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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Athanase
For me clubs numbers 2, 4 and 8 are made of bone...

For me clubs numbers 2, 4 and 8 are made of bone for sure. I'm less sure about 6 and 7, but it also looks a bit like it.
Number 4 is made from the bone that is inside the horn (Probably Taurotragus...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st February 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Athanase
I bought this kriss on the internet a year and a...

I bought this kriss on the internet a year and a half after having bought the kriss pictured below from the same seller (which I have already presented on the forum).
Unfortunately, I have no other...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Athanase
For me the notch on the internal face of the...

For me the notch on the internal face of the Ganja was made during forging to give its domed profile on each side, while starting from a thin piece of metal, in the but to save material.
After that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Athanase
Yes it's smooth curves.

Yes it's smooth curves.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Athanase
I do not see any trace of a central ridge on the...

I do not see any trace of a central ridge on the blade.

In the middle of the blade the thickness is about 5mm

By manipulating the blade, we feel its weight weighing a little on the wrist.

The...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Athanase
So far I have never seen a mendak or selut with...

So far I have never seen a mendak or selut with an opening wide enough for a Pesi of 1cm in diameter. I think I'll take a while to find.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Athanase
Very large (East?) Javanese Keris for Comments

Hello

When I bought this Kriss, I didn't pay attention to the dimensions. So I was very surprised by its size when I received it.

The blade is 45.5 long, the Ganja is 10cm wide and the base of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By Athanase
Hello, Here is my second Kampilan, unfortunately...

Hello,

Here is my second Kampilan, unfortunately it's only a blade (engraved) without handle.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Athanase
I have already seen blades from Sulawesi with...

I have already seen blades from Sulawesi with this Pamor type and a hardened iron cutting edge reported. On your blade I think it has been repolished and re-sharpened recently, however the scabbard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Athanase
:eek: It's really very sad especially for such...

:eek: It's really very sad especially for such an original blade.
At least I hope he didn't end up destroyed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Athanase
Whaaa, Very Nice Pamor!! :eek:

Whaaa, Very Nice Pamor!! :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Athanase
I forgot my first Duan Lalan ^^ :

I forgot my first Duan Lalan ^^ :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Athanase
The length of the blade is 60 cm, its width is...

The length of the blade is 60 cm, its width is about 3.6cm and its thickness is 8mm at the base (because covered with decorated white metal) then between 4 and 3mm on the majority of the length of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Athanase
Pictures of my Yatagan for comparison. I just...

Pictures of my Yatagan for comparison.
I just cleaned the scabbard with soap to remove the dust, but I haven't touched anything yet.

The scabbard is made of wood covered with leather sewn with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Athanase
Here it is :

Here it is :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Athanase
I have similar exemple, but with buffalo horn...

I have similar exemple, but with buffalo horn handle.
I try to make picture today.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I must have expressed myself in a...

Hello,

I must have expressed myself in a confusing way (I'm not good at English).
I bought my Yatagan in France, in a group of Indonesian weapons (tombak, keris ...), the seller had everything mixed...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Athanase
I re-looked at the photos of your Yatagan, and...

I re-looked at the photos of your Yatagan, and indeed your blade is much better than mine. But the scabbard the same construction. Of course when I was talking about a souvenir weapon I was talking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I am not at all a Yatagan specialist but...

Hello,

I am not at all a Yatagan specialist but I acquired one 1 week ago in a batch of Indonesian weapons. It is also very simple, very similar in construction, except that the brass of the handle...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th February 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Athanase
S**t I again inverted the terms Tajong and...

S**t I again inverted the terms Tajong and Coteng. :shrug:
I have a Tajong type handle (recent) and indeed it is much more massive and decorated.

You're right Kai, the base of the handle is made...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th February 2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Athanase
Keris Tajong for comments

I recently acquired this very simple Keris Tajong, which lacks the nose / beak that originally seems to have been done in a separate part. (unfortunately the better quality and more complete...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Athanase
LOL, I note. ;) Thank you very much!

LOL, I note. ;)

Thank you very much!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Athanase
Identification for Sulawesi sword

Hello,

I continue on my impulse on the Sulawesi swords with this specimen which I do not know what to name. (I still have a recently acquired Penai but I haven't been able to take pictures yet).

...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,292
Posted By Athanase
Hello Detlef, Thank you for the correction. I...

Hello Detlef,

Thank you for the correction. I have never really understand the difference between Sumara and Penai. Whith the word "penai" I found all the handle variation on internet.
Sumara is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Athanase
Very very nice!! ;)

Very very nice!! ;)
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