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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By Maurice
South Borneo (Bandjermassin and surroundings),...

South Borneo (Bandjermassin and surroundings), were a wasp's nest of cultures and people!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,676
Posted By Maurice
Just for reference...

Just for reference...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By Maurice
The inlay/decoration is coming back in the...

The inlay/decoration is coming back in the handguard and "screw" on top of the handle.
So there might be a possibility a foreign artisan made the inlay in Bandjermasin?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By Maurice
That is a fantastic and interesting...

That is a fantastic and interesting sword!
Congratulations with your beauty. I can't give you more information about the blade, as I have never seen something like this before.
I hope others would be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By Maurice
Super beautifull piece Ron! Congratulations!!!

Super beautifull piece Ron!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Swap Forum 16th December 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By Maurice
the last update of the year has been completed,...

the last update of the year has been completed, also with some rare weapons and shields.

All a wonderfull 2015!

Best wishes,
Maurice

www.bataviacollectables.com
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Maurice
Schmeltz J.D.E., Ethnographie von Borneo...

Schmeltz J.D.E., Ethnographie von Borneo (1892)

6a and 6b
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Maurice
Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin...

Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin area...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Maurice
I wouldn't be surprised if this is a...

I wouldn't be surprised if this is a "Javanese" mandau. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Maurice
A great display like that Willem. They almost...

A great display like that Willem.

They almost don't look like they are pretty rare finds all together.... :D

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Maurice
M.C. Schadee photo

This (part of a bigger) photo is from M.C. Schadee, taken in West Borneo.
An area were you don't suspect to encounter a man with a BB at first thoughts...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Maurice
Tinker photo

This photo is taken by Tinker, ca. 1870.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Maurice
I only know of two photos of natives with such BB.

I only know of two photos of natives with such BB.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Maurice
Hello Udo, that is a fantastic moro armour! I...

Hello Udo,

that is a fantastic moro armour!
I have had one several years ago, bought from a Dutch antique dealer.
It wasn't as nice as yours, and fully made of brass, also the plates.
Remembering my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,869
Posted By Maurice
Hi Gav, These types are for sure my...

Hi Gav,

These types are for sure my favorite.
Yours is in perfect condition.
I think Borneo is a very good option, and I would say it is.

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Maurice
Hi Detlef, that is true, as long as they don't...

Hi Detlef,

that is true, as long as they don't use some kind of glue and it can be removed it will be ok I guess and fine for me. :-)

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Maurice
Yes I agree with that also Detlef. :) Me...

Yes I agree with that also Detlef. :)



Me neither! Agree to have it etched and get rid of the rust at the edges and bring out the twistcore in the fullers if there....



This I wouldn't do if it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Maurice
A beautifull kris and I especially like the blade...

A beautifull kris and I especially like the blade a lot!
I wouldn't do not much about it, as I like it the way it is. It shows character!
If the ferrule and metal piece just below the pommel is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Maurice
A nice barung Emanuel! Congratulations with this...

A nice barung Emanuel!
Congratulations with this find and have a look here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=12950&page=1&pp=30

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Maurice
Congratulations Willem. A very nice addition to...

Congratulations Willem. A very nice addition to your collection!
Here is another one for comparison.

Rg, Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Maurice
It could be an Achenese lance. Is the octagonal...

It could be an Achenese lance.
Is the octagonal shaft round at the upper side near the blade and octagonal near the butt?
Or is it all octagonal from end to tip?

Maurice
Forum: Swap Forum 11th September 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By Maurice
Batavia Collectables

Make sure you bookmark this one!

http://www.bataviacollectables.com/

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th August 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maurice
I would go for A. That B went for more as 55% is...

I would go for A.
That B went for more as 55% is because the buyer didn't do his homework to well before buying? (as we all did and still do once in a while). :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Maurice
I have had several of these in my hands. The...

I have had several of these in my hands.
The scabbardmouth and -tip indeed are missing.
sometimes they are from carbao horn, sometimes bone, and sometimes bone with smaller rings of carbao horn in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd August 2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Maurice
Looking at all features I would say a Javanese...

Looking at all features I would say a Javanese sword / golok Willem.

Kind regards,
Maurice
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