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Re: OT: Russian?

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  • Brian Woodward
    Could it be Finland instead of England? The sheath says Finland on it. And to answer your previous question, Sam, I found it in some of my grandfather s old
    Message 1 of 11 , Feb 4, 2013
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      Could it be Finland instead of England? The sheath says Finland on it. And to answer your previous question, Sam, I found it in some of my grandfather's old things. I don't where he got it from or anything else about it.

      Brian

      On Feb 4, 2013, at 5:13, Sam Stutter <samjjs89@...> wrote:

      > I've come to the conclusion that it probably says "Marttiini, England / Island around Hunters", although I could be wrong.
      >
      > Sam Stutter
      > samjjs89@...
      > "No e na'l cu barri"
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      > On 3 Feb 2013, at 23:28, Sam Stutter <samjjs89@...> wrote:
      >
      >> Looks like English to me - but I'm just about to go to bed now and am unable to brain.
      >>
      >> Possibly a name, maybe Matthew, or some version of it, then a surname, maybe Finlay or England or something.
      >>
      >> Next line, almost certainly "Island" then possible "around" and what looks like "Hunts".
      >>
      >> A memento of meeting someone called Matthew Finlay on an island near somewhere called Hunts? There's a few islands between Hunts Point and La Guardia, New York. Where did you find the thing?
      >>
      >> On 3 Feb 2013,at 22:18, Nikolay Ivankov <lukevilent@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>> Hard to interpret, really. The last letter of the first word may be î from
      >>> Romanian alphabet, bit I' can't be sure at all. Also, though people
      >>> sometimes write <т> as something like m with a bar above (first word again)
      >>> it looks much more like <tt> with s single stroke. Also the first letter of
      >>> the second word doesn't seems to be Russian handwitten script at all.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 10:25 PM, Brian Woodward <alarjac3@...> wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> http://imgur.com/rmv7WMX.jpg
      >>>>
      >>>> Hopefully this link works. I'd like help with translating what this says.
      >>>> Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks!
      >>>>
      >>>> Brian
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