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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Spunjer
Thumbs up excellent kris, brother! never seen one like...

excellent kris, brother! never seen one like this! you have a very unique piece. congrats!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By Spunjer
Thumbs up wow! you've been killing it with twistcores...

wow! you've been killing it with twistcores lately, brother! nice catch on both of these!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 943
Posted By Spunjer
excellent question, Ian. Based on Cato's...

excellent question, Ian. Based on Cato's classification, I'm with you on the blade style that of Maranao origin.
with that said, i would like to add this: a lot of pandays travel from town to town....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,475
Posted By Spunjer
very nice twistcore, Fernando! it appears that...

very nice twistcore, Fernando! it appears that your collection is growing quite bit!
i love these type of twistcore: very subtle as oppose to the topographic type. i always wonder if this is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,563
Posted By Spunjer
Wow, wasn't aware that this particular episode is...

Wow, wasn't aware that this particular episode is already on air. Thanks for the head's up.
The producers actually approached me regarding this particular piece, and i would say i was honored to be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Spunjer
I was about to post this, and yes, i believe it's...

I was about to post this, and yes, i believe it's moro.
Forum: Swap Forum 15th April 2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By Spunjer
any offers?

any offers?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Spunjer
magnificent piece, Jose! i love the gold work on...

magnificent piece, Jose! i love the gold work on that piece! lotsa bling, i'd say.
excellent catch!!!
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd March 2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By Spunjer
Talibong for sale

Talibong for sale. Handle made out of wood with iron ferrule. the horn on the nose is broken off, which can be repaired if so desired. crossguard is brass. scabbard is made out of wood weaved rattan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,365
Posted By Spunjer
I will have a table, so stop by and say hi :)

I will have a table, so stop by and say hi :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By Spunjer
looks great! i specially love the carvings on the...

looks great! i specially love the carvings on the pommel. good catch on this one braddah!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Spunjer
it's a rare form of Panabas, per Cato's Moro Sword

it's a rare form of Panabas, per Cato's Moro Sword
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Spunjer
i believe the double headed spear is known as...

i believe the double headed spear is known as "dua sanga", per Andson Cowie's book English-Sulu-Malay Vocabulary
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By Spunjer
Wow! great catch!! looks like a bunch of greater...

Wow! great catch!!
looks like a bunch of greater than and less than signs on the blade, although closest to the wide part and the tip, it looks like floral designs. yeah, might be worth checking if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Spunjer
... another way to find out if the gangya is...

... another way to find out if the gangya is separated is to see if the encircled part of the kris provided are attached or not
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By Spunjer
Hello Nik, here's another pretty recent kalis you...

Hello Nik,
here's another pretty recent kalis you can compare yours with:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20580&highlight=kalis
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,387
Posted By Spunjer
welcome, F.! you have a beautiful collection! i...

welcome, F.!
you have a beautiful collection! i can't add anything else as to what everyone said. all i can say is, happy hunting!
my very first piece came from Davao. i acquired it when i was there....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Spunjer
Ian and Rafngard, both term are correct although...

Ian and Rafngard,

both term are correct although if you ask an ilonggo (Panay native), he or she would be more apt to call it binangon.

yes, early 20th c. as Ian has noted. good catch!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,894
Posted By Spunjer
Thumbs up a very nice example, Charles! i'm with you that...

a very nice example, Charles! i'm with you that this particular piece is Mindanaoan; like you said Maguindanao.
it has a very strong Lumad flavor to it... similar to a T'boli Kefilan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,673
Posted By Spunjer
Thumbs up congratulations, Detlef! a truly magnificent...

congratulations, Detlef! a truly magnificent piece!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By Spunjer
Willem, here's a couple pics of what it looked...

Willem,
here's a couple pics of what it looked like before i cleaned it. the only thing different is the tarnish that covered the metals. i really thought the whole thing was silver, but much to my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By Spunjer
thanks all! for once, Facebook was good for...

thanks all! for once, Facebook was good for something in regards to acquiring this piece :D



i'm kinda thinking in the same line of thought, Ian, in regards to having some influence from farther...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By Spunjer
A Maranao Kris

my latest acquisition: a maranao kris from the 19th century. what amazes me about this piece is the completeness and the condition that it's in. i guess a definite advantage having been passed on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By Spunjer
the attention to detail is just incredible!!

the attention to detail is just incredible!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Spunjer
this particular piece looks like something that...

this particular piece looks like something that would come out of the province of Lanao (del Sur, or Norte, but either way, it's Maranao country).
and yes, per Detlef and Charles, 2nd half of 20th...
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