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Old 16th December 2017, 08:05 AM   #1
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Default A mystery club

A friend has sent me these pictures of a club , but I cannot ID it , can anyone else out there ? Thank you.
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Old 17th December 2017, 01:22 PM   #2
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Interesting club, can you give the dimensions?It appears to me to be some type of throwing club.Is that a leather strip tacked to the handle;if so it could be to provide a better grip on the thin end of the shaft for control and throwing.The fasteners(nails, etc.), could provide a clue as to the age.
These throwing clubs are still used today in some parts of Africa and their skilled practitioners are amazingly accurate.
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Old 17th December 2017, 04:19 PM   #3
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Interesting club, can you give the dimensions?It appears to me to be some type of throwing club.Is that a leather strip tacked to the handle;if so it could be to provide a better grip on the thin end of the shaft for control and throwing.The fasteners(nails, etc.), could provide a clue as to the age.
These throwing clubs are still used today in some parts of Africa and their skilled practitioners are amazingly accurate.


I shall ask my friend for dimensions and get back to you, thanks for your interest.
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