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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th November 2023, 05:11 PM
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Posted By fernando
All duly noted, thank you.

All duly noted, thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th November 2023, 05:13 PM
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Posted By fernando
Question Unless ...

Unless the blade was originally designed (forged) with its own tang, to support a 'conventional' handle; a tang that might have accidently broken, and only then a piece of pipe was used to regain its...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th November 2023, 10:55 AM
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Posted By fernando
Some kind of ... not impossible. But i guess we...

Some kind of ... not impossible. But i guess we will never know.



That also remains a mistery. I bought it in the local street fair several years ago. I didn't even recall that it was me who...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th November 2023, 06:35 PM
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Posted By fernando
I can see what you mean, Jim. However i doubt...

I can see what you mean, Jim. However i doubt that this thing once had a haft. The handle has an elliptical cross section, the usual shape of a grip, and it doesn't look like it has been previously...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th November 2023, 10:33 AM
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Posted By fernando
I don't have the luggage to exchange ideas on the...

I don't have the luggage to exchange ideas on the handle fixation nor on the blade forging method, but i see that the handle length (only) fits a small grip like mine. It could be that this was the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th November 2023, 11:38 AM
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Posted By fernando
Absolutely Jim; a commendable attitude. I am sure...

Absolutely Jim; a commendable attitude. I am sure Sir Laking was a sensitive person and had a fine way to do it; in a sincere but not exalting mode ... and in an innocuous manner concerning others in...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th November 2023, 06:02 PM
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Posted By fernando
Cool Wayne not minding ...

You and your way, Jim. I appreciate listening to your collecting experiences during youth but, aren't we missing the point ? This topic, as submitted, being weaving considerations over artisanal...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th November 2023, 10:58 AM
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Posted By fernando
Wink Machete ... ma non troppo.

The Spanish pattern 1881, followed by the 1891 for the 'Ejercito de Cuba', were factory made side arms for regular forces. I am afraid that, although they are called Machetes, they certainly fall...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th November 2023, 08:31 PM
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Posted By fernando
Yes Jim. It took me ten seconds flat to find its...

Yes Jim. It took me ten seconds flat to find its meaning soon as i first read it ;).
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th November 2023, 09:31 AM
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Posted By fernando
Thanks much for your input, Jim; for both your...

Thanks much for your input, Jim; for both your comforting words on the machete and for the 'show and tell' attribution, a term i wasn't familiar with :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th November 2023, 10:38 AM
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Posted By fernando
Too crude to be a Machete ?

I don't recall posting this one before; sorry if i did :o.
Too basic to pretend that it is artificially old. Yet the previous owner (seller) gave it a strong clean up, as may be noticed. So pretty...
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