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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 04:43 AM
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Very nice war clubs. Why do you think that the...

Very nice war clubs. Why do you think that the Massim ones are lances as opposed to sword clubs? I agree that they could be used for stabbing however they probably weigh at least as much as a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2022, 07:22 PM
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Views: 260
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Thank you for the information!!

Thank you for the information!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2022, 10:48 AM
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Views: 260
Posted By drac2k
Tim, I've seen your amazing collection posted and...

Tim, I've seen your amazing collection posted and I doubt that you need any club from the Amazon, much less you probably don't have room for even one more, lol.
Can you tell me what tribe that club...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2022, 09:38 PM
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Views: 260
Posted By drac2k
My Second, Third, & Possibly Third Amazonian Club

I recently bid on & won these 3 clubs; one I knew for sure was Amazonian, but I only recently learned that the fluted club was a Karaja War Club(information provided by a previous post from the Great...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By drac2k
That is a truly remarkable assembly of weapons! I...

That is a truly remarkable assembly of weapons! I hope you put a night light in there as I hope that you don't sleepily stumble into all of those sharp pointy things in the middle of the night, lol....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2022, 09:50 PM
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Views: 477
Posted By drac2k
Papua New Guinea Arrows and Something Else

I just picked up these P.N.G. arrows and 2 items that I am unfamiliar with as to their usage; are they to remove pots from the fire, fishing gaffs, or seed planters. They measure approx. 32" long and...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By drac2k
Thank you, Fernando, it could be that...

Thank you, Fernando, it could be that combination. Jim, I was hoping that you would jump in as I know that you have studied these swords extensively. I have become a fan of these Colonial...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2022, 04:31 PM
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Views: 771
Posted By drac2k
Thanks, there are letters that I can not make...

Thanks, there are letters that I can not make out; P j g (?), and then " ' bo a mi dueno."
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By drac2k
Colonial Mexican Sword

I recently picked up this Colonial Mexican Sword; I know it is Mexican because it is inscribed "Lupe Padillia Sayula," which is located in Mexico.
The mystery to me is that the pieces don't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,394
Posted By drac2k
Wonderful panabas! I haven't seen one with copper...

Wonderful panabas! I haven't seen one with copper bands before; We have seen Philippine copper and brass blades used for their magical properties and I was wondering if there was a connection or were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By drac2k
I think the name for your sword is "beautiful!"...

I think the name for your sword is "beautiful!" That is the second treasure I saw you pull out of Baltimore................... you and Ron need to give someone else a chance, LOL.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By drac2k
That is a very interesting panabas! I have seen...

That is a very interesting panabas! I have seen very large panabas made out of sheet metal meant only as status symbols or tourist items, however, I don't believe that to be the case with your item...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2022, 06:43 PM
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Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
Too funny!

Too funny!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2022, 01:32 PM
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Views: 1,865
Posted By drac2k
ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!!!!

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!!!!
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th March 2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By drac2k
Great; now that we know that it isn't a new idea,...

Great; now that we know that it isn't a new idea, we have to find the original application.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
The funny thing about that mixed lot was that...

The funny thing about that mixed lot was that they sent me everything but the panabas; as I was frantically searching the box, I realized that it hadn't been shipped and in a panic, I called the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th March 2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By drac2k
Crazy Drumsticks

I got these drumsticks in a group lot and normally, that would be no big deal, however, one set is also a whistle; a very loud one I might add. I have been unable to find another example on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
First, thanks from all for the kind comments;...

First, thanks from all for the kind comments; second. I loved the baby mime.
I got this item on an internet auction; it was the last item of 500 and in a group lot and not even mentioned. The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By drac2k
Amazing!

Amazing!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2022, 11:49 AM
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Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
I like it!

I like it!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
Thanks, I think........as someone internet...

Thanks, I think........as someone internet challenged (I just learned what LOL was this year), I hope it is a good thing. Tito, the former president of Yugoslavia, not so good, Tito Ortiz, the MMA...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
Thank you both. I think the bands could be...

Thank you both. I think the bands could be silver.The bindings appear to be a fine twine or thread; somewhat the consistency of fishing line before nylon.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th March 2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By drac2k
I'll be set up as well at O-06; come by & say...

I'll be set up as well at O-06; come by & say hello.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By drac2k
Another Panabas to share

Fortune smiled & I was able to acquire another massive panabas. It measures 34" long, 4.75" at its widest, and 3/4" thick at the base of its spine.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By drac2k
Thanks, Sajen; I would never have guessed that...

Thanks, Sajen; I would never have guessed that the shorter one was a talibong, based on the length, shoutness, and curvature of the blade.
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