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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thats great thanks for the Id :)

Thats great thanks for the Id :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Small folding knife for id please

Hi all , this small little knife caught my eye though im unsure of its origin , it was sold as being middle eastern ? the blade has a mark on it , the handle is horn with brass inlay, its is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Great thanks for your reply and ID , it looks...

Great thanks for your reply and ID , it looks very old ,my guess would be maybe mid 19th century :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Unusually large indian/persian axe ,tourist maybe ?

This is another recent buy , its unusually large measuring 32 cm across ,im not sure if this could be a tourist piece though it does look to have some age , the shaft is quite short and is wrapped in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Old powder flask for ID and discussion , maybe indian ?

Hi all i picked this up recently, what i liked about was the fact it looks well used and has aquired a lovey colour , im not familiar with powder flasks but my guess would be indian maybe ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi , when i first bought this blade i never...

Hi , when i first bought this blade i never though it could be javanese /bali , my first intsinct was moro , im no expert and so will have to go with your judgment and thanks to everyone who has put...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi Kai i have taken a couple more pictures , it...

Hi Kai
i have taken a couple more pictures , it very difficult to get a good clear one ,
heres my attempt,
Thanks for evryones comments and input regarding this blade , im learning alot !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi yes the chiseling is very sharp and deep , i...

Hi yes the chiseling is very sharp and deep , i have cleaned the blade which makes it show up a little better
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi rick , yes the tang is round

Hi rick , yes the tang is round
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi Ian Thanks for your help and guidance , once...

Hi Ian
Thanks for your help and guidance , once ive cleaned it up i will then be looking for a suitable hilt , i guess this will be quite difficult but surely not impossible to find ,
regards
chief
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Here are a few more pictures , i will clean the...

Here are a few more pictures , i will clean the blade up a little soon but how far do you go , is it ok and wise to clean the blade up , i can sand it down untill its shining or should i leave it in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks all , here is a closer pic :)

Thanks all , here is a closer pic :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Twist core fullered blade moro kris for id please

Hi everyone , this is another recent purchase , a nice moro blade but sadly missing its original hilt and instead someone has given this one ! , i have given it just a quick clean and etch just to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st August 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks for all your input here , ive taken a...

Thanks for all your input here , ive taken a couple more pics , im no expert but i dont think its bone , ive owned fijian whale tooth necklace (tabua) and the composition is more like this than bone ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi david , im no expert but i guessed it must be...

Hi david , im no expert but i guessed it must be a moro hilt though very small, i have added some more pics of the hilt and as you can see the pommel can be removed , im not sure if its ivory or not...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi yes that was my thought a moro hilt on a...

Hi yes that was my thought a moro hilt on a indonesian blade , but when you see the hilt its very small and surely would be too small for a moro kris , im stumped :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Very unusual old keris , any ideas ?

I picked this up recently , i thought it looked like an unusual hilt for a keris , though i could be wrong ,
the hilt i think is made from bone.
whats your thoughts on it ?
the blade is 32 cm long...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Smile Thanks for uploading the pic of your similar...

Thanks for uploading the pic of your similar sword , i have cleaned mine a little more and etched a few times with vinegar ,as the outcome was a little patchy i then used a soft wire wool to give the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi all , i bought some ferric chloride to help...

Hi all , i bought some ferric chloride to help etch the blade but after hearing about the concerns of it keep corroding the blade has made me think twice, and so ive held off , ive cleaned the blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Hi thanks for your advice , i think i might try...

Hi thanks for your advice , i think i might try ferrous cloride , its worth a go.
i do like this little sword whether its laminated twist core or not its a very tactile piece :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks ian , i have done as you said ,i have some...

Thanks ian , i have done as you said ,i have some isopropyl alcohol and so ive cleaned it well then heated the blade under hot water , i then cleaned it again whilst it was hot and used vinegar , but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
I have cleaned the blade up a little more and...

I have cleaned the blade up a little more and tried some vinegar but cant see any pattern , would of been nice to see a twist core , nevermind cant win them all !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks david , i thought this style of blade were...

Thanks david , i thought this style of blade were the earlier type ,but didnt realise it could be that old, and when i received the sword i was surprised how small it was compared to other moro kris...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,031
Posted By chiefheadknocker
unusual small little moro kris for id please

This little moro Kris is quite small compared to others ive had in the past , the blade is badly pitted especially on one side , I don't expect there is much you do for this , im not sure what region...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By chiefheadknocker
Thanks for your reply teodor , everything you...

Thanks for your reply teodor , everything you have stated makes sense , the blade is unmarked but does look good quality as does the the crossguard , I expect this kind of thing was quite common to...
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