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Old 8th July 2021, 06:37 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by mariusgmioc View Post
Hmmm.... now that you are saying....

The photos are very poor quality but I find surprising the fairly pristine condition of the cutting edge, relative to the koftgari area. Usually, the proximity of the cutting edge and mostly the tip of the blade (that is usually inside the chape) are the most affected by pitting.

I also find interesting how even the rust is on the koftgari areas.

But I am known to be on the paranoid side...
PS: Yet despite the bad photos and interesting rust distribution, I am inclined to believe it is a genuine antique piece.
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