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Forum: Keris Swap Forum 1st October 2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Henk
What are the shipping costs to The Netherlands?

What are the shipping costs to The Netherlands?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Henk
Don't worry Charles, keris lovers will also look...

Don't worry Charles, keris lovers will also look on this forum. As Detlef said, maybe Alan can tell more about the blade. As far as i can see from the pictures a very fine pedang and better quality...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 785
Posted By Henk
IMHO a great restoration of a beautiful piece....

IMHO a great restoration of a beautiful piece. With great skill brought back how it was once. Nothing wrong with that and doing justice to a marvelous piece.

If it was upgraded ore ruined by wrong...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,161
Posted By Henk
Follow this link and go to post nr. 4. There you...

Follow this link and go to post nr. 4. There you will find the answer given by Alan Maisey.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18733
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By Henk
I carefuly lean to the Philipines for this sword.

I carefuly lean to the Philipines for this sword.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th July 2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By Henk
Alan, lemon juice gives a brownish, yellow color...

Alan, lemon juice gives a brownish, yellow color and is indeed for staining not very suitable. Limes give a more clear juice that won't discolor as a way of speaking.

Strained and filtered juice in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By Henk
Alan, Thanks for your reaction. I do agree with...

Alan,

Thanks for your reaction. I do agree with you about the cleaning options. In exactly that way i choose my cleaning method. In the case of the ganja i would go for the careful method and rub...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th July 2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By Henk
You're welcome, Richard. Now that you show us...

You're welcome, Richard.

Now that you show us the scabbard as well i think the keris is from Sumatra, Palembang. It certainly has some age. I strongly advise you use the cleaning Alan...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By Henk
A very lovely blade, with golden remains on the...

A very lovely blade, with golden remains on the ganja. I would clean the rust with pineapple or lemmon juice. Lemmon juice is more agressive but is mostly used to clean a keris blade. Is a mendak...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 789
Posted By Henk
First guess is a dha-like something, Could also...

First guess is a dha-like something, Could also be a malay or indonesian chopper.

Blade has something from a sikin panjang. Could be a rehilted thing from that area as well.

Same story as Detlef...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Henk
Terry, You're welcome. Maybe one of the african...

Terry,

You're welcome. Maybe one of the african collectors can tell you more about the second knife.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Henk
The first one is a kerambit. Weapon from...

The first one is a kerambit. Weapon from Indonesia and still made and used to practice in Pencak Silat.
Second knife looks African to me. Age of 30 to 40 years is probably right.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Henk
Search the forum. There you can find some perfect...

Search the forum. There you can find some perfect articles that will give you the information you need to do this job properly. Don't forget to show pictures of the cleaned blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Henk
Yep, Khanjar. The more knowledgeable members can...

Yep, Khanjar.

The more knowledgeable members can tell you more. In the meanwhile you should clean the blade and get rid off the rust.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Henk
Looks like a khanjar to me. Ottoman, syrian,...

Looks like a khanjar to me. Ottoman, syrian, Iraq? Lovely piece. Show us the blade. It could say a lot more.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Henk
Sure, no problem :D Yours is nice as well. A...

Sure, no problem :D

Yours is nice as well. A Tjikeroeh golok with the well known eagle hilt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Henk
Very nice example. Mas Kartadimadja is probably...

Very nice example. Mas Kartadimadja is probably the maker and it is as Carlos mentioned made in Tjikeroeh, Java.

See the item as a bring back souvenir for the Dutch soldiers. Maybe a utility knife...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Henk
Picture of the blade could be a help already.

Picture of the blade could be a help already.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Henk
Nice maces. Now we have to wait for the experts.

Nice maces. Now we have to wait for the experts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Henk
Edward, Picture of the complete piece? Then you...

Edward,

Picture of the complete piece? Then you might get some help.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Henk
Salaams AhmedH, Please don't appoligize, that is...

Salaams AhmedH,

Please don't appoligize, that is not necessary.

Not only i want to see the entire weapon, we all want to see it :D

That you're helpful is great, but i do hope you're...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Henk
AhmedH, You kindly translated the inscription....

AhmedH,

You kindly translated the inscription. The rule on this forum is that when translation is requested the whole piece is shown.
In the first place it is the reward for the translator and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th November 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Henk
Both keris are made for the tourist market. Real...

Both keris are made for the tourist market. Real fakes. Sorry :shrug:

If you really want a keris go to the keris swap forum. Two very nice keris for sale.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Henk
It is a golok. It could also be a pedang. he...

It is a golok. It could also be a pedang.
he handle is probaly a replacement and looks like an older golok handle.
The scabbard is a recent made golok sheath for those who like to travel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By Henk
Wow, what a beauty!! It is a Pesh Kabz from...

Wow, what a beauty!!

It is a Pesh Kabz from India. Age? no idea. The more knowledgeable members in this field might give you an answer on that.
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