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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th November 2022, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Mickey the Finn
Mods, please delete this post.

Mods, please delete this post.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st March 2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,341
Posted By Mickey the Finn
~cringe~ ~shudder~ Honestly, I really do not...

~cringe~ ~shudder~
Honestly, I really do not think so. Some things are simply not cricket, old boy; and some things are simply not done. Certain things are so far beyond the pale of decency that to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,822
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Thank you for your reply, M. Athanase.

Thank you for your reply, M. Athanase.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th February 2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,352
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Re: Brunei Armed Forces Kris

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Not a keris, per se, but interesting just the same. The full article, and the original source of the posted photo can be viewed at: ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,822
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Just out of curiosity, and if you do not mind me...

Just out of curiosity, and if you do not mind me asking: is it possible that this keris was once a part of the Charles Buttin collection?

If you would rather not say either way, I do understand.
...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,244
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Thank you, Alan. You were quite clear in...

Thank you, Alan.

You were quite clear in your earlier post. I sometimes use figures of speech or double entendres in a literal way.

My apologies for not having replied sooner. My Mother...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st November 2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,550
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Re: What is that pamor?

The pamor here is striking; somewhat like [not exactly like] a spinal column/ vertebrae and ribs, at least to my eye.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st November 2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,244
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Re: Leeuw/ Kat warangka

Thank you. I had thought that these warangka might have had an older, more esoteric origin and history, perhaps shrouded in the mists of antiquity.

The "mercenary motivation" casts a cold, clear...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th October 2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,095
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Perhaps so...at least for the lucky owner of the...

Perhaps so...at least for the lucky owner of the rare bird, upon whom Fortune certainly has smiled... If memory serves, they also thought the coelocanth, forest reindeer, and the Pseudoryx...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th September 2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,244
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Any insights into the origins of these Madurese...

Any insights into the origins of these Madurese "warangka kucing"? I've seen one or two before, and I happen to like cats, is all... I understand cats are the friend of the bibliophile, and that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th August 2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,566
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Looks kocetan to me, but not enough legs, and...

Looks kocetan to me, but not enough legs, and poor body condition. I hope it was not intended to be a dog.

I once saw a keris hilt for sale... To me it looked like a guy in a baseball cap with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,756
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Re: Quality.

I can vouch for the quality of Valiantco blades. I own dozens upon dozens of them. I've only had a problem with one blade, which I attribute to my own inappropriate use of a blade with too fine an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,509
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Re: Missing parts.

So, it would not be "too big a deal" to use bone or moose antler to replace a missing buntut, or a missing tip to the "crosspiece" of the "warangka"? [Please excuse me. My choice of words may not be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th July 2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,604
Posted By Mickey the Finn
I have several kujang described by the seller as...

I have several kujang described by the seller as having copper and nickel pamor.

I don't know what the primary material of the blade is, but it looks like carbon steel and/ or iron. (I.e: grey...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,934
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Well, it's 05:21 Wednesday, and since I'm awake...

Well, it's 05:21 Wednesday, and since I'm awake and the post not yet commented on...

What is that dhapur called? The ganja looks like a good, tight fit. Don't see any obvious cracks, flaws,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th June 2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,007
Posted By Mickey the Finn
David, I offer you my apology for the hostile and...

David, I offer you my apology for the hostile and belligerent post. It was scurrilous, over the top, and totally inappropriate.
A pissing match was nowhere on my radar screen.
Mickey
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th May 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,007
Posted By Mickey the Finn
David, that's not what I said, and that's not...

David, that's not what I said, and that's not what I meant. You need to pay attention to the words that I used, and to what I actually said, instead of a "loosy-goosy" extrapolation of what you think...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th April 2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mickey the Finn
I may be peremptorily dismissing out of hand any...

I may be peremptorily dismissing out of hand any keris with a pendok upon which a date is engraved/stamped/chiseled, but...I usually do the same with pendok showing any lambang keraton...

There...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th April 2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,007
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Rushing is not a thing I do. I have a keris, as...

Rushing is not a thing I do. I have a keris, as well as a tombak which have remained inside their respective warangka and tutup since I acquired them several years ago. Neither one shows any obvious...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th March 2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,007
Posted By Mickey the Finn
I'm glad you took the time to register here and...

I'm glad you took the time to register here and ask for information. And there's a lot of valuable information available at this forum.

Many others have simply assumed that if anything is loose,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th March 2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,618
Posted By Mickey the Finn
I had been cosidering, while suffering from...

I had been cosidering, while suffering from non-COVID related illness over the past 7 days, about making a post pertaining to D.I. Yogyakarta, Letjen Soedirman and other loosely connected topics, but...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th February 2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,618
Posted By Mickey the Finn
I know. I think of you, very generally speaking,...

I know. I think of you, very generally speaking, as a "Surakarta guy". I'm not saying that I think you can always be counted on to be the voice of Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat at this forum.

Some...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd February 2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,618
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Alan, my "issue" is probably no more than a...

Alan, my "issue" is probably no more than a semantic one, a fussing over choice of words. And my choice of Bahasa Indonesia words will probably be found to be less than precise, and perhaps flat-out...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd February 2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,618
Posted By Mickey the Finn
After some sober second thought, I've realized...

After some sober second thought, I've realized that I have no desire to argue with any member of this forum. I have no confidence in my ability to hold my own in a keris-related argument or debate...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,618
Posted By Mickey the Finn
Re: Jarang goyang, etc.

I wasn't sure about the correct spelling of the name of the dhapur, so I Googled a couple of variants and went with the one which brought up the greater volume of results.
This perhaps very...
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