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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2022, 05:20 PM
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Posted By kino
Try pouring hot water on the blade, this might...

Try pouring hot water on the blade, this might reveal a pattern if the blade is laminated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By kino
The down turned quillion does look Chinese...

The down turned quillion does look Chinese influenced.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2022, 03:41 AM
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Views: 760
Posted By kino
The false edge measures at ~10 inches. ...

The false edge measures at ~10 inches.
According to The seller, Peter A., this was collected in the 19th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By kino
An unusual Luzon sword.

Unusual to me since I donít recall ever seeing one that had a similar blade profile.
Blade is close to 25 inches in length.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By kino
Hereís a kris with a darkened blade. Awhile...

Hereís a kris with a darkened blade.
Awhile back Battara posted a photo of a man wielding a Jungayan (sp), Kris with a dark blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,662
Posted By kino
Lovely. Iím recalling reading this thread years...

Lovely.
Iím recalling reading this thread years ago. I just remembered the resto work on the blade. That scabbard engraving is to die for.
Thanks for posting.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By kino
You got a beauty there. 3 waved Kris blades are...

You got a beauty there. 3 waved Kris blades are hard to come by and to have it be a twist core, impossible for me.
What’s the blade length?
It it were mine, I would clean it up a bit and apply a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By kino
and the 3 tines pointing up?

and the 3 tines pointing up?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By kino
One of the best so far in my opinion. I agree...

One of the best so far in my opinion. I agree with the craftsmanship relating to the era and conditions.
Some might say that it’s hails from N.Borneo.
How thick is the spine nearest the hilt?
We...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,662
Posted By kino
Hereís another Glot. Courtesy of the Met

Hereís another Glot. Courtesy of the Met
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By kino
Iíve seen the 5 waved one recently. Are they both...

Iíve seen the 5 waved one recently. Are they both from the same seller?
The wavy blade could be Sulu. Scabbard looks Mindanao. Large piece of ivory on the other.
Congrats. Theyíre both very nice....
Forum: Swap Forum 28th May 2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By kino
Oceanic War Club For Sale

Possibly Samoan.
Overall length 33.5 inches, at its widest 5.75 inches.
Asking $400.00 + mailing cost

Questions - PM or email me at
mandawe@outlook.com
Forum: Swap Forum 27th May 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By kino
No longer available.

No longer available.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th May 2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By kino
Ladieng For Sale

Selling a nice Ladieng.
Pattern welded blade, thick spine that measures at 0.5 inches nearest the hilt. Horn hilt with remaining chased silver band. Age cracks to the hilt that is not too...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By kino
I was wondering why the this swords scabbard says...

I was wondering why the this swords scabbard says ďMade in LanaoĒ
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,336
Posted By kino
Very nice B. I like how itís showcased together....

Very nice B. I like how itís showcased together. Thanks for sharing.

The 2 deities / guardians on the table with the Balinese displays, are rare, right?🙂
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By kino
Odd shaped blade, doesnít look Moro to me,...

Odd shaped blade, doesnít look Moro to me, although the hilt and scabbard does.
Would be nice to know it the blade is laminated or pattern welded.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,638
Posted By kino
I believe I hijacked the photo from one of the...

I believe I hijacked the photo from one of the discussions here on the Forums.
I think it came from an old book printed in France.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2022, 01:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,638
Posted By kino
Hereís another hilt to throw in the mix. Too...

Hereís another hilt to throw in the mix.
Too bad a detailed image of the hilt is unavailable.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By kino
Thatís a well armed bathroom!

Thatís a well armed bathroom!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By kino
Amazing collection. Thanks for sharing. But,...

Amazing collection. Thanks for sharing.

But, why the wall of shame?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,638
Posted By kino
Tree of life

When inquiring about my copper alloy bladed Kris, one of our friends mentioned that the carving on the back of the hilt somewhat resembles the tree of life. He then forwarded a photo of a Tausug...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th May 2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By kino
No longer available.

No longer available.
Forum: Swap Forum 10th May 2022, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By kino
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Swap Forum 8th May 2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By kino
Ammunition Belt to trade

Want to trade this ammo belt for Moro or Filipino weapons.
Belt is in good condition. Powder containers have most of the original cloth plugs.
Leather lanyards are completely intact with four...
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