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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th November 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
"Dapur Jambeya"?

Hullo again Thomas! :)

Just to follow up on my previous response:
The following central Java description may relate to your post :

dapur jambeya:straight blade, pejetan, tikel alis,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Kai, Thanks! Yes, that's what I meant. I'm...

Hullo Kai,

Thanks! Yes, that's what I meant.
I'm rather tech-challenged; after a few tries to do what I wanted, I gave up and did what I could.
Thanks again.

I managed to track one down again;...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, Just thought I'd add this link to a...

Hullo Jean,

Just thought I'd add this link to a southern Kalamantan djambia for comparison:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=243987#post243987

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd November 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Thomas, My two-doeits' worth (first...

Hullo Thomas,

My two-doeits' worth (first impression):

- Overall sheathed assemblage reminiscent of southern Kalamantan; in particular, a djambia/jambia/jambya/jambeya.

- Blade simplicity similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Colonial Relics

Hullo again everybody! :)

Just to share:
Left - pedang/side-arm of the original Korps Marechaussee.
Right - golok/side-arm of KNIL.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By Amuk Murugul
KOEDJANG ..... 21st Century

Hullo everybody! :)

Just to share:
A 21st century Koedjang Tjioeng Mata5.
It is traditionally folded and finished using modern tools.
The pamor is 'coloured'.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th September 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Thank you , Alan. Best,

Thank you , Alan.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th September 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Since you asked .....

Hullo David,

I try to avoid mentioning it; but since you asked:

The hilt faces the 'rear' as a reminder to djatisoenda to 'watch one's back'. Harks back to 1357 when treachery perpetrated by the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th September 2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By Amuk Murugul
'Classic' examples .....

Hullo everybody! :)

Further additions for sharing.

_000_Setjang Lempeng

Desc: Doehoeng Setjang Lempeng.
Char: Both edges similar, Lempeng.
Blade: LxOALxWxT=30.5x37x7.16x0.88cm....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,486
Posted By Amuk Murugul
My Apologies

Hullo everybody! :)

Please accept my apologies.
At the time of posting, I had done some prior digging for more information on the object. However, I failed to find even a photo of anything similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,486
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PARANG KAMOEDI SINGKIR

Hullo all! :)

Just an addition.

PARANG KAMOEDI SINGKIR
Desc: Parang Kamoedi Singkir BANDJAR (Southern Kalamantan) .
Blade: LxOALxWxT=46x58x2.4x0.7cm. Both sides slightly concave.
Handle: Horn...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Three basic pieces just to share:

00. TilamOepih Lempeng (SandangWalikat, Tjorok)

Name: Sang Kamandaka
Desc: Doehoeng Tilam Oepih Lempeng PASIR LOEHOER
Char: Oepih-rai , Elis , Lempeng
Blade: LxOALxWxT=46x53.5x9.16x1.47cm.(paksi:...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG KASOENDAN (A Soenda Perspective)

Hullo everybody! :)

Below is a poesaka (=heirloom) to share:

. Doehoeng Asgar

Name: Kangdjeng Wangsa Dita(=symbolises links to Limbangan and Soemedang)
Desc: Doehoeng Sampana 5 Eloek(=...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By Amuk Murugul
KOEDJANG / KUJANG

Hullo everybody, :)
FYI.

KOEDJANG:

The Koedjang is a traditional implement which has become synonymous with Oerang Soenda identity.
It started life as a simple farming tool (viz. the arit/sickle)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PAKARANG KASOENDAN (Weapons of the Soenda)

Hullo everybody! :)
The following may be useful:

Pakarang Tjatoerangga, the four quintessential implements of the praboe(=warrior-noble) class.
Please excuse the poor-quality picture; it’s merely...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th July 2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,252
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Just thought I'd drop the...

Hullo everybody! :)
Just thought I'd drop the following three examples (with a little more data).
It's posted as is, merely for sharing only.
Info may be of use ..... otherwise: ".....nothing to see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,843
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Answer to query .....

Hullo everybody, :)

I was asked what the above item was, so I thought it most appropriate to post my answer here.
To me, it's a Tangkitn Laki from western Kalamantan(Borneo). I've attached an image...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,486
Posted By Amuk Murugul
A couple of rather unusual knives .....

Hullo everybody, :)

Photo of rather uncommon knives for sharing.
Enjoy!

15A. PINGELANIT

Desc: Joeoe lanit KELABIT HIGHLANDS
Blade: LxOALxWxT=23.5x34x2.02x0.51xcm.
Handle: Kajoeh(wood), toenan,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,669
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, YW. Glad it is of some use to...

Hullo Detlef,

YW.
Glad it is of some use to you.

Tschau,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,669
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, Thanks for your response.(I was...

Hullo Detlef,

Thanks for your response.(I was just about to go offline :) )
The isaw was the precursor to the njaboer. It was their implement before they were driven out by the Kajaan/Kenjah. They...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,669
Posted By Amuk Murugul
YW Detlef :) ..... My source is the people who...

YW Detlef :) ..... My source is the people who used them.
As for the coins (I used to be a passionate numismatist in a previous life), they appear to be (can't be too sure from the photo)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,669
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, It's a Hivan/Iban Isaw; looks like...

Hullo Detlef,

It's a Hivan/Iban Isaw; looks like a more "recent" model; thickness of blade at the tang for such a model would be <1cm (about half that of the "older" model).

Ref. item #7:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Welcome Ade, :) Here's a link which may...

Welcome Ade, :)
Here's a link which may help:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23853&highlight=pakarang

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th July 2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 928
Posted By Amuk Murugul
CURIOSITY .....

Hullo everybody! :)

..... watching red-moon process .....
..... killing time .....
I just thought these pix may be of interest to someone and trust the wisdom of the moderators as to whether they...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th July 2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana, :) I am indeed heartened by...

Hullo jagabuwana, :)

I am indeed heartened by your stated passion/enthusiasm and wish you well.
I just thought that I’d drop you the following diagram of blade details (the details are in their...
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