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Old 3rd December 2008, 03:48 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Zifir
1241 (1826)

The koftgari looks to be in very good condition if it's nearly 200 years old.

Is it possible this sword was made to memorialize the massacre of the Janissary corps in 1826 by Mahmud II?
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