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Old 22nd December 2013, 05:54 AM   #1
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THIS UNUSUAL ITEM CLOSED RECENTLY ON EBAY. IT WAS SAID TO BE 19TH CENTURY AND FROM THE SOLOMON ISLANDS. THE ONLY MEASUREMENT GIVEN WAS 29.5 INCHES AT THE TOP ? TOTAL LEGNTH OR JUST THE TOP PORTION WAS NOT CLEAR. SAID TO BE HEAVY AND MASSIVE. HAS ANYONE SEEN A TOOL OR CLUB OF THIS FORM ?
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Old 22nd December 2013, 06:27 AM   #2
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That is one of the most fearsome things I've ever seen in my life. The very expression of it is “I'm coming after you”. I'll bet that thing even flies by itself.
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Old 26th December 2013, 06:13 PM   #3
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barry, i watched this item, i don't think its a club i'm not sure what it is, if it is a club its very,very rare..........................jimmy
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Old 27th December 2013, 09:49 AM   #4
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Hi Vandoo

The only club I can find with a remotely similar profile, is this one from the book "The Art of Tahiti" by Terence Barrow, described as from Rarotonga. The form of the grip on the Ebay piece is a bit reminiscent to that found on some Solomon Islands clubs.

So - I can't really say what the Ebay item is...
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Old 27th December 2013, 10:19 PM   #5
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THANKS COLIN
I ADDED YOUR PICTURE TO THE COOK ISLANDS CLUB POST IT IS A NICE EXAMPLE.
FOR SOME REASON I SUSPECT THE CLUB I POSTED IS A TOOL RATHER THAN WAR CLUB BUT IT IS DIFFICULT TO TELL ESPECIALLY WHEN I ONLY HAVE PICTURES AND A POOR DISCRIPTION TO GO ON. PERHAPS IT IS A WAR CLUB USED BY THE LOBSTERMEN FROM MARS.
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