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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Robert
I was thinking the same thing. If the hilt on my...

I was thinking the same thing. If the hilt on my example was replaced with one like Steve has on his they (other than his blade has one more luk than mine) would look the exactly same. Same result if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,901
Posted By Robert
Ariel, one week ban for baiting. Mahratt, one...

Ariel, one week ban for baiting.

Mahratt, one week ban for taking the bait.

As you both have been warned multiple times the first PM I receive from either of you complaining about this will earn...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Robert
Jose, I have been very interested in these copper...

Jose, I have been very interested in these copper and brass bladed weapons for quite a while now. I just wish I could find a bit more information on them than what little I have been able to find so...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Robert
What can I say beyond wonderful work as always...

What can I say beyond wonderful work as always Jose. It seems unusual that the nose/beak was only partly finished though and it makes me wonder why the carver left it that way? If you don't mind,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Robert
Copper Bladed Gunong

Finally, thanks to my very good friend and fellow forumite Detlef I was able to add this wonderful copper bladed gunong to my collection. This is only the third one of these that I have ever seen,...
Forum: Swap Forum 20th January 2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By Robert
Open for any reasonable offer.

Open for any reasonable offer.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By Robert
I totally agree with Detlef on this point,...

I totally agree with Detlef on this point, removing the cord to me would be removing part of the history of this beautiful barong.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By Robert
Wonderful barong and unbelievably with what looks...

Wonderful barong and unbelievably with what looks to be no damage to the hilt. While these hilts are rare if I remember correctly I believe Kino has one in his collection that is very similar to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Robert
Until I can ascertain if this sword is currently...

Until I can ascertain if this sword is currently for sale or not I am closing this thread.

Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Robert
Yes, I have seen ones with a scabbard like you...

Yes, I have seen ones with a scabbard like you have described. I have even seen one set that had a scabbard that fanned out like a peacocks tail that held multiple knives. :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Robert
I would say that this knife is definitely from...

I would say that this knife is definitely from India and most likely was originally part of a set consisting of a knife and fork. The blade on yours looks to be worn down (most likely from repeated...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th January 2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By Robert
Beja Dagger FS

A nice Beja dagger and though I really know very little about these this one looks to be of a decent age. Sorry, but I have "NO" scabbard for this piece. It has a well formed blade and a very nicely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,072
Posted By Robert
Jose, While everything on this is very nicely...

Jose, While everything on this is very nicely done the re-channeling of the blade (where needed) and the replacing of the missing silver inlay is absolutely exceptional work. Someone who had never...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,072
Posted By Robert
What a transformation Detlef. You can hardly...

What a transformation Detlef. You can hardly believe that it is the same sword shown in the before photos. Wonderful work as always Jose, very impressive.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th January 2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Robert
Hello Jose, What a marvelous hat after the...

Hello Jose, What a marvelous hat after the restoration work that you have done. Can you tell me what the shell is made from and is finished with?

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Robert
Is the blade sharpened on just one side or on...

Is the blade sharpened on just one side or on both sides?:confused:

Best, Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Robert
Hombre, I am by no means an expert on pinahigs,...

Hombre, I am by no means an expert on pinahigs, but these look to be made in the traditional style and are not overly decorative so I would guess that they were made to be sold to about anyone who...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Robert
Hello Pusaka, A few years back there was what...

Hello Pusaka, A few years back there was what looked to be a rencong with a copper blade listed on epray. I almost bid on it as I have a small collection of Philippine daggers with copper and brass...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th December 2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Robert
A very good point David. I will now move this to...

A very good point David. I will now move this to the proper forum.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Swap Forum 11th December 2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Robert
Harry you can post your email address in a normal...

Harry you can post your email address in a normal manner here, this is not epray. ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Robert
Here is a photo of my small brass and copper...

Here is a photo of my small brass and copper Luzon dagger collection. I have one more copper dagger, but at this time it is packed away due to the Holiday rearrangement and decoration on the home. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th December 2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Robert
TomHurstAntiques, Links are not allowed so please...

TomHurstAntiques, Links are not allowed so please download your photos directly your posting as per forum rules.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, Thank you for your kind words on...

Hello Detlef,
Thank you for your kind words on this as well as the other daggers in my collection. I will try to find time in the next few days (if the wife will just let me rest long enough from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th December 2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By Robert
Maybr these will be of some help. My vote is for...

Maybr these will be of some help. My vote is for shell.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Robert
Detlef, Thank you very much for posting the...

Detlef, Thank you very much for posting the photos of the odd kris and I am in total agreement with you on the age of the kris sword.
The brass dagger has arrived and I have had a chance to clean...
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