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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:43 PM
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Posted By kino
Tree of life

When inquiring about my copper alloy bladed Kris, one of our friends mentioned that the carving on the back of the hilt somewhat resembles the tree of life. He then forwarded a photo of a Tausug...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th May 2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By kino
No longer available.

No longer available.
Forum: Swap Forum 10th May 2022, 02:13 AM
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Views: 201
Posted By kino
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Swap Forum 8th May 2022, 07:38 PM
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Views: 201
Posted By kino
Ammunition Belt to trade

Want to trade this ammo belt for Moro or Filipino weapons.
Belt is in good condition. Powder containers have most of the original cloth plugs.
Leather lanyards are completely intact with four...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 370,056
Posted By kino
Kampilan

Kampilan bearer of Dato Mastura, Cotabato. Peabody Museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2022, 07:15 PM
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Posted By kino
Good get Charles. I recall seeing this Kamp...

Good get Charles. I recall seeing this Kamp multiple times. The hilts carving on some areas are still crisp. It’s been well maintained. At what age would you place on it?

Ok, how many swords do...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th April 2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By kino
Nimchaís to Trade

Looking to trade these Nimchaís for Moro swords.
If interested, email or PM me.
Thanks.

mandawe@outlook.com
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By kino
Xas, Thanks for posting the link to the Peabody...

Xas, Thanks for posting the link to the Peabody Glot with a status hilt and the photo of your friends Glot. Iím looking forward to the research papers of the Subanen Tribe weapons and others.
I was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By kino
Kai, the spine nearest the hilt is 5/16Ē thick. ...

Kai, the spine nearest the hilt is 5/16Ē thick.

Xas, makes sense since Kai noted the blades engraving doesnít resemble Moro. I looked up Margosatubig location earlier. Any idea what ďMargoĒ,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By kino
Itís definitely not a tourist item.I think the ...

Itís definitely not a tourist item.I think the
scabbard is newer although it was made in the Philippines.
Hereís a closeup of the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By kino
Speaking of Panabas or is it something else

Blade profile resembles a Panabas in a way but a Panabas is supposed to be a 2 hand implement. Could be a Pira / Panabas hybrid.
Overall length 24.5Ē, blade 18Ē.
Thoughts?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By kino
Nice Panabas Xas. I like the form of it,...

Nice Panabas Xas. I like the form of it, especially the handle with that piece of iron (?), protruding from the end and with those native repairs.

Hereís one that has a similar blade profile. It...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By kino
What a beautiful pair. I usually don't like...

What a beautiful pair. I usually don't like polished silver pommels, but these two really look good polished. What's the dimensions of the Kris?
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,183
Posted By kino
Fortune did smile on you, again. You must be a...

Fortune did smile on you, again. You must be a magnet for Panabas'.
This example is all business with a little flair with those silver bands.
Congrats.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By kino
Wow! Very nice Xas. A complete ensemble. Was the...

Wow! Very nice Xas. A complete ensemble. Was the pattern on the blade discernible when you first laid eyes on it or was it a surprise to you.
Funny how these type, chevron patterned blades are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,473
Posted By kino
Hereís another pommel of similar form. I donít...

Hereís another pommel of similar form. I donít have a current photo of the whole sword.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,473
Posted By kino
Jose, to answer your question, Yes, copper + tin...

Jose, to answer your question, Yes, copper + tin or copper + zinc alloys.
Iím really not sure what the blade composition is other than having copper content. Nothing mentioned about being a battle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,473
Posted By kino
SS, amazing collection. I really like that 3 siko...

SS, amazing collection. I really like that 3 siko example with the octagonal (?), ferrule.
Hereís one that I have but really doesnít compare to yours.
This one is really small with a brass or some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By kino
Unusual blade and handle. Itís a beauty. I was...

Unusual blade and handle. Itís a beauty. I was wondering at what age would you say this Panabas is at.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th February 2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By kino
No longer available

No longer available.
Thanks
Forum: Swap Forum 6th February 2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By kino
A Javanese Sword For Sale

Javanese sword with a pamor blade, silver ferrule and horn hilt. Age cracks to the hilt. Very slight movement to the ferrule. No scabbard.
Price - $250.00 + mailing cost
PM or email me at, ...
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd February 2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By kino
No longer available

No longer available.
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd February 2022, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By kino
Mandau and Jimpul Scabbards For Sale

Selling these three old scabbards for $70.00 + mailing cost.
View the photos for the condition.

If interested, PM or email me at mandawe@outlook.com.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,415
Posted By kino
Very nice find Sajen. Itís clean and in good...

Very nice find Sajen. Itís clean and in good order. I like that pommel as well. Congrats!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,770
Posted By kino
The title is befitting to the Kris’. The smaller...

The title is befitting to the Kris’. The smaller ones pommels material? Blades length?
Thanks for sharing.
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