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Old 19th February 2021, 08:46 PM   #24
Sajen
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Originally Posted by kai
Let's keep my Bugis keris sundang (ex Kai Wee's collection) out of this - it's a completely different beast!
Hello Kai,

Congrats, nice addition! When you ....... I've posted this one because I don't rule out a Bugis influenced origin for Eric's blade.

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Originally Posted by kai
What really makes me doubt any Melayu origin is the bold pamor and it's very unusual pattern (including near the tip): If anything, pattern-welded keris sundang from the Malay peninsula as well as Sumatra are extremely rare (even more so than in Bangsa Moro kris blades)!
Yes, again agreement with you, another fact which points to a possible Bugis origin.

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Detlef
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