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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By asomotif
Horn.

Horn.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
Thank you, The tip about a damp cloth came from...

Thank you,

The tip about a damp cloth came from this thread :
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=11250&highlight=glue+cloth
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By asomotif
Here one picture showing the complete blade.

Here one picture showing the complete blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By asomotif
Sewar with a rencongstyle scabbard mouth

I phased this lovely sewar with an unusual scabbard mouth.

The whole ensemble looks as if it was made this way a long time ago.
Any comments or similar pieces for comparison ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
A damp cloth worked fine, it was a felxible hobby...

A damp cloth worked fine, it was a felxible hobby glue.
Difficult material to get a good fit again.
At this moment it looks like this :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,020
Posted By asomotif
Thank you for the information. Amazing to read...

Thank you for the information.

Amazing to read that New Jersey is a hub for smuggling to China.
Unfortunately, if you close one route, a thousand other routes still exsist and if needed, new routes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
Thanks Gavin, Golok always makes me think of a...

Thanks Gavin,

Golok always makes me think of a short weapon.
I agree that the blade shape is like the golok but in this case it is much longer.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
Thank you. It was brought to the Netherlands by...

Thank you.
It was brought to the Netherlands by a soldier who was stationed in Mid Java and who sailed from Semarang.

So this sounds good.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
It looks like a pretty hard transparent glue. I...

It looks like a pretty hard transparent glue.

I plan to wrap is in a damp cloth for a day or so...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, Yes, the nose is indeed reglued,...

Hello Detlef,

Yes, the nose is indeed reglued, unfortunately with a small gap remaining.
If I reglue this it shoudl look better.

Tips / advise how to do this are appreciated.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asomotif
PEDANG II ?? for comments

I am looking for some adviise on this pedang.

Zonneveld TWOIA calls this a pedang II, but refers to Sumatra.
Like to hear your opinion...

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd August 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By asomotif
last bump

bump.....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd July 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By asomotif
Yes David, they look Ifugao-ish. I found this...

Yes David, they look Ifugao-ish.

I found this quote on the web.
Google pictures will provide a lot of recent examples if you search for "ifugao headdress". I enclose one of them :-)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th July 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By asomotif
Is somone going to mention the "spray...

Is somone going to mention the "spray paint"patina ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,069
Posted By asomotif
Nice, looks a lot like the one in post #10 ;)

Nice, looks a lot like the one in post #10 ;)
Forum: Swap Forum 16th June 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By asomotif
bump

bump + open for a serious offer
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By asomotif
wow... Beautiful in such an elegant shape !

wow... Beautiful in such an elegant shape !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By asomotif
Nice hilts on the kukri's. I made a new picture...

Nice hilts on the kukri's.

I made a new picture adding my peurawot which has also a green hilt :)
Sad enough that is all I have with green horn.

Would like to add a keris hilt maybe one day...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By asomotif
GREEN HORN HILT / RENTJONG

New in my collection. A rentjong with a green horn hilt.

Are there other forumites with similar green horn hilted weapons ?
(rentjong or others)

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By asomotif
I just found this picture that I took last year...

I just found this picture that I took last year in Firenze / Florence Italy.
(How could I forget this :p )
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th June 2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,122
Posted By asomotif
picture taken last week at the Gemeente Museum...

picture taken last week at the Gemeente Museum Den Haag.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By asomotif
Hello Jennye, One type is very recognisable as a...

Hello Jennye,

One type is very recognisable as a solomon islands spear.
Good chance that the others are from that region as well.
Can't help you very much with the age.
Did your father travel ? did...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th June 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By asomotif
NEW BOOK !!!

I just learned that a book has been published about the museum collection :

quote...

240 pp.; c.220 colour illus., map, biblio.. Leiden, 2014. Cloth.

Museum Nusantara in Delft was a small-scale,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,069
Posted By asomotif
Happily gathering pictures I remembered this...

Happily gathering pictures I remembered this variation.
I am not sure where it was taken, the website says "Tropenmuseum" (Amsterdam)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,069
Posted By asomotif
I would rather have had it in my hands to...

I would rather have had it in my hands to determine the material :D ;)
But it indeed looks like polished akar bahar.
Here is an enlargement of the previou picture :
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