We westerners might as well face up to a certain undeniable fact.  Iranian (Persian) culture is one of the parents of western culture along with Egypt and Mesopotamia.  Our family structure, bureaucratic traditions, language, architecture, just keep going that directiom, Persia is there, in your thought soup, well blended.

IRNS2) IRAN, brass seal, date is 1335 (1917 if AH, 1957 if SH, I incline toward AH), 17x11mm oval on a pierced & shaped handle, 15mm tall, 'Ali something... someone finish the translation?, VF $33.00
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Bob Reis
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Raleigh NC 27611
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