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TurkSabre_c1917

A Turkish Officer's cavalry sabre, manufactured by a "Constantinopel" swordsmith. Exact provenance uncertain, but almost certainly a trophy in the possession of an Anzac soldier from the Palestine campaign circa 1917. Purchased second-hand, Hobart Tasmania in 2002.

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Taken on May 29, 2011