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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Sajen
I don't know who tells such wrong stories! ...

I don't know who tells such wrong stories! :shrug: Visayan blades are very well made, sometimes laminated and can't remember to have seen much cheap made Visayan blades. Who tell you something like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By Sajen
Hope you will receive your items! :)

Hope you will receive your items! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Sajen
You are welcome Martin! :) Regards, Detlef

You are welcome Martin! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Sajen
Hi Xas, I am curious to read once the result of...

Hi Xas,

I am curious to read once the result of his research! :cool:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,244
Posted By Sajen
Here a short update of the collection! ;)

Here a short update of the collection! ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th February 2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
That's exactly what I think. It will be more easy...

That's exactly what I think. It will be more easy to sell antique hippo ivory as elephant or sperm whale ivory. ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Sajen
Hi, When you look to the from me given link you...

Hi,
When you look to the from me given link you will see that I've mentioned this in the posts #1 & #21 in the bedok thread.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Sajen
BEDOK

Sorry Rumpel,

It's not a bendo but a bedok! :) And when you state that it coming from Java as island you are correct but it's a Sunda blade and not common by Javanese people. For all other...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
Just read a little bit more, the trade with hippo...

Just read a little bit more, the trade with hippo ivory is free but need to be documented whatever this mean. But there seems to be regulations on it.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
After search I have to agree but like David told...

After search I have to agree but like David told I was aware about some sites where you can buy legal hippo ivory!? :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
Hello Greg, The good thing by this is that when...

Hello Greg,

The good thing by this is that when you want to sell it one day that there are no CITES prohibition on it by international trade! ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Sajen
Hello Steve, Very nice one, like the contrast...

Hello Steve,

Very nice one, like the contrast between the ivory and black horn!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
:D :D ;)

:D :D ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
Hi Greg, I am short by time right now since I...

Hi Greg,

I am short by time right now since I need to work now. But I have to correct my further post and have to agree now with Kai after I've seen your new pictures. There are clearly visible a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Sajen
In short these pommels represent anitos, in your...

In short these pommels represent anitos, in your case it's bakunawa.



Like Xasterix I would agree.



Xasterix has stated it already, typical for all blades from the Visayas.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Sajen
Salamat for both, special that the sword in the...

Salamat for both, special that the sword in the middle could originate from Negros! :) :cool:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th February 2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, I am familiar with the Moluccas...

Hello Kai,

I am familiar with the Moluccas history, my wife coming from Halmahera. While Ternate is traditional Muslim Ambon is mainly Christian. For sure there was trade by Bugis and like this the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th February 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, really don't think so! I miss the...

Hello Kai,

really don't think so! I miss the typical dot's in a line and the colour and patination is wrong for hippo ivory. And the marked white blotch seems to be typical for sperm...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Sajen
Hi Xas, First thank you for the compliment! :) ...

Hi Xas,

First thank you for the compliment! :) ;) The middle sword has a guard from black horn and it's oval. Judging from the patination I belive that it's the original guard or at last a very old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Steve, But the main work was done by...

Thank you Steve,
But the main work was done by you! ;) And a very good translation indeed, wow!

Best regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Jose, I've lightened them up already a...

Thank you Jose, I've lightened them up already a little bit before, it was raining yesterday the complete day with bad light circumstance.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Sajen
Elberfeld get suburbanized to Wuppertal in 1929....

Elberfeld get suburbanized to Wuppertal in 1929. His name is Ferdinand, not Fernando. I've googeled as well and in short there is told on a german site that he started in the 1870s to make high...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Sajen
Thank you everybody for showing your great...

Thank you everybody for showing your great examples of tenegre and binangons, like said, great examples! :eek: :cool:

Here my collection of Visayan tenegre and binangons, three examples I can't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Sajen
Hello, every rust is active:...

Hello,

every rust is active: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corrosion Red rust is more fast active as black rust, that's the only different.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Sajen
Hello Drac2k, not Philippine IMHO. Leather...

Hello Drac2k,

not Philippine IMHO. Leather embossing is very different from what I've seen until now from the Philippines and the ring at the guard I've only seen by South American...
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