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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Amuk Murugul
BELATED answers .....

Ariel,

- Basis of classification is simply the general shape of the blade.

- 'What " differences in the basic shape " are important? Are we talking about real issues of construction or just about...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Old School: ..... a CLASSIC!

Hullo everybody! :)

To share, for your enjoyment/info.

Type: Parang Tjarangasoka.
Name: Masih Bandjar.
Blade: LxOALxWxT=56x68x4.75x0.99cm.
Handle: Wood w/ silver ftgs.

(Before anyone asks; it IS a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Amuk Murugul
A PRECURSOR .....

Hullo everybody! :)

Pedang Parang Lais (c1800):

LxOALxWxT=46x57x2.06x1.09cm.

Enjoy!

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Amuk Murugul
For: Battara & kai

Hullo everybody! :) (again)
I donít normally revisit a post unless it is to edit/add or Iím expecting a response. So, apologies for my late response.

Battara:

a. The sheath belongs to the siwaih....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Amuk Murugul
*CORRECTION*

Hullo everybody! :)

In my initial post:
"Type: Rintjong Meupoetjok Oelee Lapan Sagoe c1755Ē, should be: Rintjong Meupoetjok Oelee Toempang Beunteueng Kelah Lapan Sagoe c1755.
Apologies.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Amuk Murugul
RINTJONG / REUNTJONG ( aka RENCONG )

Hullo everybody! :)

Thought I'd take these pix and share, before I clean them and put them away.
Apologies for the quality. I got a bit exasperated as I couldn't get the camera to disengage the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Gav, Thanks again. Precisely what I was...

Hullo Gav,
Thanks again. Precisely what I was looking for.
Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Thanks Gav, I've edited my original post. :) Best,

Thanks Gav,
I've edited my original post. :)
Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Info request re: Kilij(?)-type/Indo-persian sword

Hullo everybody, :)

Just a quick question:
Can anybody provide me with a verifiable picture/photo of the back-edge of the spine which has a concave x-section on this type of sword ?

Thank...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,337
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Alan, YW. I normally try not to engage in...

Hullo Alan,
YW.
I normally try not to engage in discussion which I feel can go on " 'til the cows come home". I usually just leave 'skyhooks' that interested parties can use for further research to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,337
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Alan, Using 'gun analogy': I always try a...

Hullo Alan,

Using 'gun analogy': I always try a 'sharp-shooter' rather than a 'blunderbuss' approach.
Thus what I have written above pertains only to the subject in question AND 'understood' by the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,337
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Wink Hullo Roy, The silence is deafening ...... I...

Hullo Roy,

The silence is deafening ......

I plead guilty.
Therefore, please accept my humblest apologies.
Unfortunately, I am constrained by certain sensibilities.
However, very generally...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
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, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
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, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
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, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
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, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
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, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
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, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
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, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
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, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
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, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
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, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
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, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Amuk Murugul
!CORRECTION!

SHOULD BE:

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

Apologies.
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