Re: A strange symbol in a Soviet calendar

From: Leo Broukhis <>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 10:28:38 -0700

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Philippe Verdy <> wrote:
> In my opinon the shape visible inside a a side effect of the paper
> texture, with inking defects the same size as those visible on the
> surrounding letters.
> My opinion is that the symbol inside the large square is a central
> square dot normally completely filled. Just consider how the top-left
> corner of the outer square is partially drawn (it was clearly intended
> to have a regular thick stroke width) : the missing ink is even larger
> than the smaller defects on the central shape.

I can admit that; say, it was a U+25A3. Is there any tradition of its
non-ornamental, maybe anthroponymic-related use in reference or
religious literature?

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