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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By asomotif
Yes, that is it. there is a nice movie on...

Yes, that is it.

there is a nice movie on youtube of one being used for a cutting test.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By asomotif
Well it is not a parang latok. I would just call...

Well it is not a parang latok. I would just call it a parang.

The bend blade is not bad for chopping small trees / branches.
You can use it in the garden :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By asomotif
Borneo, I think Sarawak. The handle is a dragon...

Borneo, I think Sarawak.

The handle is a dragon (aso) motif

Nice working piece, not a weapon.
not old, but authentic. I like it
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, I missed out on that one. I heard...

Hello Detlef,

I missed out on that one. I heard it was a complete give away for such a rare shield.
Looks good and genuine to me.
The first one I ever see outside the example Albert...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By asomotif
Here is the blade in upright position. The...

Here is the blade in upright position.

The complete keris in its combination is not a museum worthy example imo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th April 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By asomotif
Here some more pictures including a new...

Here some more pictures including a new aquisition in the same style.

The 3rd one is not making it easier to pin point an origin on this shape.
Forum: Swap Forum 29th March 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By asomotif
Easterbunny bump

Eur 400 shipped wwide / PayPal accepted
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By asomotif
What a beautiful dagger !

What a beautiful dagger !
Forum: Swap Forum 15th March 2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By asomotif
EUR 400 SHIPPED WWIDE

BEST OFFER EUR 400 SHIPPED WWIDE / PAYPAL ACCEPTED
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,646
Posted By asomotif
Still things to wish for indeed, waiting in...

Still things to wish for indeed, waiting in someone's drawer or attic.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,646
Posted By asomotif
Hello Kai and others. This rentjong was...

Hello Kai and others.

This rentjong was presented on a television antique show for appraisal, Unfortunately I am not the owner.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,646
Posted By asomotif
Here another rentjong for sharing. Another...

Here another rentjong for sharing.

Another interesting variation.
Forum: Swap Forum 11th March 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By asomotif
BUMP

BUMP......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, Catawiki does not sell, they offer...

Hello Detlef,

Catawiki does not sell, they offer the auction website.
It is the ignorant buyer who is willing to buy these keris at relatively high prices. I have noticed the same indded with often...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By asomotif
WW2 KATANA, Dont think so / buyer beware

saw an auction ending last week for a "ww2 katana"

Let you be the Judge, but the markings on this blade might as well read : made in China :(...
Forum: Swap Forum 7th March 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By asomotif
sold

sold
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By asomotif
The coin is dated.

The coin is dated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By asomotif
Hello Maurice, Nice to see you in the forum :)...

Hello Maurice,

Nice to see you in the forum
:)

When you write about / "early collected / in museum collections", Which dates / years did you encounter ?

best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By asomotif
Hello Ian, I am wondering, from where did you...

Hello Ian,

I am wondering, from where did you buy this parang ?

Regardless of the age guesses we can make, it looks like a blade that has faced long extensive use.
Also the scabbard looks very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By asomotif
1700's = based on what ?

1700's = based on what ?
Forum: Swap Forum 25th February 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By asomotif
Any offers ?

Any offers ?
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd February 2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By asomotif
Ps. the ferrule is made of horn. Which is a quite...

Ps. the ferrule is made of horn.
Which is a quite unusual feature.
Forum: Swap Forum 18th February 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By asomotif
KAYAN MANDAU WITH TWO COLOR RATTAN BINDING

For sale.

Nice kayan mandau with wonderfull rattan binding in 2 colors.

Wooden hilt with traditional dayak dragon motifs.
1 tuft of (probably) goat hair.

simple but traditional blade.

EUR 225...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,469
Posted By asomotif
Always good to know, I don't want a mandau with a...

Always good to know, I don't want a mandau with a slippery grip.
I live in the urban jungle
:D :D :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,469
Posted By asomotif
Hello Robert, I would not try to remove varnish...

Hello Robert,
I would not try to remove varnish from the rattan.
Either mechanical or with detergents, it will not improve the condition of the rattan imo.
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