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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Sajen
I also think that it could be from Indonesia or...

I also think that it could be from Indonesia or the Philippines, hard to say without better pictures.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By Sajen
Exactly my thoughts as well but the blade shape...

Exactly my thoughts as well but the blade shape is nothing whats remember to Bicol swords. :shrug:

Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Sajen
Oh, it's yours! There is justness in the world;...

Oh, it's yours! There is justness in the world; since your items get stolen you've got some very good items!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Sajen
Hello Jose, like usual good work! :) And a very...

Hello Jose,

like usual good work! :) And a very nice and complete Sulu kris, congrats for the lucky owner.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By Sajen
Hello Semar, I don't remember to have seen...

Hello Semar,

I don't remember to have seen something similar. But I like it! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
Why don't use the thread about my three possible...

Why don't use the thread about my three possible Bicol swords for this purpose?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
Oh, now I understand! :) When you have this hilt...

Oh, now I understand! :) When you have this hilt use it! Better this one as no one! :D You still can change the hilt when you have better informations or a better fitting hilt.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ian, agree complete with you. :)

Hello Ian,

agree complete with you. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, the shown bolo seems to has a...

Hello Robert,

the shown bolo seems to has a replacement hilt from the former owner IMHO. I think like this because the used wood is so bright and simple carved.

Like written before, I think that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
And here you can see a figural hilt style which...

And here you can see a figural hilt style which would also could has been on your blade: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17473&highlight=bicol

So I think you have all options open....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
Here is one hilt style your blade could has had....

Here is one hilt style your blade could has had. This Visayan sword/bolo I have bought recently for a similar good price like you have paid. Like you see both swords has a very similar blade shape.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, intersting item, like the...

Hello Robert,

intersting item, like the scabbard. Have seen it as well (great price!) but decided to pass on this one because I have already so much restauration projects. I have bought from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, what a beauty! :eek: The okir...

Hello Charles,

what a beauty! :eek: The okir motif on the ferrule has a Malay or Indonesian touch IMHO.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Sajen
I am with Robert here, most probable a Batangas...

I am with Robert here, most probable a Batangas piece.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Sajen
I think that it is a woomera, maybe the spike is...

I think that it is a woomera, maybe the spike is broken/missing. :shrug:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Sajen
:D :D Maybe, who knows! In this thread:...

:D :D Maybe, who knows!
In this thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15388&highlight=luzon
post #14 is shown another nice example.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, good observations! The bulge in...

Hello Robert,

good observations! The bulge in the center of the hilt is existing, the ferrule is round and the blade is 4 mm thick near the handle. The scabbard halves seems to be glued, there are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By Sajen
Today I received a third Bicol sword and now it...

Today I received a third Bicol sword and now it become maybe more clear why I am so confident that the first shown sword is from Bicol as well.

This sword has the same blade shape like the first...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By Sajen
And here some close ups from the blade.

And here some close ups from the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By Sajen
Today I have received the restored scabbard from...

Today I have received the restored scabbard from Jose, he have done a very good job and I am very pleased with the result.
In the meanwhile the blade has received a polish and etching and show now a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Sajen
I also own one of this bolos but with some...

I also own one of this bolos but with some difference, the brass ferrule is round and the tang don't go through the hilt. I think it is a WWII area piece, the blade has seen use. Here some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Sajen
Thank you very much mate! :) Will post some...

Thank you very much mate! :)

Will post some more pictures soon as I have received it.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Sajen
Here for comparison the one from the Macao...

Here for comparison the one from the Macao exhibition.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Sajen
A Katipunan era Luzon matulis

Just have purchased this sword, I think that it is a Katipunan era Luzon matulis with S knuckle guard and peened tang, the handle is very similar with one shown in the Macao exhibition. The scabbard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By Sajen
Agree complete with Ian!

Agree complete with Ian!
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