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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th December 2021, 10:15 PM
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Posted By Amuk Murugul
SANG PADAM TOEMANGGOENG

Hullo again Gustav, :)

Here's another one I am sure you're familiar with.

Best of season's greetings!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th December 2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Gustav, As you well know, during the life...

Hullo Gustav,
As you well know, during the life of a blade, it may undergo various changes of dress. When undergone properly, of course they should always fit ‘perfectly’.
By 'original', I mean as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th December 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG SANG NALÉNDRAPOETRA PREMANA

Hullo everybody! :)

Update for 1st picture of post #63 above.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG SANG WANGSADITIA

Hullo everybody! :)

Just thought I’d post about this familiar item. It feels the appropriate place. I’m sure better and more detailed pictures are available elsewhere in this room.

blade:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,713
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PASANGAN (pairs)

Hullo everybody! :)

Another snap op.

From top-to-bottom: Bedog (chopper)TJIKEROEH; Pedang Moro (deer-/tiger-hunting sword)TJIKEROEH; Pedang Abet (sabre)PARAHIYANGAN; Pedang Abet...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,435
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Parang Njaboer(Synonyms: Parang Nyabur , Parang Nyabor , Parang Niabur).....AGAIN! :)

Hullo everybody! :)

Sorry to sound like a broken record .....
I thought I had solved the problem. Apparently not.
Perhaps if I provided a link here, it may finally obviate the issue.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,114
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo gp, :) This may help: ...

Hullo gp, :)

This may help:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=185444&postcount=1

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th October 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, You may be right, but I believe...

Hullo Jean,

You may be right, but I believe itto be northern coast of western Java.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,713
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Golok Kembar TjiBatoe (twin-goloks)

Hullo everybody! :)

My no.1 son, who has practised martial arts since he was 4, took up the golok at the start of the pandemic. He thinks he is now so proficient at it that he wants to graduate to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 952
Posted By Amuk Murugul
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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th October 2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,353
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody!:) Apologies for the VERY LATE...

Hullo everybody!:)
Apologies for the VERY LATE replies.
David:
#17 is as when acquired in southern Kalamantan.
#15, #16 are modern Sleman hilts, blades and sheaths are Djawa.
None are on...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th October 2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, :) I've changed the hilt for a...

Hullo Jean, :)

I've changed the hilt for a 'more appropriate' one. Hope it's pleasing.
I've also attached pics of similar oversheaths from 18thC-early19thC. One was a present from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th October 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, -...

Hullo Jean,

- landean/landéan/landeyan/landaian are the same, just different spelling/accent (c.f. apotheek/apotek/apoték/ apotik =apothecary/pharmacy); means handle.
- PwahAtji literally means...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th October 2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Tinggalan Karoehoen (heritage)

Hullo everybody! :)

Doing some 'spring-cleaning'. Thought the following may be of interest.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo ausjulius! :) Hope this helps: ...

Hullo ausjulius! :)

Hope this helps:
https://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/maldivesmale&page=9
http://vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=76697&postcount=10...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,662
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Gustav, R. Wangsa Moehammad was the...

Hullo Gustav,

R. Wangsa Moehammad was the 7th.-generation descendant of Soenan Tjipantjar.
Soenan Tjiipantjar / R. Widjaja Koesoemah II (GalihPakwan - Limbangan) was the great-grandson of Silih...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,662
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Adjengan Tjinoenoek

Hullo Jagabuwana,

I think the above item used to be owned by Adjengan Tjinoenoek / Pangeran Papak / R. Wangsa Moehammad.
If so, part of the inscription should read: "la ikraha fiddin" (there is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,542
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hi Battara, In answer to your question, the...

Hi Battara,
In answer to your question, the terminolgy is not Indo. Language used is that of the area (Brunei, Sulu, Cebu, etc., although rather archaic).
Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,542
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Resurrected Rarities

Hullo Everybody! :)

Just to share.
Each bought for a mere pittance.
Kalis Dapaw Banasi (left) was totally covered in rust. Had to disassemble and clean (No sign of break on trunk; either...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th June 2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana, This may help: Desc:...

Hullo jagabuwana,

This may help:

Desc: Doehoeng Soember (bangkinang variant)
Char: Oepih-rai moentir, djanoer mentjar
Blade: LxOALxWxT=56x67x7.15x1.49cm.
Handle: Green-horn malati-motif w/...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,494
Posted By Amuk Murugul
a SOEMBER for all reasons …..

Hullo everybody! :)

All seems Quiet On The Western Front ….. hope it’s not a portent of the ‘new-normal’.

A light-hearted look, just for sharing. So please excuse the poor quality. Enjoy!

A...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th May 2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,392
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Perhaps one can invite...

Hullo everybody! :)

Perhaps one can invite the good offices of our Portuguese friends, or anyone who has access to Portuguese sources, to investigate whether such items were gifted to:

- the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,392
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) - examples of above item...

Hullo everybody! :)

- examples of above item (of same protocol) from as far back as early 16thC exist in vg condition and documented. Therefore, highly likely similar items , with the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,435
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Ian, :) When it is used like a sabre, at...

Hullo Ian, :)
When it is used like a sabre, at close quarters/limited space, it gives a better cut.
However, it may be more convenient to use for everyday tasks (like a golok), by holding it on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,435
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Tangkitn Datoek variants (ref. post #1, 4. above)

Hullo everybody! :)

I just discovered this photo; it properly belongs here. I must have either forgotten to post it at the time, or it's posted elsewhere. My apologies.

The main difference in...
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