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Old 30th June 2018, 05:30 AM   #1
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Default Unknown Spear Head, Tourist item?

Saw this in a local shop. The shaft is some type of fibrous wood. Origin?
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Old 30th June 2018, 06:37 AM   #2
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Spaffo,



Please post a full length picture of this weapon and the dimensions of the head and shaft.


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Old 30th June 2018, 10:57 PM   #3
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Spear is approx 52, with the mount 2" longer.
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Old 7th July 2018, 05:11 PM   #4
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Shaft is over 6 feet. Is this European, African, or other? Thanks
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Old 7th July 2018, 07:07 PM   #5
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The dimensions of the head are fairly small but the head is quite robust and the socket suggests it was hand forged. The very plain design of the head could be from almost anywhere b ut Africa would not be my first choice. I think it's probably a lance rather than a spear.

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Old 7th July 2018, 07:39 PM   #6
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Looks like a palmwood shaft. My guess would be from South or South-East Asia somewhere... Not Africa.
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