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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:22 PM
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Posted By David
Agreed. Well made, but not my cup of tea…

Agreed. Well made, but not my cup of tea…
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By David
Fantastic Alan. As you may know i am something of...

Fantastic Alan. As you may know i am something of a percussionist and i find this particular object most interesting. I would love to hear its sound. Thanks so much for posting ths. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By David
Well again, words are only a means of...

Well again, words are only a means of communication. What is important is understanding, so i would not sweat the "alien words" too much. Regarding understanding, i would also recommend you try some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Posted By David
Just a suggestion…if you all want to talk about...

Just a suggestion…if you all want to talk about matchlocks you might want to start a new thread since the title of this one would lead people to expect swords, not guns… :shrug: :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th July 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By David
Welcome to the forum Gajah. You have presented...

Welcome to the forum Gajah. You have presented two nice first entries in your post.
I am not sure how versed you are so far in the terminology, but the Bali keris has a pamor called Tambangan Badung...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,587
Posted By David
I would like to remind EVERYONE interested and...

I would like to remind EVERYONE interested and involved in this thread of the OP's original intent, to get helpful ideas for the restoration of his sword, an inquiry which i do not believe was EVER...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By David
Yes, the reason i asked (and probably your...

Yes, the reason i asked (and probably your interest as well Robert), is that the gunongs appear to be small, but functional knives (i own one with a 5 inch blade), but the others seem like true...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By David
So what are the blade and over all length of the...

So what are the blade and over all length of the gunongs?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,592
Posted By David
Ibrahiim, what Spiral is saying is that the...

Ibrahiim, what Spiral is saying is that the Ingrams quote simply states "swords", not what kind or shaped swords or whether or not they were stiff or flexible blades. Your conclusion is therefore an...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By David
Can someone translate this text?

Can someone translate this text?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By David
Gavin, it does indeed look like something once...

Gavin, it does indeed look like something once occupied this spot, but i'm not sure i could give any reliable answer to your question of exactly what it was. Very possibly a stone, but what type is a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By David
Alan, is there a particular modern adhesive you...

Alan, is there a particular modern adhesive you would recommend for such repair?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By David
I have seen these clubs described as...

I have seen these clubs described as "Sali". I don't know how accurate that info is though. Here is a bit from one website.
"Also known as Sali or Tebetebe these clubs are similar to Gata clubs but...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th July 2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By David
Thanks Willem. I looked through google's...

Thanks Willem. I looked through google's collection of images of Ifugao head dress as well. It does seem that most of these involve textiles as well which i do not see on these, so it causes some...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By David
I can wait… :)

I can wait… :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By David
I know you must have thought about this by...

I know you must have thought about this by now,Gavin, but pictures wouldn't hurt the conversation. ;) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st July 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By David
Well Willem, i guess you are… ;) :D I have not...

Well Willem, i guess you are… ;) :D
I have not had any opportunity to view these objects in person. These were cell phone photos i took from my friend's FB page. So i will reserve any comment on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,592
Posted By David
Yes, please keep in mind that i am not really...

Yes, please keep in mind that i am not really questioning your knowledge as much as the internet sources. When i search the net for photos of this fellow i definitely found more images that do not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,592
Posted By David
I'm sorry Spiral, but the when i look at post...

I'm sorry Spiral, but the when i look at post #157 the guy on the right (with the full gray beard) in the group photo is most definitely NOT the man in the singular photo situated above the group...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,592
Posted By David
Spiral, could you please clarify something for...

Spiral, could you please clarify something for me. In the group photo of the 4 men you caption Tippu Tip as being on the right in that photo, but the "gentleman" you ID as Tippu Tip in the single...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th July 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By David
Any ideas guys? :shrug:

Any ideas guys? :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th July 2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By David
SEA (?) Monkey Skull Head Gear

Can anyone ID these. A friend of mine just found them at a flea market. I'm thinking SEA, maybe the Philippines or Borneo. What say ye? :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,605
Posted By David
Nice examples Rick. Those first two are quite...

Nice examples Rick. Those first two are quite interesting, though i'm not sure that first one is Balinese.
These last two, however, seem beyond the intent of this particular thread. They seem a bit...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 3rd July 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By David
On Hold…

On Hold…
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By David
Great to see you are back Ian! :)

Great to see you are back Ian! :)
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