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Uzbekistan Airways

Pretty, but enigmatic, scribbling in gold on a navy blue background. What is it? A maze? A map of Uzbekistan's contorted boundaries? A trace of a seismograph undergoing clear-air turbulence? A psychological test? (I can see a horse's head, a map of India, and lovers kissing...)

The careful scholar will, of course, note that the pattern has rotational symmetry: stick in a pin just above the "n" in "Airsickness" in the centre of the bag, and spin the bag around it, and you see two horses' heads chasing each other around. Just make sure the bag is empty before doing this. 

What ever you do, don't stare at this bag for too long: it might make you sick. If it doesn't do that, it will make you permanently cross-eyed.

Thanks to David Harris. (2000)

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Uzbekistan Airways (2)

Not sure now how this bag is different from the one above, but I can assure you that it is.

Thanks to Christian and Gerhard Lang. (2004)

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Uzbekistan Airways (grey)

O'zbekiston's gigiyenik paket has abandoned the blue-and-gold for plain grey.

Thanks to Regine Mathias. (2003)

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Uzbekistan Airways (blue)

From before the days that the Uzbeks decided that they could put their own language on their own bags.

Thanks to Walter Brinker (2005)

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