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Old 25th January 2019, 09:37 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by A. G. Maisey
This type of hilt is what we call a "kagok" hilt, the word "kagok" means awkward or strange, it is a description rather than a name. This type of kagok hilt with exaggerated angular form is usually associated with Jawa Timur, more to the west than to the East. It really does not belong on this wrongko.

Yes I agree, and this hilt looks less old than the kris itself.
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