An­tique Weapons Auc­tion

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Nonprofit or­ga­ni­za­tion Hy­dra 21 and the His­tor­i­cal Ar­chives – Mu­seum of Hy­dra will hold a sale of weapons used dur­ing the 1821-32 Greek War of In­de­pen­dence on Satur­day, Au­gust 5. The auc­tion will in­clude items from the per­sonal col­lec­tion of Giannis Ste­fa­nis, who has long been one of the coun­try’s big­gest col­lec­tors of 18th and 19th cen­tury Balkan weaponry, many of which were used by those who took up arms against the Ot­toman Turks in 1821. Among other lots, auc­tion­go­ers will be able to bid for a blun­der­buss and a scim­i­tar. The auc­tion at the mu­seum in the port of Hy­dra will start 7 p.m.

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