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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,185
Posted By scratch
G'day :) I hope this piece continues to generate...

G'day :)
I hope this piece continues to generate discussion.
Thank you to all for their communication and contribution.
It would do this piece and its maker a disservice to consider it as tool...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,185
Posted By scratch
Moro Axe Panabas

G'day :)
I thought some members may be interested in this piece.

Cheers,

Daniel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By scratch
G'day :) Battara, I thought you might enjoy the...

G'day :)
Battara, I thought you might enjoy the silver work. Glad you liked.
Sirupati, as always Thank you for sharing your expertise.
Thanks to all for their comments.

Cheers,

Dan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By scratch
G'day :) Thank you Gents. I am glad piece has...

G'day :)
Thank you Gents.
I am glad piece has been appreciated, It is a well made, interesting item.
The pattern leapt out of blade with a quick heated lime juice etch.
Thanks for confirmation...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By scratch
Hello Nathaniel :) Without actual measurements...

Hello Nathaniel :)
Without actual measurements I'm guessing the blade is a big one. 18 in?
If so I would guess that kukri was made for ritual use at festivals such as daishan. Kukri looks well made...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By scratch
Slender blade Kukri translation help please

G'day :)
This Kukri could be desribed as a sirupati, in that its blade resembles the slender siru grass of Nepal.
I think the writing on spine may be 6 and 3. Any correction/help welcome.
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,915
Posted By scratch
G,day Rick To me not a sirupati/slender grass...

G,day Rick
To me not a sirupati/slender grass style. I will post what I believe to be a sirupati type blade. To me it seems terms such as sirupati, lambendh, budhume are used in a descriptive sense...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,915
Posted By scratch
G'day Rick :) A nice find. American barns seem...

G'day Rick :)
A nice find. American barns seem packed to the rafters with odd finds?
I would guess a good quality WW1 era military orientated kukri, possibly as late as 1930's. I may of course be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By scratch
Hello Ericlaude :) I am speaking from...

Hello Ericlaude :)
I am speaking from ignorance.
To me the blade shape somewhat resembles the Parang Ginah/sickle knife from Malaya crossbred with a kerambit? I have included a picture of sickle...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th May 2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,376
Posted By scratch
Hello BBJW, I am interested in piece. Please...

Hello BBJW,
I am interested in piece.
Please contact.

Best regards,

Daniel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,978
Posted By scratch
Hello Maurice, For some reason this protective...

Hello Maurice,
For some reason this protective amulet came to mind.
No disrespect intended :)

Kind regards,

Dan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,978
Posted By scratch
:cool: Is the carving of scandinavian mythos? It...

:cool:
Is the carving of scandinavian mythos? It is wonderful.
The amulet looks like Thors hammer :shrug:
Thank you for sharing

Dan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,670
Posted By scratch
:cool: Very. Thank you for sharing. Dan

:cool: Very.
Thank you for sharing.

Dan
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th January 2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,458
Posted By scratch
G'day Freddy, A lovely piece, a gorgeous hilt :)...

G'day Freddy,
A lovely piece, a gorgeous hilt :)
If piece flys, please contact : :D

Cheers,

Dan
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th January 2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,479
Posted By scratch
Thanks Freebooter :) No problems! I look forward...

Thanks Freebooter :)
No problems! I look forward to any information.
Hello Sajen :)
Thanks for sharing the Rare Kumara Reference,Sorry I do not have a book by Kerner. I have tried to find a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th January 2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,479
Posted By scratch
Is it a Buta, Bute Kale relative?

Is it a Buta, Bute Kale relative?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th January 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,479
Posted By scratch
Thank you for sharing your thoughts David :) it...

Thank you for sharing your thoughts David :) it is appreciated.
If keris needs a new home I shall recall your interest.
It is an arresting piece to the eye I think.

Sincere thanks,

Daniel
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th January 2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By scratch
Ganjawulung, Thank you for sharing your...

Ganjawulung, Thank you for sharing your knowledge, I shall endeavor to learn more about the history and culture associated with the keris.
BluErf Thank you for sharing your example.

Sincere thanks...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st January 2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,479
Posted By scratch
Keris 1

G'day :)
Age and origin if possible please.
Any other thoughts are also welcome.
I am a novice regarding keris so forbearence of my ignorance would be much appreciated.
Blade Length: 17 1/2 in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st January 2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By scratch
G'day :) David,BluErf,A G Maisey Thank you for...

G'day :)
David,BluErf,A G Maisey Thank you for setting me straight. I had thought I must have been stating the obvious regarding origin :o I would rather know what I have, rather than think I have...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th January 2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By scratch
Thank you for taking the time to reply J :) I...

Thank you for taking the time to reply J :)
I also find the form of luk blade pleasing. The well defined centre ridge seems uncommon.
I shall take the abscence of responces to indicate that both...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th January 2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By scratch
I believe both these blades to be of high quality...

I believe both these blades to be of high quality and pre 1900's? They are at this point how I received them. The previous owner suggested getting them as smooth/polished as possible before...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th January 2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By scratch
Project blades

G'day :)
I am hoping for some direction regarding how to acquire appropiate dress for these blades and any other suggestions on how to proceed.
I am guessing they are from Bali? Both blades are very...
Forum: Swap Forum 18th January 2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By scratch
Now on Ebay. Australian$ 99.00 starting...

Now on Ebay. Australian$ 99.00 starting price.

Cheers,

Dan :)
Forum: Swap Forum 10th December 2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By scratch
Hello Gav, Regarding the repairs, you are...

Hello Gav,
Regarding the repairs, you are correct.

New price: $US 220, This includes Free Postage worldwide

Cheers,

Daniel :)
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