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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 287
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Posted By Battara
Just for clarification, you mean the silver parts...

Just for clarification, you mean the silver parts are made of sheet silver, not silver plate over another metal, right?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Battara
I agree with Stu, this is Amharic, and according...

I agree with Stu, this is Amharic, and according to forum rules, we need you to post pictures of the whole piece please.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Battara
This is a nice piece and congratulations! I...

This is a nice piece and congratulations! I agree - a great contrast between the ivory and the horn. A great addition to your collection, Tito Gunong!

I will only raise one small issue: I would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
I've tried but can't latch onto anything to pull...

I've tried but can't latch onto anything to pull out.

I wonder if this damage was done later. If so, it explains why the hole is there and not for a ring on the wrong finger.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
Does this seem obvious to others that this may be...

Does this seem obvious to others that this may be a bug hole?
Forum: Swap Forum 12th February 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Battara
ON HOLD

ON HOLD
Forum: Swap Forum 12th February 2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Battara
Ivory Hilted Earlier Gunong for Sale

Up for sale is this smaller and earlier gunong.

The double edged blade is engraved with Maranao(?) okir and a couple of lamination lines.

The hilt is made of lower silver okir and filigree with...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th February 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,011
Posted By Battara
Thatís the problem with even a light acid like...

Thatís the problem with even a light acid like vinegar, it will still eat into the metal. I agree with a good polishing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
Here are some close up pictures of the hole in...

Here are some close up pictures of the hole in the fist for better analysis:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Battara
All I can say is that I am sorry this is...

All I can say is that I am sorry this is happening to you right now. I hope you get your stuff back without damage or incident.

Idiots! :mad:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,537
Posted By Battara
Ibrahiim I like the subject of axis mundi that...

Ibrahiim I like the subject of axis mundi that you brought up. This is an area of study in my 2nd masters. Not thought of applying this to the umbrella motif until now.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Battara
I lightened these up a little for you Detlef. ...

I lightened these up a little for you Detlef. Hope this helps some.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
Oh........ok I understand better. Well, then...

Oh........ok I understand better. Well, then this changes things. I double checked and it is extremely hard to see, but I think you are right - the hole is larger on the inside, but then gets...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
Ron this is what Lorenz says also. Thanks for...

Ron this is what Lorenz says also. Thanks for your confirmation.

Robert, thanks. Great idea. However, I am not sure this is not a human made hole with a flat top. It is smaller inside and larger...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
Been researching the web for reasons that might...

Been researching the web for reasons that might explain a ring on the finger, much less a ring on the first finger. So far, no luck yet. :(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By Battara
Ian I wondered about that influence myself.

Ian I wondered about that influence myself.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
According to Lorenz in recent correspondence, the...

According to Lorenz in recent correspondence, the scalloped blade profile definitely makes this Ilokano (as earlier mentioned by Ian), and that there was most probably a ring there.

What he is not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
I forgot - here is a picture of the blade:

I forgot - here is a picture of the blade:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Battara
Advice for Fist of Ilokano Bolo

Greetings folks,

I am restoring this Katipunan Ilokano bolo. The missing silver parts of the horn hilt are done and I finished the silver mounts on the replacement WWII scabbard. At the end of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Battara
Thank you Xasterix. For clarity's sake, I...

Thank you Xasterix.

For clarity's sake, I restored the top part of the nose and one of the coin "ears" as well as making the scabbard based on research done there and shared by a former formite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Battara
Here is my taribon example:

Here is my taribon example:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,537
Posted By Battara
I thought I would offer my example and to get...

I thought I would offer my example and to get some analysis please:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Battara
Not this year - will be helping my wife in post...

Not this year - will be helping my wife in post operative recovery
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By Battara
I stand corrected, Ren Ren, thank you.

I stand corrected, Ren Ren, thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By Battara
I would put the blade as Tagalog, though some...

I would put the blade as Tagalog, though some might argue that it is Ilokano.
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