Newest acquistion

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dino, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    So, as some of you may remember, I have described my house as a cross between a museum, an armory, a library and a zoo.
    My latest purchase just proves this.
    Friday, I purchased a partial mammoth tusk. It is almost 17 inches from end to end.
    The individual I bought it from was using the money from it's sale plus some he had saved back, to purchase a larger tuck piece.

    Below is a pic.

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  2. Dlondon95

    Dlondon95Well Known MemberMember

    That's really cool Dino!
     
  3. soltarianknight

    soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    Only you somtimes XD.
     




  4. Fall River

    Fall RiverValued MemberMember

    Very Cool Indeed !!!! Any idea on it's age? Must be a bit awe inspiring to handle something like that.
     
  5. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Don't let me touch it! I tend to drop things :;nin2
     




  6. I keep fish

    I keep fishWell Known MemberMember

    I that it was a piece of driftwood at first XD
     
  7. OP
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    Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    It is estimated to be about 40,000 years old, It is from the North Sea, where it was pulled up in a fish net.
    The North Sea is very shallow between the UK and Europe, there is believed to have been a land bridge connecting the two several times in the past.
    As fihhing boat pull nets across the bottom of the sea floor, they snag pieces like this and bring them to the surface.
     
  8. Pretty cool !!!
     
  9. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    That is awesome!
     
  10. OP
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    Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    So I looked a round a minute ago and here's what is in sight

    an original oil painting by Bob Eggleton
    95 pound piece of kimberlite ( matrix stone that Diamonds are found in)
    stryo foam T-rex skull
    15 inch ash stake ( for vampires)
    5 inch megladon tooth
    Scottish claymore
    original sketch of Batman by Bob Kane, his creator
    an adult helmet counch shell which weighs 7 pounds
    4 different book cases

    I love my house!
     
  11. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    I love your house too!
    Oh I remember the Kimberlite. There wasn't anything "lite' about carrying it out LOL
    Carol
     
  12. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Whyyyyyy.....?

    Hahaha, we've got two Claymores. One looks like its from LOTR (Its not), and one its just cool (And both are super heavy @.@)!
     
  13. soltarianknight

    soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    Ill take the claymore....though i assume its for those pesky zombies and werewolves.....and rival clans of alien fish

    EDIT: What kinda claymore? Highland or what?
     
  14. OP
    OP
    Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Non edged made by Star Fire Fordge, used for reinactments is 6 feet long and weighs 14 pounds. There is also a di-sho, the Japaneses equivalent of a lance, and two Gill Hibben short swords in sight.

    Yes, Carol, it is not LITE!
     
  15. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    We use ours on Halloween to scare the pee out of children's cocky parents *L*
     
  16. OP
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    Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Oh, the wooden 8 foot tall wall in the front yard that I throw knives and axes at keeps parents and neighbors at bay.
     
  17. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    That poor wall :;laughing
     
  18. soltarianknight

    soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    I miss the Rapiers my teacher had in her trunk(shes a hardcore Shakespeare director o.0). They were real, and so lovley. 4ft long almost 3lbs, dulled a little of course. She tought us how to fake sword fight.
     
  19. OP
    OP
    Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Rapiers are sweet!
     
  20. soltarianknight

    soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    They are fun, so fun! They stopped letting bring them after one of the guys at the play slipped up and got run through the arm, please, it was a flesh wound.....all the way through the flesh!
     






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