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Forum: Swap Forum 21st October 2022, 02:19 AM
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Posted By Gavin Nugent
Bump... open to offers... don't be shy

Bump... open to offers... don't be shy
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th October 2022, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,985
Posted By Gavin Nugent
I was wondering who this chap was on the pommel...

I was wondering who this chap was on the pommel end. I suspect it is him.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cduw1-8vmm1/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2022, 03:56 AM
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Views: 10,543
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Another worth the expense

Another worth the expense
Forum: Swap Forum 24th September 2022, 05:55 AM
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Posted By Gavin Nugent
Sorry, I forgot to add, $200 USD plus post.

Sorry, I forgot to add, $200 USD plus post.
Forum: Swap Forum 24th September 2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Oromo shield Ethiopia

For sale; Oromo shield, Ethiopia, circa 1900, a very good example of the type.

I'd prefer shipping within the US as this will be handed by a third party on my behalf.

With thanks

Gavin...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st September 2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,812
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Apologies for the mis quote Alan, I was referring...

Apologies for the mis quote Alan, I was referring to the keris Gustav presented, just loosely speaking...the first image is a rather acute cut away where more traditional lines flow through this area...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th August 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,812
Posted By Gavin Nugent
I know little about these old keris and the...

I know little about these old keris and the history attached to them, but just a casual uninformed passing comment... there are numerous Sulawesi keris that in one sense or another follow this...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thank you Alan. The insights are...

Thank you Alan.

The insights are appreciated.

The Wedung, I did not know this. I shall look at them in a different light now.

The keris weapon debate... face off a scholar against a silat...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th August 2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Keraton and the wearing of weapons

I've a rather broad and general questions.

The wearing of functional weapons within a Royal Palace.

Apart from keris within attire, were more functional weapons like the Pedang Lurus and spears...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 12th August 2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,507
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Wanting to buy

Wanting to buy,

Old Tajong keris, complete, in parts or in less than perfect condition is OK.

&

Good old robust saras blade, luk or straight is OK.

With thanks
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,065
Posted By Gavin Nugent
I too have old Bugis Sulawesi and Bugis Sumatra...

I too have old Bugis Sulawesi and Bugis Sumatra blades with smooth surfaces and old Warangan.

The lighter coloured hulu is Jambi to my eye. From the photo, it seems the blade, hulu and pendokok...
Forum: Swap Forum 6th July 2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,353
Posted By Gavin Nugent
www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

Hello fellow collectors.

It has been several years since we've posted in the swap forum and this is just to let everyone know things are in full swing with daily updates (some falling behind in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th June 2022, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,695
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thank you Alan. The first four points you...

Thank you Alan.

The first four points you note are what led me down this path, it is all those things... but no ring end to the pesi.

The pesi does have these recesses that look more to be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th June 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,695
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Alan, Would/could this be a Keris Sombro? ...

Alan,

Would/could this be a Keris Sombro? Or is this a catch phrase thrown around where these small talismanic keris are concerned?

With thanks

Gavin
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,437
Posted By Gavin Nugent
A very interesting subject. All very rare and...

A very interesting subject. All very rare and beautiful keris.

I've not shared this publicly before.

An inlaid Malaysian spear of robust fighting size and form.

Both sides are inlaid in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,085
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thanks for coming in there Kai. I've not...

Thanks for coming in there Kai.

I've not tried to etch the blade... looks plain beneath the patina.

It does have great distal taper and very robust... a simple and very effective 8cm long blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,085
Posted By Gavin Nugent
An unusual utility

I've always thought this to be of Patanni origins, Northern Malay border states.

Does anyone have definitive knowledge as to the origins of this knife.

With thanks

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,606
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Error

Error
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,177
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Adding this for visual references from a 2006...

Adding this for visual references from a 2006 sale.

By appearances they were coveted weapons.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,606
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thanks Jeff. I doubt its designed for...

Thanks Jeff.

I doubt its designed for horse combat but perhaps it could be :shrug: I think perhaps more a case of get the hell out of my reach or be cut in two... the blade is simply amazing...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th October 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,911
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Not from the net but from my film role, from the...

Not from the net but from my film role, from the Barong dance.

Apart from Weddings noted, I've images of keris worn in funeral processions too.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,606
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Achang Dah comes to mind Jeff, one from my...

Achang Dah comes to mind Jeff, one from my collection in the link below.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=179359&postcount=9

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,361
Posted By Gavin Nugent
North African tourist wares these are most...

North African tourist wares these are most commonly referred to as Stu, Touareg I believe.

Gavin
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th September 2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,551
Posted By Gavin Nugent
This Kocet-Kocetan example is held in the...

This Kocet-Kocetan example is held in the Denpasar Museum.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,470
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Jeffs, Stu is totally on track in his responses...

Jeffs, Stu is totally on track in his responses about conservation.

Exercise patience, weeks or more or patience if you need to. Get yourself a good bronze brush too, it will help the process...
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