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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Maurice
A great display like that Willem. They almost...

A great display like that Willem.

They almost don't look like they are pretty rare finds all together.... :D

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Maurice
M.C. Schadee photo

This (part of a bigger) photo is from M.C. Schadee, taken in West Borneo.
An area were you don't suspect to encounter a man with a BB at first thoughts...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Maurice
Tinker photo

This photo is taken by Tinker, ca. 1870.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Maurice
I only know of two photos of natives with such BB.

I only know of two photos of natives with such BB.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Maurice
Hello Udo, that is a fantastic moro armour! I...

Hello Udo,

that is a fantastic moro armour!
I have had one several years ago, bought from a Dutch antique dealer.
It wasn't as nice as yours, and fully made of brass, also the plates.
Remembering my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,321
Posted By Maurice
Hi Gav, These types are for sure my...

Hi Gav,

These types are for sure my favorite.
Yours is in perfect condition.
I think Borneo is a very good option, and I would say it is.

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Maurice
Hi Detlef, that is true, as long as they don't...

Hi Detlef,

that is true, as long as they don't use some kind of glue and it can be removed it will be ok I guess and fine for me. :-)

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Maurice
Yes I agree with that also Detlef. :) Me...

Yes I agree with that also Detlef. :)



Me neither! Agree to have it etched and get rid of the rust at the edges and bring out the twistcore in the fullers if there....



This I wouldn't do if it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Maurice
A beautifull kris and I especially like the blade...

A beautifull kris and I especially like the blade a lot!
I wouldn't do not much about it, as I like it the way it is. It shows character!
If the ferrule and metal piece just below the pommel is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Maurice
A nice barung Emanuel! Congratulations with this...

A nice barung Emanuel!
Congratulations with this find and have a look here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=12950&page=1&pp=30

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Maurice
Congratulations Willem. A very nice addition to...

Congratulations Willem. A very nice addition to your collection!
Here is another one for comparison.

Rg, Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By Maurice
It could be an Achenese lance. Is the octagonal...

It could be an Achenese lance.
Is the octagonal shaft round at the upper side near the blade and octagonal near the butt?
Or is it all octagonal from end to tip?

Maurice
Forum: Swap Forum 11th September 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By Maurice
Batavia Collectables

Make sure you bookmark this one!

http://www.bataviacollectables.com/

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th August 2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,450
Posted By Maurice
I would go for A. That B went for more as 55% is...

I would go for A.
That B went for more as 55% is because the buyer didn't do his homework to well before buying? (as we all did and still do once in a while). :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Maurice
I have had several of these in my hands. The...

I have had several of these in my hands.
The scabbardmouth and -tip indeed are missing.
sometimes they are from carbao horn, sometimes bone, and sometimes bone with smaller rings of carbao horn in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By Maurice
Looking at all features I would say a Javanese...

Looking at all features I would say a Javanese sword / golok Willem.

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Maurice
It is a plate from the book "The...

It is a plate from the book "The Head-Hunters of Borneo" from Carl Bock.
The first publication was in 1881.
One of my favorite books, and the reprints are not expensive.

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,771
Posted By Maurice
Re-reading this interesting thread, it looks like...

Re-reading this interesting thread, it looks like brass crowns are more rare as golden ones, as I don't see any depicted here.

Are there rentjongs with brass crowns in forumites collections to add...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
Hi Detlef, look at page 20 / 21 and you'll find...

Hi Detlef,

look at page 20 / 21 and you'll find some information.
Not much, but better as nothing. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
You're welcome. Great that it is appreciated so...

You're welcome.
Great that it is appreciated so much Colin!

Rg,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
Reread the gobang article I've sent you a while...

Reread the gobang article I've sent you a while ago Detlef. There you'll find more info about the Badoei blades.. :rolleyes:

Rg Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
My friend didn't mind placing a photo of the...

My friend didn't mind placing a photo of the sword in his collection.

So here it is!
Enjoy.....

Rg,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
I have this very big Atlas "van Tropisch...

I have this very big Atlas "van Tropisch Nederland", 1938.
I made the photos with my cellphone from it.

Rg,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
:cool: Regards, Maurice

:cool:
Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Maurice
This is a cool photo of a Tengerese man! Thanks...

This is a cool photo of a Tengerese man! Thanks for sharing....
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