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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2018, 01:57 AM
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Posted By Green
ok from here in malaysia

ok from here in malaysia
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Green
the script is arabic and in arabic language. i...

the script is arabic and in arabic language. i don't understand arabic but on the sampir two words i recognize is Ali and zulfakar.there is the word Allah also on the sampir and the handle.

Ali is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Green
the writing is in arabic script in malay...

the writing is in arabic script in malay language.

Can't make out the first word in the third line because the picture is cropped and a few alphabets missing but the complete sentence is like...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd May 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
it is arabic "shukran"... meaning thank...

it is arabic "shukran"... meaning thank you
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th March 2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
i have no idea... but this paper does not look...

i have no idea... but this paper does not look like random scraps to pad the pendok to me... i may be wrong though...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th March 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
interesting... it is arabic alphabets written in...

interesting... it is arabic alphabets written in bahasa melayu (malay) with arabic signs which is not normally used in malay words written in arabic script.
Also, the alphabets are writen separately...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd March 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
looks like 'Allah' in arabic script

looks like 'Allah' in arabic script
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th March 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
You're in luck.. Just got the translation from...

You're in luck..

Just got the translation from one arabic speaker..
the madurese one according to him is as follows: (loosely translated)

An Nafiy = The one who gives benefits
Al Kafiy = the one...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th March 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
The one on the pendok is a calligraphy of Allah...

The one on the pendok is a calligraphy of Allah and muhammad written inside it
the one on ivory handle is muhammad (in upside down position)
the one on madura handle I can not make it... will try to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th March 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
The one in the circle is Muhammad on top and...

The one in the circle is Muhammad on top and rasullullah in a rather abbreviated jumbled up arrangement... muhammad rasullullah...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th March 2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Green
It is Islamic profession of faith...

It is Islamic profession of faith "Laillahaillallah Muhammadurrasulullah"... there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the prophet of Allah
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,943
Posted By Green
it's too far away for me... but if anyone sees a...

it's too far away for me... but if anyone sees a balato or a nice malay keris do let me know...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st February 2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Green
The words on the paddle reads "Bandar haru...

The words on the paddle reads "Bandar haru (?) Perak"...
I don't know what Bandar haru means... perak = silver in malay/indonesian
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st February 2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Green
Kai; I posted the pic of the hilt in an fb...

Kai;

I posted the pic of the hilt in an fb forum hosted by a Patani keris collector and one Seller mentioned that "it was not very old" and another stated it was made in Kelantan.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th February 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Green
Kai; The fit is barely acceptable and the sheath...

Kai;

The fit is barely acceptable and the sheath is not the original to the blade I believe as shown in the pic below.

I tend to agree with Alan's latest post in not changing anything and leave the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th February 2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Green
should I or shouldn't I change and repair

Recently I acquired several kerises that were originally belonged to Edward Frey and featured in his book The Kris : Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.

One of these was obviously with a wrong dress...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th February 2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Green
A happy update. I have finally received the lost...

A happy update.

I have finally received the lost items!
Early this month the USPS managed to trace the whereabout of the items and resent back to the sender. It was unclear what went wrong but...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th February 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Green
the writing on the ganja is "...

the writing on the ganja is " bismillahirrahmanirrahim"... in the name of Allah, the most merciful , the most benificient.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th February 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Green
it's the repetition of the 'syahadah'... muslim...

it's the repetition of the 'syahadah'... muslim profession of faith... laillah ha illallah... muhammadulrasullullah... there is no god but GOD, and muhammad is the prophet of GOD
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th January 2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By Green
David; The tok chu style pics you showed in #7...

David;

The tok chu style pics you showed in #7 are almost certainly a very recent copies of tok chu blade and made in kelantan... they are easily found on sales here and we can even commission keris...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th January 2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By Green
Thanks David for the link. Since I now know both...

Thanks David for the link. Since I now know both Che gu Nasir and Ahmad Zhaini who are both well respected malay/patani keris experts... i may show this keris to them for their opinion. My guess is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th January 2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By Green
an old keris tok chu..but is it from the master?

There are plenty of keris claimed to be tok chu or tok chu style around and one can easily commission to make copies of tok chu style blades of various sizes over here in Kelantan.

I just bought...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th January 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Green
drac2k, Many thanks for your suggestion. I have...

drac2k,

Many thanks for your suggestion. I have checked with Malaysian custom and the local post office and they confirmed that the package has not arrived in Malaysia yet.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th January 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Green
Hi Alan; That sound somewhat reassuring, except...

Hi Alan;

That sound somewhat reassuring, except that if it ever find my way i hope it will be sooner than later.

A constant thought that keep running in my head is this:... these three kerises do...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th January 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Green
Many thanks Lee for informing us your experience....

Many thanks Lee for informing us your experience. So, looks like there is a small chance it will finally come my way one day. I think I will wait for one more month before I discuss about...
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