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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Sajen
Tank you Xas for the very useful information! :)...

Tank you Xas for the very useful information! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Sajen
Maybe Ian, Robert, Jose or someone else will be...

Maybe Ian, Robert, Jose or someone else will be able to tell more about your bolo.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th July 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Sajen
Thank you very much for providing this excellent...

Thank you very much for providing this excellent site, most interesting!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Sajen
Hello SÚverin, Beautiful keris! I am a little...

Hello SÚverin,

Beautiful keris! I am a little bit jealous. ;) :cool: I think that the sarung fit the blade well enough. Regarding the age, certainly 19th century but could be older, who knows. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Sajen
Hello Rockelk, Welcome to the forum. I agree...

Hello Rockelk,

Welcome to the forum. I agree with Kai but I don't think that you need to polish the blade and give it a new etch, I just would remove the few rust spots.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Sajen
Hello MacCathain, I don't think that your...

Hello MacCathain,

I don't think that your unusual bolo is Mangyan, it's certainly Philippine and my best guess would be that it is from Luzon. The few Mangyan bolos I've seen (see the link you have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Sajen
Hello Motan, The scabbard could be much younger...

Hello Motan,

The scabbard could be much younger as the dagger, coudn't it?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,035
Posted By Sajen
Hello Alan, The big end is for me the beginning...

Hello Alan,
The big end is for me the beginning of the blade!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, Very nice restoration! Congrats,...

Hello Charles,

Very nice restoration! Congrats, it look much better now! Could it be that it is buffalo horn instead of tortoise shell? Like we know it by scabbards from Visayan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Sajen
Agree complete with Ariel, buffalo or cow horn,...

Agree complete with Ariel, buffalo or cow horn, think it's the first one.
Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Hello Alan, Like you I've owned and handled...

Hello Alan,

Like you I've owned and handled several so called Co Jang, all I've sold, only the one I've posted is still in my collection since it's the best one I've had in my possession. Like you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Sajen
Hello Wayne, I wouldn't use WD40, better try...

Hello Wayne,

I wouldn't use WD40, better try linseed oil. Curious to see your pictures! ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Here the promised comparison with a co jang from...

Here the promised comparison with a co jang from my collection. Please excuse the quality but I think that the different is visible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Hello Gustav, A very good hint and information....

Hello Gustav,

A very good hint and information. The sword on page 137 look indeed very similar.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Agreed! :) Have a look to van Zonneveld's...

Agreed! :)




Have a look to van Zonneveld's book on page 115 and for co jang at page 40.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Hello Alan, I think you mean the so called rudus...

Hello Alan,

I think you mean the so called rudus (a search here will show some examples), there are similarities but also a lot of differents. It's also called cojang see for example here:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, Thank you for comment! Sulawesi was...

Hello Kai,

Thank you for comment! Sulawesi was my guess as well but wasn't very sure since never have seen a similar one before. But the cross section with the very prominent spine I only know from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Sajen
It's a very interesting item! Maybe a short...

It's a very interesting item! Maybe a short dagger?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
:D Yes, the blade shape resembles a bangkung...

:D Yes, the blade shape resembles a bangkung blade. But the cross section is very different.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sajen
Indonesian pedang for identification

I've recently purchased an Indonesian pedang which seems to have a great age. It has a black horn handle, sadly with an age crack, blade is of laminated construction. The blade has a concave cross...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By Sajen
And it would be great to create an own thread for...

And it would be great to create an own thread for this blade! ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th June 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By Sajen
Indeed very nice! :) :cool:

Indeed very nice! :) :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,561
Posted By Sajen
Yes, you are correct regarding the coins, here...

Yes, you are correct regarding the coins, here some pictures from the attached coins.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th June 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Sajen
Beras wutah!

Beras wutah!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,764
Posted By Sajen
Very nice example, like Jose I would like to have...

Very nice example, like Jose I would like to have such an example in my collection! And yes, I think it's ebony. It's a worthy wood and not cheaper as akhar bahar or ivory!

Regards,
Detlef
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