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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Sajen
Luzon is a good guess, I've seen many similar...

Luzon is a good guess, I've seen many similar ones from there but most of the time the hilts have been from horn. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Sajen
Jose, thank you for comment! :) Yes, my guess as...

Jose, thank you for comment! :) Yes, my guess as well but maybe from a smaller island in the West. WWII or a little bit earlier is as well a good guess, the scabbard bands are from lead or zinc, very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Sajen
Unusual Philippine bolo for discussion

Some time ago I have acquired this very unusual bolo. On the first look you may think that it is a Visayan talibon but what is unusual that the edge is chiseled on both sides. So I want to ask you if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Sajen
No further comment? ;)

No further comment? ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Sajen
Hello Marbel, agree with all what Ian has...

Hello Marbel,

agree with all what Ian has written. Very nice knife you have there, I have a very similar one, see here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18261&highlight=bagobo In this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Sajen
I personally like my knives, daggers and swords...

I personally like my knives, daggers and swords clean but without destroying the patina. Silver and brass will oxidate after short (silver) or longer (brass) again so it don't will be a effect for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ian, thank you for comment. The strong...

Hello Ian,

thank you for comment. The strong Spanish influence and the nice bone handle was the reason that I bought it but it wasn't stated that the handle was broken.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Sajen
Hope you are not wrong, maybe Philip Tom can tell...

Hope you are not wrong, maybe Philip Tom can tell us something. :shrug: And I hope also that the thread don't end at this point. ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Sajen
Here the pictures of the restored bolo knife,...

Here the pictures of the restored bolo knife, enjoy! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Sajen
Philippine bolo knife restored

Not long ago I purchased this small bolo knife from ebay, nothing special and not very old. When it arrives at it destination it was obviously that the bone hilt was splitted in parts and only hold...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Sajen
Old Jian by ebay

Yesterday ended this unusal Jian (?) sword by ebay, congrats for the happy winner. I think it's worth to shown here for future reference and secondly because I want to learn and know more about this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Sajen
Hi Ian, yes, agree that he will find under this...

Hi Ian,

yes, agree that he will find under this term the most informations.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ian, not inevitable, I have thought the...

Hello Ian,

not inevitable, I have thought the same but Nonoy write in the thread i have posted in up the following:

This type of spearhead was used throughout the Northern Luzon Cordillera. They...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Sajen
It's a Bontoc/Ifugao/et cetera spear but the toe...

It's a Bontoc/Ifugao/et cetera spear but the toe cap from iron is missing. Still a very nice spear in unsual form. Here is an informative thread:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By Sajen
Sad news. Rest in peace.

Sad news. Rest in peace.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Sajen
Leif, personally I would clean the guard and...

Leif, personally I would clean the guard and ferrule and apply linseed oil to the pommel and scabbard. When you polish the pommel before with car polish the grain of the wood come out more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Sajen
Hi Leif, now I know who bid me out by this one! ...

Hi Leif,

now I know who bid me out by this one! :D I am looking already long for a gunong with such a elongated pommel. But I've thought (or hoped) that the ferrule is dark patinated silver. Still...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,998
Posted By Sajen
Great pieces, lucky owner! ;) Can we see the...

Great pieces, lucky owner! ;) Can we see the blades?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Sajen
Agree, nice old example, congrats! :)

Agree, nice old example, congrats! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Sajen
Agree with Jose. :) Nice...

Agree with Jose. :) Nice workmanship.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Sajen
Hello Rafngard, no, there never have been a...

Hello Rafngard,

no, there never have been a rattan wrap.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, thank you for comment! ;) Yes, I...

Hello Charles,

thank you for comment! ;) Yes, I would agree but it seems that not all members are certain about this, see your own thread:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Sajen
Yakan or Borneo barong?

This rather nice barong just ended by ebay, I was outbid by a well known and respected member. ;) :D Hope you will post better pictures later. ;)

What I really want to know, is this a Yakan or a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, not my area of collecting but...

Hello Charles,

not my area of collecting but this is an outstanding & beautiful sword, thank you for sharing.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By Sajen
Hello Steve, congrats for adding this nice...

Hello Steve,

congrats for adding this nice gunong to your outstanding collection! :)

Regards,
Detlef
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