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  1. Further research has the Army List for 1825 still...

    Further research has the Army List for 1825 still listing him as a captain. He was not retiring or transferring.
  2. Silver presentation bowl dated 1821 Linlithgow Shire Yeomanry cavalry

    Can someone explain the purpose/custom of this bowl.

    The engraving: "Presented by the commissioned officers & privates of the first troop of Royal Linlithgow Shire Yeomanry Cavalry to Alexander...
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    Woolwich crown w marking

    It has taken a number of years to sort out that the W in a Crown marking found on Colt Official Police, S&W sub machine guns, and Thompson SMGs. Some one found the marking on paperwork at the...
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    Blake Stevens died this year. I do not know if...

    Blake Stevens died this year. I do not know if his company, Collector Grade Publishing, is still viable.
  5. It is not a firearm and does not require the...

    It is not a firearm and does not require the importer to mark it. The MkV marking identifies it as British Issue, list of changes dated 1915 and the date 941 follows. It could also be a serial...
  6. British Mk V fuze igniting pistol pictures and question

    My Christmas present is this fuze igniting pistol Mk V that walked into a local show. According to the list of changes, the design was accepted in 1915. This one is a bit of a puzzler in that it...
  7. It was a quiet show with no surprises for me. A...

    It was a quiet show with no surprises for me. A few people did not know what a Ross was and a few told me how they could kill you. Sigh. One young gentleman talked with me about writing a school...
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    I found out later the "agricultural...

    I found out later the "agricultural representative" was CIA.
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    A photo is preferred as the unit can change with...

    A photo is preferred as the unit can change with and with out periods between the letters and the height and spacing also has meaning.
  10. M for Model 19xx. A knowledgeable true...

    M for Model 19xx.

    A knowledgeable true gunsmith at the show explained the scope mount to me. The mating part is one piece and pivots across the bore much like the old Redfield mount on the...
  11. Ross display at Michigan Antique Arms show

    I set up a few Ross rifles for display at the Michigan Antique Arms this weekend. Model 1905, 1907 and M1910 .280 caliber Ross sporters. Two military target rifles, one low end .303 sporter and a...
  12. Michigan Antique Arms display this weekend.

    Jon Ansley will be at the Michigan Antique Arms show this weekend with his Lee parts and a few No.1 and No. 4 rifles.

    I always use this site to mention what I will be displaying. Ross rifles,...
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    Thank you for the pictures and information. If...

    Thank you for the pictures and information. If having a B serial no. on the trigger guard means it was modified by Gibbs then mine is a Gibbs as well. His name appears nowhere on the gun.

    Your...
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    Ross .280 Sporter telescopic sight base

    Sketch and photo of unusual British scope base. Can anyone identify the maker?

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  15. I posted as Off Topic on the Enfield forum as I...

    I posted as Off Topic on the Enfield forum as I knew you monitored it. I was not sure you would look at the Ross forum. Thanks, p.
  16. I was very surprised that no one seemed to...

    I was very surprised that no one seemed to understand what it was. It has a M1905 action and magazine mated with a forerunner of the M1910 interrupted thread bolt. These are not that all common.
  17. OT Dr. Payne please identify scope mount on this Ross M1907 Sporter

    Front sight and missing Canadian proofs (just London proofs) seem to indicate that this caliber .280 rifle was sent to England/Scotland in the white and finished in country. Can you identify the...
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    Front sight is definitely Ross. Rear sight is...

    Front sight is definitely Ross. Rear sight is unknown to me.
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    try ABE books--used book dealer and other book...

    try ABE books--used book dealer and other book sellers.
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    In 1995 J.C. Harrison published a 6x8.5 inch...

    In 1995 J.C. Harrison published a 6x8.5 inch plastic spiral bound 90 page booklet titled: P-17 The American Enfield It covers Pattern 1914 and Model 1917 rifles. No photos but quality line...
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    There would also be demand for Ross stocks and...

    There would also be demand for Ross stocks and handguards.
  22. pictures of grenade sight

    I now believe the N has nothing to do with British Navy. I just asked it as a question as it was there. No broad arrows anywhere.

    Cartridge headstamp is F N 68.

    Attached are pictures of...
  23. Which rifle? Thanks, p.

    Which rifle? Thanks, p.
  24. Thank you. I failed to mention that the...

    Thank you. I failed to mention that the cartridge is 5.56mm Nato. How and what the odd sight fits is a puzzle.
  25. Please identify 1969 period rifle grenade set

    This showed up at a small show today. It is complete in a capped cardboard tube marked, "PRAC (INT-F) / RFL -- 40 / N / AA? 69.

    The grenade body has the same markings as the...
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