Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Reminds me of Elgood's story in his book about Jaipur collection. At the end of 19th century British tourists started looking for Indian "souvenirs" and it stimulated production of "old" Indian weapons. The law of supply and demand raised its ugly head again:-)
In that book he fired several shots across the bow and promised a full cannonade in the Jodhpur one.
My antennae are twitching madly:-)