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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th December 2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By vantique
Thank you David for giving my cannon a second...

Thank you David for giving my cannon a
second look and opinion.

😊Stay well,

Vince
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,337
Posted By vantique
Hi Guys, Thank you for all your replies. I...

Hi Guys,

Thank you for all your replies. I thought it
was a relic from the Majapahit Empire😕.

Vince
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,337
Posted By vantique
Hi, guys. Thank you for your replies. It is...

Hi, guys.

Thank you for your replies. It is made of bronze, Rick.Thanks.

Regards.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th December 2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,337
Posted By vantique
Hi David, Could it be a Surya Majapahit...

Hi David,

Could it be a Surya Majapahit symbol?
Thank you.

Regards.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,337
Posted By vantique
Curious Symbol On Breechloading Cannon

Hi all,
Hope everything is fine. I wish to know what this
symbol means, or is it just a sight for aiming. Thank you.
Forum: European Armoury 29th November 2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,992
Posted By vantique
nk you so much guys! 👍

nk you so much guys! 👍
Forum: European Armoury 27th November 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,992
Posted By vantique
Smile Crossbows review please

Hi everyone,

I have pictutres of two crossbows here. I will appreciate information on their origin, age, maker if possible, whether used for hunting or military and most importantly their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By vantique
Thank you Ken and David for the valuable pieces...

Thank you Ken and David for the valuable pieces of advice. I already joined the Nihonto group. As long as you people validate my sword as antique and authentic, I am very satisfied. 😄 P. S. I sent a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By vantique
Hi David, Your reply is much appreciated....

Hi David,

Your reply is much appreciated. Yes, I have joined
Nihonto. Thank you for this suggestion. Yes, I do have the scabbard but I don't see any writing on it. Anyway, as long as it is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By vantique
Hi Ken, Thank you for your swift reply. Does...

Hi Ken,

Thank you for your swift reply. Does my sword look antique to you? I have just joined the Nihonto Message Board and am eagerly waiting
for expert opinions such as yours. Thank you for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By vantique
Katana for review, please.

Hi Guys,
Hope you are all. I have a Katana to show you. Will appreciate very much your expert opinions on its style, age, maker and origin. Most importantly, its authenticity🙂. It weighs 565 grams...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By vantique
Thanks Ian, Rob too... confirmation of your...

Thanks Ian, Rob too... confirmation of your dagger is likewise a validation of mine. Mine weighs just under 100 grams. I'm visualizing a woman of the 1890's carrying such a weapon - a lightweight...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By vantique
Smile Hi Ian, Yippee! I am extremely delighted...

Hi Ian,

Yippee! I am extremely delighted with your
findings, all of which are supported by your very keen eye and knowledge on its style, materials used, details and condition. The seller said it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd October 2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By vantique
Smile Hi Ian, Thank you for the swift reply. Much...

Hi Ian,

Thank you for the swift reply. Much appreciated. The magnet sticks to the blade and pommel but not to the cross guard nor the handle. Also, I want to make 2 corrections : widest part of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd October 2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By vantique
Small wavy dagger

Hi guys,

Need your expertise on this wavy dagger. It's small, only 8 7/8 inches long, both blade and handle are almost 4 1/2 inches in length, the widest part of the blade is 5/8th of an inch....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,303
Posted By vantique
Thank you so much good people. I was hoping it...

Thank you so much good people. I was hoping it was a katipunan sword :o . I'll keep digging in dusty antique shop corners, who knows................. :).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,072
Posted By vantique
Sword for I.D.

Hello. Could I please have your opinions on this sword?? Thank you.

vantique :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,303
Posted By vantique
Sword for I.D.

Hi,

I need your help on this one. Thanks guys!! :shrug: :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,318
Posted By vantique
Hi Kai! Here are pics of the markings. Sorry...

Hi Kai!

Here are pics of the markings. Sorry for the delay, and here's hoping they're
not upside down :confused:. As to etching to see lamination, maybe just a small portion of the blade?? All...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,318
Posted By vantique
Pictures of separate gangya and lamination on...

Pictures of separate gangya and lamination on blade.

best regards,

vince
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,318
Posted By vantique
Oh :confused: 'lamination' as in those lines and...

Oh :confused: 'lamination' as in those lines and designs on the blade! Yes, it has. I'll try to photograph these (with difficulty) and the separation on the gangya as soon as able.

me again, ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,318
Posted By vantique
Hello Battara! Yes, there is a clear and...

Hello Battara!

Yes, there is a clear and real separation to the gangya. No blade
lamination is evident.

take care.

vince
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,318
Posted By vantique
A Kris For Show and Tell

Hi, Everyone,

Here's one that you might find interesting. Pommel made out of very old
ivory, probably dugong. The pommel shape is similiar to that of Datu
Piang's sword (please see his website)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,986
Posted By vantique
Hello, laEspadaAncha! Thank you so much for...

Hello, laEspadaAncha!

Thank you so much for your comments :) :) .

Here are some more pictures on the muzzle as compared to the bore.
The picture in my first post on this part of the european...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,986
Posted By vantique
my cannon collection

Hello everyone. May you all be protected from these forces of nature as well as from man-made mayhem.

To still my earthquake/tsunami jitters, i've my meager cannon collection to show.

Here are...
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