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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By kino
I agree, it’s in good condition. I like the...

I agree, it’s in good condition.
I like the simple construction.
What animal is it from?
What purpose does the cutouts around the outer perimeter serve?

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 21st February 2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By kino
Sold.

The scabbards are sold.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,136
Posted By kino
Drac2k, gorgeous Panabas’. First one I’ve seen...

Drac2k, gorgeous Panabas’. First one I’ve seen with a centipede / millipede.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,136
Posted By kino
Sajen, what are the dimensions of your Panabas...

Sajen, what are the dimensions of your Panabas with the blue background?




Battara, where is this Panabas documented at, Cato’s book or Arts os Asia magazine?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,136
Posted By kino
Here’s a couple more to add.

Here’s a couple more to add.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 7th February 2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By kino
For sale.. Keris Scabbards

Email for additional photos.

Price $45 each +mailing cost.

mandawe@outlook.com

Thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By kino
No idea Rick. Several years ago I contacted...

No idea Rick. Several years ago I contacted Claremont College to inquire about the okirred Kampilan blade, since it has an acquisition number and the donors name, I thought I could at least get an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By kino
Another Kampilan to share. Published in Arts of...

Another Kampilan to share.

Published in Arts of Asia Jan.-Feb. ‘91
Forum: Swap Forum 26th January 2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By kino
Thai work knife for sale

Selling a Knife that was collected in the late 70’s in Thailand from a Mahout.
One piece construction with the hilt being hollow. Knife is accompanied with a scabbard. The scabbard is in good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,771
Posted By kino
(somewhere) could be “Moro” 2nd line, 1st word...

(somewhere) could be “Moro”

2nd line, 1st word crossed out “Sul”, as in Sulu, 2nd word looks like “Island”
3rd word, the last 4 letters looks like”jolo”
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By kino
Hi Xas, I don’t believe that it’s BangsaMoro. I...

Hi Xas, I don’t believe that it’s BangsaMoro. I haven’t seen others prior to this. Might you have photos of others?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By kino
Here’s a couple.

Here’s a couple.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By kino
Thank you Ren Ren. The second character that you...

Thank you Ren Ren.

The second character that you speak of “rou”, could be loosely interpreted as “hand forged”.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By kino
Chinese? Calligraphy.

Does it make any sense? Someone said it means “good”, “correct”, but others said it didn’t make any sense.
The bottom one that’s etched, seems too elaborate to mean nothing.

Thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,512
Posted By kino
Winter BDU in the southern Philippines consists...

Winter BDU in the southern Philippines consists of an extra cotton shirt under the Malong, at night. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,021
Posted By kino
Once used does Nital have to be discarded or can...

Once used does Nital have to be discarded or can it be re-used?
Does it’s potency wanes with each use?
Can it be safely poured down the sink to dispose?
I suppose I can look up the MSDS for disposal,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,660
Posted By kino
The view from my monitor, to me the blade looks...

The view from my monitor, to me the blade looks like it has shallow waves.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,525
Posted By kino
Thanks Ian. I was adviced with the same...

Thanks Ian.
I was adviced with the same information. We probably share the same source.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,525
Posted By kino
Thanks you for moving it David. Kai, I thought...

Thanks you for moving it David.

Kai, I thought Visayas because the blade profile was somewhat like a
Garab, but....not quite.

Ian, the blade does have a chisel grind.


Does the octagonal...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,525
Posted By kino
My bad.

Hey Mods, can you move this to the other forum. Thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,525
Posted By kino
Visayan Sword, need help in ID’ing.

Overall length is 25”, blade length 19.25”.
Blade is laminated, not peeled at the top the hilt. Hilt is carved out of Carabao horn. I’m guessing the teeth and fangs are bone. Handle and ferrule are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,024
Posted By kino
That's nice. How thick is the blade nearest the...

That's nice.
How thick is the blade nearest the hilt? How's the blade constructed, pattern welded? Mono steel?
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,446
Posted By kino
Are they both metal shields?

Are they both metal shields?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,822
Posted By kino
Really!! Well I guess that leaves more for...

Really!! Well I guess that leaves more for others. Like you, I like them as well. That’s one beautiful sword. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,534
Posted By kino
Smile Datu Puti?😊 Did you soak it or brushed...

Datu Puti?😊
Did you soak it or brushed on?
Here’s an old photo of a dark stained blade.
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