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Forum: Swap Forum 28th May 2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Albert
Post Still available!

The book is still available.

Including a free (machine-)translation of the text in PDF format.
Forum: Swap Forum 10th May 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Albert
Post Free English translation available!

As of now a free translation is available!

It is a machine-translation of the text in PDF-format.
Available for every buyer of the book.

For more information see:...
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd May 2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Albert
Post Ready for shipment !!!

Ready for shipment !!!
Forum: Swap Forum 16th April 2021, 07:57 PM
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Views: 1,644
Posted By Albert
Smile The Book is publihed now!

Traditionele wapens van Borneo
De uitrusting van de koppensnellers
Deel III, zwaarden en messen
Albert G. van Zonneveld

[Traditional weapons of Borneo
The attire of the head-hunters
Volume...
Forum: Swap Forum 5th April 2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Albert
Post New book on swords and knives from Borneo.

Coming soon:

Traditionele wapens van Borneo. De uitrusting van de koppensnellers. Deel III, Zwaarden en messen.

[Traditional weapons of Borneo. The attire of the head-hunters. Volume III,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th March 2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,007
Posted By Albert
Review

O.k. I post the review also here:

___________________________________________

Book review by Albert van Zonneveld

Title: Heroes, Gods and Guardians. Hilts and Keris of Indonesia....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th March 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,007
Posted By Albert
Post Which forum

I placed it in the Swap Forum because in the review the website of the publisher is mentioned.
I think everyone who is interested can find the review anyway. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th March 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,007
Posted By Albert
Post Exceptional new book on keris hilts and keris

I just posted a review in the Keris Swap Forum of the newly published book:

Heroes, Gods and Guardians. Hilts and Keris of Indonesia. Huntington Miller Collection.

Written by Bruce W. Carpenter
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Albert
Post Exceptional new book on keris hilts and keris

I just posted a review in the Keris Swap Forum of the newly published book:

Heroes, Gods and Guardians. Hilts and Keris of Indonesia. Huntington Miller Collection.

Written by Bruce W. Carpenter
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 28th March 2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Posted By Albert
Post Review of an exceptional book on keris hilts and keris

Book review by Albert van Zonneveld

Title: Heroes, Gods and Guardians. Hilts and Keris of Indonesia. Huntington Miller Collection.

Author: Bruce W. Carpenter
Photographer: Charla Thompson
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th November 2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,671
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Beauty

A beautiful piece! Congratulations.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By Albert
Post Dutch museums

The collection site of four Dutch ethnographical museums:


https://collectie.wereldculturen.nl/#/query/424fc719-1ba9-4700-8d7a-e4b3cf4c3938
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,141
Posted By Albert
Smile Bird of prey

IMO the handle represents a bird of prey with a crooked beak and stylized feathers on the hilt and the lower end of the scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By Albert
Post Review of 'Steel and Magic'

Title: Steel and Magic. Edged Weapons of the Malay Archipelago.
Author: Sixt Wetzler (ed.)
Texts: Udo Kloubert, Michael Marlow, Achim G. Weihrauch,
Peter Dekker, Runjeet Singh
Photography: ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
All the comments helped me a lot, but I did not...

All the comments helped me a lot, but I did not reach a final conclusion yet.
I still hope to find some additional information in old literature or old photo's.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Thank you all for your valuable input!

Thank you all for your valuable input!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Smile Here are some additional photo's. I hope, it...

Here are some additional photo's.
I hope, it gives extra information to pinpoint this sword.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Post Total length in scabbard: 69.5 cm Length blade:...

Total length in scabbard: 69.5 cm
Length blade: 50.5 cm
Width blade: 40 - 42 mm
Thickness blade (near the hilt): 6 mm

More photos will follow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Wink I put much effort in cleaning the totally black...

I put much effort in cleaning the totally black silver.
Maybe too much?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Sumatra?

I just found this photograph of the top end of a hilt (not mine unfortunately).
The hilt is of a North Sumatran sewar.
It also has clear resemblences. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Thumbs up Especially the decoration of the badik is very...

Especially the decoration of the badik is very similar.
From where is the badik?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Question Additional information?

Thank you all for your comment.
I hope others can give some additioal information to solve the mystery.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Question Thank you Francantolin. Do you have examples of...

Thank you Francantolin.
Do you have examples of 'lookalikes'?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,246
Posted By Albert
Arrow Mysterious sword

A while ago I added this item to my collection

Unfortunately, I cannot pinpoint the exact origin.

Can anybody help?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,544
Posted By Albert
Ballistol

For the metal parts I use Ballistol.
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