Originally Posted by VVV
It seems to be a variation of the more universal pedang design?
Btw, does 19th C blades from Kedah have any special, local features?
I never noticed it myself when I was there in the early 90īs.
Pedang (qala'i) '' Al-sayf al-Qadaram @ al-sayf al-Hind " (Pedang Kedah @ Pedang Hindi)
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