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HonderoPeru
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Pre-colonial Sling
Nov 15th, 2011 at 2:32am
 
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Bought it in Cuzco from a local antique store.
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Reply #1 - Nov 15th, 2011 at 5:34am
 
That is a beauty. How old is it??
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Reply #2 - Nov 15th, 2011 at 6:10am
 
Gorgeous.  So complex.
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Reply #3 - Nov 15th, 2011 at 10:47am
 
should be 1500-1600 at least...the pouch is scratched a bit, probably beacuse of the usage.
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Reply #4 - Nov 16th, 2011 at 12:03pm
 
That`s a beauty, and with some interesting features.  I`m intrigued by the taper on the release cord, food for thought, there Smiley
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Reply #5 - Nov 16th, 2011 at 1:06pm
 
Heīs the guy who got me the star mace. I took some pictures of his sling, but deleted them by accident.
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Reply #6 - Nov 16th, 2011 at 8:11pm
 
ooh pretty Grin
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Reply #7 - Nov 16th, 2011 at 8:50pm
 
Can you give us some background info on the sling. Where it came from? How you got it? Do you know anything about who made it?
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Reply #8 - Jan 30th, 2012 at 3:10pm
 
These puruvian slings are absolute works of art!!!!!!! I'd love to learn how to make an accurate reproduction.
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