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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By erikscollectables
No other input? So probably an European mameluke...

No other input?

So probably an European mameluke military style sword. In this case a wild combination of shamshir and European design.

Handle also shows signs of long term use so would guess blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By erikscollectables
Handle and crossguard have the same type of...

Handle and crossguard have the same type of design with leaves so seem to belong together. Certainly has an European feel to it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By erikscollectables
Shamshir ID help needed

Hi, just came across this shamshir, any ideas on age and or region?

Seems to have age, no markings on the blade which seems to be well made but sharpened a lot over time.

Thanks for looking and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By erikscollectables
close up of markings

No ricasso that belongs either. Here a close up of the markings. It came in a small groups of weapons with also two Tulwar but also Western military sabres...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By erikscollectables
Arabic blade with makers mark? Help needed

Who can tell me what this blade is?
A recent amateur handle was added so I did not include it in the photo (it only distracts from the blade)
One side has a double groove the other a single.
Strong...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By erikscollectables
Aceh and Gayo status weapons

A short overview in my blog. This is based on an article I published in 2011. Comments to improve the content of the article are more than welcome.

Regards, Erik


Short overview of 19th century...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,117
Posted By erikscollectables
Very sad to hear this news. My condolences to his...

Very sad to hear this news. My condolences to his loved ones!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,044
Posted By erikscollectables
Superb piece that is but and it seems all...

Superb piece that is but and it seems all correct! But not typical either not sure what to think about the handle. Maybe the conclusion is we still know little about the Gayo variations....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,044
Posted By erikscollectables
Crowns and gold inlay

Adding to the luxury, gold inlay on the blade as well....after all this time since the start of this thread still hunting for crowns :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,044
Posted By erikscollectables
First golden crowns I have seen on a Gayo piece....

First golden crowns I have seen on a Gayo piece. Certainly not traditional Gayo so probably a (period) marriage. The marriage is "confirmed" by the incorrect fit to the blade as mentioned before....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By erikscollectables
Yep Indonesia, here is...

Yep Indonesia, here is thread:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=948
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By erikscollectables
Batak spear - Lembing Raja

Small write up about these rare spears, enjoy the reading

https://erikscollectables.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/a-spear-for-batak-rulers-the-lembing-raja/

Regards, Erik
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By erikscollectables
Hi Willem, Very nice examples! And difficult to...

Hi Willem,

Very nice examples! And difficult to find!

All the best, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th March 2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By erikscollectables
Thank you Mr Maisey! Regards, Erik

Thank you Mr Maisey!

Regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th March 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By erikscollectables
I understand and what I was looking for is the...

I understand and what I was looking for is the following
a) is there an specific/established dapur for this kerisform (and if so what is it)?
b) has the end curve of the ganja wilut broken of or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th March 2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By erikscollectables
Any more input? Hope to receive more...

Any more input? Hope to receive more opinions!

Regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th March 2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,423
Posted By erikscollectables
Found a copy of the book and ordered it - looking...

Found a copy of the book and ordered it - looking forward to reading it!

Regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,596
Posted By erikscollectables
Hello Rasjid, wonderfull display, I love...

Hello Rasjid, wonderfull display, I love it!

Regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,596
Posted By erikscollectables
Very nice Rasjid, my question is how you will...

Very nice Rasjid, my question is how you will decide what the right blade is?

Kind regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,423
Posted By erikscollectables
For my collection I have a preference for keris...

For my collection I have a preference for keris that have been in the Netherlands from the end of the Dutch Colonial period of Indonesia or before so 1950 or earlier - I think this concept is only...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd March 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,423
Posted By erikscollectables
My personal definition is very simple - intent...

My personal definition is very simple - intent for use (ceremonial or otherwise) in a keris bearing society made by a person onderstanding that society and the intended purpose of the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st March 2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By erikscollectables
Here the pictures again directly uploaded.

Here the pictures again directly uploaded.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st March 2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By erikscollectables
Will resize the pictures so I can upload them...

Will resize the pictures so I can upload them directly.

Regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th February 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,596
Posted By erikscollectables
Just came across this thread as I was reading up...

Just came across this thread as I was reading up on sunggingan because of this keris so I thought to add some photo's here.

Regards, Erik
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th February 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By erikscollectables
Hello Jean, Thanks for your comment, what is the...

Hello Jean,

Thanks for your comment, what is the implication - that it was made in Madura?

Regards, Erik
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