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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2020, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
How fabulous to have all six of these. They will...

How fabulous to have all six of these. They will make a great display full of mystery and intrigue.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Tim Simmons
What I do find interesting is that this new club...

What I do find interesting is that this new club is the second Amazon club like this piece which I have found in Australia. Makes me think of perhaps missionaries.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Tim Simmons
Wayana club?

After selling the bulk of my collection I have finally added to the rump that is left, mainly from the Amazon. I know there is a limited interest in this material but I have to say having collected...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Tim Simmons
What awful pictures and background to make...

What awful pictures and background to make judgement on this piece. A stÚne axe is pretty much of the same form the world over. One would tend to assume this sort thing most likely to be from PNG...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,111
Posted By Tim Simmons
mine

mine
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Tim Simmons
Religious club. Authority symbol.

I know this is not a weapon to cause physical damage but still of interest a think? If not then it can be removed.

Took me a while for the light bulb to come on. A catholic piece but from a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By Tim Simmons
Really cool scabbard.

Really cool scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Tim Simmons
Yes Congo and appear to be Ngbandi probably other...

Yes Congo and appear to be Ngbandi probably other peoples too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,823
Posted By Tim Simmons
Just another thought after playing with some...

Just another thought after playing with some sticks. If I were to be brave enough to fight with the Antrim stick I would have my guard hand holding the end of the stick at the elbow to enable a full...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,823
Posted By Tim Simmons
Most enjoyable start to this thread. I have...

Most enjoyable start to this thread. I have always been interest in the simple stick and the club and all in between. The Antrim stick is similar to many fighting sticks world wide. It is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By Tim Simmons
Another modern ethno folding knife with a 7 inch...

Another modern ethno folding knife with a 7 inch stainless steel blade. As good as any Greek knife for boning out or filleting fish.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have not found that with my knife but I know...

I have not found that with my knife but I know some are terrible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By Tim Simmons
This is thought of as an ethnographic...

This is thought of as an ethnographic knife.

http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2168&highlight=nepalese+bowie
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th February 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By Tim Simmons
I always wanted one of this style.

I always wanted one of this style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By Tim Simmons
something similar

I have something similar with an 8 inch blade. I use it when on camping breaks and cooking on an open fire. I bought it from a sales base in the UK but they are hand made in Pakistan I believe. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By Tim Simmons
The one on the far right is African. A couple...

The one on the far right is African. A couple from the Philippines.. The rest SEA.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By Tim Simmons
Papua New Guinea and appear to be Asmat work.

Papua New Guinea and appear to be Asmat work.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By Tim Simmons
if you compare this kind of axe to the very...

if you compare this kind of axe to the very simple and very effective axe weapons of southern Africa you can see how a glancing blow might take half of you face off. An opponent is very unlikely to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am not convinced that these are only parade...

I am not convinced that these are only parade weapons. Weapon quality may also depend on the quality of the users. The peasantry and slaves would be armed. Still needing the etched encouraging...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By Tim Simmons
Great.

Great.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice. I think it is South American. I...

Very nice. I think it is South American. I hope to add pictures. The shape of the stone is atypical of PNG. Looks good to swing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice old staff from Southern Africa. With...

Very nice old staff from Southern Africa. With positive provenance it is not easy to say exactly where in Southern and South Africa as styles are not fixed. It is a nice piece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By Tim Simmons
Quite possible.

Quite possible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am sure I have an illustration of this form of...

I am sure I have an illustration of this form of axe harft. I think it is from one of the Vanuatu Islands.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am looking through my books on South Seas...

I am looking through my books on South Seas Pacific Island cultures and hope to help but my first thoughts are/were this may be African. Something about the wood and the chip showing the wood...
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