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    Charlie, I was referring to the first...

    Charlie,

    I was referring to the first jump in the Pacific theater not the first for the paratroopers on a whole.
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    The magazines are for the Thompsons. There is a...

    The magazines are for the Thompsons. There is a couple of carbines shown too and what do we see but one M1A1. Now the question is was this the real footage of the preparations for the jump or a later...
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    Where I am there is no such thing as Vietnam...

    Where I am there is no such thing as Vietnam vintage or older firearms in gun shows. It's all PLASTIC guns. Nothing old just new stuff that looks and feels more like junk then a firearm. I guess that...
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    Condition is everything. The better the condition...

    Condition is everything. The better the condition the more it's worth. As to what it will being will be in the eye of who ever wants it. I will say sight unseen at least $150.
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    Quite a few of these have been fired. Most look...

    Quite a few of these have been fired. Most look to be in only fair to poor shape. Not what is really needed for accuracy.
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    I think you will find the slides received from...

    I think you will find the slides received from Inland were type 3 slides. It looks like IBM received about 25,000 of them late summer and up to December 1943. IBM did not start using the type 4 slide...
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    S&W no longer works on the older hand ejectors....

    S&W no longer works on the older hand ejectors. They don't even have parts for them anymore. They sold what they had to a company named Jack First if I remember right. A parts supply outfit.
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    Value? AI is an Inland WW2 bolt. If the stock is a pot...

    AI is an Inland WW2 bolt. If the stock is a pot belly it most likely is post was and could be as late as Vietnam as it has not markings. The trigger housing could be almost anyone. Pictures of it...
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    An old load would be 160 gr bullet with 38 grs of...

    An old load would be 160 gr bullet with 38 grs of IMR 4320 for 2320 fps out of an 18" barreled carbine. Start at 35 grs and work up.
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    The HSc was not a real popular pistol when...

    The HSc was not a real popular pistol when compared to the Walther PP or the PPK during the war. The marking on the trigger guard and the muzzle look a bit alike if you stare at them long enough. But...
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    I doubt that the sight was factory installed....

    I doubt that the sight was factory installed. There were six stake marks on this sight two of which are almost in two others The vast majority of factory punch marks are done on the right side and...
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    I don't see any German buzzards on it. Are there...

    I don't see any German buzzards on it. Are there any on the other side?
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    A lot of the 1917 pistols went to the US mail...

    A lot of the 1917 pistols went to the US mail service. Some of them where chambered to the .45 Long Colt as that is what some of the Mail agents wanted. Ammo was available for the .45 Long Colt out...
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    Mikey 52, Of all the photos I have looked at on...

    Mikey 52, Of all the photos I have looked at on this battle I have seen a few carbines but no M1A1's with the 503rd. By the end of December 1942 Inland had made just 4,300 or so M1A1 carbines. I...
  15. Inland and Winchester didn't start using the type...

    Inland and Winchester didn't start using the type three bands till November 1944 and QC stopped production in April 1944. They did get a contract to make replacement type 3 bands later on but they...
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    Bob none of your photos show the left side of the...

    Bob none of your photos show the left side of the receiver.
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    There were times through out Inlands later...

    There were times through out Inlands later production that they would run short of adjustable rear sights and would use the old flip sight just to keep the line moving. This was OK with the military...
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    They had reported before that this was a state...

    They had reported before that this was a state investigation with ATF assistance into having non registered or now illegal semi-auto firearms like an AR-15. Sure is a lot of .22 rifles and not one...
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    Jim, You really need to retire and then take it...

    Jim, You really need to retire and then take it easy. lol
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    Flip sights were used by Inland as late as April...

    Flip sights were used by Inland as late as April 1945 for the entire month as they ran out of adjustable rear sights.
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    When a carbine was first sighted in the front...

    When a carbine was first sighted in the front sight was filled down till it was in line with the rear flip. When it was replaced during a rebuild the front sights were not changed but reused and all...
  22. It has been refinished for sure. He paid $2500...

    It has been refinished for sure. He paid $2500 and I told him it was not worth that kind of money. And yes the inscription in Chinese on the slide was done at Inglis before it was shipped along with...
  23. Yes those were the ones a bit later in...

    Yes those were the ones a bit later in Production. The early ones had the serial numbers placed on the pistol before it was parkerized.
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    Better Black and Blue then Flat and Squishy...

    Better Black and Blue then Flat and Squishy forever.:lol:
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    My dad was a ground crew chief for B-24's in the...

    My dad was a ground crew chief for B-24's in the Pacific with the 5th Army Air Force. The hardest repair on a B-24 was to find a shrapnel leak in a self sealing fuel bladder in one of the wings. It...
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