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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, The hilt and scabbard are very...

Hello Detlef,

The hilt and scabbard are very different in style and craftmanship. So I think the handle was added later. Which is not a bad thing persé.

@ Francantolin, do you have a picture of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By asomotif
Are they eating with chop sticks yet ?

Are they eating with chop sticks yet ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By asomotif
Nice one, I saw it too. Don't know much about...

Nice one, I saw it too.
Don't know much about them, but I like the disc/guard. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By asomotif
Same here. Rhino, fairly frequently used for...

Same here. Rhino, fairly frequently used for sewars :confused:
I am a bit of a newby in collecting indonesian arms, and maybe Detlef hasn't seen that many sewars either :rolleyes:

Marius, no...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By asomotif
Yep, I do.

Yep, I do.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By asomotif
India is a fast growing economy with some very...

India is a fast growing economy with some very wealthy people.
This piece might well be bought by an indian who wants his history back :shrug:
The same happens with chinese collectors buying china...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd May 2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,702
Posted By asomotif
This sword is not an exsisting pattern sword, so...

This sword is not an exsisting pattern sword, so in that respect you are right, and it is not a fake.
It does however pretend to be old by the aging of the metal.

I did not check all the sold items...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,702
Posted By asomotif
I am amazed about the quality of the example in...

I am amazed about the quality of the example in post 8, but in general this sword makes me think of : made in the PRC

They like to combine styles and inscriptions and sell everything as ww2...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
slightly off topic, nice pictures with the...

slightly off topic, nice pictures with the "sharpie" markers :D intentional ? ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
Nice :) any age indication ?

Nice :)

any age indication ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
And one of the best imho, a mini rentjong. Next...

And one of the best imho, a mini rentjong. Next to a full size brother.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
The Indonesian / Sumatra ? small knife without a...

The Indonesian / Sumatra ? small knife without a name ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
My miniature jimpul.

My miniature jimpul.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
Ps. I am not sure if we should call this knife a...

Ps. I am not sure if we should call this knife a miniature.
I don't know the name but I have seen them several times in the past and probably have one or two stored somewhere in the attic.
These...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By asomotif
Show us your matchbox collection.....

Nice thread.

Would like to see some more matchboxes as well :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,505
Posted By asomotif
Strange how the mind wanders. It must be old age...

Strange how the mind wanders. It must be old age ;) , and/or the social distancing / mild lock down in my country.

Are there any new "old men" around ? Hence bumping this "old" thread...

Stay...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By asomotif
Impressed… so many so much and so diverse....

Impressed… so many so much and so diverse. thanks for sharing !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By asomotif
Very cool knife , even with the odd translation...

Very cool knife , even with the odd translation :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By asomotif
Are these 2 separate Swords in the post ?? (must...

Are these 2 separate Swords in the post ?? (must be twins than ) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By asomotif
I still have my doubts about the inlay. :shrug:...

I still have my doubts about the inlay. :shrug:

Look at the parts that I have marked.
There is pitting in the brass ? there is pitting on the edge of the iron/steel and the brass. Where have you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By asomotif
Hello Ian, The corrosion / pitting seems to be...

Hello Ian,

The corrosion / pitting seems to be present in the iron and the brass. Even on the edge of these 2 metals you see the same pitting.
This really strange, Is it brass ? Is it not a layer of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By asomotif
Thank you Albert for the review, and Alan for the...

Thank you Albert for the review, and Alan for the nice link to the video tour.

Some diversion for those who are staying at home.

Stay safe.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,914
Posted By asomotif
I found an auction in the UK in 2017 where these...

I found an auction in the UK in 2017 where these 3 lances were sold.
The description is only "indonesian 19th cent."
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd November 2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By asomotif
It looks a bit like an Alpine marmot (marmota...

It looks a bit like an Alpine marmot (marmota marmota)

But maybe that is coincidental.
:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By asomotif
Fought ?! "brought" I hope :D

Fought ?! "brought" I hope :D
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