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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th April 2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By RSWORD
Thanks everyone for the comments. I am enjoying...

Thanks everyone for the comments. I am enjoying the discussion and information.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By RSWORD
Some additional pictures.

Some additional pictures.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By RSWORD
Interesting Keris to share

It has been a little quiet on the forum lately so thought I would share an unusual Keris for comments and thoughts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By RSWORD
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By RSWORD
Kwiatek, Thank you very much for the detailed...

Kwiatek,

Thank you very much for the detailed translation. It provides valuable insight into the sword along with a new avenue of study. These verses were hidden away until now and I am most...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By RSWORD
Thank you Kwiatek! I appreciate your...

Thank you Kwiatek! I appreciate your translations on both this piece as well as the yataghan. Very informative and educational!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By RSWORD
And here are some images of the lengthy...

And here are some images of the lengthy inscription on the upper half of the blade near the spine.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By RSWORD
Translation assistance on Ottoman shamshir

Thank you in advance for taking a look and providing any translation assistance.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By RSWORD
As promised, a better overall picture of the...

As promised, a better overall picture of the entire piece along with a few pictures of the handle. Thanks again Kwiatek for taking a look.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By RSWORD
Thank you Kwiatek for taking a look at the...

Thank you Kwiatek for taking a look at the inscriptions and the additional time to decipher. It is very much appreciated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By RSWORD
Hi Jose, I did put a picture of the full sword...

Hi Jose,

I did put a picture of the full sword but it appears my photo resizer cut off half the handle. As you know I am in your neck of the woods this week so unable to correct until next week. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By RSWORD
One additional picture. There are a lot of...

One additional picture. There are a lot of panels on this blade. Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By RSWORD
Seeking assistance with another Yataghan translation

Thank you in advance for any translation assistance that can be provided.
Forum: European Armoury 3rd February 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By RSWORD
The axe measures 22 5/8" from bottom to tip....

The axe measures 22 5/8" from bottom to tip. The axehead is 11 1/2" across from spike to crescent. The crescent is 4" wide. There is not a metal pin at the eye. The wood has some chips which give...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd February 2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By RSWORD
Thanks for all the additional comments and...

Thanks for all the additional comments and discussion. It has been very enlightening.

I can confirm that the gangya is indeed separate.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,085
Posted By RSWORD
Fourth example to share.

Fourth example to share.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,085
Posted By RSWORD
Example 3 for the record.

Example 3 for the record.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,085
Posted By RSWORD
Another example.

Another example.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,085
Posted By RSWORD
Some more examples for the record.

Some more examples for the record.
Forum: European Armoury 1st February 2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By RSWORD
Thank you Mark for all the information. Much...

Thank you Mark for all the information. Much appreciated!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st January 2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By RSWORD
Thank you Alan and Jean for the additional...

Thank you Alan and Jean for the additional information. Much appreciated.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By RSWORD
Thank you for the comments David and confirming...

Thank you for the comments David and confirming my thoughts that this was an unusual keris for a number of reasons. The clip and chape are probably Coin or German Silver. I also appreciate your...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By RSWORD
Some additional photos of the scabbard.

Some additional photos of the scabbard.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By RSWORD
Opinions on Javanese Keris

Looking for some opinions on this Keris. Is there any specific meaning or symbolism to the gold patterns on the blade? Also, the scabbard seems unusual with the belt clip and chape. Also, the use...
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By RSWORD
Some additional photos.

Some additional photos.
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