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Forum: Swap Forum 24th June 2020, 12:55 PM
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Posted By CharlesS
FOR TRADE: Fine Filipino Panay Talibong Sword

Here is a nice Filipino talibong sword from the early to mid 20th century.

Note: -One of the eyes has been restored correctly.
-The mung beans at the tip of the two piece nose have been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By CharlesS
I thought exactly the same, Detlef. But then...

I thought exactly the same, Detlef. But then there's the weird blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By CharlesS
True Ian! For better or worse that seems to be my...

True Ian! For better or worse that seems to be my specialty. I am always attracted to the odd and unusual with a little bling thrown in!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By CharlesS
Small "Blingy" Knife, But From Where and What Was its Purpose???

Any ideas about the origins and use of this small knife? 28cm. overall.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By CharlesS
Javanese(???) Parang

I believe this attractive parang is from Java, perhaps Sumatra, and it shows some European influence. It may have even been made for a European.

Input welcomed.

Dimensions:
Overall length:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By CharlesS
Unique and Attractive Parang

This unique parang seems to borrow from a number of influences including European, Ottoman, and Indonesian/Malay.

I am curious about what others think about its place of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,370
Posted By CharlesS
Some really impressive pieces! I bet you are...

Some really impressive pieces! I bet you are having trouble finding space for so many blades...like me! ;)
Forum: Swap Forum 19th June 2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By CharlesS
The unsold items here will move on to eBay on...

The unsold items here will move on to eBay on June 22.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By CharlesS
Very impressive piece Luc.

Very impressive piece Luc.
Forum: Swap Forum 14th June 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By CharlesS
The N. Philippines sword is sold.

The N. Philippines sword is sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 9th June 2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By CharlesS
The kampillan is sold

The kampillan is sold
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By CharlesS
One Extremely Unusual Barong/Barung From the Philippines

Here's one for the "ethnographic book of oddities". When I first saw it I didn't know whether to be horrified or impressed, but as I examined it and the high quality involved in its creation, not to...
Forum: Swap Forum 8th June 2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By CharlesS
FOR SALE: Nice S. Indian Moplah Knife

Moplah with a finely polished bone hilt. 18.25in. overall. $600 shipped in the US, add $30.00 outside the US. Please contact me with interest at kaiserchuck@prodigy.net
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By CharlesS
The Yaka sword, Teke knife, and Tboli sword are...

The Yaka sword, Teke knife, and Tboli sword are sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By CharlesS
...and one more...a rare Dyak "linggai...

...and one more...a rare Dyak "linggai tinggang". Here the three middle rattan bands have been restored.
Forum: Swap Forum 7th June 2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By CharlesS
I am Selling a Few More Blades From My Collection

Here are a few more blades from my collection that I am selling. These prices DO NOT include shipping. Please email me at kaiserchuck@prodigy.net if you have any questions, need more pics, or if you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By CharlesS
Thanks for your input, guys! Outside of the odd...

Thanks for your input, guys! Outside of the odd reptile skin grips, these all seem to have a basically Filipino structure to me...that being either Moro or Visayan. Two have Moro style ferrules,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By CharlesS
Nicely done!

Nicely done!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By CharlesS
Three Interesting Filipino Bangkungs

Here are three interesting bangkungs from the Moro and, I suspect, Visayan, people. The three are all from the same collection and probably collected about the same time. Two appear to be Moro, one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By CharlesS
Thanks for your information and pics! That is one...

Thanks for your information and pics! That is one of the most elegant of African swords in my opinion.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By CharlesS
Hi Kino, Thanks for the comments. The shield is...

Hi Kino,

Thanks for the comments. The shield is lacquered hide. The lacquer has "crazed" and lost its luster over time.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By CharlesS
AWESOME sword Ron! Somebody really liked their...

AWESOME sword Ron! Somebody really liked their "ju-ju" and apparently wanted to make sure all their bases were covered!!! :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By CharlesS
Thanks so much for posting these terrific pics!

Thanks so much for posting these terrific pics!
Forum: Swap Forum 15th April 2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By CharlesS
The barong is on hold.....SOLD!

The barong is on hold.....SOLD!
Forum: Swap Forum 15th April 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By CharlesS
Good, Massive Old Moro Barong For Sale

Here is a classic Moro barong sword from my collection, perhaps a little heavier than usual, and with an extraordinary pommel. The sword features a pattern welded blade(more defined on one side than...
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