Captured machete used by the Mau-Mau

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    Captured machete used by the Mau-Mau

    Post by nkomo on Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:43 am






    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mau_Mau

    Machete used and captured during the Mau-Mau rebellion in Kenya in the 1950's/1960's.


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    Post by AndrewA74 on Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:47 am

    Interesting. What's the netting for?
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    Post by nkomo on Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:08 am

    Not exactly sure....possiblly for decoration.
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    Post by bond007a1 on Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:10 am

    the MAU-MAU...is that like the Oak Ridge Boys??? Elvira...


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    Post by kammo-man on Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:10 pm

    That is nasty looking for sure
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    Post by Camo_fiend on Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:13 pm

    bond007a1 wrote:the MAU-MAU...is that like the Oak Ridge Boys??? Elvira...
    Their closest allies are the "Oom-papa" tribe. lol!
    All jokes aside, that's a sweet-looking relic, Arch!


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    Post by misanthropic_gods on Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:26 am

    Wow, that sure is an interesting little piece

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