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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Sajen
:D :D :D I think that we agree that the piece...

:D :D :D I think that we agree that the piece in question is rather recent. I personal think that the rather crude workmanship points to German silver. But like you I would like to know what...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Sajen
PS: Another sign of very recent manufacture is in...

PS: Another sign of very recent manufacture is in my eyes the blade, compare the here shown examples. :)

Here two pictures, one picture taken with and one without flash, from two antique blades...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 10:02 AM
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Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
Hello Marius, And why I am so sure that it isn't...

Hello Marius,

And why I am so sure that it isn't silver?? :D :D

Look to a picture from my example taken without flash! ;)

I guess it's nonnatural oxidation, I've seen this by many other white...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
Yes Lee, I agree with you in all parts and like...

Yes Lee, I agree with you in all parts and like you I think that the example from Lew is a very nice old/antique example. I've added two pictures from it.



I also agree that you see by polishing if...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Sajen
I am also not David but have heard this name for...

I am also not David but have heard this name for this hilt style in Indonesia, see also this thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=6545&page=5&pp=30&highlight=madura and special this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ahmad, Please upload your pictures direct...

Hello Ahmad,

Please upload your pictures direct to this site, see here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=13631

PS: Welcome to the forum! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
You are welcome! Please can you show a picture...

You are welcome! Please can you show a picture from the scabbard mouth? And please let us know if it is silver or German silver!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
Real yes, quality is mediocre and under a good...

Real yes, quality is mediocre and under a good example I understand something different! ;) But a honest mid. 20th century example IMVHO!



Yes, this will be easy, you can check it by self or can...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Sajen
I don't know if this style have a special name...

I don't know if this style have a special name but it's a common form, here some of my examples: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=177949&postcount=117 &...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
And here an antique example in brass and silver...

And here an antique example in brass and silver I've sold some time ago for comparison.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
Here my similar example, it's a little bit later...

Here my similar example, it's a little bit later IMHO. Scabbard and fittings clearly not from silver. Sorry for the picture quality, they are fast and just before taken.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
You may find this interesting:...

You may find this interesting: http://vikingsword.com/ethsword/koummya/index.html

And here a very interesting thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22848&highlight=koummya

And...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
Hello Rareis, German silver isn't magnetic, see...

Hello Rareis,

German silver isn't magnetic, see here for German silver: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel_silver
Nickel is magnetic but the percentage from around 20% is too low to let become the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Sajen
Here the original description from the auction...

Here the original description from the auction house:

Arrow quiver (Banda Neira, Indonesia, before 1930), wood / leather, w. Cap, w. 4
arrows, length approx. 98 cm. Orig. Frame, leather covering in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Sajen
Sorry, I disagree. ;) I for my part think that...

Sorry, I disagree. ;) I for my part think that it's a well made and better koummya worked for collectors (instead for those who travel), mid 20th century would be my guess. The blade is a good one,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Sajen
Hi Ian, I agree in all points with you. BTW,...

Hi Ian,

I agree in all points with you.

BTW, I've found only one similar example by online search but this one is for sale so no link or picture from it, sadly.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Sajen
Hello Drac2k, I am sure that the different...

Hello Drac2k,

I am sure that the different arrowheads for different applications but can't tell you something detailed. And I never have seen a bow from somewhere in the Moluccas but I assume that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Sajen
Nearly 500 views in not one day and not one...

Nearly 500 views in not one day and not one comment? :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,618
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Ian! :) The decoration on the blade...

Thank you Ian! :) The decoration on the blade wasn't visible on the auction pictures. And yes, I also never have seen before the Tjikeroeh writing at this place.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,618
Posted By Sajen
A few more pictures.

A few more pictures.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,618
Posted By Sajen
But I get this one, a nice example which seems to...

But I get this one, a nice example which seems to have seen a lot of action, see the pictures where you can see the edge.
Unusual is the handle which show indeed Makara instead of the usual seen bird...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,618
Posted By Sajen
Sadly they don't will enter my collection! :( ...

Sadly they don't will enter my collection! :( The auction house stated that a bidder in room bid the same amount I gave online. :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By Sajen
Nice one, a bangkung is something I still miss in...

Nice one, a bangkung is something I still miss in my collection!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Sajen
And here the pictures from the arrows.

And here the pictures from the arrows.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Sajen
Bow arrow quiver from Banda Neira, Moluccas

Hello dear members,

I have won recently a bow arrow quiver from Banda Neira by a German auction house. Of course I was jarred that the auction house stated that it is exactly from there so I...
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