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Forum: Keris Swap Forum 8th December 2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By Rick
Smile A bump for third printing.

A bump for third printing.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd December 2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Rick
Red face You Asked

Not meant to offend, but for me:

The wilah reminds me of a Pizza with too many toppings; there's no harmony expressed in the wilah; it's like keris science fiction. :(

The carving of the dress is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By Rick
Wow!

Wow!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th November 2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 940
Posted By Rick
Clues?

A couple of observations about the original hilt:

The little finger of the right hand seems disproportionately long with a wicked looking hooked nail.

What could be the semi spherical object be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Rick
It certainly looks like a kirach. The example I...

It certainly looks like a kirach.
The example I own is a very good thrusting weapon.
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Rick
These are quite interesting pieces. Someone must...

These are quite interesting pieces. Someone must be very dedicated to this idea as iirc the cost of producing dies for such an item would be quite expensive.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,449
Posted By Rick
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Rick
Married?

Why has no one considered the idea that this blade may be of Indian origin?
There are very similar marks and fullering on an Indian straight tulwar in my collection. Granted they're a bit different...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st October 2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up You're very welcome Alex. :)

You're very welcome Alex. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st October 2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Rick
Possibly it is a rendering of the 'Barong and...

Possibly it is a rendering of the 'Barong and Keris' dance as performed by Balinese dancers.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By Rick
The handle looks like it's wrapped with the kind...

The handle looks like it's wrapped with the kind of wire one uses to hang pictures; or is it just a wire loop around the pommel?

Is there a ferrule or is it just (wire?) wrapping?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th October 2017, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By Rick
Smile Thank you for taking the time to do this mate. :)

Thank you for taking the time to do this mate. :)
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Rick
Question What kind of problems did Customs have with this...

What kind of problems did Customs have with this dagger?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,690
Posted By Rick
Red face Not to barge in here, but while we're discussing...

Not to barge in here, but while we're discussing sabres of this ilk, can any of you give me a hint as to the origin of these two?

I have only seen 3 of these in my years of collecting edgy stuff and...
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Rick
Smile I guess I don't get out much, Glen; I was unaware...

I guess I don't get out much, Glen; I was unaware it had been mined for so long. :o...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th October 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By Rick
Unhappy Shotgun Laws

Is it ironic that even Mammoth ivory falls under this proscription?
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Rick
Unhappy Shotgun Laws

Is it ironic that even Mammoth ivory falls under this proscription?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By Rick
Unhappy Shotgun Laws

Is it ironic that even Mammoth ivory falls under this proscription?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th October 2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By Rick
Unhappy One more...

One more thing:
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-joseph/gods-ivory-the-role-of-re_b_5745994.html
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Rick
Unhappy One more...

One more thing:
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-joseph/gods-ivory-the-role-of-re_b_5745994.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By Rick
Unhappy One more...

One more thing:
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-joseph/gods-ivory-the-role-of-re_b_5745994.html
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th October 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By Rick
Unhappy To...

To wit:
https://committeeforculturalpolicy.org/british-antique-dealers-made-to-crush-ivory-antiques-usfws-opens-ivory-repository/
Forum: European Armoury 7th October 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Rick
Unhappy To...

To wit:
https://committeeforculturalpolicy.org/british-antique-dealers-made-to-crush-ivory-antiques-usfws-opens-ivory-repository/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By Rick
Unhappy To...

To wit:
https://committeeforculturalpolicy.org/british-antique-dealers-made-to-crush-ivory-antiques-usfws-opens-ivory-repository/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Rick
The scales don't look like ivory. The activity...

The scales don't look like ivory.

The activity in the blade looks like acid etching to simulate a pattern welded core.

Maybe I'm wrong...
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