Thanks Master Harlan.

Just the remnants (many pieces given away over the decades) of my modest collection of traditional South-East Asian weapons that I used to train with in my much younger days. The piece on the left (called a "tumbuk lada" -- pepper pounder) is over 100 years old and used to belong to a personal bodyguard of a sultan and may have seen some action. The "kerambit" at the bottom is hand-made in the traditional style with a buffalo horn handle and it is at least 25 years old. The one on the right is a Javanese farming tool cum weapon with a rosewood handle and brass fittings. For scale the floor tiles are 10 inches square.

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