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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th July 2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Rick
Cool :D Yep, it's neat . I think it's Continental...

:D Yep, it's neat .
I think it's Continental work; seems to be cast from coin silver as the bail is marked 800 .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Rick
Cool Oh, I thought you knew . :o ;) :D

Oh, I thought you knew . :o ;) :D
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Rick
Cool Anting Anting

Most cultures have several good luck charms .
This one rides in the car . ;) :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Rick
The decoration on the blade looks a bit Borneo in...

The decoration on the blade looks a bit Borneo in style .
A la those brass stirrup hilted 'parang naburs' that we see so often . :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 20th July 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Rick
Frankenswords .

Frankenswords .
Forum: European Armoury 17th July 2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Rick
The cup looks like a casting; if not of aluminum...

The cup looks like a casting; if not of aluminum it must be heavy .
It also looks like the fuller runs off the point; maybe re-shaped ?
Were any dimensions given ?
Forum: European Armoury 11th July 2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Another Swede

I drove to Provincetown early this morning to see the Whaler Charles W. Morgan as she was visiting there for the weekend . Unfortunately she was anchored out in the roadstead .
Something even nicer...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By Rick
The ukiran looks like a variation on the 'woman'...

The ukiran looks like a variation on the 'woman' motif .
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Rick
Cool Looks like the magazine went off . Nicely...

Looks like the magazine went off .
Nicely preserved larboard quarter in the picture ; but the rest, flinders ! :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Rick
Robert, any chance that this is a recycled...

Robert, any chance that this is a recycled oversharpened blade ? :confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Rick
Cool A relative . :)

A relative . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Rick
Probably a matter of hue in the picture, then...

Probably a matter of hue in the picture, then .
1912 is Constabulary era . :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Rick
I will bet that the guard is made from recycled...

I will bet that the guard is made from recycled Sheffield Plate . :cool:
As a matter of fact I'll also bet that the scabbard toe is also Sheffield with maybe a layer of silver missing .. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Congratulations ! I'd vote for that location and...

Congratulations !
I'd vote for that location and approximate time period .
Nice high end carving work too .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,608
Posted By Rick
Cool Almost reminds one of the Green Man from another...

Almost reminds one of the Green Man from another culture .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Rick
^^^ First, do no harm . It does not appear...

^^^
First, do no harm .
It does not appear 'broke' to me . :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Rick
Smile The pamor almost looks drawn on the blade; but I...

The pamor almost looks drawn on the blade; but I know it is not . :)
The blade has a nice polish .
Bali or Lombok .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Rick
It looks a bit short for a sword; perhaps a...

It looks a bit short for a sword; perhaps a Butcher's knife ? :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th June 2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Rick
Can you show a shot looking at the fit of blade...

Can you show a shot looking at the fit of blade to scabbard ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th June 2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Rick
Cool Weapons would be terribly dull without the...

Weapons would be terribly dull without the silversmith and goldsmiths' touch .

I picked this fellow because he makes some of the nicest criollos and other fancy Argentine knives .
I have a feeling...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th June 2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Rick
Traditional Catalan/Argentine Silversmithing ?

Submitted:
Would this be germane as associated with the art/craft of decorating arms ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCNBa04cPsQ
Especially in the area of Spanish influenced cultures ? :shrug: :o
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th June 2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Absolutely; Man's first and immemorial ally in...

Absolutely; Man's first and immemorial ally in the hunt .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th June 2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up You are a very good man, Fernando . I salute you,...

You are a very good man, Fernando .
I salute you, as do all dogs in need .
Such heart !
Bravo .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Were I you, I would be quite happy with this...

Were I you, I would be quite happy with this effort .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th June 2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By Rick
No Robert, that's so he leaves no pawprints at...

No Robert, that's so he leaves no pawprints at the kill . ;) :D

Actually, he hurt a dew claw and would not stop licking it . After we covered it he started in on the other paw as if to make up...
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