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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th June 2015, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Dimasalang
Few more images

Few more images
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th June 2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Dimasalang
Maranao Moro Sarimanok Statue

I know this isn't a weapon of any sorts, but I think relates to some of the topics here, particularly the Moro discussions. And I figured some of you might enjoy the share. Here's a Sarimanok statue...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dimasalang
Just found this tid-bit of info on where the name...

Just found this tid-bit of info on where the name Bartolome came from, it is named after Saint Bartholomew[same as Bartolome], which happened to be the patron Saint of Malabon(town located just north...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dimasalang
Thanks for sharing the info Ian! The Magdiwang...

Thanks for sharing the info Ian!
The Magdiwang chapter of the Katipunan were all from Noveleta Cavite, and they were the rival group of Aguinaldos Magdalo chapter(located in same Cavite province but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Dimasalang
Very nice! But weren't tortoiseshells on Moro...

Very nice!
But weren't tortoiseshells on Moro weapons done later by the mid-20th century?(Specifically the scabbards). I don't think I have ever seen any tortoiseshell used on Spanish era and early...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By Dimasalang
Excellent. Why can't I ever find one of these. :(

Excellent.
Why can't I ever find one of these. :(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dimasalang
I recently watched a documentary on rhino...

I recently watched a documentary on rhino poaching and where these horns were ending up. They are mostly going to Asia, many Asians believe it does sever as a super medicine. Oddly enough they...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Dimasalang
Very nice. Looks like the location might say Ilo...

Very nice. Looks like the location might say Ilo Ilo in the Visayas region. :shrug: That is where most of the fighting took place between Filipinos and Americans. Got any better pics?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Dimasalang
I think it is the infamous chupacabra. :)

I think it is the infamous chupacabra. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By Dimasalang
:eek: This is awesome news to hear that you now...

:eek:
This is awesome news to hear that you now own this piece! Although I got to really admit, I am a wee bit jealous!! :p Amazing the finish underneath. Spunjer also just received a Tenegre bolo...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Dimasalang
Very nice piece. I too was eyeing this one, but...

Very nice piece. I too was eyeing this one, but could not find the extra funds for it. :D A friend of mine badly wanted this one also. Either way, I am very happy to see it now in the hands of a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Dimasalang
Hi Robert, sorry for late reply. The separation...

Hi Robert, sorry for late reply. The separation on the guard looks to be cracking along the lines in the horn. And the bullet casing is a 45acp...which looks to be made in to the scabbard as the wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Dimasalang
Finally got around to taking some pics. Sorry for...

Finally got around to taking some pics. Sorry for the delay. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Dimasalang
I recently picked up a similar sword. Same exact...

I recently picked up a similar sword. Same exact style handle and blade profile.(I can share the pics later). But I would also like to know the name(if there is one) and of the specific group or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,778
Posted By Dimasalang
Unbelievable piece!!! :eek: Selos. :p

Unbelievable piece!!! :eek:
Selos. :p
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dimasalang
Haven't been here in awhile. Looks like I been...

Haven't been here in awhile. Looks like I been missing out!
AWESOME piece Jose!!! :eek: My dream to own one of these.
Just let me know when you looking to sell. HAHA :p
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Dimasalang
Oohhweeee! Now that is an awesome lookin piece! ...

Oohhweeee! Now that is an awesome lookin piece! :) Congrats!
Just let me be the first if ever you think about selling. hehe :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By Dimasalang
Excellent piece! Very nice! :)

Excellent piece! Very nice! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,683
Posted By Dimasalang
There actually was one General of Aguinldos 1st...

There actually was one General of Aguinldos 1st Republic I have seen and heard that carried what looked to be a Moro Kris. I have not found any information on this general at all. There were military...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,209
Posted By Dimasalang
I'd like to add one more thing here: That sword...

I'd like to add one more thing here:
That sword is AWESOME!

That is all. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By Dimasalang
I also have one strikingly similar. Chiseled edge...

I also have one strikingly similar. Chiseled edge makes it more so coming from the Visayas region. I also was told Panay. My guess would be these to be 30s or WWII(or a little after) production, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,650
Posted By Dimasalang
You have any more info on your great-grandfathers...

You have any more info on your great-grandfathers exploits in the Philippines? What branch, which units, or where he was stationed? :) Typically a lot of battles and skirmishes were documented.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,182
Posted By Dimasalang
Blade vendors in the Philippines Ca.1913 selling...

Blade vendors in the Philippines Ca.1913 selling what look to be similar knives.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,754
Posted By Dimasalang
Possibly our hands are to big. They say the...

Possibly our hands are to big. They say the average height of a male native of the Philippines in the early 1900s was 5'3". I'm 5'8. Maybe Ill have my wife try it out, shes 5'2", see how well it fits...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,754
Posted By Dimasalang
Wow! Thanks for sharing Nacho! :D I wish mine...

Wow! Thanks for sharing Nacho! :D
I wish mine had a date. :(

Do you think ours were made by the same smith. The design, particularly the scabbards, are just so close to looking exactly alike.
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