Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Tim Simmons
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question? what to do?

While I had a very nice ivory and horn status baton in my hand, I wondered what are we to do with this sort of stuff. As specially as the prohibitions are going to include any white tusk material. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Here we see a flat blade like mine Saudi/Yemen...

Here we see a flat blade like mine Saudi/Yemen border region. Taken fron this rather lengthy thread 13 pages!!

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14878&highlight=jambiya&page=3
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
More about Arabs in India. Perhaps they wear...

More about Arabs in India. Perhaps they wear these on special occasions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabs_in_India
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Now it makes sense. ...

Now it makes sense.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_Kerala

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_Indians
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Found it from India. Pics are not the best.

Found it from India. Pics are not the best.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
I think Kubur may well be right. Arab...

I think Kubur may well be right. Arab communities in south India. A long time back I post here an Indian bowie with a very similar decorated copper handle the same kind of work but the blade had...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Defiantly silver wash over copper one side far...

Defiantly silver wash over copper one side far more rubbed than the over on the handle.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Doing a bit of comparison with old auction Omani...

Doing a bit of comparison with old auction Omani Khanjar. Too my untrained eye my piece does show elements the same as these old examples. In that the scabbard is composed of three decorative...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thought I should include the back. I try google...

Thought I should include the back. I try google research Khanjar and Jambiya gets a bit confusing. How many Arab states wear these?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Thanks for the comments. I did not really expect...

Thanks for the comments. I did not really expect such intrigue as I no little of this area. Where ever it was made it has a jolly nice blade, heavy and well formed. You can see where some hard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question I could be dreaming but if the 65 is a date, that...

I could be dreaming but if the 65 is a date, that fits with British forces in the Dhofar Rebellion.:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
This pdf has lots of information. In particular...

This pdf has lots of information. In particular how Morden young smiths no longer follow tradition in manufacture but mix styles to suit themselves.

https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/195632974.pdf
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have just noticed this dot mark 65. year of...

I have just noticed this dot mark 65. year of manufacture? or the other way up something else?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Tim Simmons
Jambiya from?

Not really my thing at all. Found in a junk shop, as the blade is more substantial than most I have seen and not too pricey I bought it. The blade had a few quite hard spots of rust but gone now. ...
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By Tim Simmons
A picture from a long ago auction site. The...

A picture from a long ago auction site. The hunting scene handle is nice.
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By Tim Simmons
Trying to find an exact match is difficult. Look...

Trying to find an exact match is difficult. Look at antique icing knives and spreaders. Also antique cake decorating knives. Google farrar and tanner wedding knives to see modern examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have too agree with Colin the replacement part...

I have too agree with Colin the replacement part is typically Massim.

Not hard to find how it should be, just one example.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Tim Simmons
For a long time like you my budget always meant...

For a long time like you my budget always meant gambling at what appeared to be the bargain basement. Some you loose but you can win handsomely especially in what at the time is the current...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Tim Simmons
Yekuana club complete.

It arrived today and I am very pleased. Nice heavy piece with absolutely the right signs of use , wear and dare I say age. Some of the attachments the small bits are a little delicate, the painted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,565
Posted By Tim Simmons
Seems hippo is banned too. I can understand the...

Seems hippo is banned too. I can understand the desire to break the market but how many countries will still be a back door market so the killing will still go on.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,565
Posted By Tim Simmons
Hippo ivory is still legal? Just as nice?

Hippo ivory is still legal? Just as nice?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Tim Simmons
Some more examples show the colour is not a true...

Some more examples show the colour is not a true guide to an objects age.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Tim Simmons
From more research on the Yakuana I found this...

From more research on the Yakuana I found this information which I have copied and paste here;

The YeŽkuana conceive of the universe as being comprised of two parallel planes : caju (the sky) and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Tim Simmons
While researching the Yakuana and the club I am...

While researching the Yakuana and the club I am waiting for I found I already have a Yakuana piece. I have found some information from the British Museum collection that may throw light on the piece...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Tim Simmons
Yekuana/Makiritare

interesting

https://www.britishpathe.com/video/valuable-collection-of-pictures-of-the-makiritare
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.