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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2014, 02:52 PM
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It is a strange thing Michael...I am sure that...

It is a strange thing Michael...I am sure that there would have been twist core off cuts available at the forge with which to make Moro Kris Ganja....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 541
Great photo, great displays, thanks for posting

Great photo, great displays, thanks for posting
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 541
Down the road, they open at 10.

Down the road, they open at 10.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
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Thanks David, See what comes about this specific...

Thanks David,

See what comes about this specific aspect of these Sundang types.

Gustav was good enough to bring one forth from Michaelís earlier postings...that conversation didn't amount to much...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Thank you very much for these ponderous thoughts

Thank you very much for these ponderous thoughts
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
A little BUMP Michael...the conversation dropped...

A little BUMP Michael...the conversation dropped off pretty quick...

This too may find its way to the Keris forum too and I am linking this too as there are similar...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Thank you Gustav, I did see this through...

Thank you Gustav,

I did see this through twistcore searches. I am surprised the discussion ended there.

I saw a hint of twistcore Gonjo in this rare example that Maurice presented, post...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Thanks Emanuel. I do find this area of Kris,...

Thanks Emanuel.

I do find this area of Kris, Sundang and Keris very interesting.

I am not smith but there are some very tricky methods used to obtain some very beautiful and amazing Gonjo that are...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Hi David, I thought about posting there but...

Hi David,

I thought about posting there but offered the question up here as Kris far outweigh Sundang in these pages, especially twist core examples. If the trait is found to be only Sundang...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Charles, I'll work on better Gonjo pics when I...

Charles, I'll work on better Gonjo pics when I next have it out, a twistie profile shot wouldn't go astray.
I'll keep the images specific to this area though as it is only this aspect of the Sundangs...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Kris & Sundang twist core Ganja or Gonjo

We have all seen very many beautiful old twist core Kris and Sundang blades in these pages but little attention beyond the main body of the blade.

I note many have a plain ganja or gonjo.

Attached...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
I think you'll find it is missing from the top...

I think you'll find it is missing from the top and the bottom of the scabbard.

So many varieties of this type of sword are found.

Perhaps Maurice has done a study or paper on them?
Forum: Swap Forum 11th August 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Wanted

Wanted,

Rencong with a Akar Bahar hilt.

With thanks

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
An interesting hybrid... I think it is a...

An interesting hybrid...

I think it is a Peurawot blade and sheath top melded to its current form.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Here is one of this type in native context 1922,...

Here is one of this type in native context 1922, Mishmi, Assam.

Ian, your bolo type is on the hip of the chap in the background.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th August 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
This might help you.

This might help you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Hi Drac2k These Kampilans are quite simple in...

Hi Drac2k

These Kampilans are quite simple in there manufacture.
The grip and pommel is a separate piece of timber from the guard and they are typically pinned with a single pin mid way through the...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
I don't think I am out of line when I say...

I don't think I am out of line when I say F$#k*&g &RSE%OLES!!!

You are through now, with support ... I suspect the 10 grains have gone and all items are still with you and safe?

Gavin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Thanks Ian, great finds. There is a bit of...

Thanks Ian, great finds.

There is a bit of variety there.

#1 looks interesting
#2 Kachin hilt ponderous blade
#3 Looks like it might have come out of Assam tea plantations or similar...EU made I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
An interesting example with interesting...

An interesting example with interesting similarities Ian.

The Bolo shape and non flared pommel have me thinking of other influence though....so little known, so few seen...

Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Thanks Colin, they exist and are certainly rare.

Thanks Colin, they exist and are certainly rare.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th August 2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Thanks Colin, I real little mystery. I see...

Thanks Colin,

I real little mystery.

I see similar beads on some Naga Jewelry.
I see similar sized and style items as waistband dancing decorations in Naga regions but all with goat hair and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
I would expect the similar type without the MOP...

I would expect the similar type without the MOP but with Jadite grip slabs and silver dressed sheath in Moser collection to be one such example Charles.

There is a wide variety of these dagger...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
I think figure 120, page 49, Golok, would be...

I think figure 120, page 49, Golok, would be better suited as a reference for this sword.
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