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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th June 2021, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Jean
Yes David, thank you!

Yes David, thank you!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th June 2021, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Jean
The naga does not seem to have been added but...

The naga does not seem to have been added but carved from the blade itself, the chiselling is not perfect indeed, and the filing marks on the edges were made for removing the superficial rust. I plan...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th June 2021, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan. We have taken advantage of the...

Thank you Alan. We have taken advantage of the respite in the pandemic for visiting some nice spots and replenishing the wine stocks before the holiday period starts...
And I concur with your...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd June 2021, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan and sorry for the late reply, we...

Thank you Alan and sorry for the late reply, we were travelling in France after this so looooong interruption due to the Covid pandemic...
Having the kris in my hands and in spite of the odd hilt, I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th June 2021, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Jean
Dear friends, I have received the kris blade &...

Dear friends,
I have received the kris blade & hilt and I attach some pics, my observations are as follows:
The bade is 33 cm long excluding the pesi and has an elegant shape.
The hilt was...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Jean
Thank you gentlemen. My Solonese friend who is...

Thank you gentlemen. My Solonese friend who is experienced in the kris trade seems to have a quite definite opinion about the blade origin but I prefer to receive the piece and post pics before...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Jean
Well, to me this blade does not look like the...

Well, to me this blade does not look like the recent naga blades from Madura but I will confirm upon receipt. Your opinion is the third one which I received (plus my own), and all are different!...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan, I will send better pic as soon as...

Thank you Alan, I will send better pic as soon as I can.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2021, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Jean
Hello David, Yes, the hilt looks to be made...

Hello David,
Yes, the hilt looks to be made from (cast?) brass or gilt brass and is not standard for a kris hilt but it may be an indicator of the origin... I will see and comment upon receipt....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2021, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Jean
Kris naga

Dear friends,
I won this peculiar kris blade at a French auction, any opinion about its origin and age? I have my own guess but am not sure, look at the hilt and greneng especially.
Sorry for the...
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