on those discussing it.

Andrew
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Andrew
Is the phallic pommel common on these? I do not...

Is the phallic pommel common on these? I do not recall seeing one before... :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,450
Posted By Andrew
Yes, I agree. And you should divest yourself of...

Yes, I agree. And you should divest yourself of any over-decorated, gaudy gold/silver/gem encrusted weapons collecting dust in your collection, too. I'll even split the shipping cost to my address...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,450
Posted By Andrew
Cool The middle path, please...

Like many members here, despite his excellent English, it is not Jens' first language and stylistic or cultural nuance can be missed. As I have grown very familiar with his personality and posting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Andrew
Fantasy nonsense. Likely purchased from Bud-K or...

Fantasy nonsense. Likely purchased from Bud-K or similar.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th August 2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Andrew
Gorgeous. Thanks, Alan. :)

Gorgeous. Thanks, Alan. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,275
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs down Moderator Action

The mod team has completed our review and discussion of this thread. Our decision is that it will remain closed.

Anyone with the intestinal fortitude to wade through this thread with an objective...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,275
Posted By Andrew
Moderator's Comment

To avoid providing unwanted grist for the rumor mill, please be advised the mod team closed this thread temporarily so we may discuss it.

While under discussion, I strongly advise against...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Andrew
Question Kattara Restoration Redux

Let's try this again. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs down Anyone else tired of this yet?

I agree. As a result, I am closing this thread as well. So as not to penalize the OP, I will re-start this topic in another thread. If the new thread ends up derailed by OT posts it, too, will be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th July 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Andrew
It's in Thai, David. From Google: "Malay...

It's in Thai, David. From Google:

"Malay dagger, sword hilt and sheath decorated with gold gemstone .. on. 153 years ago as a tribute to the ROR 4 overflowing water Gail gave Napoleon of France...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,275
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs down Moderator's Comment

Okay, gentlemen. Here is how this is going to work.

The next person (or persons) who is unable to continue this "debate" in a neutral, objective manner will cause this thread to be locked, and will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Andrew
Looks like the knuckle-bow is metal and the...

Looks like the knuckle-bow is metal and the carved pommel is wood.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st July 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Andrew
Definitely old, Fernando--those links appear...

Definitely old, Fernando--those links appear individually hand-welded.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By Andrew
Let's please leave moderation duties to the...

Let's please leave moderation duties to the moderation team.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,275
Posted By Andrew
Let's please leave moderation duties to the...

Let's please leave moderation duties to the moderators.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,134
Posted By Andrew
Thumbs down Moderator Action

Ibrihiim and Gavin:

1. Ad hominem attacks;
2. Perpetuating arguments from other threads here;
3. Commenting on prior moderator action.

Congratulations. You have convinced me to close this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,275
Posted By Andrew
Moderator's "Request"

(Note the quotation marks.)

I "request" you resist the urge to continue debating in this fashion.

The alternative will result in consequences including, but not limited to, closing of this...
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