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Old 10th March 2014, 06:14 PM   #6
ALEX
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Originally Posted by rand
...If you can identify Ottoman ruler with this Tugra the time of use can be narrowed....


A general question - are "tugras" like this on similar yataghans actually of the ruling Sultan? The silver proof marks were, but the coftgaried or inlaid inscriptions on the blades were in my opinion just stylized Tugras with owner or maker names, not the actual tugras of Sultan.
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