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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2019, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Battara
Thank you folks! Yes this was very difficult and...

Thank you folks!

Yes this was very difficult and time consuming. By bottom part of the hilt I assume you mean this:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Battara
I've come to the same conclusion. Maraming...

I've come to the same conclusion. Maraming Salamat for your confirmation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Battara
Other information: The faded ink inscription...

Other information:

The faded ink inscription reads:

July 1901, Tubigon Bohol

Since the island of Bohol (next to Cebu) does not have this kind of sword, this confirms this piece as being Cebuano. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Battara
Now here are my attempts at restoration. I left...

Now here are my attempts at restoration. I left the small break alone since the patina matches the rest of the hilt patina, meaning it was done during the time it was in service. However, I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Battara
My Talibon Restoration

Greetings folks,

I think my original thread years ago on this subject got disappeared with the loss of others a while back. So I thought I would recreate a thread on this for research.

I found...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Battara
From what I can see of the pictures, I still say...

From what I can see of the pictures, I still say recent work is from Marawi in Maranao country.

I'll admit though, better pictures would help make a better determination.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,026
Posted By Battara
Ok so try this out: got a beja dagger at auction...

Ok so try this out: got a beja dagger at auction from Italy and paid around $240 in shipping alone! We'll see how it turns out when it comes in. :rolleyes:
Forum: Swap Forum 11th October 2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Battara
Sulu Kris for Sale

Greetings folks!

I am selling my first Sulu kris. It has a laminated steel blade made in the 1940s-1960s. No separable ganga (an engraved line to suggest one) but it does have a burled wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Battara
Oh I agree that the blade is old and around the...

Oh I agree that the blade is old and around the time you suggest, Sajen. I'm with Ian when it comes to everything else about the kris. And yes you are also right in that several of these old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By Battara
Although not my area of expertise, I do want to...

Although not my area of expertise, I do want to point out the possibility of the 3rd pulwar blade (bottom of picture) having a scarf weld. The geometry of the curve is "broken" in the middle and a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Battara
Not only Maranao, but probably from Malawi city. ...

Not only Maranao, but probably from Malawi city. Very recent.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Battara
What intrigued me is the hilt of the Kris. It is...

What intrigued me is the hilt of the Kris. It is different and some claim it to be from Tawi-Tawi, part of the Sulu Archipelago closest to Borneo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By Battara
Great work! What kind of glue/cement did you use...

Great work!

What kind of glue/cement did you use on the wood?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Battara
Rob is correct. The knives from this region also...

Rob is correct.

The knives from this region also come by themselves as well. Most of these forms resemble the Balkan yataghan hilt.

I believe the knives are called “bichaqs.”
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th September 2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Battara
Asian elephant could be a possibility.

Asian elephant could be a possibility.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th September 2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Battara
I don’t see any marbling that I usually see with...

I don’t see any marbling that I usually see with walrus tusk.......🤔
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Battara
I agree with Kai on the dating bus would suggest...

I agree with Kai on the dating bus would suggest that this could be Maguindanao. The fret work on the ganga is Maguindanao and the “eagle/elephant” front part of the ganga is perpendicular to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Battara
I forgot to mention that this appears to be a...

I forgot to mention that this appears to be a Maguindanao kris.
Forum: European Armoury 25th September 2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Battara
Seemingly so pristine, I hope it isn't a...

Seemingly so pristine, I hope it isn't a Victorian copy...........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Battara
I remember this on Eprey as well. I agree with...

I remember this on Eprey as well.

I agree with Ian about this possibly belonging to a panglima or some other such status person. However like Charles I too have seen these rehilted many times,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Battara
Ian I would not say that only the sultan could...

Ian I would not say that only the sultan could sport gold of some kind. For example my Datu Piang kris sports swassa and gold. And many nobility kris have gold wash on the bands as well (I have one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,580
Posted By Battara
...

𝔈𝔦𝔤𝔢𝔫𝔱𝔲𝔪 𝔡𝔢𝔯 𝔉𝔞𝔪𝔦𝔩𝔦𝔢...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,580
Posted By Battara
Thank you Kronkew. Ian, the translation is in...

Thank you Kronkew.

Ian, the translation is in the middle of this thread.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,580
Posted By Battara
Here are some recent and better pictures:

Here are some recent and better pictures:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By Battara
$3000?!?! :eek:

$3000?!?! :eek:
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