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Forum: European Armoury Today, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Rick
Question Is it hollow?

Is it hollow?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Rick
Smile Persian Or ?

Timeline according to blade date:
http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/germany-I
:shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By Rick
Bump

Bump
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th May 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By Rick
Smile When I'm finally finished with the rust treatment...

When I'm finally finished with the rust treatment I'll post the blade before I try an etch with super strong coffee. Right now the blade is in a heavy coating of De-corroder wrapped in plastic wrap...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th May 2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By Rick
I have a (new to me) tombak that I have used...

I have a (new to me) tombak that I have used Picreator Metal De-corroder on to remove the rust which was pretty substantial.
The result shows a noticeable difference in color between the core and the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Rick
Smile Please, don't ever feel this way about the forums...

Please, don't ever feel this way about the forums Greg; all with an interest are welcome here regardless of knowledge level.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,187
Posted By Rick
Hello

About that Cockatoo...........
Anyone?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,187
Posted By Rick
Well, that's what I was wondering. If it had no...

Well, that's what I was wondering.
If it had no significance in Moroland then we might be able to discount it as an influence with a fairly clear conscience.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,187
Posted By Rick
Question Does the Cockatoo hold any notable place in the...

Does the Cockatoo hold any notable place in the folklore of the Moro societies?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th May 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Rick
Smile You wouldn't let your antique silverware tarnish...

You wouldn't let your antique silverware tarnish would you? :)

I think that keris would appreciate a shiny pendokok; the original owner would not let it tarnish; he would keep it polished.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd May 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Rick
Smile It has a certain charm though. :) I wish I could...

It has a certain charm though. :)
I wish I could carve that well.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 3rd May 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Rick
Exclamation Paul, it needs a price please.

Paul, it needs a price please.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd May 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Rick
Smile Yes it would from about ten feet away, or to the...

Yes it would from about ten feet away, or to the novice collector.

As Gilbert and Sullivan wrote in Trial By Jury:

"She may very well pass for forty-three
In the dusk, with a light behind her." ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd May 2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Rick
I'll guess bone David. At the bottom of the...

I'll guess bone David. At the bottom of the handle is a ring which I think covers the marrow area.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd May 2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Rick
I have to wonder if it would actually be used...

I have to wonder if it would actually be used within the culture it originates from.
Would it not be considered as a bit over the top? :confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Rick
Looks a bit like a Scythian Akenakes pommel...

Looks a bit like a Scythian Akenakes pommel except that the curls turn downward instead of upward. :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th April 2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Rick
Dimensions please??

Dimensions please??
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th April 2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Rick
Striking

That blade though..... :confused:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th April 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Rick
I believe this form is a keris ligan, or keris...

I believe this form is a keris ligan, or keris pedang .

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=6491&highlight=ligan

Personally, I couldn't speak to its age from pictures alone.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th April 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Rick
Unhappy Anthony, Your post with the pictures has...

Anthony, Your post with the pictures has disappeared after being passed.
Please repost the photos.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Rick
Cato says that the elongated pommel was to...

Cato says that the elongated pommel was to protect the wrist from possibly disabling cuts.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th April 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Rick
Smile Pictures of the wood please? :)

Pictures of the wood please? :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By Rick
...

https://missoulacurrent.com/opinion/2017/09/missoula-montana-history-war/
You should upload pictures to the site; for the database. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Rick
The blade has a real purity of form. :)

The blade has a real purity of form. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th April 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By Rick
Unhappy To be brutally honest... :(...

To be brutally honest... :(

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of only moderate quality; not very good.
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synonyms: ordinary, average, middling,...
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