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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 12:35 AM
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Posted By Battara
Nice ceremonial Iranian/Ilanun kampilan with...

Nice ceremonial Iranian/Ilanun kampilan with bells!

Shame the wood repair does not match.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Battara
Looks like the blade is based on the mandau, and...

Looks like the blade is based on the mandau, and the hilt is definitely newer. In fact, the carving motifs on the hilt appear Borneo Dayak as well.

Though it is true that the Dayak also had...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Battara
Modern made Borneo kampilan?

Modern made Borneo kampilan?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Battara
The writing looks like Cyrillic, used by...

The writing looks like Cyrillic, used by Russians, Ukrainians, and others in Eastern Europe.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Battara
This is no Native American gun stock club I've...

This is no Native American gun stock club I've ever seen. No tribe I know uses a hook hilt like this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 443
Posted By Battara
I did that once where I made the restoration...

I did that once where I made the restoration obviously different from the original. The collector/customer never came back to me again. :(

It appears that the weaponry collecting community wants...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Battara
T'boli.

T'boli.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Battara
Here are my 3 kampilans: 1. Ivory, silver, and...

Here are my 3 kampilans:

1. Ivory, silver, and copper/silver alloy with hair. Belonged to Maranao sultan circa 1800 with replacement coin "eyes" and later hilt mounts, and a Maranao cloth...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,028
Posted By Battara
If you need you can reach us both through private...

If you need you can reach us both through private messaging here.

Jose (aka Battara)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 58,247
Posted By Battara
I want all 3 of them! :D

I want all 3 of them! :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By Battara
Well I would say there are some issues with the...

Well I would say there are some issues with the information in this video.

I am intrigued with the armour and would have loved to hear more and it would have been great to see where they were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Battara
I agree with Kubur. It looks like a Khyber knife...

I agree with Kubur. It looks like a Khyber knife with an armour piercing tip.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Battara
Here, here Theodore. Well said!

Here, here Theodore. Well said!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Battara
On your new nimcha, is that patina or enamel in...

On your new nimcha, is that patina or enamel in the hilt recesses?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Battara
Yes please post pics of the whole thing before...

Yes please post pics of the whole thing before anyone else posts replies.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Battara
The patina suggests to me that the asana-asang is...

The patina suggests to me that the asana-asang is bronze/brass and the ferrule perhaps low silver.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Battara
Both are junggayan. One seems to be made of...

Both are junggayan.

One seems to be made of old narra wood with a horn top.

The other is also narra wood but the junggayan tail appears to be broken off.

Both are nice, and you are right -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By Battara
..........and I just got a lump of coal............

..........and I just got a lump of coal......... :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By Battara
I usually don't get into this form of shamshir,...

I usually don't get into this form of shamshir, but Ariel this is a great example! I love the complete mounts and the extra stones in it. The ring on the hilt is a nice touch. The other mounts...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,160
Posted By Battara
Nice shadrigan blade!

Nice shadrigan blade!
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd January 2021, 04:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,595
Posted By Battara
Here is a clearer version of the same weapons...

Here is a clearer version of the same weapons dance from my Cherokee heritage (at the beginning of this):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNc5O7mug5E

Here is a kampilan dance from one side of my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,414
Posted By Battara
Very nice! Thank you! :)

Very nice! Thank you! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,414
Posted By Battara
How wonderful GP! I'm so glad it is not a dead...

How wonderful GP! I'm so glad it is not a dead art. I have always admired their work, which I find more challenging than modern Russian, etc. filigree, though their filigree is very good.

Thank...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Battara
Though it looks like twist core it does also...

Though it looks like twist core it does also remind me of jelly roll damascus as well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,248
Posted By Battara
I agree, lighter probably means aluminum, which...

I agree, lighter probably means aluminum, which might indicate a later (early 1900s) dating for the hilt. And yes most I see with silver are wrapped and decorated, not cast.
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