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Old 16th August 2020, 07:02 PM   #1
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Default Large fijian paddle club , kinikini

Here is a recent buy , a fijian paddle club kinikini , reserved for chiefs and priests i believe , difficult to age such a piece , i expect its a 19th century one ?
125cm n length and very heavy , ive taken one picture with a nice tongan whale tooth necklace
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Old 17th August 2020, 10:26 AM   #2
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Good pieces, congratulations. I like the necklace particularly.
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Old 17th August 2020, 12:06 PM   #3
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Nice example, looking at the patina and wear, 19th century is most plausible.

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Old 18th August 2020, 08:58 AM   #4
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Oiled up well.
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Old 18th August 2020, 07:30 PM   #5
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Yes, a very nice club of this sort!
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Old 24th August 2020, 09:32 AM   #6
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Default well oiled up ?

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Oiled up well.

Just to say its not well oiled up and here are few more pics to show you which hopefully show that the patination is quite dry and undisturbed
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