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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:55 PM
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Posted By David
Fair point Nando… :)

Fair point Nando… :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:56 PM
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Posted By David
What is the blade length of these knives btw?

What is the blade length of these knives btw?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:00 PM
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Posted By David
Good searching Jim. There is also this thread on...

Good searching Jim. There is also this thread on Bladesmith Forum that presents an example with the same cross guard, but a somewhat different style hilt....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:42 PM
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Posted By David
A link to this Bladesmith Forum might be helpful...

A link to this Bladesmith Forum might be helpful Jim. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:16 AM
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Posted By David
Honestly, i know next to nothing about these kind...

Honestly, i know next to nothing about these kind of blades, but to my eye the blade itself is clearly the model 1827. The hilt looks more like that found on similar Austro/German/Hungarian models. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By David
Rich, did you click on the link to any of those...

Rich, did you click on the link to any of those Yemeni knives that appear in that link? I believe they turned up in your search because of their connection to Sana'a, not because they are made by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2014, 02:07 PM
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Posted By David
hmmm….i'm not sure why you guys are seeing a lot...

hmmm….i'm not sure why you guys are seeing a lot of Yemeni knives. They look mostly like custom folders and there are a ton of variations.
I can't fully speak to the craftsmanship without the knife...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By David
I would also suggest some images that show the...

I would also suggest some images that show the entire weapon. While detail shots are extremely helpful, a good overview shot is also a great help.
You should also post more images of the yatagan...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st April 2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,592
Posted By David
Hang, i am sure we would all find it more...

Hang, i am sure we would all find it more interesting if you could tell us where these doors are. ;) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2014, 06:20 PM
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Views: 164
Posted By David
Hi Edmos. I think you would get more comments on...

Hi Edmos. I think you would get more comments on these if you were able to provide some better images. Take these kris outside and try shooting them in open shade or with the diffusion of an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By David
Dave, to my eye it does not look like this pommel...

Dave, to my eye it does not look like this pommel was intentionally made in two pieces. This looks like an elaborate repair job to me. If you look carefully at the line of the joining, while...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By David
I'm i missing a photo here Jim. I don't see any...

I'm i missing a photo here Jim. I don't see any inscription on the scabbard.
:confused: :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By David
Rich, i don't think you are going to find a hamon...

Rich, i don't think you are going to find a hamon or boshi on this blade as the blade itself seems to be a European VOC trade blade placed in Japanese dress.
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By David
Welcome to the forums Medar. I think you might...

Welcome to the forums Medar. I think you might want to post all those detail shots here as well. It would certainly help the discussion along. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By David
I think some shots that show the entire weapon...

I think some shots that show the entire weapon would be helpful.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th April 2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By David
You probably have seen it without realizing it....

You probably have seen it without realizing it. Perhaps members with examples could post some images for you here.
This thread might be helpful.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15195
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By David
Just as a point of stickler clarification in...

Just as a point of stickler clarification in reference to the title of this thread, i don't believe that the Philippines can be considered "Indonesian" so the kris and the Igorot axe would need a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By David
I'm sorry Charles, but the recent ban on ivory...

I'm sorry Charles, but the recent ban on ivory has just been extended to all silver-hilted barongs as well. If you wrap this beauty up immediately and sent it to me directly i will see what i can do...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By David
Caedo, i doubt that. Gold enhancements (kinatah)...

Caedo, i doubt that. Gold enhancements (kinatah) would never be considered "pamor". Lord knows how google translator would convert "kinatah". :eek: :)
Ceblokan pamor (also sometimes called...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By David
Weird! Thanks Caedo. :)

Weird! Thanks Caedo. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By David
Hi Gushbonee. I believe that Rick was just trying...

Hi Gushbonee. I believe that Rick was just trying to draw you out a bit and is not really serious about wanting to buy these. We have had an unfortunate rash of keris dealers recently trying to use...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By David
I certainly wouldn't sand it down, not even a...

I certainly wouldn't sand it down, not even a little. :eek:
I might try some WD-40 and a toothbrush or maybe hit it with very fine #0000 steel wool to see if it brightens up. :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By David
OK, really weird that when i hit...

OK, really weird that when i hit "quote" to repeat your post at the top of my response it changed your spelling of condong to condign. Damn auto-correct! :confused: :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By David
Thanks Alan, that's what i was looking for....

Thanks Alan, that's what i was looking for. Getting old is a beautiful, terrible thing… ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By David
Well that's a lovely ensemble. I find it rather...

Well that's a lovely ensemble. I find it rather attractive. Hope you don't mind if i orient your photo a bit differently. Always easier to read a photo of a keris in this orientation and allows us to...
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