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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2020, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I know it is not antique but if you read all the...

I know it is not antique but if you read all the information, Santa Ana Island and Santa Catalina Island where still practising traditional beliefs even in the 1960s so as far as I am concerned we do...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Tim Simmons
https://anthro.amnh.org/collections

https://anthro.amnh.org/collections
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Tim Simmons
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Well I have found some of what I am looking for in this link. It stopped working just recently for me but I will still add it. It explains all if you take the trouble to read it. The only problem is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Tim Simmons
Solomon Isl's help.

This really for the lurkers out there that know a lot about the Solomons and other Island groups. I know they are there as some have contacted me and even bought from me. I have this club/dance...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thank you. It is quite impressive and because it...

Thank you. It is quite impressive and because it was hidden on a shelf when I liquidated the bulk of my collection, I have it still which I am pleased about. I base the Gabon origin on the style of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am not completely sure but I think it may be...

I am not completely sure but I think it may be from the former French Gabon.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Tim Simmons
This one is bit of a beast. 55cm long the head is...

This one is bit of a beast. 55cm long the head is 15cm x 13cm a circumference of roughly 42cm, inlay with a white metal most probably aluminium. Sorry about the rubbish photo but a little sort of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Tim Simmons
Two examples from {Indian & Eskimo Artifacts...

Two examples from {Indian & Eskimo Artifacts of North America, Charles Miles, Bonanaz, 1963} Plains hammers but you could easy hit somebodies head with them.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 38,067
Posted By Tim Simmons
Assuming that is the be all knowledge of PNG bone...

Assuming that is the be all knowledge of PNG bone daggers, which I very much doubt. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By Tim Simmons
You will not be happy and you want to send it to...

You will not be happy and you want to send it to me ;) I see no reason why it is not an an antique is the truest sense 100 year old. Not the easiest thing to find. would go nicely with my Guiana...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 38,067
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am only sumising from the online femur anatomy...

I am only sumising from the online femur anatomy lessons.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 38,067
Posted By Tim Simmons
It fits my leg.

It fits my leg.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 38,067
Posted By Tim Simmons
You got me thinking about my bone dagger, as to...

You got me thinking about my bone dagger, as to whether it is a human femur or not. I found this good anatomy tutorial. If you follow it carefully even though my dagger has been carved there is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,359
Posted By Tim Simmons
Cool very much in the same taste for posh hunting...

Cool very much in the same taste for posh hunting types.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Tim Simmons
Looks rather recently made but very nice. Saying...

Looks rather recently made but very nice. Saying that does not mean it is not a good genuine and quality piece. Stick fighting with shields like is is a big sport in many parts of Africa and I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,858
Posted By Tim Simmons
You need to mix beeswax with tree resin, various...

You need to mix beeswax with tree resin, various natural resins can be found with ease, you know where, I have not found one resin that much better than any other when mix with bees wax. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,359
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thumbs up A goodly amount of silver too, compered to most...

A goodly amount of silver too, compered to most sea stuff :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th September 2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,359
Posted By Tim Simmons
Could the guard and grip furniture actually be...

Could the guard and grip furniture actually be silver? Looks like a one off 19th century hunting hanger. As said not military construction, but I would say it is of western construction and not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,536
Posted By Tim Simmons
I'm faking it every day. :shrug:

I'm faking it every day. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,784
Posted By Tim Simmons
At 35 cm it a big knife be waved around your...

At 35 cm it a big knife be waved around your private parts. I would think of animal sacrifice?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,002
Posted By Tim Simmons
A lot of time and work. Most impressive.

A lot of time and work. Most impressive.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,070
Posted By Tim Simmons
Oiled up well.

Oiled up well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,905
Posted By Tim Simmons
I agree spear are most interesting and some can...

I agree spear are most interesting and some can be very impressive. I came show this East African example my favourite. 1.520kg so not something you are going to throw unless absolutely forced to. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,905
Posted By Tim Simmons
What forms are main interest? You need to narrow...

What forms are main interest? You need to narrow down from the millions of versions. I have some African spears and some from the Solomon Islands. They function in very different ways but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,494
Posted By Tim Simmons
Cool Cool

Cool
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