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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Sajen
Like said, late 19th to early 20th century, the...

Like said, late 19th to early 20th century, the fittings are from German silver, brass or white brass.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Sajen
And have a look here:...

And have a look here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15403&highlight=corsican
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 04:52 PM
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Views: 536
Posted By Sajen
Hi Stefan, Yes, a Corsican Vendetta dagger,...

Hi Stefan,

Yes, a Corsican Vendetta dagger, around 1900s, late 19th to early 20th century.

I own three Corsican daggers, one is very similar to yours. See the first three examples. the other...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Sajen
And a few pictures from the scabbard.

And a few pictures from the scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 02:02 PM
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Views: 721
Posted By Sajen
I was able to remove the varnish with nail...

I was able to remove the varnish with nail varnish remover from my wife! :D
And I have removed the surface rust underneath. The blade shows scratches either from the original finish or from an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Sajen
Hello Bob, Yes, the blade is a mystery to me...

Hello Bob,

Yes, the blade is a mystery to me as well but there will be an explanation for it. I guess that the European stamp is from the used steel whatever was used. And the Arabic stamp will be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Sajen
Hi Jose, First, thank you for the start! ;)...

Hi Jose,

First, thank you for the start! ;) Agree with you about the age of this piece. I don't think that it's a European blade but European steel which get used.
The Arabic mark is a mystery...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th November 2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By Sajen
Hello, Welcome to the forum. It's a Javanese...

Hello,

Welcome to the forum. It's a Javanese keris from Solo (Surakarta), 9 luk blade.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2021, 01:45 PM
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Views: 721
Posted By Sajen
Nobody??

Nobody??
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2021, 01:40 PM
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Views: 909
Posted By Sajen
Hi Marius, Great identification! :cool: ...

Hi Marius,

Great identification! :cool:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Hi Ian, I've got your point! Yves's is the...

Hi Ian,

I've got your point! Yves's is the youngest example, my is older and Xsa's example the oldest. And I agree with you and Xas. ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2021, 07:59 PM
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Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Hi Ian, I think it's the other way around,...

Hi Ian,

I think it's the other way around, Xas's example is earlier.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Hi Xas, Yes, you are correct, they are very...

Hi Xas,

Yes, you are correct, they are very similar and I agree with you about the both carvings at barung handles, the ones from our examples are a few decades earlier. Still have the feeling,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Sajen
Long Glat (?) mandau with questions

I received this mandau yesterday, I guess that it is a Long Glat mandau.
Most of the hair at the nose is lost, the handle binding is glued at the wrong position, the resin "ferrule" is missing as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Hi Xas, I am nearly sure that Yves will...

Hi Xas,

I am nearly sure that Yves will clean, polish and etch the blade, we will see, if it's from laminated steel the age will go rather in my estimation, when not more in the direction of your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By Sajen
Ask Erich von Däniken! :rolleyes:

Ask Erich von Däniken! :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
PS: I wouldn't remove the yellow plastic band,...

PS: I wouldn't remove the yellow plastic band, see this kris from the collection of Mario Ghiringhelli. ;) See the picture taken from the pictured book.
It's a part of it's history IMVHO.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
A picture from the light lamination and the...

A picture from the light lamination and the handle today.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Hi Yves, I am with David, I am pretty sure...

Hi Yves,

I am with David, I am pretty sure that your new toy is older than the 1980s. I would place it in the WWII area or short after.
Look to the wooden pommel, the piece never leave the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Sajen
Let us see the result when the wood cure is...

Let us see the result when the wood cure is finished. ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sajen
Indeed!

Indeed!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Sajen
Another non banti pommel.

Another non banti pommel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, Agree. But we can't be sure without...

Hello Kai,
Agree. But we can't be sure without handling it. :shrug:



Agree again. It will be a wood like from this pommel in the picture. But it should look similar. ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Sajen
BTW, the same is guilty for the scabbard wood.;)

BTW, the same is guilty for the scabbard wood.;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Sajen
Looks much better as before also when I am not a...

Looks much better as before also when I am not a fan of the green fabric.
But what disturbs the overall impression is the wooden pommel IMVHO.
It looks very dry, oil it with linseed oil and polish...
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