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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By kino
Congrats on a very fine addition to your arsenal....

Congrats on a very fine addition to your arsenal. I had a feeling it wouldn't take long for Gavin to tag it as sold on that listing.
With my experience, silver hilted Barungs are less common than...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By kino
LOL! I got a packet of Sinigang Soup Mix to go...

LOL! I got a packet of Sinigang Soup Mix to go with that kangkung, if you ever find some.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By kino
Thanks for the kind words. Day one in my...

Thanks for the kind words.
Day one in my possession, the bangkung was covered with rust and was pitted.
With a lot of help from a knife maker we got the blade to its current state.

Now here's a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By kino
Here's mine. I've posted this awhile back. OAL...

Here's mine. I've posted this awhile back.
OAL 22.5 in. Blade 16"

I know where Kai's Bankung is hiding!
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd March 2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By kino
Price drop.

Now at $400.00 + shipping costs.
Forum: Swap Forum 9th March 2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By kino
MORO PIRA - For Sale

For sale is a not too common Moro Pira with a laminated blade and carabao horn hilt.
OAL 26.5", Blade length 15.5"
The hilt has traces of lacquer and is missing the ferrule. The blade is in good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By kino
Dave, this blade has a really nice contrast, was...

Dave, this blade has a really nice contrast, was the blade etched with phosphoric acid?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By kino
That's sweet. Prior to reading the description, I...

That's sweet.
Prior to reading the description, I thought the pommel was wood. That patina threw me off.
I see what you mean by having a 3-D type twist. Is the blade smooth or does it have a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By kino
Dave, to me this is the centerpiece of your...

Dave, to me this is the centerpiece of your display. Every time I walk up to your table, my eyes gets drawn up to this Kamp. The only 2 tone cross guard I've ever seen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By kino
She has beauty with good taste to boot. It's...

She has beauty with good taste to boot.
It's never too early to start collecting. I'm sure she has a good mentor.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By kino
The cute one with the pink top and green booties...

The cute one with the pink top and green booties is hanging with the wrong crowd. I know I've seen photos of 5 or 6 of them in the Post Office...

By the smiles on their faces, I'm judging there was...
Forum: Swap Forum 11th February 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By kino
African and Samoan Clubs FS

1 Samoan Club $200.00
2 Knobkerrie $140.00
+ Shipping costs.

Chips and age cracks are to be seen in the photos.
There is a hole in the bottom of the African club, it was mounted in a display...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By kino
I find this sword intriguing. When a couple from...

I find this sword intriguing.
When a couple from Bakas Pilipinas were in Seattle conducting their research, I was asked to accompany them to the Burke Museum,where I handled one with a similar blade...
Forum: Swap Forum 29th January 2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By kino
No longer available. Thanks for looking.

No longer available.
Thanks for looking.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th January 2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By kino
WTT - Tibetan Sword for Moro Sword

I have this sword that I'm not sure of its origin, could be Tibetan or Bhutanese that I want to trade for a Moro edged weapon. The crossguard and hilt are loose but doesn't detach from the blade, the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By kino
Charles, Very nice. I really like the pierced...

Charles,
Very nice. I really like the pierced crest on the kakatua. If it were mine, it would also be one of my favorites.
Congrats.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By kino
What a handsome sword. Good job on the clean up. ...

What a handsome sword. Good job on the clean up. Congrats on a good catch.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By kino
The Bladed Hand

I recently watched The Bladed Hand, a documentary on FMA. Following the end of the main feature, one of our forumites, MiguelDiaz speaks about weapons from the Philippines. Even if you're not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By kino
My previous photos didn't turn out well. That's...

My previous photos didn't turn out well. That's what I get shooting indoors, under incandescent light and flash.
This photo shows the color contrast between hilt and scabbard color, better I hope.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By kino
Good looking sword. I've ran across very few...

Good looking sword. I've ran across very few Visayan swords that were subtly laminated, unlike yours which has a prominent pattern. It's odd that it would have a hilt hewn from a wood that is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By kino
Congrats Sajen. I have been in search for one...

Congrats Sajen.
I have been in search for one similar. I like that clam shell type guard.
Can't wait to see the photos after you clean it up a bit.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By kino
Damn!!! What a handsome Barung. You must have...

Damn!!! What a handsome Barung.
You must have been good to get an early Christmas present like that.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 36,357
Posted By kino
Blade length -28.5". The wire guard is not...

Blade length -28.5". The wire guard is not brass.
I don't remember civics, although I remember a GMRC class.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By kino
That's nice Dave! Is it a European blade? I have...

That's nice Dave!
Is it a European blade?
I have seen pattern welded European swords, one being a German Naval sword.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By kino
I bet that pommel has some flashing grains to...

I bet that pommel has some flashing grains to write home about.
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