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Forum: European Armoury 11th February 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By asomotif
Thank you all for the information ! I checked...

Thank you all for the information !

I checked the database of the dutch army museum, but did not find matching blades. Unfortunately also the most swords on their website were pictured sheated in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By asomotif
Is you shipper a private person or a company ?...

Is you shipper a private person or a company ?

In the past I noticed that companies sometimes get a better follow up on their packages.

Did he mark the package "return to sender if undeliverable"...
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By asomotif
EUROPEAN BLADE PRE 1800 FOR ID

Good evening european forumites,

I would like to have information about the origin, age and model of this blade.

It is mounted in Atjeh sikin pasangang fittings, but the blade shows european style...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By asomotif
bump

Bumping this one.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By asomotif
I like the red fabric. Really makes me think it...

I like the red fabric.
Really makes me think it was refurbisched for local use.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By asomotif
Hello Maurice, (and all others :) Nice to see...

Hello Maurice, (and all others :)

Nice to see you on the forum.

"refurbished" is what comes to mind.

I gues that various parts where combined. oldest first imho

Blade looks very old / pre 1900...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th December 2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By asomotif
Thanks, that was what I was wondering...

Thanks,
that was what I was wondering indeed.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By asomotif
I mean. was the top of the hilt open showing a...

I mean. was the top of the hilt open showing a wooden/horrn or resin core ?
Or was it finished with a metal plate ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By asomotif
What did the top of the hilt look like ?

What did the top of the hilt look like ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By asomotif
Talking It is a so-called black Friday shield. with a...

It is a so-called black Friday shield. with a handy shopping bag attached to the back. ;) :D
Forum: Swap Forum 7th November 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,916
Posted By asomotif
SOLD

Sold
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd October 2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,916
Posted By asomotif
bump

eur 330 shipped wwide
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By asomotif
Maybe sperm whale :shrug: some pictures with...

Maybe sperm whale :shrug:

some pictures with the cellphone of the ivory would surely help :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,775
Posted By asomotif
Just for sharing, a big brother beladau / Borneo...

Just for sharing, a big brother beladau / Borneo dagger that was recently sold :)
Forum: Swap Forum 20th September 2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,243
Posted By asomotif
BUMP

BUMP.
Forum: Swap Forum 31st August 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,916
Posted By asomotif
bump

EUR 330 SHIPPED WWIDE
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By asomotif
bump

Bumping for some kind assistance on this (IMHO) unusual inscription. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By asomotif
I received the pictures of a fellow...

I received the pictures of a fellow collector,
The entire weapon is a bit odd. the handle is not Original imo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By asomotif
RENCONG SCABBARD - translation request

Inspired by Gustav's splendid sikin, I found that I still have some pictures of a rencong scabbard with inscription.

Hopefully this will be something ledgible.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By asomotif
Same for me. splendid piece. As for the widening...

Same for me. splendid piece.

As for the widening blade.
Same as Kai, I would have to study the blade for a long time to get a grip on this unusual widening pattern.
I will be happy to make some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By asomotif
Dear Alan, You are in direct contact with the...

Dear Alan,

You are in direct contact with the culture where these weapons originate.
Which sounds as a pré. But how embedded in todays culture are these weapons ? Are people in Indonesia wearing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By asomotif
:)

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th June 2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,687
Posted By asomotif
No need to say sorry. I just googled my way...

No need to say sorry. I just googled my way across the internet assuming that the info found there is correct.

My first guess would have been bambara Tribe. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,687
Posted By asomotif
Try : igala warrior helmet

Try : igala warrior helmet
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,971
Posted By asomotif
Could be spermwhale tooth ? Best regards, Willem

Could be spermwhale tooth ?

Best regards,
Willem
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