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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PAKARANG KALAMANTAN ( BORNEO BLADES ):

Hullo everybody!: :)
In the middle of some 'house-keeping' and thought I'd take the opportunity to 'snap and post', before I clean and put them away again.
It took longer than I thought, so I had to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, :) Thanks for the intro. Hullo...

Hullo Detlef, :)
Thanks for the intro.

Hullo Yuri,
To me, it appears to be a Pedang Tewek Sampana (SoendaGaloeh).
Hilt seems to be a thinly-disguised clump of fern-croziers, thus it is an Eloek...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo again Detlef, You're very welcome! BTW,...

Hullo again Detlef,

You're very welcome!
BTW, strictly speaking, the pamor: Soelangkar Toenggoel.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Sajen, :) Could be a western Java badi...

Hullo Sajen, :)

Could be a western Java badi (local version of badik/badek; there have been many waves of migrants since at least the time of Aroeng Palakka)
If so, then the handle: eloek pakoe and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Kai, The view on pamor depends on what...

Hullo Kai,

The view on pamor depends on what school one follows and also on how much of a purist one is. Generally, for the Soenda who were focused on spirituality, the end pamor was incidental, a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody, :) Apologies for the late...

Hullo everybody, :)

Apologies for the late response.
I was unaware until alerted to this post.

My cursory guesstimate:
Pedang Toebles (cut-thrust).
Blade: made according to eastern Soenda (Galoeh)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Unusual Golok Walanda 1887

Hullo everybody! :)

I thought I'd share this rather unusual piece.
If one looks at the photo of the hilt-end, one can see " Tji Ke Roe" inscribed in Soenda script.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,800
Posted By Amuk Murugul
GW=gue=me Wkkwkw=wekwekwek=hehehe=lol (Old Jungle...

GW=gue=me
Wkkwkw=wekwekwek=hehehe=lol
(Old Jungle Saying: A good hunter must know his prey ..... ;) )

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,675
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Ian, P.V.= Soematera west-coast, regional...

Hullo Ian,

P.V.= Soematera west-coast, regional police (veldpolitie)
445= weapon no.

Best,

P.S. BTW, I just noticed, on your post #15; to me the sheath looks USA-made under the Netherlands 1940...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Please do correct me if I'm...

Please do correct me if I'm wrong:
M.L.Ml.=Marechaussee infantry 6th. regiment Malang
261=weapon no.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,869
Posted By Amuk Murugul
In reality, it's like asking a foreigner whether...

In reality, it's like asking a foreigner whether they like the term "klompen" or "clogs". ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,675
Posted By Amuk Murugul
COMPLEMENTARY

Hullo Ian,

This link provides complementary info which may be of use:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20277&highlight=kalewang

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th November 2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Metaphysical point-of-view

Hullo Everybody! :)

Just a comment from a different perspective:

- Rajah=WAQAF/WIQIF/AZIMAH: An inanimate object created by a*person of high spiritual ability; can be decorated with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Ron, :) - P.A.N. = West & East-...

Hullo Ron, :)


- P.A.N. = West & East- Madoera
1499 = Weapon number
You have to be sure the stamp belongs to the right person. Look closely at the type of crown and the font. There were many...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Bedog Toeroen-Goenoeng/Loeboek/Tjandoeng

Hello Athanase,

First, allow me apologise for the tardy response.
Should your item indeed be Javanese ( in the most generic sense of the word ), then I would call it : Bedog/Golok...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Kalis / Kris / Keris Sundang / Solot / Sulok / Suluk:

Hullo everybody! :)
Taking advantage of another window of opportunity. :) Selected representative examples illustrating the basic range.

CAVEAT:
This post is presented as is.
Should any of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,609
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, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,609
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, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,609
Posted By Amuk Murugul
A PRECURSOR .....

Hullo everybody! :)

Pedang Parang Lais (c1800):

LxOALxWxT=46x57x2.06x1.09cm.

Enjoy!

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,271
Posted By Amuk Murugul
For: Battara & kai

Hullo everybody! :) (again)
I don’t normally revisit a post unless it is to edit/add or I’m expecting a response. So, apologies for my late response.

Battara:

a. The sheath belongs to the siwaih....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,271
Posted By Amuk Murugul
*CORRECTION*

Hullo everybody! :)

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

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,271
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, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
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, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
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, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
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...
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