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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Amuk Murugul
REGULATION KALEWANG / PEDANG MARSOSE ( aka Klewang / Kelewang ):

Hullo everybody! :)

ENJOY!

A selected representative sample, including data which may not be available elsewhere.

Developed in the field for use in close-combat and brush-clearing, thus combining...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, Your answer is along the RHS of...

Hullo Detlef,

Your answer is along the RHS of the picture in the inserts.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Amuk Murugul
TJIKEROEH : signed, dated ..... delivered

Hullo everybody! :)

ENJOY!

1st.pic. Top to Bottom:

- Classification: GolokWalanda1896-TJIKEROEH-NATAMADJA
Blade:LxAOLxWxT=33x48x5x0.85cm.
Handle: Horn
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Kino, :) 'AWANG' is an ancient honorary...

Hullo Kino, :)

'AWANG' is an ancient honorary title.
Yes, 'SIAM' does indeed mean '9'.
Depending on whether those you speak to have remained true to their ancient heritage or adopted other...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Everybody! :) Hullo Battara, Thank you. It...

Hullo Everybody! :)

Hullo Battara,
Thank you. It took a lot of 'elbow-grease' to get them to the condition they are now in. Still needs some work, especially on the handles. On the bottom one, part...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, Sorry, no original scabbards. As...

Hullo Detlef,

Sorry, no original scabbards. As it was , I was lucky enough to rescue these pieces, especially the bottom one. It looked like it had been burnt. Both are 'works in progress' for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Amuk Murugul
CURIOS

Hullo everybody! :)

Enjoy!

With ref. to 1st. photo:

TOP
Name: Matamata Bisaja
Classification: Kalis Poelogsa Sikoe Naga Mahesa Garantang BISAJA Kalamantan
Blade: LxOALxWxT=47x53x1.69x11.63cm.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd June 2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PELONG MADOERA

Hello Willem,

My initial reply was merely to nudge you in a direction for research.
However, I see that you still haven't classified your item yet.
O.K., I'll play the name game.
IMVHO, it is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Willem, just to remind...

Hullo everybody! :)

Willem, just to remind you:

- A lot of Madurese were soldiers of the VOC/KNIL. So, not surprising if some traditional Madurese implements ended up in the Atjeh theatre.

- Thus...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Amuk Murugul
KALIS BISAYA

Hullo everybody! :)

Couldn't resist the opportunity to snap and post this lot.

Here's the description for the first pic, from bottom to top:

1. Name: Awang Semaoen

Classication: Kalis Siam Sikoe...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Golok Bengkoeloe / Bengkulu

Hullo everybody! :)

Marcus,

Popularly referred to as: Golok Bengkoeloe / Bengkulu.

Common in southern Soematera (Sumatra), southern Kalamantan (Borneo) and among the Soenda (Sunda).

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Brother-In-Arms

Just for the sake of completeness:

Pedang Salin Alai Waloet & Pedang Salin Alai Balanak respectively:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Amuk Murugul
!CORRECTION!

SHOULD BE:

- Such parangs generally aka Parang Panangkas or Parang Kemoedi Singkir.

Apologies.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th November 2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo ganjawulung! :) IMVHO ..... a very nice...

Hullo ganjawulung! :)

IMVHO ..... a very nice application of the daun sayap/melayu/langkasukha motif to decorate the accentuated features of the bird, while still maintaining focus on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Amuk Murugul
" BEDOG / GOLOK 1.01 " :)

Hullo everybody!
Just thought this may be of some use.

Today, the terms Bedog and Golok are often used interchangeably to refer to the same implement.
Initially, the bedog was developed as a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Amuk Murugul
NOTES

Notes:
- There is no standard for curvature or length.
- Parang Njaboer Balanak, aka Parang Toeso'.
- Parang Njaboer Lais, aka Parang Soedo'.
- Parang Njaboer Pipih, aka Parang Patjat Gantoeng.
-...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PARANG NJABOER / NABUR ' Recognition Chart ' (ii)

Basic types based on general overall appearance:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PARANG NJABOER / NABUR ' Recognition Chart ' (i)

Hullo everybody! :)

AND YET AGAIN, I have been asked the same type of questions.
This post is an attempt to obviate such a recurrence.
I have reconstructed charts I made when I was still starting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) .....Soenda/western-Java...

Hullo everybody! :)

.....Soenda/western-Java golok-pandjang/pedang, perah(handle) tjeker-mentjek/hoeloe-makara .....missing metal cover on simeut-meuting (clip), chape & throat (see attach.)

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) ..... Tjirebon ..... Hoeloe...

Hullo everybody! :)
..... Tjirebon ..... Hoeloe Makara .....

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Additional Info

redundancy
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo medar1, Welcome to the forum! :) To...

Hullo medar1,
Welcome to the forum! :)
To complement what info you already have, please bear in mind:

- Okinawa of today was previously known as Ryukyu and was different from the rest of Japan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) ..... Depends on culture....

Hullo everybody! :)


..... Depends on culture. Certainly helps when kneeling, squatting or indeed, sitting cross-legged. You will find drags on all manner of edged-weapons, even on a short...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd March 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,108
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) BluErf, I don't want to be...

Hullo everybody! :)

BluErf, I don't want to be rude, but I have no wish to engage in discussion/debate.
You probably already know more than me.
However, I will leave you with these thoughts:

- You...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd March 2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,407
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) My apologies. Nothing to do...

Hullo everybody! :)
My apologies. Nothing to do with the topic at hand.
I just happened to browse through and came across the above statement, which aroused my curiosity (being a skeptic of...
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