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Bulgarian City of Varna Exhibits 200-Year-Old Weapons

Society » ARCHAEOLOGY | January 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:53| Views: 1370 | Comments: 1
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Bulgaria: Bulgarian City of Varna Exhibits 200-Year-Old Weapons The Museum of Archeology in the city of Varna, Bulgaria exhibits unique 200-year-old weapons. Photo by archaeo.museumvarna.com

The Museum of Archeology in the Bulgarian city of Varna currently hosts a unique exhibition of antique weapons.

The exhibition is titled "Firearms and blank weapons from the stocks of the Regional Historical museum of Shumen (XVIII-mid-XX century)", Severina Yorgova, museum's Public Relations curator told for Focus radio - Shumen.

The blank weapons were manufactured in factories in Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia. Some of them are the workmanship of Bulgarian masters dating back to Bulgaria's National Revival period.

Among the exhibited firearms are rifles, pistols, and machine guns from the National Revival period, the Serbo-Bulgarian, the Balkan, the First and the Second World Wars. The weapons were used by the armies of Bulgaria, Turkey, Germany, Russia, and the USSR, respectively.

Part of the collection belongs to the Regional Historical museum of Shumen and will be part of the temporary exhibition in Varna until 30 March, 2014.

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Seedy - 31 Jan 2014 // 14:09:08

No wonder that it took so long to boot the Turks out or that the birthrate is falling here........too many guys shooting blanks! ;)

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