Originally Posted by Gustav
David, there is no victory at all possible, and please accept my sincere apologies, if my tone seemed or was adversarial.
You are absolute wright, there is most probably no possibility this keris beeing a gift directly from a Balinese court. Other possibilities each could have their speculations and averment proofs. I still have the deceptive idea, to follow each possibility would give me (and us) a better understanding or probably only a feeling of history, and in the case of this keris history is pure adventure.