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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Rare Sikh relics to be auctioned

Rare Sikh relics to be auctioned at Sotheby's.

Guru's Gobind Singh’s inscribed steel armor plate is going to be auctioned on 9th of April in one of London's most prestigious auction houses, Sotheby's.
The steel plate would originally have been part of a set of body armor known by its Persian name, 'char-aina' (four mirrors) comprising back, front, and two side plates. It is believed that this an identical piece of armor that belongs to the royal family of Patiala in Punjab.
This auction is the most important auction of Sikh heritage. There will be a lot of interest for this Sikh antique.

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