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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
African chain mail

Nigerian Panoply arms and armour of the Northern Region. A. D. H, Bivar 1964 Department of Antiquities Federal Republic of Nigeria.

short extract.

Chain Armour, to offer effective protection...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2022, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
You got me thinking, so I weighed the new club...

You got me thinking, so I weighed the new club and the South American club. I was surprised. The South American club feels much heavier but is only 136g heavier than the new Massim club 1.385kg vs...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2022, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Latest Massim black palm lance club.

Just arrived L 1.35m blade width 7cm. Not sure how one would put a name to this form of stabbing club. This could be used as a bludgeon but they are generally relatively light weight and I thick...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2022, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
I think it is safe to say that every member here...

I think it is safe to say that every member here has been there done that in some way. It is part of collecting and learning.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2022, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
This example from the British Museum online...

This example from the British Museum online collection is recorded as Bora a people that cross the border regions mentioned. They will not be the only peoples that do so.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2022, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Looking in AMNH data base and The museum of...

Looking in AMNH data base and The museum of American Indian data base, there are similar examples with not a lot more information other than North West Brazil. Some examples are recorded as being...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2022, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
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 21st May 2022, 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?
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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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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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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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Views: 991
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: 2,570
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
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By Tim Simmons
Quite possible.

Quite possible.
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