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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
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: 1,805
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 ..... ;) )

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,518
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: 832
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.

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,358
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: 2,518
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

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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th November 2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
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: 2,758
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: 817
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: 1,576
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: 4,286
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: 4,286
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: 4,286
Posted By Amuk Murugul
A PRECURSOR .....

Hullo everybody! :)

Pedang Parang Lais (c1800):

LxOALxWxT=46x57x2.06x1.09cm.

Enjoy!

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
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: 1,620
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.

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
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: 1,058
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: 1,058
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: 1,058
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...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Alan, YW. I normally try not to engage in...

Hullo Alan,
YW.
I normally try not to engage in discussion which I feel can go on " 'til the cows come home". I usually just leave 'skyhooks' that interested parties can use for further research to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Alan, Using 'gun analogy': I always try a...

Hullo Alan,

Using 'gun analogy': I always try a 'sharp-shooter' rather than a 'blunderbuss' approach.
Thus what I have written above pertains only to the subject in question AND 'understood' by the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Wink Hullo Roy, The silence is deafening ...... I...

Hullo Roy,

The silence is deafening ......

I plead guilty.
Therefore, please accept my humblest apologies.
Unfortunately, I am constrained by certain sensibilities.
However, very generally...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,758
Posted By Amuk Murugul
REGULATION KALEWANG / PEDANG MARSOSE ( aka Klewang / Kelewang ):

Hullo everybody! :)

ENJOY!

A selected representative sample, including data which may not be available elsewhere.

Developed in the field for use in close-combat and brush-clearing, thus combining...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, Your answer is along the RHS of...

Hullo Detlef,

Your answer is along the RHS of the picture in the inserts.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By Amuk Murugul
TJIKEROEH : signed, dated ..... delivered

Hullo everybody! :)

ENJOY!

1st.pic. Top to Bottom:

- Classification: GolokWalanda1896-TJIKEROEH-NATAMADJA
Blade:LxAOLxWxT=33x48x5x0.85cm.
Handle: Horn
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