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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sajen
Hi Leif, Yes have seen it before. The last one...

Hi Leif,

Yes have seen it before. The last one is indeed an exact twin of mine, the other one is similar! :cool:

Best,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, Yes, could be for a child. On the...

Hello David,

Yes, could be for a child. On the other hand think to the very early 20th century Sumatran Batak "souvenirs", very well made knives and daggers.
People are inventive when they can make...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, What could be another reason for...

Hello David,

What could be another reason for this small gunongs? :shrug:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, Like the others I think that I am...

Hello Kai,

Like the others I think that I am correct by my dating, compare the example in question with this two big examples from my collection.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Sajen
Of course Marius and Ian are correct, these are...

Of course Marius and Ian are correct, these are Shan daggers! ;) :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sajen
Hi Eric, I've seen and handled some of these...

Hi Eric,

I've seen and handled some of these miniature gunongs, I guess they are souvenirs. I have a similar one, see here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=250354&postcount=1
Our member...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Sajen
Hi Drac2k, Yes, these are Kachin (would be my...

Hi Drac2k,

Yes, these are Kachin (would be my guess) dhas, nice ones! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Sajen
Hello Jim, This is a Thai dha, mass produced and...

Hello Jim,

This is a Thai dha, mass produced and mainly worked for those who travel. It seems that many US soldiers bring such a dha with to the States when they return from Vietnam. There is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Sajen
This one was described from a German auction...

This one was described from a German auction house as African bolo: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19769&highlight=ilongot
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Sajen
By wrong descriptions I've won the rarest blades!...

By wrong descriptions I've won the rarest blades! :) ;)

Here one sample: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19623&highlight=mandaya

It was described as Sundanese arm dagger! ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Sajen
Hi Jeff, Thank you! :) Yes, Robert did the...

Hi Jeff,

Thank you! :) Yes, Robert did the restoration of the scabbard and worked the fittings new from brass, they are silver washed.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By Sajen
Agree with you Thor, an outstanding collection of...

Agree with you Thor, an outstanding collection of this type of clubs! :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Sajen
Hello Wayne, It wasn't my intention to offend...

Hello Wayne,

It wasn't my intention to offend you in any way and my age guess was a little bit to late, mid. 20th century or before sounds better and I feel also better by it. ;)
And I think as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 37,873
Posted By Sajen
I am as well Tim, but the top of the bones show...

I am as well Tim, but the top of the bones show clearly the anatomy difference. Another point is that human bones are more straight.
Another point is the feel and colour, like said, it's not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By Sajen
I really like these Macana clubs, here a picture...

I really like these Macana clubs, here a picture from this thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21882&highlight=amazonian
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, Thank you very much for...

Hello Robert,

Thank you very much for clarification! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 37,873
Posted By Sajen
It's not easy to differentiate between cassowary...

It's not easy to differentiate between cassowary and human bone, one picture in the link Thor posted shows it good.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Sajen
See also the third blade from the 1. post in this...

See also the third blade from the 1. post in this thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22634&highlight=wedding+nimcha
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Sajen
Hello Wayne, Think that it's tourist grade,...

Hello Wayne,

Think that it's tourist grade, second half 20th century. Similar to the so called wedding nimchas.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Sajen
Hi Jeff, Would agree with Kai, look like you...

Hi Jeff,

Would agree with Kai, look like you have got a nice Achang HuSa dao! ;)

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19762&highlight=husa

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By Sajen
Also elephant ivory.

Also elephant ivory.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By Sajen
Elephant ivory!

Elephant ivory!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By Sajen
Hi Yves, Sperm whale tooth shows no Schreger...

Hi Yves,

Sperm whale tooth shows no Schreger lines so far I know, only elephant ivory shows this lines.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By Sajen
Hi Marius, Disagree again with you, soory! ;) ...

Hi Marius,

Disagree again with you, soory! ;) :D The sperm whale tooth look real to my eyes but agree with you that's difficult to judge from a picture alone.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Sajen
Hi Ian, It's not the first one I have seen where...

Hi Ian,

It's not the first one I have seen where the blade was etched. I guess that it's a Javanese way of restoration. Many different blades where I doubt that the ever was etched with warangan I...
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