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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Robert
My first thought was that someone had cut down a...

My first thought was that someone had cut down a full length sword to make this, possibly for theater, LARP or rein fair use :confused:
Forum: Swap Forum 24th November 2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Robert
SOLD, and thank you.

SOLD, and thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 902
Posted By Robert
My exact sentiments as well Rick. :D

My exact sentiments as well Rick. :D
Forum: Swap Forum 24th November 2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Robert
Hmong knife and scabbard for sale.

With the holidays and taxes coming (as well as the need to add something new to my collection) I have decided to let go of a few more items starting with this very nice Hmong knife and scabbard....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Robert
A very nice display indeed. Could you please tell...

A very nice display indeed. Could you please tell me what the piece on the bottom right of the photo is? Thank you for sharing these with us.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd November 2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 902
Posted By Robert
Very nice addition Detlef. You are starting to...

Very nice addition Detlef. You are starting to acquire quite the collection of these. You need to start showing a family group photo every once in awhile too.:D

Kronckew, I've a "justincase" too....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By Robert
I must agree that this is most likely an African...

I must agree that this is most likely an African piece. The clenched fist was a common symbol used there as a sign of resistance and defiance just as it was in many countries other than the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Robert
And again, thank you very much for the...

And again, thank you very much for the information on this Kronckew. Unlike a few who only want their items to be of great age I just want a general idea of age, be it the last century or last week. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Robert
Hello Kronckew and thank you very much for...

Hello Kronckew and thank you very much for clearing that up for me. Do you have any idea of the age of my knife? One of the examples you show has a rattan sheath like mine (though not quite as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Robert
Just asking a question about the name of these...

Just asking a question about the name of these knives, is it hmong or enep? :o I too have one example of these knives and seeing that there are not that many shown on the forum I thought I would add...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd November 2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Robert
The more I look at this the more (if you put a...

The more I look at this the more (if you put a mustache on it) it reminds me of a puppet used by Jeff Dunham called Jose the jalapeno on a stick. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd November 2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Robert
Not quite sure why, but for some reason this...

Not quite sure why, but for some reason this looks South American to me. I'm sure that some of our other members with more experience with these items will be able to give you much more accurate...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Robert
Andy, I edited your original post on this...

Andy, I edited your original post on this spearhead because you had ask for an evaluation and now I find another post where you ask the same question. "Public valuation appraisals are not permitted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Robert
Well, that settles that. Congratulations on your...

Well, that settles that. Congratulations on your new tabak. The tip of the scabbard is definitely an add on, most likely added by someone who did not know what the end should look like.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, I would like to wait until you...

Hello Detlef,
I would like to wait until you receive this bolo and can show better photos of the blades tip before I would express an opinion on whether this is a tabak or not. What makes me wonder...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Robert
Hello Russel, Very nice basic knife. I like these...

Hello Russel, Very nice basic knife. I like these very much. I have a question on the blade, is the upper edge of the blade sharpened from the tip all the way to the guard or is there a flat area...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Robert
If there is not a oversized tang socket in the...

If there is not a oversized tang socket in the handle and very little extra space to fill this is the best recipe for cutlers wax I've found so far. It also has the extra benefit of actually smelling...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 902
Posted By Robert
Very nice catch Detlef, a great addition to your...

Very nice catch Detlef, a great addition to your growing collection of gunongs. I am saving my money for a very special item that I have been wanting to add to my collection for years so I haven't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Robert
Blue lander, Before you use Gorilla glue or...

Blue lander, Before you use Gorilla glue or anything else please consider removing the blade, cleaning the tang or all rust (which is more than likely what caused the wood to split in the first...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th October 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By Robert
Hello Dirk, Without any measurements to go by...

Hello Dirk,
Without any measurements to go by but with it being made from bronze I am wondering if this might not be a shot or powder measure of some kind. Whatever it is I like it. :D...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Robert
Hello Mahratt, Please download your photos...

Hello Mahratt, Please download your photos directly to your post. If you are not sure of how to do this you will find a detailed description here:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Robert
New photos.

New photos.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Robert
The parang has arrived and it is much nicer than...

The parang has arrived and it is much nicer than the photos show it to be. The V grind blade is 9/32 inch thick at the hilt, 15-1/2 inches long measured in a straight line from hilt to tip and 1-3/8...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Robert
Hello Ian and thank you for your thoughts on this...

Hello Ian and thank you for your thoughts on this item. Parang was my first thought also, but the clipped point was throwing me off. Most it not all of the ones that I have seen (with this basic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Robert
Beautiful armour Sentrad, thank you very much for...

Beautiful armour Sentrad, thank you very much for posting. If it is not too much to ask how long has this been part of your collection and how did you acquire it. Did it come with the provenance you...
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