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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2021, 02:10 AM
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Posted By Ren Ren
It's is my pleasure, Colin! Your second...

It's is my pleasure, Colin!
Your second crossbow is a fascinating mystery. I haven't opened it yet. But I'm not going to stop :)
Regards, Serge
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2021, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Ren Ren
Hi Colin! Here are some crossbows from the Branly...

Hi Colin! Here are some crossbows from the Branly Museum that look a lot like one of yours. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ren Ren
Hi Colin! You have interesting crossbows. I think...

Hi Colin! You have interesting crossbows. I think I can help attribute them. Items similar to the one on the top I almost certainly met. It will take me two or three days to clarify.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ren Ren
Thanks, this is an interesting observation! The...

Thanks, this is an interesting observation! The first thing that came to my mind was Cambodia.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Ren Ren
Thanks, Ian! I did not strive for this, but I...

Thanks, Ian! I did not strive for this, but I could not pass by calmly :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ren Ren
The Branly Museum exhibits quite a few...

The Branly Museum exhibits quite a few traditional crossbows from Indochina. By the shape of the crossbow, as well as the design of its trigger, the origin can be relatively accurately localized. The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,013
Posted By Ren Ren
And the word "Dacoits" reads quite...

And the word "Dacoits" reads quite clearly.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ren Ren
Photos of similar items from the Branly Museum in...

Photos of similar items from the Branly Museum in Paris
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ren Ren
Main part of Vietnamese or Laotian crossbow for comments

This is not to say that I have no idea what thing fell into my hands :) but I hold it for the first time, so I will be grateful for any comments
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,519
Posted By Ren Ren
I completely agree!

I completely agree!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,519
Posted By Ren Ren
Old photos are staged a little less than 100%....

Old photos are staged a little less than 100%. Probably, we can talk about reportage only with the invention of Kodak mobile cameras.
But old photos can tell a lot about what people wanted to show...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By Ren Ren
Hi Bob! It is for this reason that I do not want...

Hi Bob! It is for this reason that I do not want to dive into details :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By Ren Ren
There is a widespread belief among many peoples...

There is a widespread belief among many peoples of Southeast Asia that objects that do not have destructive power among people have it in the world of spirits. For example, daggers with a specially...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th September 2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By Ren Ren
It is often difficult to distinguish between...

It is often difficult to distinguish between daggers from French Indochina and the Philippines.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,491
Posted By Ren Ren
There was no trump card in my sleeve :D I had to...

There was no trump card in my sleeve :D I had to look in someone else's sleeve.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,491
Posted By Ren Ren
Two Laotian axes from "Le musée du quai Branly"...

Two Laotian axes from "Le musée du quai Branly" in Paris
https://www.quaibranly.fr/fr/explorer-les-collections/base/Work/action/show/notice/659152-hache-a-balancier/page/1/...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,491
Posted By Ren Ren
This makes the ax easier to see :)

This makes the ax easier to see :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2021, 02:24 PM
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Views: 3,491
Posted By Ren Ren
One of the strangest axes I've ever seen: ...

One of the strangest axes I've ever seen:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=265191&postcount=314
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2021, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Ren Ren
Central Vietnam, presumably Darlak plateau

Central Vietnam, presumably Darlak plateau
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,491
Posted By Ren Ren
This is a reasonable question that was flying in...

This is a reasonable question that was flying in the air.
I have a guess that the ax handles are made from freshly felled wood. When the wood of these handles becomes dry, the heads of the axes can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By Ren Ren
Thank you very much for the photo and for the...

Thank you very much for the photo and for the information on the resin of Gluta usitata tree! Of course, such cases of damage reduce the collectible value of items, but they provide knowledge that is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By Ren Ren
12 rivets?! They don't like to work so hard in...

12 rivets?! They don't like to work so hard in Russia :D Look at Pakistan and China.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By Ren Ren
Congratulations, Iain! This is a truly excellent...

Congratulations, Iain! This is a truly excellent item! And he makes a fine pair with a small sword.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ren Ren
In my opinion, the scabbard is in Brazilian style.

In my opinion, the scabbard is in Brazilian style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,315
Posted By Ren Ren
Has anyone noticed the ornament along the edge?...

Has anyone noticed the ornament along the edge? It seemed familiar to me and I did my little research.
This ornamental motif is called Parang Rusak - "Broken Sword" and is originally present on...
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