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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,605
Posted By Albert
Smile Bird of prey

IMO the handle represents a bird of prey with a crooked beak and stylized feathers on the hilt and the lower end of the scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By Albert
Post Review of 'Steel and Magic'

Title: Steel and Magic. Edged Weapons of the Malay Archipelago.
Author: Sixt Wetzler (ed.)
Texts: Udo Kloubert, Michael Marlow, Achim G. Weihrauch,
Peter Dekker, Runjeet Singh
Photography: Lutz...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
All the comments helped me a lot, but I did not...

All the comments helped me a lot, but I did not reach a final conclusion yet.
I still hope to find some additional information in old literature or old photo's.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Thank you all for your valuable input!

Thank you all for your valuable input!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Smile Here are some additional photo's. I hope, it...

Here are some additional photo's.
I hope, it gives extra information to pinpoint this sword.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Post Total length in scabbard: 69.5 cm Length blade:...

Total length in scabbard: 69.5 cm
Length blade: 50.5 cm
Width blade: 40 - 42 mm
Thickness blade (near the hilt): 6 mm

More photos will follow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Wink I put much effort in cleaning the totally black...

I put much effort in cleaning the totally black silver.
Maybe too much?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Sumatra?

I just found this photograph of the top end of a hilt (not mine unfortunately).
The hilt is of a North Sumatran sewar.
It also has clear resemblences. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Especially the decoration of the badik is very...

Especially the decoration of the badik is very similar.
From where is the badik?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Question Additional information?

Thank you all for your comment.
I hope others can give some additioal information to solve the mystery.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Question Thank you Francantolin. Do you have examples of...

Thank you Francantolin.
Do you have examples of 'lookalikes'?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Albert
Arrow Mysterious sword

A while ago I added this item to my collection

Unfortunately, I cannot pinpoint the exact origin.

Can anybody help?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,327
Posted By Albert
Ballistol

For the metal parts I use Ballistol.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,202
Posted By Albert
Arrow Dallas Museum of Art

In the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art is a similar sword.
See one of the photos on https://www.artoftheancestors.com/borneo.
Unfortunately, I don't have any additional information on this...
Forum: Swap Forum 17th June 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,495
Posted By Albert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,840
Posted By Albert
Smile Traditional weapons of Borneo, the attire of the head-hunters.

Good news Bob!
Volume 1, Shields and War-Clothes is now available in an English edition.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,224
Posted By Albert
Post New book published - Borneo - The attire of the head-hunters

Traditional weapons of Borneo
The attire of the head-hunters
Volume I: Shields and war clothes

For details please see the Swap Forum.
Forum: Swap Forum 16th June 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,541
Posted By Albert
Smile Photos

Presentation of the book and front cover.
Forum: Swap Forum 16th June 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,541
Posted By Albert
Post New book published - Borneo - The attire of the head-hunters

Traditional weapons of Borneo
The attire of the head-hunters
Volume I: Shields and war clothes

The first book, that is entirely dedicated to the traditional weapons of the Indonesian island of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,807
Posted By Albert
Teeth

Especilly the plaited rattan basket with different kinds of large animal teeth/fangs makes this balato very nice.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,807
Posted By Albert
Smile Nice balato

It's a treasure!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,918
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Peurise nilo

Congrats with your very rare acquisition!
I found (only) one example of a peurise nilo.

It is in the collection of the Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen Coll. nr. RV-1599-646.
Materials: hide of a...
Forum: Swap Forum 18th March 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,185
Posted By Albert
Smile Bornro book

Bump.
Forum: Swap Forum 13th February 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,185
Posted By Albert
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,840
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Good questions

Question 1. Parallel text in English, or translation forthcoming?
I am looking into it, to see what the possibilities are.
Cannot promise anything at this moment.

Question 2. What about the swords...
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