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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2021, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you Asteri for providing this link. ...

Thank you Asteri for providing this link.

With the black lacquer on the hilt and scabbard...can we speculate that the artisan who made the scabbard and hilt were possibly Chinese?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2021, 07:34 PM
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Views: 1,181
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thanks for the link! Will read through it.

Thanks for the link! Will read through it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2021, 05:27 PM
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Views: 1,181
Posted By Indio_Ira
Would like to get a link of the thread? Thank you.

Would like to get a link of the thread? Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,725
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you for this information! Would it be...

Thank you for this information! Would it be possible to make a video of the process?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By Indio_Ira
Unusual Barong

Hello all

Would like to hear anyone thoughts on this unusual Barong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Indio_Ira
I got the blade by the way from Davis brothers

I got the blade by the way from Davis brothers
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Awesome pieces!! Specially the ivory ball pommel...

Awesome pieces!! Specially the ivory ball pommel hilt.

What’s the provenance of the top Barong with a larger width blade?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you all for the feedbacks. It could...

Thank you all for the feedbacks.

It could have been mislabeled indeed.

I’ve never seen another Pulahan blade besides this one- but the red guard definitely is a good indication wouldn’t you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Indio_Ira
Pulahan Talibong with red guard and engravings

Sharing my Tailbong blade from the Pulahan movement in the Philippines.

The provenance of this blade from the person I got it from was that, it was taken from a dead native man in 1906 in La Paz,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Wow, thank you for sharing this! You did a great...

Wow, thank you for sharing this! You did a great job with the restoration.

It was my first Barong so I am very happy with it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,687
Posted By Indio_Ira
Here's my Tailbong with engraving and red guard...

Here's my Tailbong with engraving and red guard from the Pulahan movement.

From the provenance of this blade, it was captured from a dead native man in 1906 in Samar Leyte.

There was a lot of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you everyone for the guidance. Here's...

Thank you everyone for the guidance.

Here's some additional photos. Please let me know if you guys need more angles.

Once I get a better camera I'll use it when taking photos, for now I'm only...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Hello Kai, Please let me know what other...

Hello Kai,
Please let me know what other photographs does the forum need to better help identify my blade? I'll be more than happy to take them for everyone so it can be evaluated.

Thanks
Ira
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,935
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you for your insight on my blades. Is...

Thank you for your insight on my blades.

Is it always the case when the hair is missing that it is a ceremonial piece?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you sir! I love this Barong. What...

Thank you sir! I love this Barong. What restoration work did you do?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,935
Posted By Indio_Ira
It could be that you are right? I wasn't aware...

It could be that you are right? I wasn't aware that there's a difference...I'm pretty new in collecting Moro blades so my knowledge is very novice.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,935
Posted By Indio_Ira
Pattern Welding Kampilan and Kris

Hello all,

Sharing with you my straight kris and kampilan.

Kris pattern welding
Hilt = 4 7/8in
Blade = 20 in

Kampilan with pattern welding as well
Entire length - 37 in
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,409
Posted By Indio_Ira
Here's three of mines. A straight kris ...

Here's three of mines.

A straight kris

Budiak moro spear

and a Kampilan.

Will post more detailed photos of each blades and spear to gain knowledge from all of you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2021, 03:44 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Sorry all for the late reply on this. But...

Sorry all for the late reply on this.

But had to move across the coast and then work occupied my time.
Here's more photos and specs:

Blade length - 13 1/2inches
Thickness - 3/16
Hilt -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you Battara, I appreciate the knowledge.

Thank you Battara, I appreciate the knowledge.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By Indio_Ira
Thank you Ian for your input. What’s the best way...

Thank you Ian for your input. What’s the best way to polish the metals on the hilt and scabbard?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By Indio_Ira
Hello David! No worries sir. Appreciate the FYI ...

Hello David! No worries sir. Appreciate the FYI

Would you care to share your knowledge on my kris?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By Indio_Ira
Datu Kris with Ivory pommel

Hello everyone,

Sharing my Datu class Kris. Would like to hear your thoughts and would like to know where it originates.

Thanks!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 45,011
Posted By Indio_Ira
Datu Barong

Hello Everyone,

Brand new member here and thank you for approving my account!

I'm quite new to collecting so I appreciate everyone's knowledge here and input. Here is my Barong with silver hilt...
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