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    Do you have access to a Ultra Violet light...

    Do you have access to a Ultra Violet light source?
    It is certainly worth trying before you do anything, as those numbers have been impacted into the wood and have effectively been shocked through...
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    Roger, The trouble is Sec 1 Air weapons of that...

    Roger,
    The trouble is Sec 1 Air weapons of that quality are few and far between. They originated in a village near me, they did a massive move of premises increasing right across the board, and then...
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    Was hoping a THEOBEN air rifle would be there but...

    Was hoping a THEOBEN air rifle would be there but not this time, plenty to choose from though, and the blanks are probably rare these days certainly in their original box!
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    True but sad stories of the times. No hijack...

    True but sad stories of the times. No hijack ........just trying to assist Ed with his gun dilemna, and all adds to the story of the Lewis Gun which was ahead of its time.:thup:
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    Ed, The central spigot that the magazine slips...

    Ed,
    The central spigot that the magazine slips over has a locating "arrow" looking weld on the sides. It is this lug or weld that the magazine corrosponds with a groove or cut in the magazine to...
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    Nice scope on it with nice woodwork on the wrist...

    Nice scope on it with nice woodwork on the wrist and upper too.;)
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    Hope this helps:

    Hope this helps:
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    Carl, I am sure someone with more knowledge will...

    Carl,
    I am sure someone with more knowledge will come on but are you talking about this one forward of the magazine, image from elsewhere some years ago, also this thread from 2017 on the CLLE:...
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    Sorry nothing on that modified number either.;)

    Sorry nothing on that modified number either.;)
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    Tarrantula, Your rifle Parker Hale M82 S/N...

    Tarrantula,

    Your rifle Parker Hale M82 S/N R-23594 is recorded in entry 638 in the PH register and sold to Mr T Hallam on the 5/11/96 came from Canada and marked as an M82 originally.
    Sadly...
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    Could be my eyes but it looks like M47C to me and...

    Could be my eyes but it looks like M47C to me and 5 digits below!
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    I can see the pronounced T on the side of the...

    I can see the pronounced T on the side of the action above the screw head. Personally, I would leave it as it is, the wood shows it has had a full and operational life, and like Roger says, be good...
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    Could be a SUPER CLIP, SCOUT or SPORTER to me...

    Could be a SUPER CLIP, SCOUT or SPORTER to me with that number. As SPORTER's started at C07 to C08*** and most went to York Guns.

    Strange that there are NO C09*** recorded in the files at all!!...
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    Absolutely right, SP would be the Military...

    Absolutely right, SP would be the Military abbreviation for Support Company.
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    Agreed, it was the prefix stamping R & S that...

    Agreed, it was the prefix stamping R & S that caused issues even beyond those model variants you list above, where it made more sense to keep each letter to a specific rifle and perhaps calibre IMHO.
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    Probably for official personal memoirs, but...

    Probably for official personal memoirs, but certainly not for the site. You can imagine for yourself what occured in Ops with 2 PARA and RAMC by reading his words carefully.:thup:
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    That famous hunting chant of "Gobble Gobble...

    That famous hunting chant of "Gobble Gobble Gobble" worked everytime and had the Germans heads popping up, only to be knocked off by Yorky:lol:
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    Sadly, Couldn't open the cabinet due to...

    Sadly, Couldn't open the cabinet due to temperature/dust settlement on the day, but took a better shot of the launcher on the front end above the 40 label. Too high up and central for a down shot.
    I...
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    Steve, Sadly the lettering was the PH issue I'm...

    Steve,
    Sadly the lettering was the PH issue I'm afraid when it comes down to the 1200TX and the M82 specifically. Most had the R prefix and a number the S.
    Speaking to three of the engineers over...
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    Steve, Either side of that serial number are...

    Steve,
    Either side of that serial number are recorded and I can confirm its an M82, nothing on yours.
    The others all sold to York Guns so thats a starting point if you want to try and track its...
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    China for one.................who bought a lot of...

    China for one.................who bought a lot of the CNC stuff and lathes from British manufacturing as they closed. I was out there in 2015, and EVERY British made lathe I saw in Shenzhen had a UK...
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    Even after Toms words, who incidently is a...

    Even after Toms words, who incidently is a Sergeant Major Combat Paramedic in the Royal Army Medical Corps, we had a terrorist attack at Liverpool Hospital where a car bomb failed to detonate...
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    Sadly before I go to our local church to Remember...

    Sadly before I go to our local church to Remember this morning, I hear the news H.M The Queen is to unwell to attend the Cenotaph in London...........good health and hope she recovers soon.
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    REMEMBRANCE DAY

    Thought I would share this with you all written by my son:

    What does Remembrance Sunday mean to me?

    I would like to say I remember them every day. But I do not. But I try, I have poppies inked...
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    Next time I'm in the cabinet assisting with a...

    Next time I'm in the cabinet assisting with a cleanup I'll check for you, but don't hold your breath, unless its visible next week when I am in. ;)
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