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Old 17th November 2020, 02:17 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by tanaruz
the asang-asang is not tarnished. hence, swassa.
Well, i would not say that lack of tarnish alone means their is gold content. I just suggested that it could indicate the metal was suassa. You would have to have it tested to be sure.
I suppose this kris could be mid-18th century, but i would tend to be a little more conservative than that. maybe early to mid-19th century. But it is pretty hard to be sure about such datings.
Love to see the kris again once to etch and clean.
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