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Old 25th January 2009, 09:16 PM   #1
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Default Whale Bone Kampilan

A recent pickup. The pommel is carved out of one piece of whale bone, not a, two pieces of slabs put together.

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Old 25th January 2009, 09:19 PM   #2
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Wow kino, i am enjoying. Frankly, i've never really been all that drawn to kamps, but this one is just beautiful. Nice score!
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Old 25th January 2009, 09:35 PM   #3
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How fantastic!!!! lovely detail on the scabbard. Who's a lucky chap.
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Old 25th January 2009, 09:39 PM   #4
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I think is the most beatiful kampilan I have never seen before, is my dream!! maybe some day I could find one with ivory or whale bone...
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Old 25th January 2009, 09:44 PM   #5
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Yup, all the bells and whistles !
Nice Kino .
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Old 25th January 2009, 10:02 PM   #6
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Congratulations, a real beauty!
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Old 25th January 2009, 10:34 PM   #7
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Stunning.

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Old 26th January 2009, 06:24 AM   #8
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Thanks for the kind words Gents. It was love at first sight for me.
David, I'm glad you ejoy the photos.
Carlos, I wish you luck in your quest.
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Old 26th January 2009, 10:19 AM   #9
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Fantastic!
Where do you find all those spectacular swords?
Does all your nephews work in museums

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Old 26th January 2009, 03:03 PM   #10
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wow! excellent piece, bro! are those coins on the hilt?
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Old 26th January 2009, 10:03 PM   #11
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Where do you find all those spectacular swords?
Does all your nephews work in museums

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How did you know, have they contacted you

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wow! excellent piece, bro! are those coins on the hilt?
Spanish 10 centavo coins, 2 on each side.
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Old 26th January 2009, 10:25 PM   #12
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Wow! What a piece.

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Old 27th January 2009, 02:04 AM   #13
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WOW! That is awesome looking! I can only dream..
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Old 27th January 2009, 03:50 AM   #14
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Nice quality bone! IS this a newer piece?
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Old 27th January 2009, 04:27 AM   #15
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That's the most awsomest Kamp. I have ever seen. I sold off all my ethnographic stuff 7 or 8 years ago. I had one Kampilan. As far as blade quality, the only blades I have ever seen that are better in forging, and finish, are Japanese! I judge the surface of a blade by reflective light. Look down one, and see the ripples. That Kamp. had none. I've found the best light to use, is a television, in the dark. You see EVERYTHING. M.P.
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That's the most awsomest Kamp. I have ever seen. I sold off all my ethnographic stuff 7 or 8 years ago. I had one Kampilan. As far as blade quality, the only blades I have ever seen that are better in forging, and finish, are Japanese! I judge the surface of a blade by reflective light. Look down one, and see the ripples. That Kamp. had none. I've found the best light to use, is a television, in the dark. You see EVERYTHING. M.P.
What movies do you watch?
"The sounds of music"?
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Old 27th January 2009, 08:13 AM   #17
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What movies do you watch?
"The sounds of music"?
Only the singing parts.
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WOW! That is awesome looking! I can only dream..
yo dimasalang! wassup bro!!! nice to see you here! welcome and enjoy




battara, highly doubt this kampy is new. the looks still conforms with the older kampys. newer ones (1940's on up) tend to have rounder edges, the one i call kampy V 2.0. kinda like an evolution from the older ones.. of course, it's just a theory..
the scabbard might be later tho
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yo dimasalang! wassup bro!!! nice to see you here! welcome and enjoy



Yah thanks bro! Hehe. Glad I found this place...it makes for a nice support group.
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Yah thanks bro! Hehe. Glad I found this place...it makes for a nice support group.
lol, i wouldn't call this a support group, if your goal is to save money. the more you will learn, the more money you're gonna be spending haha!
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lol, i wouldn't call this a support group, if your goal is to save money. the more you will learn, the more money you're gonna be spending haha!
TRUE DAT!
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