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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Robert
The tip on the first is even more angular than...

The tip on the first is even more angular than the tip of the one just posted. While I have seen a few examples very similar to the the second kris posted, this is the first one I have seen where the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Robert
I cannot really add anything of value to this...

I cannot really add anything of value to this thread other than to say thank you for sharing and adding my congratulations to you on your acquisition of this rare piece.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Robert
Hello Jose, I thought that it might be a...

Hello Jose, I thought that it might be a centipede at first as well, but then I thought that they might include legs on it if it were. Perhaps it is some kind of aquatic beastie??? :D :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Robert
WOW :eek: Saying that this is nice would be a...

WOW :eek: Saying that this is nice would be a complete understatement. The size is amazing with it being what looks to be 13 inches in overall length. I have seen these longer but never with this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,989
Posted By Robert
Kronckew, I most likely have not seen as many of...

Kronckew, I most likely have not seen as many of these disassembled as you have, but on everyone I have handled personally the blades tang would only fit into the hilt one way (where everything,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,989
Posted By Robert
One thing to remember is that the tangs on these...

One thing to remember is that the tangs on these are usually curved to follow the curve of the tang socket in the hilt. The tang on this dagger is curved in the opposite direction of the point of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,989
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, I really like these knives and...

Hello Detlef, I really like these knives and though not antique they are very interesting. Because of the good workmanship, nice form and the fact that it's so unique I had even put a modest bid on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By Robert
You are most welcome Detlef. It makes me very...

You are most welcome Detlef. It makes me very happy to be able to pass on any any of the little tricks that I have learned over the years.




Thank you Tito Gunong, I am glad you like it.



I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By Robert
Hello Ron, and thank you for all the great...

Hello Ron, and thank you for all the great information and links to the other items with this style of engraving. The kris with the dragon/naga engraved down the entire length of the blade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, Normally after warming the blade...

Hello Detlef, Normally after warming the blade and removing it from the hilt and guard assembly I soak the wood for a few hours in distilled water to help soften and remove any built up dirt and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, I believe that this bolo would be...

Hello Detlef, I believe that this bolo would be called a "sinan-kapitan" and is Ilocano in origin. As for age, seeing that the ferrule looks to be seamed and not made from a piece of brass tubing or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By Robert
Hello Jose, The first time I saw this dagger I...

Hello Jose, The first time I saw this dagger I was thinking the same thing about it once having inlay, but after it arrived I could find no evidence that it ever did. The engraving has very sharp...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Robert
What a great piece Dajak. I especially like the...

What a great piece Dajak. I especially like the detailed cutout in the center of the blade. I hope you don't mind but I have adjusted the color and turned the photo to try and show a bit more of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By Robert
Unusual Gunong To Share

This unusual gunong is one of the latest additions to my collection. The engraved blade is 7 inches in length and 1/4 inch thick. The brass guard and ferule are cast in one piece. It has one of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,266
Posted By Robert
Absolutely amazing collection Steve. Best, Robert

Absolutely amazing collection Steve.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 192
Posted By Robert
Detlef, Thank you for posting these very...

Detlef, Thank you for posting these very informative links. I have been trying to locate them for the last 24 hours so I could do the same. :D I've got to change the way I file things away so I can...
Forum: Swap Forum 30th December 2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By Robert
Anyone interested in making an offer on any or...

Anyone interested in making an offer on any or all of these before I move them to that "other place" at the end of the week?

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 192
Posted By Robert
I have to agree with Detlef on this piece being...

I have to agree with Detlef on this piece being from Bicol. Whether or not it was made for a serviceman or a local who either acquired an American made blade and had it fitted with a local hilt or...
Forum: Swap Forum 28th December 2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Robert
SOLD !!! Thank you.

SOLD !!! Thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 27th December 2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Robert
Is anyone interested in making an offer on this...

Is anyone interested in making an offer on this before I move it to a different sales venue next week?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By Robert
Detlef, I will try to get some new photos taken...

Detlef, I will try to get some new photos taken and posted sometime in the next couple of days or so. With Christmas coming up things have been rather hectic around here. The wife has been trying to...
Forum: Swap Forum 19th December 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Robert
Naga Dao For Sale

Now offering this very nice Naga Dao for sale. Rattan is in exceptional condition with no breaks that I could find. The wooden part of the sheath is also in great condition with only a small sliver...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Robert
Hello, And welcome to the forum. You will need to...

Hello, And welcome to the forum. You will need to post photos of your item to be able to get any response to your questions though. If you are not sure how to post them all the information you will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By Robert
Absolutely amazing pieces Spunjer.:eek: I can't...

Absolutely amazing pieces Spunjer.:eek: I can't wait to see what is next.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Swap Forum 14th December 2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By Robert
Before listing these at the other place at the...

Before listing these at the other place at the end of the month, I am dropping the price for all four pieces to $200.00 with free shipping to anywhere in the lower 48 states only. Any interested...
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