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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
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, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
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, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
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, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
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, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
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, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
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, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
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, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
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, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
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, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
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.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th October 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By Henk
A lot of opinions here. I also agree completely...

A lot of opinions here. I also agree completely with David. I would keep this keris as it is. If possible a proper stain of the blade to get the real pamor out otherwise i would leave it as it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Henk
It is a nuckle duster. I have some real old books...

It is a nuckle duster. I have some real old books and if remember well in one of them in the part of the people who used weapons with sharktheeth there is a picture of such a weapon. If i have some...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th October 2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By Henk
I completely agree with Alan. It is one of the...

I completely agree with Alan.

It is one of the better examples I've seen. And I've seen a lot of these cheap fake kerisses on the Dutch Indonesian markets with blades cut from sheetmetal.

Fake...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th October 2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Henk
I do remember the shop when I looked on google...

I do remember the shop when I looked on google streetview. I used to walk a lot in the antique neighbourhood during my lunchbreak when i worked in Amsterdam. Not a keris specialist for sure, or am i...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Henk
Lovely koummya, I don't understand anybody gave a...

Lovely koummya, I don't understand anybody gave a comment or translation
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Henk
It is a pedang in a new dress. Not too bad.

It is a pedang in a new dress. Not too bad.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th October 2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By Henk
I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Van Veenendaal a...

I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Van Veenendaal a few times personally. His collection is very impressive and he has a great knowledge about keris.
Mr. Van Veenendaal is a member of the welknown...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By Henk
Yes. David was right. It was too frontal. With...

Yes. David was right. It was too frontal. With these pictures we are quit sure there is no figure of what kind in the gandik.

Hard to classify this keris. I'm with David and Alan. I cann't either...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By Henk
Auk, I mean the right side of your last picture...

Auk, I mean the right side of your last picture but frontal on the edge.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By Henk
Could you make a picture frontal of the sekar...

Could you make a picture frontal of the sekar kacang?
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