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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th August 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,860
Posted By JBG163
Looks like a Balinese blade to my eyes ... But my...

Looks like a Balinese blade to my eyes ... But my beginning opinion could surely be wrong hahaha
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd August 2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By JBG163
South Indian Chopper

Dear All,
Here is a rare South Indian Chopper, or so called malabar axe.
That "sacrificial" sword is 54cm in total length, made from forge folded steel. Really heavy in hand, and still sharp.
I...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 1st August 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By JBG163
Last bump to 100e + shipping

Last bump to 100e + shipping
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 29th July 2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By JBG163
little bump to 110 + shipping

little bump to 110 + shipping
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 26th July 2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By JBG163
Javanese keris

Dear all,

i part with a good old javanese keris (17-18th?), in 19th century dress (handle/scabbard match), with old silver mendak.

I believe the pamor to be Kulit Semangka, for me, it's tanguh...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By JBG163
Gustav is maybe right too ! Hard choice ;)

Gustav is maybe right too !
Hard choice ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By JBG163
I think you right with the piso podang assumption...

I think you right with the piso podang assumption !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,561
Posted By JBG163
The solution will just neutralize the acid action...

The solution will just neutralize the acid action by compensation, in order to came back to ph 7. You can also use Dishes soap but it a less more effective.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,561
Posted By JBG163
Let's say also that bloomed steel generally don't...

Let's say also that bloomed steel generally don't react to chemicals, giving a grey color everywhere !
That can be an clue when pieces are old, and does not react to any chemicals.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By JBG163
First of all, thanks to you both, your response...

First of all, thanks to you both, your response were perfectly what i wa looking for.
(a little joke for Kubur, i like my books as i like my sword... original. Hahaha. I think, i'm a sword, but also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By JBG163
(Need Infos) Islamic armourers and their works

Dear all,
I maybe plan to buy that book, Islamic armourers and their works, from A. Mayer.
Before buying this (expensive) book, may i ask if somebody got it ?
Is it a really good books ? Does it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,561
Posted By JBG163
Actually, you put your blade into slightly heated...

Actually, you put your blade into slightly heated Ferrochloric acid, during the time you want (just check to see the pattern coming), then, you neutralize it with sodium hydroxide solution. It will...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th May 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,692
Posted By JBG163
Could it be a trocar for cow paunch ?

Could it be a trocar for cow paunch ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,561
Posted By JBG163
Could be vice jaws marks (seems regular ...)......

Could be vice jaws marks (seems regular ...)... Actually, it would be nice to etch it with ferrochloric acid, it seems to have a nice blade structure.
Forum: Swap Forum 27th May 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
Both sold, thank you

Both sold, thank you
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By JBG163
Thanks a lot kwiatek, your traduction help me a...

Thanks a lot kwiatek, your traduction help me a lot ! The writtings are the same on both side ? It's really difficult to see the variation for uninitiated...
Thanks Marius !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By JBG163
Interesting, what are the "stones" in...

Interesting, what are the "stones" in the handle ? teinted glass, semi or precious stone ?
That's nice to see that kind of pieces !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
Thanks for the link Kubur ! I clearly see the...

Thanks for the link Kubur !
I clearly see the quality of work in the one you post ! Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
That's why north arabic weapons are so hard for...

That's why north arabic weapons are so hard for me to understand.
As Francan, i would assume the blade was good, but not the scabbard and the hilt ...
Kubur, is there any criteria to know in order...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By JBG163
Help for Arabic gold writtings on pedang

Dear All,
Again, i request for your help concerning a some writtings on a pedang blade.
The blade is mine actually, but not in my possession for now. The blade is fully inlaid of 14k gold, and i...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By JBG163
Here is the wootz structure... Sorry for the...

Here is the wootz structure...
Sorry for the late response.
My friend doesn't get it... But a another one got ! Hahaha
Forum: Swap Forum 18th May 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
Little bump to 210e + shipping for the second one...

Little bump to 210e + shipping for the second one !
Forum: Swap Forum 17th May 2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
First african sickle sword sold

First african sickle sword sold
Forum: Swap Forum 16th May 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
Here is the second

Here is the second
Forum: Swap Forum 16th May 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By JBG163
2 african Sickle sword for sale

Dear members,
I sadly need to part with my two african sickle swords.
One seems to be bandia and the other mongelima. But as you know ... Those swords are travelling between the tribes, so it's...
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