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Ian 31st August 2017 09:24 PM

Naga-hilted kris
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This one finished recently online.

I hope that the winning bidder is a member here and will post better pics. The seller's pictures are a little fuzzy. This is a nice example of a very rare hilt form, and it sold for more than I expected given that the hilt is cracked and the blade has a significant forging flaw. Without better pics it is hard to say if there is a twist core running down the center of the blade.

Some of you were probably watching it too. I would think it is probably 19th C.


Sajen 1st September 2017 07:57 PM

Hi Ian,

indeed a lot of money, but the both faults wouldn't bother me very much. I also would like to know if the blade show twist core.


Battara 1st September 2017 11:01 PM

I didn't see a twist core but evidence of silver inlay (which needs to be restored )

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