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Old 27th April 2007, 02:36 PM   #1
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24" OAL blade is nearly 3/4" thick at the handle.

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Old 27th April 2007, 04:43 PM   #2
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Looks like one from an keris nice pamor

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Old 27th April 2007, 04:51 PM   #3
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I am betting this one is huge, with a thick and heavy blade(should clean up much more dramatically than shown)....and from Sumatra I believe.
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Old 27th April 2007, 06:31 PM   #4
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Bill

It's a klewang and a pretty rare one with it's rounded riccasso. I happen to have one just like it but with a laquered scabbard the blade exhibits the same exact pamor but mine has been polished up so it's harder to see. I think the pamor is called grasshoper teeth or someting like that? Will post a pic of it when I get home tonight. Bill notice the klewang at the bottom of the photo similar to yours but with a flattened riccasso.


Very nice piece

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Old 28th April 2007, 12:18 AM   #5
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While it certainly is a klewang-type blade, Bill's nice piece with its characteristic kembang kacang seems to be a variation of what Albert van Zonneveld refers to as "Pedang 3" (attributed to Palembang). The rounded "ricasso" is a really nice touch - could this possibly be a Batak influence?

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Old 28th April 2007, 01:46 AM   #6
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Hi all,

Hmmm ..... blade is reminiscent of a Pedang Sabet Lameng/Luwuk Kalawijan ...

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Old 28th April 2007, 02:09 AM   #7
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Hi all,

Hmmm ..... blade is reminiscent of a Pedang Sabet Lameng Kalawijan ...

Cheers.
Hi Pangeran,
Could you give us an image of this? Javanese? Indonesian?


Lew,
It does look a lot like yours.


Kai,
Palembang could be a possibility. I bought several swords from this collection and the others are Batak and some from Palembang.


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Old 28th April 2007, 04:16 AM   #8
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Here is a quick pic of the one I have.

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Old 28th April 2007, 01:54 PM   #9
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Hi all, here is mine for comparison. The blade is over polished, but anyway I don't think that there is a pamor
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Old 30th April 2007, 03:53 AM   #10
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Hi all, here is mine for comparison. The blade is over polished, but anyway I don't think that there is a pamor
I have an example of javanese pedang Luwuk ... original scrabbar and unpolish...
I dont know whether it has a pamor or not.
please enjoy.....
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