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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Ferguson
Thank you Jose for the good information! Only 85...

Thank you Jose for the good information! Only 85 years old then. Good enough for CITES. 😀
Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Ferguson
Thank you for your comments gentlemen. :) Steve

Thank you for your comments gentlemen. :)

Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Ferguson
Another older Gunong

Hello friends,
My first gunong in a long while. 9 inches overall, 5 1/2" monosteel blade. The ferrule and guard is horn with some insect damage. The hilt seems to be elephant ivory as it has what I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Ferguson
Good work Detlef! Yes, the original company seems...

Good work Detlef! Yes, the original company seems Ferdinand Esser, but sometime in the late 1800's swords and machetes showed up marked Fernando Esser. There are a lot of swords out there with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Ferguson
Did some googling and found that it is made by...

Did some googling and found that it is made by Fernando Esser Elberfeld. You can google that name and see the horse mark and other examples of swords and knives made by them. I THINK it was made in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,218
Posted By Ferguson
Absolutely stunning dagger Robert! Congratulations

Absolutely stunning dagger Robert! Congratulations
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ferguson
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,139
Posted By Ferguson
Rick, Being a retired engineer/machinist, it...

Rick,
Being a retired engineer/machinist, it looks like a modern weld, either oxy acetylene, or even electric arc. But I could be wrong.
Interesting sword!

Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,894
Posted By Ferguson
What a stunning blade. Congratulations! Steve

What a stunning blade. Congratulations!
Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By Ferguson
Thank you gentlemen for your comments! Steve

Thank you gentlemen for your comments!
Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,436
Posted By Ferguson
Very nice sir!

Very nice sir!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By Ferguson
Lovely example of a fearsome instrument! Steve

Lovely example of a fearsome instrument!
Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By Ferguson
Laminated Kukri

I saw this on our favorite auction site and was lucky enough to win the bid. It is 17 1/2" (44 cm) long in a straight line from tip to hilt. It has an interesting lamination pattern and a hardened...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ferguson
Thanks Ian. I agree that it was a new blade when...

Thanks Ian. I agree that it was a new blade when sold. The inscription was painted around the rattan strips and probably does refer to a Machinist's Mate.
Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ferguson
Kai, Here is a picture of the reverse side of the...

Kai,
Here is a picture of the reverse side of the blade. It shows the hardened edge. Also, pictures of a smaller talibon with a scabbard made from the same reddish wood. Might it be Narra? Both...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ferguson
Hello Kai, Itís a well made blade with a hardened...

Hello Kai,
Itís a well made blade with a hardened edge. The wood and craftsmanship are good but I donít know the type of wood. I think it was probably new when bought, but made by an experienced...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ferguson
Thanks Ian. Iíll check it out. Steve

Thanks Ian. Iíll check it out.
Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ferguson
Souvenir Talibong or Garab

This is a souvenir Talibong or Garab. It is lettered with the name and ship of a US sailor. The first USS Doyen, DD-280 was a destroyer in the 1920's that served in the Pacific. I have been unable to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,261
Posted By Ferguson
Stunning!

Stunning!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ferguson
Thank you Ian! I edited my initial post with...

Thank you Ian!

I edited my initial post with the correct plate number in Ron Flook's book "British and Commonwealth Military Knives"
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ferguson
Thanks. The scabbard is leather. Steve

Thanks. The scabbard is leather.

Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ferguson
Assam Regiment Dao (dha,dah) ?

Found this neat little knife on Ebay for less than $20 so I figured that I couldn't go wrong. It is fairly new and unused, and seems native made. As shown in the pictures the butt cap is brass and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By Ferguson
Outstanding! Congratulations Steve

Outstanding!
Congratulations

Steve
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,843
Posted By Ferguson
It suddenly became a kard when I read Ariels post...

It suddenly became a kard when I read Ariels post above that said Karud was an incorrect term. I'm just a collector, not a scholar, and was trying to be as correct as possible. :shrug:

Sorry,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,843
Posted By Ferguson
The one with the dark handle looks a bit like my...

The one with the dark handle looks a bit like my Bukharan kard as shown in this thread
A karud (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=9663)

Steve
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