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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 484
Posted By Sajen
Hi Joren, please share the result with us. Don't...

Hi Joren,

please share the result with us. Don't worry about the rust, when you don't treat this places the rust will still work and it will become more worse, special in the climate circumstances...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 484
Posted By Sajen
It's a question of taste, I personally like...

It's a question of taste, I personally like silver polished up, others like it tarnished. You can let test it by a jeweler. And don't worry, when you don't like it polished up, silver get very soon...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kubur, not my area of collecting but I...

Hello Kubur,

not my area of collecting but I think it's a Beja dagger, see here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=12144&highlight=beja

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 484
Posted By Sajen
To my eyes it look like tarnished silver bands. ...

To my eyes it look like tarnished silver bands. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 484
Posted By Sajen
I am still not confident that the front plates of...

I am still not confident that the front plates of the scabbard worked from tortoise shell, to my eyes it look like water buffalo horn. And the asang-asang could be from low grade silver with copper...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Sajen
Hallo Barry, I was one of the bidders but...

Hallo Barry,

I was one of the bidders but decided to let it go after I had discussed this piece with an other member of this forum. I think that it is a Visayan WWII area dagger. At one of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 484
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, agree with everything you have said...

Hello David,

agree with everything you have said but think that the panel in the back from the scabbard is from aluminium and not from M.O.P. and in the front from horn instead of tortoise shell but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Sajen
Hello Gustav, yes of course you are correct and...

Hello Gustav,

yes of course you are correct and I am sure that the sultanate give the name, sometimes I should start my brain before writing! ;) :D :rolleyes:

BTW, my translation was correct,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 408
Posted By Sajen
Hello Chris, thank you very much for sharing...

Hello Chris,

thank you very much for sharing your collection and knowledge. :)

Agree that this should be a classic.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Sajen
Perak mean nothing other than silver. Bahasa...

Perak mean nothing other than silver. Bahasa Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Sajen
Look like a European dagger!? :shrug:

Look like a European dagger!? :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Sajen
Have received the knife, handle is indeed ivory....

Have received the knife, handle is indeed ivory. The spine of both blades was once inlaid with a strip of engraved silver, only a small section at the needle is still present. Maybe someone will be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th August 2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Sajen
This is indeed important. :) Regards, Detlef

This is indeed important. :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sajen
Hi Maurice, thank's, it's your piece so I have...

Hi Maurice,

thank's, it's your piece so I have to ask! ;)

Kind regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sajen
Hello Maurice, I still keep the auction...

Hello Maurice,

I still keep the auction pictures. When you don't mind I can post some of them!?

Best regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Sajen
Hi Leif, I think it's better to speak an open...

Hi Leif,

I think it's better to speak an open word, thank you for understanding.
It will be some sort of natural resin or a mix of natural stuff with a great portion of resin. When you heat the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Sajen
It's may has been once a nice sword but the time...

It's may has been once a nice sword but the time has left a relict only. Here three better examples: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20141&highlight=pedang
I don't see any chance to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Sajen
I know nearly nothing about kukri and until a few...

I know nearly nothing about kukri and until a few days ago I don't have seen maybe the real deal. But I see that this are good blades and they seems to be well cared for. :) Nice collection, thank...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Sajen
Hello Rick, at this point I disagree, I think...

Hello Rick,

at this point I disagree, I think that it is a WWII or slightly later Luzon dagger, the cast guard is the giveaway IMHO.
Still a dignified collector item.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Sajen
Hello Alan, it was my hope that you join in and...

Hello Alan,

it was my hope that you join in and was sure that you will be able to tell us much more about the swastika symbol special in context to the Indonesian Archipelago. Useful information and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sajen
Hello Maurice, when I remember correct it is...

Hello Maurice,

when I remember correct it is special and a great piece, but my first priority was the sundang, great piece with the bird carved pommel! ;)
Curious to see your pictures.

Best...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sajen
Hello Maurice, congrats, great catch! Also the...

Hello Maurice,

congrats, great catch! Also the mandau is great! :)

Best regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Sajen
Hello Willem, thank you for remembering me that...

Hello Willem,

thank you for remembering me that I have seen the swastika symbol before on Muslim blades! :D

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Sajen
I just read a little bit more about Hinduism in...

I just read a little bit more about Hinduism in Indonesia, here a statement I found in this german wiki link:https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulawesi
"Sulawesi wurde seit dem 15. Jahrhundert...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, very nice Malay sundang. I have a...

Hello Charles,

very nice Malay sundang. I have a picture in my database from a very, very similar piece. I first thought that it is the same one.
I don't remember if the hilt has been from horn or...
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