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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By Spunjer
good point on aluminum, Fernando! i'm not sure...

good point on aluminum, Fernando! i'm not sure about the knife on post #6; i can only vouch on the knife that's shown on post #8: this particular piece was a part of mine collection a few years ago....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By Spunjer
i don't remember having a date on that particular...

i don't remember having a date on that particular piece. i think whoever posted that picture is trying to say this particular dagger was made during the 19th century.
the whitish metal decorating the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,897
Posted By Spunjer
it's true, every Filipino worth its salt would...

it's true, every Filipino worth its salt would know the term, and yes, i'm with you that the term "carabao" was most likely been transliterated to caribou, but the thing is, Joe Public from Missouri...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,897
Posted By Spunjer
Rick, when i started collecting, i was wondering...

Rick,
when i started collecting, i was wondering why the pommel is referred to as cockatoo when there's no correlation between that particular bird and the Moro people. i realize that these weapons,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,897
Posted By Spunjer
wrong. anything can be researched. specially...

wrong. anything can be researched. specially nowadays :)



in my defense, that's what i thought i was doing when i started this thread...



i'm not really sure where that came from, but him being...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,897
Posted By Spunjer
Tim, In Sulu folktale or narrative or katakata,...

Tim,
In Sulu folktale or narrative or katakata, there's a creature called Sumayang Galura (the Soaring Garuda), a "giant bird whose lair lies atop a towering tree one meter away from the sky" (per...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,897
Posted By Spunjer
so 3 years later and i guess no one else has a...

so 3 years later and i guess no one else has a similar type of pommel...

moving along, i bid on this kris last night just because i don't have this type of pommel in my collection. what's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Spunjer
wow! is it chromed, or aluminum? i'm guessing...

wow!
is it chromed, or aluminum?
i'm guessing here.. lots of visayans in Mindanao, so i would say originally a visayan blade and had a T'boli handle attached to it? looks like an older piece based on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Spunjer
no, never heard back from the guy, lol. would've...

no, never heard back from the guy, lol. would've been sweet!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Spunjer
Talibong from Baltimore

no, not originally. i think this particular one is from Samar/Leyte area, but what is so unusual is pretty much just about everything. Initially, it looks like a Talibong, based on the scabbard, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Spunjer
nah brah, i have one that has a plain handle that...

nah brah, i have one that has a plain handle that seems to be original with the kris itself.
kinda makes me wonder sometimes if what we think as plain is not so back in the days
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Spunjer
congratulations on acquiring this particular...

congratulations on acquiring this particular kris! i've been trying to talk to the seller into selling it to me but he/she would not ship it overseas.
i'm mesmerized with the paneling on this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Spunjer
late for the party, but yeah, that's a great...

late for the party, but yeah, that's a great catch!!
congrats!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,018
Posted By Spunjer
table S-03. oodles and oodles of Moro krises and...

table S-03. oodles and oodles of Moro krises and indonesian kerises.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By Spunjer
wow, congrats! those are the best, the ones that...

wow, congrats! those are the best, the ones that gets you by surprise.
on the contrary, mariusgmioc, this piece looks old
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Spunjer
wow! pommel has a strong resemblance with the...

wow!
pommel has a strong resemblance with the swords coming out of Panay
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Spunjer
Yowza! congrats, buddy!! i know sooner or later,...

Yowza! congrats, buddy!! i know sooner or later, you'll snag one, lol
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Spunjer
yowza!!!

yowza!!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By Spunjer
that's an excellent kris, Charles! from the...

that's an excellent kris, Charles! from the handle, to the symbols on the blade. truly unique!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,945
Posted By Spunjer
what's the dimension?

what's the dimension?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,371
Posted By Spunjer
Thumbs up great job on that!!

great job on that!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,371
Posted By Spunjer
great restoration, Charles! glad to see this old...

great restoration, Charles! glad to see this old warrior back to its former glory!!
just for clarification, are those bones, or ivory?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,371
Posted By Spunjer
here's a couple more krises with horse hoof type...

here's a couple more krises with horse hoof type pommels. one is Maguindanao, and the other, Sulu

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19341

and another one. actually almost similar to...
Forum: Swap Forum 7th August 2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,576
Posted By Spunjer
sold!

sold!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By Spunjer
Here's a similar kris in my collection both with...

Here's a similar kris in my collection both with the handle design, and blade type, for comparison
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