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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,329
Posted By Athanase
"Mini Balato"

Hello,

I have a "vintage" (I don't think that is very old) mini balato.
The blade is relatively thick (4mm) and measures 12,6cm
Overall size : 22cm

The style of the handle is close to that of small...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Athanase
If it helps, I add the link to the subject of my...

If it helps, I add the link to the subject of my similar knife :

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21855&highlight=tiuk

And another link to my betel knives one of which is really...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Athanase
I love your pedang hilt (west Java). <3

I love your pedang hilt (west Java). <3
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th February 2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By Athanase
The pictures.

The pictures.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Athanase
Thank you for these indications. But the...

Thank you for these indications.
But the modification of the blade was done in Europe or Sri Lanka?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th February 2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By Athanase
The fitting of my keris in the wrangka is near...

The fitting of my keris in the wrangka is near perfect.
The wood of scabbard is light and less quality than my non-painted balineses Keris.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th February 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By Athanase
The blade length is 30cm, sorry for forgetting. ...

The blade length is 30cm, sorry for forgetting. :o
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th February 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By Athanase
Balinese/Lombok Keris for comments

Hello,

Here is my only Keris with a painted scabbard.
The old blade presents a very original pamor, even if it has largely disappeared.
The scabbard is made of a light painted wood except on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Athanase
Strange Celonese? dagger

I would like to know if anyone has ever seen this type of dagger, the handle seems to be typically Celanese but the blade is a real enigma. I think of a ritual dagger (for dance?) :confused: ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th January 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By Athanase
Thank you all for your advice. Alan: I...

Thank you all for your advice.

Alan: I understand the concept of "Lis" but I do not understand if it must be in the extension of the surface of the pendok or if it must be in over-thickness, a bit...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By Athanase
Singular Madura Keris for comment

Hello

I recently had the chance to acquire this Keris. When I saw him, I fell in love for his wrongko.

The pendok is also very unusual. It is simple, in silver brass, without decoration except for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,975
Posted By Athanase
:p Not much sun, but a little light for quick...

:p

Not much sun, but a little light for quick photos.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,975
Posted By Athanase
By measuring the second copy I realized that I...

By measuring the second copy I realized that I was totally mistaken about the measurement I indicated for the first knife. I had to reverse the measure with that of another dagger. :confused:

- 1st...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,975
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I was fortunate to be able to acquire a...

Hello,

I was fortunate to be able to acquire a second Sumbawa knife here :
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th January 2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Athanase
Silver or brass? I hesitate. The advantage of...

Silver or brass? I hesitate.
The advantage of brass is that its color will match that of the pendok.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th January 2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Athanase
Yes the opening of the sheath has been narrowed...

Yes the opening of the sheath has been narrowed with resin / wax to fit a blade smaller than the original one.

I have old mendak from East Java but they are very distorted:shrug:.
For the selut, to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th January 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Athanase
Indeed, I didn't notice this detail but the luks...

Indeed, I didn't notice this detail but the luks are a little irregular. For the last luk this is refuted by the fact that there is a significant lack on the edge.
The greneng is very simple and in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th January 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Athanase
Oh yes, it's very common ;) (I have 2 other...

Oh yes, it's very common ;) (I have 2 other Keris with this type of handle, but Ladrang warangka type).
It's just the association with this type of Warangka that I didn't remember having seen...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Athanase
Keris with an old warangka in Gabilan style.

Hello,

I bought this keris for sheath without even seeing his blade.
The warangka is in the Gabilan style with a very thick brass pendok (1mm thick minimum) with a strong hook.

The blade was a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,275
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I finally found an old handle to replace...

Hello,

I finally found an old handle to replace the previous fantasy hilt.
Here is the new montage:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th January 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Athanase
I don't know for the blade, but the hilt and...

I don't know for the blade, but the hilt and scabbard is recent for me.
I find that the scabbard lacks finesse in its proportions compared to the antique specimens. :shrug:
But I find the hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Athanase
Thank you Detlef and Kai for your answers. :)

Thank you Detlef and Kai for your answers. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Athanase
Malay badik for comment.

Hello and Happy New Year to everyone! :)

I acquired this knife in the same lot (of English origin) as the Malaysian "pseudo gunong" that I showed you a few weeks ago.

The blade is very unusual,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By Athanase
So it's Malay/Sumatran Badik. Thank you all for...

So it's Malay/Sumatran Badik.
Thank you all for your feedbacks. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By Athanase
Beladau? Lawi Ayam? or...?

Hello,

Another Sumatran?/Malay? strange dagger. :D

The blade look like beladau blade but the hilt is very different.
The blade also looks like the Lawi Ayam but I do not really know this family...
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