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Old 3rd June 2010, 07:30 PM   #1
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Default Very Interesting Moro Kriss w/ Silver pommel and Talismans

This is a quite interesting and unique Moro kriss. For starters the silver pommel is one of the rarer forms, but just as interesting is the nicely laminated blade with silver inlaid talismans. Note the central line of inlay is twisted silver and copper. The scabbard is original to the kriss.
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Old 3rd June 2010, 08:21 PM   #2
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That's it Charles now you owe me a new key board! My present is now covered in drool. This is without a doubt one of the finest kris of this type I have ever seen. The only thing I can see that is a bit off is the bacca bacca?

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Old 3rd June 2010, 08:33 PM   #3
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Agreed Lew. The okir work on the baca-baca, and even the lower portion of the hilt is not what you might think it would be. But, there is no indication that anything was replaced or redone. In fact, this was found in practically untouched condition, the scabbard being badly broken, and it(scabbard) HAS been restored in two spots but is original to the kriss.
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Holy freakin' molly Charles!!! What are you trying to do to us?!
Just beautiful!
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Very very nice...

What makes the kakatua a rare form?

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Oh yes I remember worshiping this at the show. If you ever put it in the trash can please let me know....
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Old 4th June 2010, 09:58 AM   #7
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Kino, the silver ones are a little rarer.
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NICE, love the braided wire work.
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Kino, the silver ones are a little rarer.

I see.Thanks for the clarification. I thought you were talking about the form/shape, of the kakatua.
You have been busy Charles, very nice pieces.
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