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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 294
Posted By Green
I still get "temporarily disabled" when...

I still get "temporarily disabled" when i click to my saved vikingsword.com site.
But when I google "keris warung kopi" or ethnographic weapons I can get to this site.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th March 2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Green
What worries me a bit is that it has been about a...

What worries me a bit is that it has been about a month since the items were resent to sender and yet I have not received any update of when it will be send again to me (with new courier presumably)....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th March 2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Green
David; The explanation came from the shipper...

David;

The explanation came from the shipper with this e mail address : shipping.czernys@gmail.com

I c.c my e mail to the International focal person at Czerny's but no response came from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th March 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Green
Shipment trouble from Czerny's (Auction #108 Dec 20)

Dear all;

Did any of you that won keris or other types from Czerny's Auction in Mid December 20 have trouble receiving your items?

This is the first time Czerny's contract out shipping to other...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th November 2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By Green
looks like cacao pod. probably just a case of...

looks like cacao pod. probably just a case of anything will do until something better is found?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st November 2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,329
Posted By Green
Ceremony with keris gone wrong

Some years back a tragedy happened in one of the states in Malaysia during a wedding celebration. A silat show ended with the death of one of the players when he was accidentally stabbed during the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th July 2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,319
Posted By Green
the writing says Ya Allah Ya Muhammad Ya nabi...

the writing says

Ya Allah
Ya Muhammad
Ya nabi (prophet)

on the other side is a a verse from the Qur'an sura 36: 58

Peace (Salam) fron a lord most merciful.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th June 2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,995
Posted By Green
Thank you very much for the link JustYS. That is...

Thank you very much for the link JustYS. That is very interesting. And not least about Mr Maisey's tombak !
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th June 2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,995
Posted By Green
Chinese inscriptions on keris

While reading old issues of Arts of Asia, I found this interesting letter in correspondence section of Jan-Feb 1989 issue about Chinese inscription on a Javanese Keris.

I've never come across any...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,369
Posted By Green
Qs on this Bugis(?) type keris

I have a few questions on this keris which look like a Bugis to me which I hope some of us here can comment and give opinion on.

1) The hilt : what is the material made of?... looks like marine...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,123
Posted By Green
Thanks Mariussgmioc for this info. If you don't...

Thanks Mariussgmioc for this info.
If you don't mind can you show your sewar with rhino horn pommel? it would be instructive to me. And about the name tumbuk lada... here's an example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,123
Posted By Green
Thanks for the confirmation/opinion Detlef!

Thanks for the confirmation/opinion Detlef!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,123
Posted By Green
Now that I have this item in hand, I'll putting...

Now that I have this item in hand, I'll putting up a few close up pics of the handle and part of the sheath. A rather unusual thing for me is the coloration of the handle, it is not black or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th May 2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,505
Posted By Green
Interesting topic regarding whether one should or...

Interesting topic regarding whether one should or shouldn't show photos of their keris. Coming from keris bearing culture myself (Kelantan , Malaysia) and having been interacting with many keris...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,415
Posted By Green
How does the rhino horn look like when it is...

How does the rhino horn look like when it is backlit ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,343
Posted By Green
kris with unusual blade decoration

This kris was auctioned today and it was sold for a relatively hefty hammer price of Euro 2,200 (not to me). What struck me is the unusual blade decoration . Does anyone has similarly decorated...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th March 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,376
Posted By Green
David; it was not insured by the seller/sender....

David;

it was not insured by the seller/sender. But I always assume that the courier service will reimburse for any damage caused by their staff. I'm dissapointed that fedex turns out to be a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,123
Posted By Green
Tumbuk lada with Malayan rhino horn handle?

This tumbuk lada was auctioned today and it was described as follows:-

A 19TH CENTURY MALAYAN RHINO HORN AND STEEL KRIS DAGGER having a carved horn handle with white metal mounts and wooden...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,376
Posted By Green
Thanks Anthony G and Jean. I don't blame the...

Thanks Anthony G and Jean. I don't blame the seller because I've received many other items without damage when the package was even less strong than this before. My feeling is the courier people did...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,376
Posted By Green
Breakage during shipment

I have never experienced any damage or breakage of items shipped from overseas even for fragile items such as ceramic bowls, until this week that is.

I would like to hear from any of you here, your...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,981
Posted By Green
Yes Paul B. I won this from the auction. I've...

Yes Paul B. I won this from the auction.

I've not received the keris yet so can't show the blade in close ups.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th January 2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,981
Posted By Green
David; Yes the hilt is from Tridachna gigas. In...

David;

Yes the hilt is from Tridachna gigas. In fact, the main reason why Im attracted to this keris in the first place.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,981
Posted By Green
Mickey the Finn, that's rather convoluted and too...

Mickey the Finn, that's rather convoluted and too literary for my little head... in any case , may be my english wasn't up to scratch and it was misunderstood. To clarify, I was NOT present when...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,981
Posted By Green
Hello/Salam Alan; That is a rather curious...

Hello/Salam Alan;

That is a rather curious comment from you and quite corresponded to Jagabuana's 'feelings' about this keris. You're usually rather -shall we say- verbose in your comments, so, I'm...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,981
Posted By Green
Sulawesi bugis for comment

I find this keris blade a bit unusual but I can't put a finger to it why I find it so. This is the only pic I have at the moment. The blade has 15(?) luks. Rather unusual for a normal bugis blade...
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