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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Thanks! with the name, I found the post where I...

Thanks! with the name, I found the post where I first saw the pic with some info as well:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=126919&postcount=15
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By ThePepperSkull
If I can find it, I will post the picture, but I...

If I can find it, I will post the picture, but I remember reading either this forum or another one that had a post regarding an arnisador who preferred using a longer length (30+ inches) when...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,019
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Dang! I missed a good one. Congrats, Detlef! I...

Dang! I missed a good one. Congrats, Detlef! I look forward to seeing you clean that blade up and showing us what's underneath.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Maybe the more experienced Collectors can chime...

Maybe the more experienced Collectors can chime in here, but Horn and silver is a common motif for Luzon-region philippine daggers. Also, the hilt seems less bulbous than most Alcabete I've seen...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By ThePepperSkull
These pieces pecifically are made around the...

These pieces pecifically are made around the Laguna area. They still make this style except with aluminum fittings instead of brass. Very thick from what I can remember.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Thanks, Jose! That's really helpful for me. I...

Thanks, Jose! That's really helpful for me. I wasn't aware that the triple star symbolism wasn't in use until aguinaldo's republic was established. The use of vine motif as rank signification is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Also, would we be able to discern by blade shape...

Also, would we be able to discern by blade shape or handle shape or manufacture style which area of Luzon this came from? Does anyone have any pieces of similar manufacture?

(Jose and Ron, I await...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Luzon Bolo/Matulis?

Being mainly a Philippine collector, I realized recently that a big gap in my collection are pieces from Luzon.

With this realization came this recent acquisition. Interesting piece I won on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,761
Posted By ThePepperSkull
WOW on the restoration. Unbelievably beautiful...

WOW on the restoration. Unbelievably beautiful job!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Officially the biggest blade I've seen of the...

Officially the biggest blade I've seen of the newer form Pira. Colour me jealous, it's beautiful!

I have a similar one, I think made around the same time as yours. 18 inch blade with a thick spine...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Wow. I thought interest in Moro pieces have waned...

Wow. I thought interest in Moro pieces have waned in the past year but it looks like I'm wrong. Or maybe because it's harder and harder to track down a twistcore. The older pieces will always be in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,664
Posted By ThePepperSkull
What can I say other than I am speechless? What a...

What can I say other than I am speechless? What a great find, and I'm so glad it went to someone who posts here, as I wouldn't have learned about the abbreviated/blunt sarimanok pommel being a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,993
Posted By ThePepperSkull
A real diamond in the rough! Beautiful!

A real diamond in the rough! Beautiful!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By ThePepperSkull
I perhaps should have elaborated when I was...

I perhaps should have elaborated when I was referring to its state of preservation. My apologies for vagueness, David. In retrospect it may have made my last post seem pointless.

You are right in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By ThePepperSkull
I KNEW this thread existed, it took me forever to...

I KNEW this thread existed, it took me forever to find it again. I am now fortunate to find myself in ownership of the kris in question

Quite possibly one of the best quality kris I own in terms of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Beautiful, Ron! Octagonal Moro hilts are...

Beautiful, Ron!

Octagonal Moro hilts are something you don't often encounter outside of Pira, which is what first came to mind when I saw this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,012
Posted By ThePepperSkull
That's really terrible to hear, Jose. Any luck...

That's really terrible to hear, Jose.

Any luck getting some of your pieces back?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By ThePepperSkull
I must have messed this one. Absolutely...

I must have messed this one. Absolutely beautiful. I'm a sucker for a curvy Sulu piece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By ThePepperSkull
This looks similar to a blade that was sold to me...

This looks similar to a blade that was sold to me as a Panabas: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15658

Maybe this sets precedence for this particular form of blade in a Panabas? Of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,000
Posted By ThePepperSkull
A year later update. I still have not touched it....

A year later update. I still have not touched it. All that was done was that any active rust was removed but really have not removed any patina.

The handle is still on until an origin can be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,916
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Wow, detlef, she's beautiful!

Wow, detlef, she's beautiful!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By ThePepperSkull
Another similar kris hilt pic from the old...

Another similar kris hilt pic from the old forum.

Seems like this is a specific style (the carvings) seeing as there are several examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By ThePepperSkull
A Kris I own with a similar hilt, photos courtesy...

A Kris I own with a similar hilt, photos courtesy of Mr Erik Farrow
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By ThePepperSkull
As soon as I read "Herzog" I was sold.

As soon as I read "Herzog" I was sold.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By ThePepperSkull
I would have made an offer had I not already...

I would have made an offer had I not already acquired a similar piece beforehand. That being said, I was watching with interest to see how much it went for. These straight-bladed maguindanao/maranao...
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