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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 08:35 AM
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The one you are not sure of is Amazonian and I...

The one you are not sure of is Amazonian and I like it very much. Possibly I need it far more than you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
This looks more like a lead working mallet.

This looks more like a lead working mallet.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2022, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I have to agree with Sajen.

I have to agree with Sajen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2022, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Yes they most often are but there is always...

Yes they most often are but there is always variation, the back part is very Ifugao. It could possibly be from a hill tribe India/Burma.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2022, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Again from the Museum Of Amerindian database same...

Again from the Museum Of Amerindian database same people Columbia.. Quite interesting something about it similar?
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2022, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
This club from the American Museum Of Natural...

This club from the American Museum Of Natural history data base is from Columbia and although 20cm longer, there is a similarity in form. I could just be persuading myself but it is worth looking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2022, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Question ID club

I have had this club for many years. I did show it here well over a decade ago. So I am trying again just in case there is somebody with new info or something similar that might shed more light on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2022, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
The scabbard construction looks Ifugao...

The scabbard construction looks Ifugao Philippines.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2022, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Southern Africa. Where exactly would to hard to...

Southern Africa. Where exactly would to hard to say. My guess would be great lakes side and South.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2022, 07:46 AM
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Views: 720
Posted By Tim Simmons
Suit.

Suit.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2022, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Question Romanian Peasant knives

Look though my books I came across { The studio, Peasant Art In Roumania, George Oprescu, 1929 The Studio LTD 44 Leicester Square London.

Peasant is rather old fashioned I think Folk art is more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2022, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I believe the Rungu is the bent head club. Which...

I believe the Rungu is the bent head club. Which is a weapon your club is like these more of a dress item some are related to status, here is a pic of one in the form of your but with beads. I no...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2022, 06:32 PM
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Views: 700
Posted By Tim Simmons
Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2022, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
This is rather funny. I think the chap here...

This is rather funny. I think the chap here needs a glass of water to cool off a little. Strange South American inspired Tongan idea.:confused:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aSW1bj2MUo
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2022, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Back in the game. Vanuatu Club

Back in the game after a long absents with this early 20th century Vanuatu {possible Solomon islands} club. Listed on a well known auction site as a rather fancy named Tongan club. Of all the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2022, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
This is most interesting and I am so pleased you...

This is most interesting and I am so pleased you have shown it here. I have same thing with some obvious differences, a brass blade. It is also the same size 105cm 1cm longer than yours but lets not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2022, 01:46 PM
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Views: 2,389
Posted By Tim Simmons
made large dugout canoes to raid shits that...

made large dugout canoes to raid shits that passed their islands, or just unpleasant types.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2022, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Quite possible.

Quite possible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2022, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
They look Papuan to me rather than Solomon or New...

They look Papuan to me rather than Solomon or New Hebrides.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2022, 04:09 PM
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Views: 1,179
Posted By Tim Simmons
Amnh data base. Is a good place for research...

Amnh data base. Is a good place for research also The museum of American Indian data base.

https://www.amnh.org/research/anthropology/collections
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2022, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
The stone? / glass has bubbles in it?

The stone? / glass has bubbles in it?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2022, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
The baton is mine and has the iron rod...

The baton is mine and has the iron rod construction. The adze is not mine but is the same construction.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2022, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Having had a bit more time to examine this spear...

Having had a bit more time to examine this spear I think the two pieces are connected by an iron rod into each part butted up and sleeved in brass. I have had and still have African material with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2022, 03:38 PM
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Views: 948
Posted By Tim Simmons
unusual Great lakes? African spear.

Short heavy stabbing spear. Made of two pieces secured at the brass sleeve. It is relatively heavy and although two parts very sturdy with excellent centre of balance, grip just below the ivory...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By Tim Simmons
just google south African bead decorated spears

just google south African bead decorated spears
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