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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, I'm not quite sure if the hilt is...

Hello Detlef, I'm not quite sure if the hilt is made from horn, black palm or possibly ironwood. I know that the blade not having a chisel ground blade is not completely unheard of as I have a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Robert
Thank you Detlef. The bands will be replaced as...

Thank you Detlef. The bands will be replaced as soon as it arrives. What was throwing me off was the blade itself not seeming to have a chisel edge and that I have never seen a hilt with the wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By Robert
Thank you Detlef. I'm looking forward to what his...

Thank you Detlef. I'm looking forward to what his answer is.

Best,
Robert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Robert
Question Another Philippine What's It

Seeing that there have been some very interesting Philippine pieces posted to the forum tonight I thought I would add this strange little piece into the mix. The scabbard seems Visayan to me, but the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, If I were pressed to put a name to...

Hello Detlef, If I were pressed to put a name to it I would call it an Itak and would put the age to late 1800's to very early 1900's. A great piece and I believe it will clean up very nicely. I too...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By Robert
Detlef, Thank you and your British friend. I...

Detlef, Thank you and your British friend. I think I know who he might be, but I lost his email address the last time my email host crashed their system and have been slowly adding them back as I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By Robert
I thought that I would bring this thread back up...

I thought that I would bring this thread back up to see if anyone might have found any new information on this that might help to identify its place of origin or if possibly one of our newer members...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Robert
Hello everyone and thank you all for your...

Hello everyone and thank you all for your gracious comments on this piece. Detlef, I mostly agree with your dating but think that this would date more to the 1930's than the 40's. Kai, I totally...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Robert
Philippine Knife

This is the latest addition to my collection. A very well made Luzon knife with silver fittings and pins decorating the horn hilt. Looking at the one close-up photo of the ferrule it shows a slight...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 638
Posted By Robert
Hello Detlef, As usual Jose has done his magic...

Hello Detlef, As usual Jose has done his magic and brought this back from the neglect it had been subject to and given it a new life as the beautiful weapon that it was originally meant to be. The...
Forum: Swap Forum 11th September 2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Robert
Spear is SOLD.

Spear is SOLD.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Robert
Now listed elsewhere.

Now listed elsewhere.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Robert
SOLD. Thank you.

SOLD. Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Robert
Might as well add one more for good luck. :D One...

Might as well add one more for good luck. :D One thing I would like to add is that with a 14-1/2 inch blade yours is the largest example that I have ever seen or even heard of.:eek: My...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd September 2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Robert
Last bump before these are listed elsewhere.

Last bump before these are listed elsewhere.
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd September 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Robert
Apalit Palang For Sale

A beautiful old palang/bolo from the town of Apalit in the Philippine Provence of
Pampanga. It has a heavy well formed and finished blade and comes with the original carved wooden sheath. The two...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
Ian, I agree that this shows very distinct...

Ian, I agree that this shows very distinct Spanish influence in the hilt. The blade (with it exaggerated curve) on the other hand reminds me more of an early to mid 1800's British Midshipman's Naval...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
I don't think that this piece is quite that old,...

I don't think that this piece is quite that old, but there was a Philippine Revolutionary Navy in 1898. Possibly this might/could have belonged to one of its members? Someone else has suggested that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Robert
Question Philippine cutlass/dirk/???

Here is another odd epray find said to be from an estate sale. Being that it is so unusual I thought that I would post this to get everyones opinions. It looks to be from Luzon, but with a blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Robert
Jose, I intentionally left that part out and now...

Jose, I intentionally left that part out and now you've gone and spoiled the surprise. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Robert
I agree that the hilt is more than likely...

I agree that the hilt is more than likely original to the blade. What I am waiting to hear is whether the blade fits the scabbard correctly. It might not prove that it is the original scabbard, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Robert
Great score Detlef. Now I know who it was AGAIN...

Great score Detlef. Now I know who it was AGAIN winning everything that I was watching. :D I agree with Jose on the dating of these, first quarter of the 20th century or there about. I especially...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th August 2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Robert
PRICE DROP, Spear $125.00 plus shipping Bolo...

PRICE DROP,

Spear $125.00 plus shipping

Bolo $40.00 plus shipping

Both $160.00 plus shipping
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Robert
Thank you Detlef, I not sure yet where I will...

Thank you Detlef, I not sure yet where I will have the sheaths made. There are quite a few good leather shops and saddle makers in the area of the country where I live so I am going to have to look...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Robert
Wonderful news Ian, can't wait to see the new...

Wonderful news Ian, can't wait to see the new photos.

Best,
Robert
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