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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Gavin Nugent
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2020, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Gavin Nugent
Adding this for visual references from a 2006...

Adding this for visual references from a 2006 sale.

By appearances they were coveted weapons.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thanks Jeff. I doubt its designed for horse...

Thanks Jeff.

I doubt its designed for horse combat but perhaps it could be :shrug: I think perhaps more a case of get the hell out of my reach or be cut in two... the blade is simply amazing with...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th October 2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Not from the net but from my film role, from the...

Not from the net but from my film role, from the Barong dance.

Apart from Weddings noted, I've images of keris worn in funeral processions too.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Achang Dah comes to mind Jeff, one from my...

Achang Dah comes to mind Jeff, one from my collection in the link below.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=179359&postcount=9

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Gavin Nugent
North African tourist wares these are most...

North African tourist wares these are most commonly referred to as Stu, Touareg I believe.

Gavin
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th September 2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,412
Posted By Gavin Nugent
This Kocet-Kocetan example is held in the...

This Kocet-Kocetan example is held in the Denpasar Museum.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Jeffs, Stu is totally on track in his responses...

Jeffs, Stu is totally on track in his responses about conservation.

Exercise patience, weeks or more or patience if you need to. Get yourself a good bronze brush too, it will help the process...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Gavin Nugent
G'day Jim, I've had a look through half a dozen...

G'day Jim,

I've had a look through half a dozen volumes here, just a cursory glance and not too much of a deep dive read.

Sir James Mann, Wallace Collection catalogues Vol II, entries A545, A557,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Gavin Nugent
As requested. Twisted pesi with a small hook to...

As requested.

Twisted pesi with a small hook to the very end,
I suspect the hook was to help keep it in place when resin set?

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Hi Alan, See below the detail mentioned.... I...

Hi Alan,

See below the detail mentioned.... I think better placed here than a new thread unless others think its worth discussing separately or within the Keris forum.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Its always nice to find the spear heads with the...

Its always nice to find the spear heads with the covers, nicer still to find full complete spears.

He is a little detail extract from one sitting here on my desk.

Alan, how common was it to have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By Gavin Nugent
It may well be a dress related item Rick :shrug:...

It may well be a dress related item Rick :shrug:

There is a small paragraph within this Wiki page that may turn up better data if the few references cited are investigated :shrug:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By Gavin Nugent
As an FYI on the subject of plastics in these...

As an FYI on the subject of plastics in these circles, I have in my possession a Terrs buckler made in some sort of polymer.

It is a very faithful rendition, being of exact tolerances and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd August 2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thanks Alan. The mystery continues.... I did...

Thanks Alan.

The mystery continues....

I did forget to note the length, 34cms to the pesi.


Gavin
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd August 2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Alan, Images as request, I hope they...

Alan,

Images as request, I hope they suffice.

In answer to your questions;

I am unsure if the blade is laminated.
At first I suspected it was cast steel, not forged. Then, under magnification...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st August 2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Gavin Nugent
How does one describe this blade??

The good, the bad and the ugly...

I have no idea what I have here. Its been with me for years and came from an old French collection and if I recall correctly, in totally busted, what I thought...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st August 2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,260
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Thanks Alan, Your posts are very educational. ...

Thanks Alan,

Your posts are very educational. The last paragraph above again helped me understand more on the subtleties, thank you for the perspective.

A lot of it all eludes me but every now and...
Forum: Swap Forum 18th August 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By Gavin Nugent
WANTED TO BUY

Wanting to add to my existing collection of Central Asian knives.

Wanting to buy Central Asian knives, with or without sheaths, simple or exotic.

PM me or email me through the forum.

With...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th August 2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,260
Posted By Gavin Nugent
One complex world indeed. tangguh Surakarta for...

One complex world indeed.

tangguh Surakarta for what my 10 cents is worth.... although, and I write this without any real classification working knowledge, just a "stab" in the dark so to speak.......
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Gavin Nugent
A question of space

Spaces between the blade's base and the gonjo.

There seems to be no rhyme nor reason when I see the amount or variance across Malay keris.
I don't see the variance in Java examples. All Java keris...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,806
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Another of the old guard has passed

I felt other members or moderators may have picked up on this :(
Images and details courtesy of VK Kunwor.

From the Facebook International Kukri Research & Historical Society page.

Dear friends...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th August 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,017
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Amen to that. PM for your queries, I am mailing...

Amen to that.

PM for your queries, I am mailing out weekly and receiving often too. No hurdle too large that it cannot be managed easily and with current systems and restrictions in place, its all...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,085
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Please do share images as time allows. Gavin

Please do share images as time allows.

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,274
Posted By Gavin Nugent
Dave, That's a nice knife. I've enjoyed your...

Dave,

That's a nice knife. I've enjoyed your online collection when looking in to these knives in the past.

Question; Is yours Bukhara or further east in to Uyghur regions?

In answer to your...
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