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Old 25th May 2023, 04:28 AM   #1
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Will we ever get to the bottom of this, Jim?
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Old 25th May 2023, 04:45 AM   #2
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Possibly a version of the Srilankan Kastane?
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Old 25th May 2023, 01:04 PM   #3
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Why do I get strong cold shaving vibes from this?
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Old 25th May 2023, 02:59 PM   #4
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Items with a very similar handle are sold as a ceremonial sword of the National Police and the Army of Indonesia from 1970.
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Old 25th May 2023, 05:06 PM   #5
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Chile maybe ?? Mexico or some other south American region, just a guess ! . snody
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Old 25th May 2023, 05:26 PM   #6
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Insignia of Indonesian Army on the scabbard.
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Old 25th May 2023, 08:25 PM   #7
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Thank you Ren Ren, I think you have finally put this mystery to rest.
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Old 25th May 2023, 10:21 PM   #8
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That's definitely much more interesting than the one that jumped to my mind... This must be the real life inspiration for the pommel and backstrap on these ones!
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Thank you Ren Ren, I think you have finally put this mystery to rest.
It's my pleasure, Rick!
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Old 25th May 2023, 11:24 PM   #10
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That's definitely much more interesting than the one that jumped to my mind... This must be the real life inspiration for the pommel and backstrap on these ones!
Kindred blood is not water!
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Old 25th May 2023, 11:51 PM   #11
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Kindred blood is not water!
Or "cool" aid.
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Old 26th May 2023, 04:31 AM   #12
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OMG Rick!
Just saw this, and Ren Ren THANK YOU for putting this to rest.
Werecow said the magic word Oh no! SHAVER COOL auughhh!
Forum history!
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Old 26th May 2023, 06:45 AM   #13
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OMG Rick!
Just saw this, and Ren Ren THANK YOU for putting this to rest.
Werecow said the magic word Oh no! SHAVER COOL auughhh!
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Now I can sleep at night.
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Old 3rd June 2023, 10:49 AM   #14
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Since no one has mentioned it yet, the bird is an Indonesian

Garuda Bird / Java Eagle

It has religious and symbolic meaning, the bird itself is a protected endangered species.
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