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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 01:15 AM
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To further my previous posts, can you also please...

To further my previous posts, can you also please quote the historical passages/references where it notes Omani swords were only sharpened for honour of forefathers. I can not find it :shrug:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 12:44 AM
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I don't feel hat or belt swords even need a...

I don't feel hat or belt swords even need a mention here, flexible swords, worn suspended in the open real world are not parallel.

The full dancer story has its merit here, only in that the dancing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:43 PM
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Please look back along these roads, there is...

Please look back along these roads, there is still much to see and consider.



What is a battle worthy blade to you? Please describe this.

Have a look...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:58 AM
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Thank you Stu...How much has been...

Thank you Stu...How much has been forgotten....

LEST WE FORGET
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:27 AM
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Please refresh my memory, perhaps I read too...

Please refresh my memory, perhaps I read too quick...where is this historically referenced?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 11:50 PM
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"Tiger Bells"

Ricks charm thread prompted me to post this wonderful work that has recently been updated.

http://park.org/Guests/Tiger/welcome.htm
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th July 2014, 11:48 PM
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I want one, that's KOOL

I want one, that's KOOL
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2014, 11:42 PM
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Too funny... The fighting sword type has been...

Too funny...

The fighting sword type has been presented in form and in theory, yet you do not embrace it....you do not seek to explore it, only refute the data provided with wild guesses, long...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 306
Thank you Detlef. I will approach the blade with...

Thank you Detlef. I will approach the blade with a more hands on approach when time permits and if the gold looks safe I'll deliver a final etch at the end.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 306
Thank you Henk, I will refrain from...

Thank you Henk, I will refrain from soaking.

Best regards

Gavin
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 306
Citric soak

Question, will a citric acid soak damage or remove or affect gold work?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 03:39 AM
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But not a melanoma.... :p Looks more like a...

But not a melanoma.... :p

Looks more like a coronal hole... :eek:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 02:40 AM
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Views: 241
Ta-da :-) Nothing remarkable.

Ta-da :-)

Nothing remarkable.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2014, 03:15 PM
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Indeed David but it is 0100hrs here in Australia...

Indeed David but it is 0100hrs here in Australia and I write from work...a long way from my collections....It is the Donoriko type with a sun burst in the centre of its back.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2014, 08:35 AM
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Stone inlay question

I have an old Madura keris hilt in ivory that appears to have once had a cabachon inlayed to the centre of the stylised sun motif on its back.
The size would have been just a fraction under 8mm x 5mm...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd July 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
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vikingsword

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2689177/Is-England-s-unluckiest-sword-Viking-broadsword-losing-four-history-s-greatest-battles-just-120-000.html

Whilst they can not prove it, I love the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
And it does balance up on its cutting edge.

And it does balance up on its cutting edge.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2014, 12:46 AM
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I haven't weighed it J but the balance point is...

I haven't weighed it J but the balance point is just in front of the handle.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
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Have you bought it? It looks by blade type to be...

Have you bought it?

It looks by blade type to be a Pedang from Sumatra. The hilt type however doesn't ring any bells without hitting the books...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Certainly a non traditional point you note but it...

Certainly a non traditional point you note but it does flow through there...and in all honesty, after seeing the thread surface again, I can say the photos do not do the piece justice..not in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Stabbing indeed Spiral. I have had great honour...

Stabbing indeed Spiral.

I have had great honour in handling many fine and rare Kukri as many of you know and I hope the owner doesn't mind me saying say but this example is the best Kukri I ever...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 223
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This notion about blade types within scabbards...

This notion about blade types within scabbards and who owned whose sword is not fact. No one knows what blades are hidden within these scabbards nor who owned them. At face value the owner of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,372
I think the pinky ring is the give away when...

I think the pinky ring is the give away when deciding who is who...it is the constant.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,372
I feel you greatly underplay the importance of...

I feel you greatly underplay the importance of Oman Zanzibar and Oman proper in relation to these sword.

I think the more valid question here is at what point did the Omani make this long handled...
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