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Forum: Swap Forum 16th July 2020, 09:27 PM
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Views: 750
Posted By CharlesS
On hold SOLD!

On hold

SOLD!
Forum: Swap Forum 16th July 2020, 09:26 PM
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Views: 598
Posted By CharlesS
On hold SOLD!

On hold

SOLD!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By CharlesS
I certainly see the resemblance, David. Thanks...

I certainly see the resemblance, David. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By CharlesS
I'd Like to Learn More About This Visayan Sword

Here is what I assume to be a Visayan sword. It has a typical Visayan convex/flat blade and a lovely carved scabbard with a leather mouth cover in the Visayan style. The hilt, to my eye, is way "over...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th July 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By CharlesS
Fine Visayan(???) Bangkung

Here is a very nice example of a Moro bangkung style bladed mounted with a fine more Visayan style hilt. The hilt's pommel is inset with matching Spanish colonial era coins. There is no scabbard....
Forum: Swap Forum 16th July 2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By CharlesS
Nice and Unusual Moro Kriss For Sale

This is a fine old 19th century Moro kriss with a lovely "split" ball pommel from two carved pieces. The blade is in good condition.

NOTE: I do not believe the scabbard was "born with" the sword,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By CharlesS
Lovely kampie! I don't think the spear in Moro,...

Lovely kampie! I don't think the spear in Moro, but fine, nonetheless!
Forum: Swap Forum 5th July 2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By CharlesS
A trade has been completed.

A trade has been completed.
Forum: Swap Forum 24th June 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By CharlesS
FOR TRADE: Fine Filipino Panay Talibong Sword

Here is a nice Filipino talibong sword from the early to mid 20th century.

Note: -One of the eyes has been restored correctly.
-The mung beans at the tip of the two piece nose have been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By CharlesS
I thought exactly the same, Detlef. But then...

I thought exactly the same, Detlef. But then there's the weird blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By CharlesS
True Ian! For better or worse that seems to be my...

True Ian! For better or worse that seems to be my specialty. I am always attracted to the odd and unusual with a little bling thrown in!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By CharlesS
Small "Blingy" Knife, But From Where and What Was its Purpose???

Any ideas about the origins and use of this small knife? 28cm. overall.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By CharlesS
Javanese(???) Parang

I believe this attractive parang is from Java, perhaps Sumatra, and it shows some European influence. It may have even been made for a European.

Input welcomed.

Dimensions:
Overall length:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By CharlesS
Unique and Attractive Parang

This unique parang seems to borrow from a number of influences including European, Ottoman, and Indonesian/Malay.

I am curious about what others think about its place of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,785
Posted By CharlesS
Some really impressive pieces! I bet you are...

Some really impressive pieces! I bet you are having trouble finding space for so many blades...like me! ;)
Forum: Swap Forum 19th June 2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By CharlesS
The unsold items here will move on to eBay on...

The unsold items here will move on to eBay on June 22.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By CharlesS
Very impressive piece Luc.

Very impressive piece Luc.
Forum: Swap Forum 14th June 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By CharlesS
The N. Philippines sword is sold.

The N. Philippines sword is sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 9th June 2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By CharlesS
The kampillan is sold

The kampillan is sold
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By CharlesS
One Extremely Unusual Barong/Barung From the Philippines

Here's one for the "ethnographic book of oddities". When I first saw it I didn't know whether to be horrified or impressed, but as I examined it and the high quality involved in its creation, not to...
Forum: Swap Forum 8th June 2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 698
Posted By CharlesS
FOR SALE: Nice S. Indian Moplah Knife

Moplah with a finely polished bone hilt. 18.25in. overall. $600 shipped in the US, add $30.00 outside the US. Please contact me with interest at kaiserchuck@prodigy.net
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By CharlesS
The Yaka sword, Teke knife, and Tboli sword are...

The Yaka sword, Teke knife, and Tboli sword are sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By CharlesS
...and one more...a rare Dyak "linggai...

...and one more...a rare Dyak "linggai tinggang". Here the three middle rattan bands have been restored.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By CharlesS
I am Selling a Few More Blades From My Collection

Here are a few more blades from my collection that I am selling. These prices DO NOT include shipping. Please email me at kaiserchuck@prodigy.net if you have any questions, need more pics, or if you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,329
Posted By CharlesS
Thanks for your input, guys! Outside of the odd...

Thanks for your input, guys! Outside of the odd reptile skin grips, these all seem to have a basically Filipino structure to me...that being either Moro or Visayan. Two have Moro style ferrules,...
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