Language: Thai.
Source: Lord Egerton, A description of Indian and oriental armour, 1896.


"Khang prai, a blunderbuss, manufactured by Chinese in Siam and the Straits of Malacca; the outside of the barrel looks well, the inside is rough."

-Lord Egerton of Tatton
A description of Indian and oriental armour
Wyman and Sons, London. 1896. Page 94.


The above-described gun is undoubtedly the same gun that appeared in Aceh in the 19th century and saw widespread use there. It was known as kěmura in those regions.


Further reading

Glossary article: Kěmura



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Extremely large example with nearly full-length Western blade.


With wide flaring side bars that offer added protection.


With vintage silver mounted scabbard.


With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.


Russet iron, one-piece construction with decorative grooves.