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Old 1st November 2010, 09:43 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Rumpel
Sylektis, thanks for the photos. I guess I should feel reassured, and I do in a slightly red-faced way...

Are those photos from the NHM in Athens, or the Ali Pasha museum in Ioannina? Part of the reason I was wary about the inscriptions is I'd seen many identical ones in that little place off the Flea Market, if you know where I mean. Perhaps too many...

You're right, I think there's a gap in the market for yataghan catalogues of the less-than-pasha quality. In an odd way, I suppose it's exciting how speculative analysis is even on a forum like this.

Anyway, efharisto para poli yia voithia sou me to Yataghani pragmati (sorry, my Greek's appalling... )
The 1 and 4 are from the NHM in Athens (also in Elgood book foto 164), the others from auctions.

In all these blades can anyone read dates?
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