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Old 31st January 2006, 10:14 PM   #1
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I'm trying to set up a display for my collection, but I haven't got any good idea. How you store your artefacts? Shelfs, walls pannels? Can you post some pictures of your collections on display?
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Old 31st January 2006, 11:31 PM   #2
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Take a look at this page http://www.vikingsword.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/002302.html. While on it you can drill down on several of the other links to get more ideas.
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Old 31st January 2006, 11:48 PM   #3
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Hi Valjhun


Here is another link with some more wall hanging ideas.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1515


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Old 1st February 2006, 12:47 AM   #4
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I have most of my swords on typical seven- to eight-sword racks one buys from a martial arts supplier. Then, spears are in a corner, helmets and bucklers on holders on a top shelf, and the knives, daggers and small axes under glass on a coffee table I bought from Ikea.
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Old 1st February 2006, 12:19 PM   #5
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...and yet here's another thread that might help you some:


http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showth...hlight=display
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Old 1st February 2006, 02:36 PM   #6
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I want to show you my new dispaly (first picture). Moreover i was able to obtain from my wife one small room where I can put all my loved weapons (or at least those that enter!). Sorry if the images aren't so clear, but the space is truly little (1.7 meters X 1.3 meters!! ) but i'm happy because is my territory!! Sorry also for the chaos, but still the work is not finished
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Old 1st February 2006, 05:44 PM   #7
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Flavio your treasures are displayed most handsomely. A large part of mine look like a junk shop . Tim


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Old 1st February 2006, 07:34 PM   #8
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[QUOTE=Tim Simmons]Flavio your treasures are displayed most handsomely. A large part of mine look like a junk shop .

Tim

The next time I am in the UK I will come over for a visit and help get your display in order

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Old 1st February 2006, 07:54 PM   #9
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Pardon a 'candid' shot .

Cats have no respect ........

Of course the rest of the living room walls look like an armory .
If you get bored with one drawer's contents you can switch for one of the other two .

*yes, we are clutterbugs ...
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Old 1st February 2006, 10:30 PM   #10
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Lew, let me know when the flight arrives .
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Old 2nd February 2006, 08:47 AM   #11
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Hey Tim, I like your junkshop. When is it open ?

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Old 2nd February 2006, 02:17 PM   #12
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Here is some of mine.

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Old 2nd February 2006, 05:56 PM   #13
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Question a serious thought

When collecting not just weapons, why is it near impossible to heed the maxim " less is more", trade in every thing and just have a few excellent pieces. Is it possible that collecting is a mild, more tolerable less incapacitating form of "OCD" obsessive compulsive disorder, a knowledgeable one at that . Tim
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Old 3rd February 2006, 08:35 PM   #14
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Flavio,

I like the blocks you used for your wall display. Nice method.

Rick,

The kris on the table on the right, haven't I seen that somewhere before?
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Old 4th February 2006, 01:50 AM   #15
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Yep !
One of my faves !
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Old 4th February 2006, 02:09 AM   #16
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BTW Rick, that vicious looking four-legged weapon with all the fur around the "blades", it's exact twin brother occupies a place in my collection as well.
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Old 4th February 2006, 12:41 PM   #17
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Of course the rest of the living room walls look like an armory .
Hello Rick, could you show us?
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Old 4th February 2006, 02:37 PM   #18
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Four legged "pieces" are the best of a collection. This one died six months ago and i still cry for him.
I am lucky i leave in a three bedroomed flat, but my wife is not fond of domestic decorations and other apparatuses, so i am allowed to occupy all corners, armoires, wall spaces, clothroom tops, sometimes together with fire weapons ... all that is possible, and trying to avoid the living room to look like a weapons shop.
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Old 4th February 2006, 03:47 PM   #19
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Super things fernando, we also get another look at that special African knife with the two snakes and human figures on the handle. This picture has captured and is showing us that it does indeed have a respectable age to it. Very nice. Tim
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Old 4th February 2006, 04:45 PM   #20
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Hello Rick, could you show us?
A view of the living room ; just finished installing the little woodstove .
I'll have to rearrange a few pieces away from the new stove .

There are also spears over the sliding glass doors and front bay window .

Part of my den ; I also have a large Chinese brass urn crammed with swords which will all get put on the walls someday .
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BTW Rick, that vicious looking four-legged weapon with all the fur around the "blades", it's exact twin brother occupies a place in my collection as well.
Ahh , sad to say Samurai cat has returned to his Maker as has the brave
Lionhound .

We do have replacement troops though .
Here are the FNG's .
The cats (coon) are all grown up now .
The dog is quite the fashionable youg lady ; is she not ?
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Old 4th February 2006, 07:18 PM   #22
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And this is how I did mine!
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Old 5th February 2006, 01:08 AM   #23
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Fernando, Rick, both of you have awesome displays. Weapons everywhere you look. It's great.

Punal, you have a superb Moro weapons collection. I especially like the SP89 and the M1A (Nat'l match?) Is the scatter gun Benelli or HK? I used to work at RNJ Guns in Carson during the good ole days.

My display.... not really a display but a staging area, until I can find room
in my closet, under the bed, file cabinets....anywhere?
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Old 5th February 2006, 05:10 AM   #24
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Punal, you have a superb Moro weapons collection. I especially like the SP89 and the M1A (Nat'l match?) Is the scatter gun Benelli or HK? I used to work at RNJ Guns in Carson during the good ole days.

Kino,
I got my SP89, Benelli's (M3, M1 and super Nova), the AR15 colt and 5 more pistols, from Romy himself (owner of RNJ) he was a good friend of mine, I also knew all the salesman there that worked there, most of the time I ask for Romy himself, or Andy, that before things happened! you know what I mean? I used to live in Carson, during early 90's, near Cal State Domiguez.
Btw, the Remington scuttergun, I got that from the Orange County Crossroad Gun Show. MA1 was from B&B Garden Grove. Small world man! what made you moved to WA?

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I thought we needed a little more representation from the keris people, here is a part of my collection
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Old 5th February 2006, 11:46 PM   #26
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WOW !!!!
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Old 5th February 2006, 11:55 PM   #27
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SWEET MERCY!!! That's a lot of keris

A question to all of you hardcore collectors: any special climatic conditions for your weapons? Humid/dry, cool or warm? There's people here from all over the world, so how do the weapons fare?
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I thought we needed a little more representation from the keris people, here is a part of my collection
Wow indeed! I love the artistic arrangement you have created, especially that wave of keris leading up to the ceiling on the right. The only reason this would not work for me is my own constant desire to handle, inspect and oil and cense my keris. So i need my blades a little more at hand. Some of yours are a little too inconviniently placed for my own personal purposes. But otherwise a fantastic presentation. Thanks for showing.
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Old 6th February 2006, 12:09 AM   #29
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BTW Naga Sasra, i count more than 100 keris in this one picture and i am sure you have a few more that aren't showing. Your "disease" is even more advanced than mine. Thanks for this display. I can show it to my wife next time she questions my sanity or wonders where i will put my next keris. She will then see how easy she actually has it.
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Old 6th February 2006, 06:44 AM   #30
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Punal, email sent.
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