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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By David
Hang, i am sure we would all find it more...

Hang, i am sure we would all find it more interesting if you could tell us where these doors are. ;) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By David
Hi Edmos. I think you would get more comments on...

Hi Edmos. I think you would get more comments on these if you were able to provide some better images. Take these kris outside and try shooting them in open shade or with the diffusion of an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By David
Dave, to my eye it does not look like this pommel...

Dave, to my eye it does not look like this pommel was intentionally made in two pieces. This looks like an elaborate repair job to me. If you look carefully at the line of the joining, while...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By David
I'm i missing a photo here Jim. I don't see any...

I'm i missing a photo here Jim. I don't see any inscription on the scabbard.
:confused: :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By David
Rich, i don't think you are going to find a hamon...

Rich, i don't think you are going to find a hamon or boshi on this blade as the blade itself seems to be a European VOC trade blade placed in Japanese dress.
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By David
Welcome to the forums Medar. I think you might...

Welcome to the forums Medar. I think you might want to post all those detail shots here as well. It would certainly help the discussion along. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By David
I think some shots that show the entire weapon...

I think some shots that show the entire weapon would be helpful.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th April 2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By David
You probably have seen it without realizing it....

You probably have seen it without realizing it. Perhaps members with examples could post some images for you here.
This thread might be helpful.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15195
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By David
Just as a point of stickler clarification in...

Just as a point of stickler clarification in reference to the title of this thread, i don't believe that the Philippines can be considered "Indonesian" so the kris and the Igorot axe would need a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By David
I'm sorry Charles, but the recent ban on ivory...

I'm sorry Charles, but the recent ban on ivory has just been extended to all silver-hilted barongs as well. If you wrap this beauty up immediately and sent it to me directly i will see what i can do...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By David
Caedo, i doubt that. Gold enhancements (kinatah)...

Caedo, i doubt that. Gold enhancements (kinatah) would never be considered "pamor". Lord knows how google translator would convert "kinatah". :eek: :)
Ceblokan pamor (also sometimes called...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By David
Weird! Thanks Caedo. :)

Weird! Thanks Caedo. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By David
Hi Gushbonee. I believe that Rick was just trying...

Hi Gushbonee. I believe that Rick was just trying to draw you out a bit and is not really serious about wanting to buy these. We have had an unfortunate rash of keris dealers recently trying to use...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By David
I certainly wouldn't sand it down, not even a...

I certainly wouldn't sand it down, not even a little. :eek:
I might try some WD-40 and a toothbrush or maybe hit it with very fine #0000 steel wool to see if it brightens up. :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By David
OK, really weird that when i hit...

OK, really weird that when i hit "quote" to repeat your post at the top of my response it changed your spelling of condong to condign. Damn auto-correct! :confused: :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By David
Thanks Alan, that's what i was looking for....

Thanks Alan, that's what i was looking for. Getting old is a beautiful, terrible thing… ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By David
Well that's a lovely ensemble. I find it rather...

Well that's a lovely ensemble. I find it rather attractive. Hope you don't mind if i orient your photo a bit differently. Always easier to read a photo of a keris in this orientation and allows us to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th April 2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By David
:)

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By David
Bugis, i have just noticed that this Badik is one...

Bugis, i have just noticed that this Badik is one of the weapons that you offered to me for sale in private email a few days ago. We have had a bit of discussion about this via email and i am going...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By David
We only discuss keris on the keris forum, so i am...

We only discuss keris on the keris forum, so i am transferring this thread to the Ethnographic Forum.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By David
How do you know that meteoric pamor was used in...

How do you know that meteoric pamor was used in this keris? Do you know the maker?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By David
I would like to point out that pamor Luwu is not...

I would like to point out that pamor Luwu is not meteorite. It is pamor material that comes from Sulawesi and tends to have a high nickel content. But it is completely terrestrial.
Bugis Keris, are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 979
Posted By David
That's not a bad idea José…and i think we all can...

That's not a bad idea José…and i think we all can agree that the senseless slaughter of elephants for their ivory needs to stop.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By David
Oh yes, and nice examples Dave! :)

Oh yes, and nice examples Dave! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By David
The question becomes "commonly known"...

The question becomes "commonly known" where. In Malaysia i would say you are probably correct, but these are not Malaysian examples of this sword form. These are the Moro variety from the...
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