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  1. Sticky: Thank you! It is up for auction in the UK and...

    Thank you! It is up for auction in the UK and listed here: https://www.southamsauction.co.uk/auction/lot/lot-739---s1-762mm-nato-parker-hale-m85-bolt-action/?lot=536969
  2. Sticky: Anything for M85 serial 00421F?

    Anything for M85 serial 00421F?
  3. I cannot find anything for either rifle

    I cannot find anything for either rifle
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    That is much more information on my Carbines than...

    That is much more information on my Carbines than I had ever imagined to be getting. Thank you for this. I had tried to give a little bit back by just mailing you pictures of my Carbines. I hope they...
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    Hey Doug, just responded to your PM. But just to...

    Hey Doug, just responded to your PM. But just to have it mentioned in public for all to see too, the pictures in this thread were taken by myself.


    Thank you for the excellent information on the...
  6. Sorry, then the misunderstanding was on my side -...

    Sorry, then the misunderstanding was on my side - English is not my native language, so forgive me.


    They ended up where they were for being given as aid post WWII. One of many governments which...
  7. I think we are still talking of different things....

    I think we are still talking of different things. What I had intended to say is that the five stocks this box came with, they were put in there by RRAD. Five of them got pulled for there was need for...
  8. Actually .. it is these five stocks which were...

    Actually .. it is these five stocks which were never used, they came in that box. The box had contained 10 stocks, as stated on the outside, when the former owner bought it, still sealed. So not what...
  9. Additional post for rest of pictures.

    Additional post for rest of pictures.
  10. M1 Carbine stocks - Arsenal box of ten, still filled with five

    Couldn't pass on this kind of time capsule - an original paperboard box from the Red River Army Depot. Not sure if the BR4 A/A 9/76 on the outside would date the box to September 1976, but at least a...
  11. Is it a M1903 rear sight or a 03A3 rear sight?...

    Is it a M1903 rear sight or a 03A3 rear sight? And any special configuration you are looking for, or just one to replace a missing/broken one?
  12. Thread: Mystery bracket

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    The collection was sold off through various...

    The collection was sold off through various auction companies, aside of James D. Julia also Poulin's, especially in 04/2017 and 10/2017. I made a list of some of the items with estimates and what...
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    You might be interested to learn that this rifle...

    You might be interested to learn that this rifle originates from the Bob Faris collection. Ian has had it listed in the Faris collection with tag number 198. His notes say "not considered to be...
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    "The British Sniper, A Century of Evolution" by...

    "The British Sniper, A Century of Evolution" by Steve Houghton on page 76 states:



    Additionally this book btw mentions that there is one of these rifles at Birmingham Proof House with an Evans...
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    For what I remember the overall contract was...

    For what I remember the overall contract was first 400, and the second one was stopped after 21 (whereas I'm certain that "1" at the end is the Pattern Room Sample, meaning that 420 were made for the...
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    Was bidding for it too, but actually didn't even...

    Was bidding for it too, but actually didn't even manage to become your underbidder :D . Great to know it in the forum. Lovely rifle.
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    Just as a small addendum/correction: while the...

    Just as a small addendum/correction: while the Aldis scope seems to be the most common scope to be found on these Alexander Martin of Glasgow No. 3 Mk.I* (T) A sniper rifles, there are plenty other...
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    I added new pictures to the starting post, for...

    I added new pictures to the starting post, for those that are missing. Just check there.
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    Took new pictures of this rifle and figured while...

    Took new pictures of this rifle and figured while at it may add them to this thread again since the original ones are anyway lost.


    PS: When I just pulled it for taking the pictures I thought of...
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    ... possibly without bolt? :D

    ... possibly without bolt? :D
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    Nah, not really obviated. Just zeroed from...

    Nah, not really obviated. Just zeroed from factory and then not thought to be swapped again.
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    I knew you'd search the thread over here too,...

    I knew you'd search the thread over here too, that is why I mentioned it on GB ;) . Thanks again for your opinion and the summary.


    Just to make sure I understood correctly: the 668 that went to...
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    For what I know adjustment on Arisaka is done by...

    For what I know adjustment on Arisaka is done by setting of the lenses. They came zeroed from factory and lack even lateral adjustment. It though seems that you are referring to the very rare and...
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    I had posted it on the m14forum anyway some days...

    I had posted it on the m14forum anyway some days ago. Yesterday someone very knowledgeable over there identified my scope as being one of 65 scopes which are "so-called second generation or...
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    It is the same reticle as my AR TEL scope has and...

    It is the same reticle as my AR TEL scope has and for what I know is standard for AR TEL scopes.


    To my understanding there were pre AR TEL designation commercial scopes also used. But I would...
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