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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,050
Posted By Henk
When we unsheath the sheathed keris, the point is...

When we unsheath the sheathed keris, the point is to the sky. First vivisble is the gonjo. Then we look upwards at the blade ending at the point.

Counting luks ends also at the point of the blade....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,681
Posted By Henk
I do agree with David and Alan. And please,...

I do agree with David and Alan.

And please, don't sleep with a keris under your pillow again. And if you insist to do, do it without the scabbard and wrap the blade in a white cloth.
Now you damaged...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,572
Posted By Henk
:D :D :D Google for cricket and look at the...

:D :D :D
Google for cricket and look at the pictures Sajen. Than you know what Alan means.

Alan, In The Netherlands and Germany cricket isn't a well known sport. ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Henk
The one with the teeth and the painting...

The one with the teeth and the painting represents a mandau of the Papoea from New Guinea. This one is a tourist item from the second half of the 20th century.

The other one looks nicer but is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Henk
Semar

Semar
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By Henk
Very nice tombak. The relief at the base of the...

Very nice tombak. The relief at the base of the blade was gilded. The technique is called kinatah. To bring it back in its original state the blade should be treated with warangan.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th August 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Henk
I count 9 luk. Beautiful keris. Congrats on this...

I count 9 luk.
Beautiful keris. Congrats on this one. Kinatah has been worn out. Thats why you have 2 pieces left.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,730
Posted By Henk
Yes, it is.

Yes, it is.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By Henk
no. 3 is an army batton from Indonesia indeed....

no. 3 is an army batton from Indonesia indeed. The Dutch market was flooded with these items in te seventies.
no. 4 is a chinese copy of a japanese tanto.
no. 1 and 2 are nice and worth keeping.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By Henk
My first thought is a european blade. Maybe...

My first thought is a european blade. Maybe broken and reworked into a klewang or pedang.
Nice find.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th December 2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By Henk
A nice worn keris solo. Clean the mendak and the...

A nice worn keris solo.
Clean the mendak and the pendok. Clean the wooden parts as well. Oil the blade slightly with keris oil. This fellow deserves it.

Nice second aqcuisition.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,103
Posted By Henk
Chiefheadknocker, we don't talk about money here....

Chiefheadknocker, we don't talk about money here. Please read the forum rules.

Very nice sword btw.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,083
Posted By Henk
That's the book i wanted to look for. Thanks...

That's the book i wanted to look for. Thanks ArmsAndAntiques :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,083
Posted By Henk
I will try to dig up the book and post some scans...

I will try to dig up the book and post some scans of the images later this week.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,083
Posted By Henk
Alan is completely right.I also have a book with...

Alan is completely right.I also have a book with pictures of similar tombak.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 1,096
Posted By Henk
I understand why you picked this one up. Great...

I understand why you picked this one up. Great shape. Hard to comment on this single picture.
It has a javanese ukiran but it wouldn't surprise me if we had to look at the Sumatran region.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By Henk
Nope. Tourist, India. Same work on the tourist...

Nope. Tourist, India. Same work on the tourist kukri from India.
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,632
Posted By Henk
I think these knives are corsican vendetta...

I think these knives are corsican vendetta knives. 19th mid 20th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,593
Posted By Henk
I would say a dha

I would say a dha
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th December 2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,098
Posted By Henk
Sorry for the confusion gentlemen. The english...

Sorry for the confusion gentlemen. The english language is not my mother language. The hilt Kai showed is the one i ment and is in my opnion more suitable for this keris.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th December 2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,098
Posted By Henk
If this is a souvenir, you could say that this...

If this is a souvenir, you could say that this keris is certainly acceptable and decent. Well done!!
The ukiran is more Jawa Deman. A good Bugis ukiran is more the pistol hilted grip. I would try to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,921
Posted By Henk
Spaffo, Is it possible to post a picture of the...

Spaffo,

Is it possible to post a picture of the pommel? I don't see a lionhead.
I think the pommel can tell us something more. What i see at the moment is a fine kukri.
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By Henk
Gentlemen, Thank you for your comments....

Gentlemen,

Thank you for your comments. Certainly useful. The copper hilt however gave me an indication of a military sword as Timo sugested.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th December 2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,974
Posted By Henk
It is a Javanese pedang indeed. The european...

It is a Javanese pedang indeed. The european style pedang was worn by the guards of the kraton.
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By Henk
Used to be a sabre, i guess

The guard is obvious cut off. No marks on the blade.
Has anyone an idea what this used to be?
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