Originally Posted by Jens Nordlunde
Hmm, I doubt how old the dot markings are - filled with some yellowish fluid.
The dot markings have been recently rubbed over with yellow chalk by the seller/auction house. I recall there was a before picture in the sale and the marking were barely visible. I believe they are to the period of the blade.Yes the best I could do was numbers and 6276 being the last four. I was looking at Gujarati script.
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