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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2017, 06:06 PM
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Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THESE COME FROM GUATEMALA IN CENTRAL AMERICA. THE...

THESE COME FROM GUATEMALA IN CENTRAL AMERICA. THE HORN HANDLE AND FIGURE ARE TRADITIONAL FOR THESE, MOST YOU SEE ARE SMALL DAGGERS. THERE MAY BE A POST ON THEM IN THE FORUM TRY A SEARCH FOR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By VANDOO
THE ANTLER LOOKS LIKE REINDEER (CARIBOU) HORN THE...

THE ANTLER LOOKS LIKE REINDEER (CARIBOU) HORN THE BLADE FROM SOME SORT OF CALVARY SWORD. DOES IT APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN TOGETHER FOR A LONG TIME OR DOES IT LOOK LIKE A RECENT CREATION.? A INTERESTING...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THIS EXAMPLE WAS REFERRED TO AS A TURTLE HEAD...

THIS EXAMPLE WAS REFERRED TO AS A TURTLE HEAD CLUB IT MAY JUST BE ANOTHER FORM OF BIRD HEAD CLUB. IT IS 74 CM. LONG
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,686
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE IS A INTERESTING ADMIRALTY ISLANDS DAGGER....

HERE IS A INTERESTING ADMIRALTY ISLANDS DAGGER. IT HAS 3 STINGRAY TAIL BARBS AND A LONGER BONE SPIKE. THE HANDLE IS DECORATED IN THE USUAL WAY USING TRADITIONAL MATERIALS.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up CONGRATULATIONS IT LOOKS LIKE A VERY NICE ONE AND...

CONGRATULATIONS IT LOOKS LIKE A VERY NICE ONE AND ONE NOT IN THE DATA BASE. I LOOK FORWARD TO BETTER PICTURES WHEN YOU GET IT AND PERHAPS YOU CAN ADD IT TO THE REFERENCE ON THEM. HINT HINT :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,605
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A VERY FINE KRIS, THERE ARE NOT MANY LIKE IT...

A VERY FINE KRIS, THERE ARE NOT MANY LIKE IT AROUND. THE WIRE WRAP ON THE GRIP IS UNUSUAL TOO IS IT SILVER WIRE OR JUST FIBER THAT LOOKS LIKE SILVER? A CLOSEUP OF THE HANDLE AND POMMEL WOULD BE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By VANDOO
Cool A NICE FIJI CLUB. :cool: THE CLUB CLOSEST TO...

A NICE FIJI CLUB. :cool: THE CLUB CLOSEST TO YOURS IN CLUNIE'S BOOK IS ON FIG. 3 CLUB E. IT IS A MIX OF TYPES AND HE GIVES IT NO SPECIFIC NAME BUT IT IS CLOSEST TO THE GATA CLUB FORM. THOUGH FIJI...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. NEW BRITAIN WAR CLUB 44 in. LONG SAID TO BE...

#1. NEW BRITAIN WAR CLUB 44 in. LONG SAID TO BE FROM MEGAN TRIBAL GROUP
#2. NEW BRITAIN WAR CLUB, 112 CM. SAID TO BE FROM SULKA TRIBE
#3. NEW HEBRIDES CLUB
#4. NEW BRITAIN GALAI CLUB
#5. NEW...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 37,737
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1., & #2. FIJI GUGU CLUB WITH FULL WRAP,...

#1., & #2. FIJI GUGU CLUB WITH FULL WRAP, 31.5 INCHES LONG
#3. PRESENTS WERE PRESENTED TO THE CHIEFS AT CERTAIN TIMES. THIS SHOWS SOME OF THE ITEMS PRESENTED ON SUCH OCCASIONS, OVER 7 MILES OF CORD...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I HAVE NOT SEEN MANY OF THESE AND MOST HAVE BEEN...

I HAVE NOT SEEN MANY OF THESE AND MOST HAVE BEEN VERY MUCH LIKE THE FIRST ONE ON TOP OF THE 3 PICTURED TOGETHER. IT APPEARS TO HAVE THE SMALL SIDE KNIFE LIKE THE DAYAK MANDAU IS THAT COMMON AND JUST...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A VERY BEAUTIFUL OLD EXAMPLE FROM A FAMOUS OLD...

A VERY BEAUTIFUL OLD EXAMPLE FROM A FAMOUS OLD COLLECTOR/ DEALER. IT SHOWS VERY WELL THE WORKMANSHIP OF THE MASTER CARVERS OF THE TIME. NO DOUBT THE BLADE WAS STATE OF THE ART AS WELL. A COMPLETE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,203
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. NEW HEBRIDES WARRIOR WITH CLUB RAISED 1922...

#1. NEW HEBRIDES WARRIOR WITH CLUB RAISED 1922
#2. NEW HEBRIDES CLUB AMBRYN ISLAND 41 INCHES LONG
#3. CEREMONIAL SPEAR N. W. MALEKULA ISLAND VANUATU
#4. NEW HEBRIDES CLUB HEAD DETAIL, 44 INCHES...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,203
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. 1890 PRINT NEW HEBRIDES #2. & #3. NEW...

#1. 1890 PRINT NEW HEBRIDES
#2. & #3. NEW HEBRIDES CLUB 104 CM. LONG
#4.POOR PICTURE OF 3 CLUB TYPES FROM CATALOG VANUATU
#5. CLUB FROM ERROMANGO IS. NEW HEBRIDES
#6. CLUB FROM MALAKULA ISLAND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 37,737
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1., #2., #3., & #4. FIJI TOTOKIA 19TH...

#1., #2., #3., & #4. FIJI TOTOKIA 19TH CENTURY, 31.5 INCHES LONG
#5. FIJI TOTOKIA
#6. & #7. FIJI OLD CALCULATA CLUB
#8. FIJI LIGHT WEIGHT THROWING HUNTING CLUB
#9.NICE OLD FIJI ULA THROWING...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By VANDOO
Smile JUST A OBSERVATION ON FORM AND FUNCTION OF THE...

JUST A OBSERVATION ON FORM AND FUNCTION OF THE BIRD HEAD CLUB. PERHAPS THIS FORM OF WOODEN CLUB PREDATED AND INFLUENCED LATER METAL WEAPONS THAT WERE MOUNTED AND FUNCTIONED IN A SIMILAR WAY. THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. & #2. NEW CALEDONIA MUSHROOM CLUB 28...

#1. & #2. NEW CALEDONIA MUSHROOM CLUB 28 INCHES LONG.
#3. & #4. NEW CALEDONIA BIRD HEAD CLUB 78 CM. LONG HEAD 22 CM.
#5. NEW CALEDONIA MUSHROOM CLUB DETAIL
#6. TWO NEW CALEDONIAN BOYS WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,686
Posted By VANDOO
Smile CEREMONIAL FISH KNIFE COMPLETE WITH OBSIDIAN...

CEREMONIAL FISH KNIFE COMPLETE WITH OBSIDIAN BLADE ADMIRALTY ISLANDS
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THANKS FOR THE MORE DETAIL ON PICTURES VERY...

THANKS FOR THE MORE DETAIL ON PICTURES VERY IMPRESSIVE WORKMANSHIP. THE PACKAYUN OF THE MURUT TRIBE HAS NICE BRASS WORK BUT HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE WITH A COMPLETE BRASS HANDLE? THAT WOULD BE VERY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A GREAT CATCH AND EXCELLENT RESTORATION. YOUR...

A GREAT CATCH AND EXCELLENT RESTORATION. YOUR WORK JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER AND YOU STAY VERY LUCKY JOSE :D I WOULD HAVE WANTED ONE OF THESE FOR YEARS TOO BUT HAD NEVER SEEN SUCH A NICE EXAMPLE....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,176
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up DIFFICULT TO TELL FROM PICTURES ON THE KNIFE WITH...

DIFFICULT TO TELL FROM PICTURES ON THE KNIFE WITH THE CARVED HORN HANDLE, BUT THE COLOR AND MAKE UP OF THE HANDLE MATERIAL REMINDS ME OF HORN THAT IS OFTEN USED FOR CARVINGS IN CHINA. THEY CALL IT OX...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By VANDOO
Smile ...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18844&highlight=GIANT+PECKER

#1.SEE LINK TO OLD FORUM POST, MAY BE NEW CALEDONIA OR IN THE REGION. BUT DOES FALL INTO THE BIRD HEAD CLUB FORM.
#2....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By VANDOO
Smile NEW CALEDONIAN BIRD HEAD CLUBS MAY REPRESENT THE...

NEW CALEDONIAN BIRD HEAD CLUBS MAY REPRESENT THE FRIGATE BIRD AND I HAVE SEEN SOME OF THE SHORT ONES WITH LITTLE BEAK REFERRED TO AS TURTLE HEAD CLUBS FURTHER RESEARCH NEEDED.
#1., #2. & #3. NEW...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,176
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up WHILE BOTH KNIVES ARE UNUSUAL AND DON'T FALL INTO...

WHILE BOTH KNIVES ARE UNUSUAL AND DON'T FALL INTO ANY DEFINITE CATEGORY I DON'T THINK EITHER ONE IS A TOURIST ITEM. THE REALLY WELL MADE ONE SHOWS DEFINITE SOUTH EAST ASIAN INFLUENCE WITH THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By VANDOO
Smile MORE EXAMPLES OF BIRD HEAD FORMS NEW CALEDONIA ...

MORE EXAMPLES OF BIRD HEAD FORMS NEW CALEDONIA
#1. NEW CALEDONIA BIRD HEAD WAR CLUB
#2. NEW CALEDONIA BIRD HEAD WAR CLUB
#3. NEW CALEDONIA WAR CLUB
#4. & #12. NEW CALEDONIA BIRD HEAD WAR CLUB
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,686
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THANKS FOR THE POST AND PICTURES. WE HAVE SIMILAR...

THANKS FOR THE POST AND PICTURES. WE HAVE SIMILAR BLUNT POINTS IN NORTH AMERICA AND I SUSPECT THEY OCCUR WHEREVER STONE POINTS OCCUR. SOME START OUT AS SCRAPER OR ADZ POINTS EITHER THROUGH DESIGN OR...
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