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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I have this piece which I still believe is an...

I have this piece which I still believe is an African version of the Indo/Persian model you show here. At the Stratford Armoury there is a group of India all metal lances very similar to my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By Tim Simmons
It is that it looks like one. What is a Bowie...

It is that it looks like one. What is a Bowie knife??? never mind the truth print the {glorious} legend. I believe a famous American said that, or something like it.. The link says it...
Forum: Swap Forum 26th August 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Tim Simmons
2015 Fr expo book wanted

Can any French members help me get a copy of this exhibition booklet.
http://nouvellecaledonie.la1ere.fr/2015/07/14/un-livre-sur-les-casse-tete-et-massues-kanak-271033.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Tim Simmons
Somehow the visual information ie my fingers and...

Somehow the visual information ie my fingers and the attaching holes, is not getting through. Could this fit on tribal guns/flintlocks ram rods?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Tim Simmons
I know this is not a ram rod, but could it fit on...

I know this is not a ram rod, but could it fit on a ram rod to serve as a rudimentary bayonet. Is a ram rod thin enough to go through what could be the attachment holes?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question North+West African ram rods

I do not have guns. Can any gun collectors give pictures and dimension information on African ram rods, to establish whether this spike weapon could be fitted to a ram rod and serve as a rudimentary...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd August 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Tim Simmons
This Mandau is now reserved and possibly gone.

This Mandau is now reserved and possibly gone.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,508
Posted By Tim Simmons
My latest, Kayabi. It is new-ish made for...

My latest, Kayabi. It is new-ish made for festival. They can be bigger but very hard to find. The pattern is cotton and cane. The cotton is painted with a resin so it is made hard and red...
Forum: Swap Forum 20th August 2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Tim Simmons
Somebody mentioned Mandau? This one is still...

Somebody mentioned Mandau? This one is still hanging around.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Tim Simmons
These are nice. The pistol is very cool.

These are nice. The pistol is very cool.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Tim Simmons
The cord makes me think of North Africa.

The cord makes me think of North Africa.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,276
Posted By Tim Simmons
Still your finger is exposed what ever you parry...

Still your finger is exposed what ever you parry with, Looking for a week spot, if as an experienced Sabre user, it is the finger? If you lost your finger and was somehow still able wave your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Tim Simmons
Just thought this is worth some follow...

Just thought this is worth some follow up.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=187616&posted=1#post187616
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have just remembered that I have one of these. ...

I have just remembered that I have one of these. A bit more fancy. The same blade form. Although the handle look as if it might fit on a ram rod and function like a bayonet, a rod to go through a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By Tim Simmons
You have an old one of...

You have an old one of these
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20269
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By Tim Simmons
There are picture in the archive of kukri with...

There are picture in the archive of kukri with the same decoration carved scabbards. You will have to plough your way through so many threads.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By Tim Simmons
you can see origins...

you can see origins here

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2168&highlight=nepalese+bowie
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By Tim Simmons
This type of big knife is Northern Indian/Nepal....

This type of big knife is Northern Indian/Nepal. I had a few and they are now distributed amongst members here.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Tim Simmons
Took some time to get here. It certainly is big...

Took some time to get here. It certainly is big enough to be a club but I wonder if it is more of a baton. Anyway here are some close ups and it with the rest of the family.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,508
Posted By Tim Simmons
Finally here. Very interesting sword club. Too...

Finally here. Very interesting sword club. Too me the timber looks rather exotic. I think I might have been very lucky that it past customs {wood with a Brazil postage mark}. Dense heavy hard wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By Tim Simmons
The Taliban and Isis destroy historical artifacts...

The Taliban and Isis destroy historical artifacts as do our "Western," governments;what is the difference in these cases ?

Interesting point of view. However the "Western" judicial vandalism only...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By Tim Simmons
Just when I was about to change my mind and agree...

Just when I was about to change my mind and agree with you. I thought perhaps one could see design similarities with this South American {Guyana} club. The shape is kind of related just the round...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By Tim Simmons
Most likely acquired during the establishment of...

Most likely acquired during the establishment of German West Africa, Togo. I think it is a really super piece. Who else has got anything like it. Countless Kaskara, Talwar, Mandau, keris, and so...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,508
Posted By Tim Simmons
Nice collection.

Nice collection.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am going for South America. I can only see a...

I am going for South America. I can only see a dagger of Amerindian form. It just does not look like a miniature supi club.
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