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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th May 2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By asomotif
And here we are, wondering why old mendak are...

And here we are, wondering why old mendak are scarce :D

Nive collection btw.
Allways good to bring this under the attention.
I really dislike the cheap mendak that are sometimes seen on nice old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By asomotif
Hello Green, Some better (close up) pictures of...

Hello Green,

Some better (close up) pictures of the blade might help.
But it looks like a forged blade, and the pitts are already created during the forging :shrug:

Do you have a close up of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By asomotif
This mandau is 2nd half 20th century, made for...

This mandau is 2nd half 20th century, made for ceremonial wear / dancing.
Traditional motifs and techniques, but less refined.

The blade looks like a machinemade blade.
The name appears to be...
Forum: Swap Forum 1st May 2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By asomotif
LAST OFFER / USD 275 SHIPPED WWWIDE

Due to the improved USD exchange rate...

Best and last offer USD 275 shipped Wwide.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By asomotif
Nice Alamang, The white horn is beautifull. and...

Nice Alamang,

The white horn is beautifull. and quite rare I guess on this type of weapon.

It coud be that the foot of the scabbard is missing. But overall it looks like an untouched example....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By asomotif
I would love to see pictures of the Gawai...

I would love to see pictures of the Gawai antu.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By asomotif
Ps. leaving the markings behind... what a...

Ps. leaving the markings behind...

what a wonderfull carved handle ! simpel and elegant.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By asomotif
Is this a tulwar blade ? Could it be a Sappeurs...

Is this a tulwar blade ?

Could it be a Sappeurs blade ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Swap Forum 12th April 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By asomotif
sold

sold
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By asomotif
Thank you for the pictures. This looks like an...

Thank you for the pictures.

This looks like an original colour without the wax.
I assume the shield is of a lightweight wood ?

I still have my doubts on when and why a skull was fixed to the...
Forum: Swap Forum 7th April 2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By asomotif
EUR 110 shipped Worldwide.

update : EUR 110 shipped Worldwide.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By asomotif
The Axe : looks very good. An agricultural tool...

The Axe : looks very good.
An agricultural tool btw. not a weapon. And for that reason quite rare in collections.

The shield....
The general shape looks fine, like an original shield suitable for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By asomotif
My feeling is also 2nd half 20th century.

My feeling is also 2nd half 20th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By asomotif
Yes, looks like genuine craftmanship to me. Ps....

Yes, looks like genuine craftmanship to me.

Ps. Don't overclean the blade.
Forum: Swap Forum 1st April 2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By asomotif
VERY NICE SHIELD / PEURISE TEUMAGA FROM ATJEH

A VERY NICE PEURISE TEUMAGA FROM ATJEH.

Cast brassware of a fine quality and in perfect condition considering its age (around 1900)

Size / diameter 26,5 cms.

EUR 110 shipped to Europe / USA /...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By asomotif
Yes, a later replacement. The floral decoration...

Yes, a later replacement.

The floral decoration on the ferrule is not Atjeh, nor is the hilt.
It looks also oversized. a picture of the complete weapon will give a better view on the size.

Best...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By asomotif
Here a picture of the variety in blades. These...

Here a picture of the variety in blades.
These are the 4 knives in the hanger.
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd March 2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By asomotif
BUMP

Bump...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By asomotif
Nice mandau's, all three of them. Do you have...

Nice mandau's, all three of them.

Do you have some close ups of the first scabbard ?
The paint appears to be applied on top of (older) carvings.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By asomotif
In addition to Maurice's story a picture from...

In addition to Maurice's story a picture from Hornbill and Dragon.

And a picture of a special hanger that can hold 4 carvings knives.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By asomotif
Hmm... you could qualify them as "best"...

Hmm... you could qualify them as "best" and "more best" ;)

I like beads and blades with inlay, but the stag hilt is also very very nice.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By asomotif
Wow, my avatar almost turned green with envy ;-)

Wow, my avatar almost turned green with envy ;-)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By asomotif
I would put some wax on the hilt myself. Probably...

I would put some wax on the hilt myself.
Probably also on the wood. just a bit.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By asomotif
Here is an old spear with a similar point. old...

Here is an old spear with a similar point. old rusty.
I think its sumatran.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By asomotif
Did you mean this thread ...

Did you mean this thread :

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2626&page=2&highlight=spear+bayonet

Best regards,
Willem
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