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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2024, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2024, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Kai and Detlef, i need to re-read...

Kai and Detlef,

i need to re-read everything, i allready read the whole thread about the crowned rencong from a few years ago, and more and more terms i didn't know. There is a whole history...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2024, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Pendita65
Hi Kai, i didn't polish it yet because i...

Hi Kai,

i didn't polish it yet because i also need to fasten it again. it's loose so i need to re-glue it. And from very close inspection with magnification you can see similar lines that are in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2024, 10:38 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Hi Detlef, i won't scrape the patina with a...

Hi Detlef,

i won't scrape the patina with a scalpel to find out, but i am allmost certain it's horn.

whenever your in Amsterdam your welcome and i show it to you.

Regards,

Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2024, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Hi Detlef and Kai, Just took pictures with a...

Hi Detlef and Kai,
Just took pictures with a loud and daylight lamp.
And I truly believe it is Horn as it is soft to the teeth and ivory is hard

Regards,

Martin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2024, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Hi Kai, i also found a Luju Alang on...

Hi Kai,

i also found a Luju Alang on pinterest no description further or where the picture came from but it has a sleeve with similarities with the rencong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2024, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Hi Kai, thank your for the extra info, i...

Hi Kai,

thank your for the extra info, i will have a look for these places, I just ordered the 1912 edition from: Volz, Wilhelm: Nord-Sumatra. Band II: Die Gajoländer. And it is on it's way...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2024, 10:24 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
This type of Rencong i found on the museum...

This type of Rencong i found on the museum collection of the Met collection where it had the following description:

Dagger (Bade-bade) with Sheath
Sumatran, possibly Acheen

16th–19th century
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2024, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Thank you Detlef, Interesting these...

Thank you Detlef,

Interesting these images, do you have the the books by Volz? I like all the variations in weapons shown by you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2024, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Pendita65
Hi Detlef, thank you for your reply, and...

Hi Detlef,

thank you for your reply, and you have a nice selection of Rencong as well, I did not get much more info on the Rencong of mine. I know now Rencong Gayo area with saruek ulat. I had...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2024, 11:30 AM
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Posted By Pendita65
Rencong

Bought this Rencong lately with a saruek ulat in a package deal from a friend who is an antique dealer.
The sheath is missing its curved top piece that could have been from ivory or horn.
I first...
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