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Forum: Keris Swap Forum 27th February 2021, 05:51 PM
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Posted By David
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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th February 2021, 10:20 PM
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Posted By David
That's very cool! Thanks! :)

That's very cool! Thanks! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 05:27 PM
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Views: 557
Posted By David
Thanks for this information and the link to free...

Thanks for this information and the link to free downloads.
You wrote about limited hardcopies of the book. Just remember that if you have any links to the sale of this book please make sure they...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 535
Posted By David
Glad you asked about these notches. I was going...

Glad you asked about these notches. I was going to enquire and then forgot to mention it. I am curious as well.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,576
Posted By David
i am resurrecting this old thread because i just...

i am resurrecting this old thread because i just encountered this name Pamor Seliwah regarding such pamor in Lombok in another place so this can confirm that name to a certain extent, though it is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By David
Hi Eric. Thanks for the additional photographs....

Hi Eric. Thanks for the additional photographs.
This is definitely a sundang of Indonesian though it is difficult for me personally to pinpoint origin. If it came with original dress it might be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 535
Posted By David
Well, i'll take a stab at this and suggest the...

Well, i'll take a stab at this and suggest the blade is possibly Tuban, if for no other reason than the rather large (for a Javanese keris) size.
The hilt cup is a mismatch though. It is both too...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th February 2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
I'm sure Jean can tell you better with the keris...

I'm sure Jean can tell you better with the keris in hand, but when i enlarge the image i think i can clearly see defined tikel alis and certainly remnants of greneng.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th February 2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
Mickey, since Tammens was Dutch you may want to...

Mickey, since Tammens was Dutch you may want to be looking for a Dutch-English dictionary, though since the majority of the Dutch in the 3 volumes of De Kris is also translated into English that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By David
hmmm...i don't really have any doubt about that...

hmmm...i don't really have any doubt about that Rick. Should we move this to the keris forum? It is not a Moro kris IMVHO. ;)
Forum: European Armoury 9th February 2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By David
Surf's up bro! LOL! I dunno Fernando, this is...

Surf's up bro! LOL!
I dunno Fernando, this is Pacific Ocean stuff. I might have to transfer this to Ethno. :D :D :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By David
Josť is probably fairly accurate to call it a...

Josť is probably fairly accurate to call it a "hook", but that work might give you the wrong impression. Basically what was in the insert area was another piece of wood with a slant cut at the bottom...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By David
Nice result and very nicely presented. Thanks! :)

Nice result and very nicely presented. Thanks! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,328
Posted By David
Good to know. The sheathed one, as has been...

Good to know. The sheathed one, as has been noted, looks exactly like the example shown in Frey's book. So close that it does indeed seem to be the same keris.
Anyway, thanks for posting these...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By David
Thanks for taking the time to do this survey...

Thanks for taking the time to do this survey Alan. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,328
Posted By David
Thanks for showing us photos of this rare dress...

Thanks for showing us photos of this rare dress form before eliminating them from your date base. A lovely example. I trust you still have this beautiful keris in your custody? :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
I do believe it is possible to find this book for...

I do believe it is possible to find this book for somewhere in the vicinity of the prices Alan suggests, though i would not go as far as to say it is easily available.
I would suggest you checkout...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
LOL! Ahhhhh...nope, didn't see that coming. :D...

LOL! Ahhhhh...nope, didn't see that coming. :D
Though once again, like the opinions you expressed, not MY pic. LOL! ;)
I think this has been an interesting discussion, though as Alan points out,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,619
Posted By David
I don't think anyone has accused you of parroting...

I don't think anyone has accused you of parroting any opinions, especially since you clearly stated that you had handled the kujang personally.
Nor do i believe anyone has argued whether that kujang...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th January 2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
Thanks Alan. This shows that even my lazy posting...

Thanks Alan. This shows that even my lazy posting of the first mendak i could find just to show thickness can still be turned into a teaching moment. LOL! ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,619
Posted By David
Well Alan, "belief" would be a strong...

Well Alan, "belief" would be a strong word for my "if push can to shove" opinion here. I just have never seen any really old versions of this particular dress form and it is quite popular in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
Yes Jean, thanks, i am aware of that. LOL! As i...

Yes Jean, thanks, i am aware of that. LOL!
As i just explained to Asomotif, i was simply posting a any Jawa/Madura style mendak to demonstrate that the one on the OP's keris was squashed. This is an...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,770
Posted By David
Sorry, i posted the following as an edit on your...

Sorry, i posted the following as an edit on your post by mistake and then went back and deleted it. :o :o :o
Yes, i grabbed the first shot i could find on the internet in order to show I.P. the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,619
Posted By David
Thanks Alan, that's good to know.

Thanks Alan, that's good to know.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,619
Posted By David
I have only ever seen this style of dress for...

I have only ever seen this style of dress for kujang as contemporary (meaning post WWII). If push came to shove, without benefit of better photos or hands-on inspection, i would still have to say...
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