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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2021, 11:18 PM
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Views: 1,796
Posted By russel
Hi Detlef, The book is available as a free...

Hi Detlef,

The book is available as a free download online. It is a fantastic reference.

Cheers, Russel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By russel
I'm far from being an authority on Indian arms,...

I'm far from being an authority on Indian arms, but I have suspicions about the authenticity of this sword: the blade seems of recent manufacture to me. But as I said, I'm no expert.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By russel
At almost 12 inches long, I seriously doubt it is...

At almost 12 inches long, I seriously doubt it is a Kirpan!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By russel
A Christmas Poem

I stumbled across a small book of poetry by a little known Australian poet (Bush Monastery, Royce Padman, 1974). The following seemed appropriate and timely to share with the forum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,883
Posted By russel
You've done a great job of bringing this back to...

You've done a great job of bringing this back to life. Well done!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,393
Posted By russel
Stunning!

Stunning!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st May 2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,431
Posted By russel
I stand corrected! Thanks for opening my eyes. ...

I stand corrected! Thanks for opening my eyes. :)

Cheers, Russel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,431
Posted By russel
I agree, truly stunning. But I ask, is this...

I agree, truly stunning. But I ask, is this really a Faca de Ponta? All other examples I have seen have been single edged.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,195
Posted By russel
Yes, that's a really nice example. Most likely...

Yes, that's a really nice example. Most likely wootz.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,129
Posted By russel
I can't day anything helpful about the spearhead,...

I can't day anything helpful about the spearhead, but the other items are all far. Please show us more detail.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 23,819
Posted By russel
Here is another one from my collection. 12.5cm...

Here is another one from my collection. 12.5cm overall, 6.5cm blade. Well made and VERY sharp. I'm am not sure what this should be called.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 23,819
Posted By russel
Great topic Detlef, Here are a couple of...

Great topic Detlef,

Here are a couple of miniature Kukris from my collection. They are both 14cm long with 9cm blades, 2.8mm spine thickness at the bolster. While they may well have been made for...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st December 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,190
Posted By russel
I believe the correct term for this type of...

I believe the correct term for this type of pointer is "Yad"
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 53,297
Posted By russel
Stunning example Detlef, congratulations!

Stunning example Detlef, congratulations!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,635
Posted By russel
Sue the BASTARDS!

Sue the BASTARDS!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,063
Posted By russel
I had hoped it was someone here who outbid me on...

I had hoped it was someone here who outbid me on that one, I'm keen to see the results of a polish and etch.

Cheers, Russel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,705
Posted By russel
I'm also curious to see better images, and to...

I'm also curious to see better images, and to know the length. By the look of the typed page which it is photographed against, it seem very small.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th March 2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,566
Posted By russel
Thank you Jean, The flat face on the first...

Thank you Jean,

The flat face on the first pic isn't as pronounced in reality (more an artifact of the my poor photography).
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th March 2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,566
Posted By russel
Bugis Keris?

Hello all,

This is my first post to the Keris Forum (I usually hang out over in the Ethnographic area). I recently picked up this Keris, rather cheaply, at a local auction. I am a complete novice...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,906
Posted By russel
The second Dha knife (Dha hmyaung) looks to be...

The second Dha knife (Dha hmyaung) looks to be from Burma to me.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,245
Posted By russel
Here is another reference to the label: ...

Here is another reference to the label:

http://flyandflea.blogspot.com.au/2009/09/46-doll-with-history.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,200
Posted By russel
Does anyone know if a transcript of Lecture by...

Does anyone know if a transcript of Lecture by Roy Elvis will be made available after the Seminar, for those of who unfortunately cannot attend.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,918
Posted By russel
I couldn't resist

I couldn't resist
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,894
Posted By russel
Nice group photo, I will have to get mine out for...

Nice group photo, I will have to get mine out for a family portrait too! The third from the left is the standout example (in my opinion), the fourth from the left is rather nice too.
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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd November 2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,223
Posted By russel
Thankyou Detlef, hopefully other members will...

Thankyou Detlef, hopefully other members will provide some more examples.

Cheers, Russel
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