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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,038
Posted By blindside
The difference in lighting and contrast really...

The difference in lighting and contrast really changed the characteristics of that pommel face, it went from smiling to a malevolent grin. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,038
Posted By blindside
It only took me a week to figure out the...

It only took me a week to figure out the implication....

When you get it (assuming I read this right) I am very curious about its balance or if the blade used a more extreme distal taper than normal...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,720
Posted By blindside
...

Triplets!
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14613
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,038
Posted By blindside
giant tenegre

So this auction recently ended on Ebay (I didn't win it) and while the blade itself isn't terribly unusual, the size is. According to the description i the overall length of 35.5 inches, probably 10...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,677
Posted By blindside
I think I have seen the picture, it was Leo...

I think I have seen the picture, it was Leo Giron, and I believe there is footage of one of his son demoing its use. I think the total length was 3 feet (36").

and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By blindside
The "white brass" suggestions makes...

The "white brass" suggestions makes alot of sense, the guard is a bit loose, and moving it the weight feels less than what I would expect nickel to feel like. And Robert, I wouldn't want to send...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By blindside
Done!

Done!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By blindside
Estimating age on an itak

Any suggestions or rough guidelines on what are indicators of age on Luzon pieces? I recently picked up this through our local Craigslist, it certainly isn't a high end piece, but I am curious how...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By blindside
Thank you all for the input, do the reverse...

Thank you all for the input, do the reverse "S" and the other engraving symbolize anything or are they simply designs?

thanks!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By blindside
Indonesian sword/machete???

I picked this up a couple of months ago, it looked Indonesian to me, but since I know precisely zip about Indonesian sword types, I thought I would ask here. So what did I get? The scabbard and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,499
Posted By blindside
I have read an article regarding the etymology of...

I have read an article regarding the etymology of kali that cited that "calis" reference, one that I was highly interested in given that I am a student of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali. :D

And thank you for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,499
Posted By blindside
I would like to return to the blade nomenclature...

I would like to return to the blade nomenclature if you don't mind, I've been poking around trying to figure out why I am calling this a sansibar and admittedly trying to get good sources is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,499
Posted By blindside
Here is the image from the scabbard:

Here is the image from the scabbard:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,499
Posted By blindside
I was thinking possibility of it being an...

I was thinking possibility of it being an anting-anting as well. The partial remains of the scabbard has what may be a Sacred Heart on it, I will see if I can get a decent picture of it.

My naming...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th December 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,499
Posted By blindside
writing on a sansibar hilt

I was cleaning the hilt on this beat up old sansibar and it accentuated some writing on the hilt. I am curious if anyone can interpret what it means. I am showing two of the three lines, the third...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th December 2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,556
Posted By blindside
Thank you to everyone for the information and...

Thank you to everyone for the information and suggestions on how to restore the hilt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th December 2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,556
Posted By blindside
The hilt is definitely horn, I can see from the...

The hilt is definitely horn, I can see from the damage that it is not wood. It certainly has a more greenish cast than the carabao horn from my Filipino pieces. The third picture down has the best...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,472
Posted By blindside
Wow, stunning work! On purely an aesthetic level...

Wow, stunning work! On purely an aesthetic level the blade has great lines to it to accompany the various components.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,556
Posted By blindside
Kukri ID

So I'm not really a collector, I have acquired a number of modern and antique blades to accompany my martial arts practice. I haven't had any experience in a martial art related to the kukri, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By blindside
Thank you for the information, is there a term...

Thank you for the information, is there a term for this type of knife?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By blindside
ID of Filipino? knife

I picked this up as a low-ball bid on a "kukri" ebay auction. The construction looked like it hailed from the Philippines so I gave it a shot. The picture didn't show scale and mentally I was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,161
Posted By blindside
Hi Carlos, Any idea what region your knife is...

Hi Carlos,

Any idea what region your knife is from?

thanks,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,161
Posted By blindside
Philippine knife (?)

Hi,
A student of mine recently gifted me with this knife. The person he bought this from said it was African, but he thought it was Filipino. The shape of the handle certainly reminds me of other...
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