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KOMITI ERA REVOLVERS FOUND IN A HOUSE IN MACEDONIA

22 December, 19:06
KOMITI ERA REVOLVERS FOUND IN A HOUSE IN MACEDONIA

22  revolvers   of the "Nagant "  model were found during a renovations of  an  old house in the city of Veles in central Macedonia . The revolvers were hidden in a secret vault in one of the house  walls and believed to be  at least  120 years old. The guns are in very good conditions wrapped in rugs soaked  in oil . They all had a Turkish crescent mark and were smuggled by the members of the Macedonian freedom fighters -Komiti

 

According to the historical records the Nagant revolvers were popular amongst the Voivoda's and Komiti's of the Macedonian Revolutionary Organisation VMRO.

Nagant's   were mentioned in the popular folk song of that era that describes the Voivoda Gorgi Sugare  commander of the fighters in the region of Bitola

The discovery  was reported to the Macedonian authorities .

 

source: Шило

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