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Forum: Swap Forum 24th July 2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Maurice
Research on a Preanger Sword

Forgot to mention!

Totally free for everybody to read, an interesting research about old Preanger swords:...
Forum: Swap Forum 24th July 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Maurice
Summer / Clearance Sale

Hi all!

Have a look at our website!
Anything that is left may go for crazy low prices! I am also interested in trade.

We have bargain prices for collectors who were looking for a Wedung, Balato...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Maurice
They are multi functional, and definately as...

They are multi functional, and definately as weapon.
The question how it originated would stay a mistery I suppose. Only speculations.......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Maurice
Hi Miguel, Because the "shoulder" is...

Hi Miguel,

Because the "shoulder" is octagonal in section, indeed it is called a sadap, which were in use by the Milanau tribes.
A rather rare to find sword.

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By Maurice
That is a beautiful kampilan Albert, just as I...

That is a beautiful kampilan Albert,
just as I like them to be!
I think you are correct with the repair work. It looks like it has the same old glossy patina as the rest of the hilt.

Lovely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Maurice
Hi Detlef, A pity the hilt is broken. I hope you...

Hi Detlef,

A pity the hilt is broken. I hope you will get your hand to the broken part!
The scabbard is typically for a gobang from the Preanger area, Java, just as the hilt (which can be...
Forum: Swap Forum 20th May 2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Maurice
PS: We also posted two blogs at the moment, and...

PS: We also posted two blogs at the moment, and invite you to write your comments.

http://www.bataviacollectables.com/blogs/

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Swap Forum 20th May 2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Maurice
Cool New Design Bataviacollectables.com

Dear friends and fellow collectors,

Check out our new design, also adjusted for better navigation on cellphones and tablets.
Ofcourse I would like to learn what you think of it, and drop me a line:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Maurice
Congrats with your find Ron! For sure an amazing...

Congrats with your find Ron!
For sure an amazing barong, and a very good restoration job!

I'm sure it is in good hands now! :-)

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Maurice
Yes David, I can confirm this is true! :)

Yes David, I can confirm this is true! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Maurice
Many strength and love in these hard days!

Many strength and love in these hard days!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By Maurice
Haha looks great!

Haha looks great!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,980
Posted By Maurice
Some beautiful items you have there Kai. Good to...

Some beautiful items you have there Kai.
Good to see that your camera is working finally. :-)

Here two that went through my fingers.
One has a hilt made of akar bahar and suassa, which has a length...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,043
Posted By Maurice
Very sad news to hear this wonderful person is...

Very sad news to hear this wonderful person is not longer amongst us...

Rest in peace Stephen and much strength for the family!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Maurice
Thumbs up A great bibliography that is worth every penny...

A great bibliography that is worth every penny for sure!
Probably the best book I have in my bookcase, and on a place at eye level, where I can easily pick it out to have a quick look at when...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Maurice
Thank you for sharing this one Peter. It has one...

Thank you for sharing this one Peter.
It has one of the most beautifull handle I have seen so far!

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Maurice
Here the best I have ever seen, and in the...

Here the best I have ever seen, and in the Bronbeek museum collection.
Lots of gold, and belonged to teuku Umar.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Maurice
Here a (bad) photo of the top of a peudeueng...

Here a (bad) photo of the top of a peudeueng which once was in my private collection, and now in a good friends collection.

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Maurice
A nice peudeueng Peter! The wire probably is...

A nice peudeueng Peter!

The wire probably is gilded silver (the one I owned had the same).
A pity the precious golden top with enamel and stones is missing.

Also blades with mark is something I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th December 2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,354
Posted By Maurice
Thank you all for participating, but I'm afraid...

Thank you all for participating, but I'm afraid that I also am too busy, and therefore no time to discuss it deeply furthermore.
But I think it was good discussing this Rumphius suassa text, and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th December 2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,354
Posted By Maurice
Yes I am fully aware of that. Everything that...

Yes I am fully aware of that. Everything that looks nice, different etc. must be talismanic at those times (and still) in Indonesia.

I thought I answered your questions before. Gold was something...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th December 2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,354
Posted By Maurice
I don't know why the information would be from...

I don't know why the information would be from third or fourth hand information? I can not find it anywhere. He visited the area himself, and lived since 1657 in Ambon, and in 1662 he travelled to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th December 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,354
Posted By Maurice
Nice kris David! I agree about the prefered...

Nice kris David!

I agree about the prefered golden kinatah. And also I agree that most kerisses we know off use gold instead of suassa.
But that is not what I am trying to deny here.

A friend has a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th December 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,354
Posted By Maurice
Beautiful hilts David! I am not familiar with...

Beautiful hilts David!

I am not familiar with this collection unfortunately.
Are they also collected at that early time, and by whom?

I have no doubt that they did adorne gold.
But I have doubts...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th December 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,354
Posted By Maurice
I have put myself into the matter of Rumphius...

I have put myself into the matter of Rumphius lately.
It is much more interesting as the small text Loedjoe is quoting at the start of this thread.
Rumphius was working by the VOC. This is very...
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