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Old 11th December 2020, 08:53 AM   #1
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I recently purchased a tulwar from the tirri collection! On the blade is an inscription. It does not seem to be a word or phrase but rather single letters, number or symbols? Is anyone able to translate this?

also, there seems to be a orange circle..does this signify anything?

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Old 13th December 2020, 05:06 PM   #2
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I think this inscription is upside down. I rotated it for you. What I see are Arabic numbers with possibly one exception at the beginning at the right side.
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Old 13th December 2020, 09:11 PM   #3
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Im not familiar with Arabic numerals but I seem to see the following: 2 6[?] 9 [with something else?] 3[?] and a 5. Seems to be a random set of numbers? But maybe linked to the first word on the right?

Any idea on what that might say?
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Old 16th December 2020, 06:47 AM   #4
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Very beautiful example! Congratulations!

The blade may benefit from some cleaning.

I have no idea what the cartouche inscription says but it appears to intact.

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Very beautiful example! Congratulations!

The blade may benefit from some cleaning.

I have no idea what the cartouche inscription says but it appears to intact.

thanks! Yes the inscription is proving quite troublesome to decipher.
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Old 19th December 2020, 11:23 AM   #6
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Where in India do you think this is from? Might help with the inscription
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