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    There was indeed such a conversion being...

    There was indeed such a conversion being outcarried - but by the Austrian Army. And they even re-engraved the designation to be split. But very similar to your rifle! See here for pictures of my...
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    So I looked again at this picture .. appears as...

    So I looked again at this picture .. appears as if front base sits right at the middle of the handguard. Additionally and as previously mentioned, it also appears as if rear scope base sits on the...
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    Roger, yes it was Frankonia who sold off many...

    Roger, yes it was Frankonia who sold off many L42A1s in Germany. But they are easily identified by the FWW stamp on them. You should know it, it was on the rifle you got from me ;).
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    Fake?! You could either set the limit to 5 posts which...

    You could either set the limit to 5 posts which makes it a bit more work for them to do this, or if software allows it to like set the time between PM to 1 hour in the first month after registration.
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    Fake?! Wonderful that you are so fast. Great job!

    Wonderful that you are so fast. Great job!
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    Fake?! I've just been sent a PM by a new user (Jason*;...

    I've just been sent a PM by a new user (Jason*; ID 36398) that registered today that I should contact a certain e-mail address who has what I once posted a WTB in here. It seems a bit unusual that...
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    Almost looks as if rear base was on barrel shank...

    Almost looks as if rear base was on barrel shank and not on receiver, would you agree?
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    Well, the spacing is anyway only two...

    Well, the spacing is anyway only two possibilities from factory. I assume there is not an answer to this question, unless someone knows of an original sniper rifle anywhere?
  9. Seaforth72 has provided you the name of the eBay...

    Seaforth72 has provided you the name of the eBay seller. You could try and message this seller and tell him on the Auction ID and selling date and if he can forward your contact details to the person...
  10. Value? I have not seen this sale on eGun so I can't...

    I have not seen this sale on eGun so I can't confirm this. If you add up the values of a No. 4 T rifle with the value of a No. 32 scope mismatching to the rifle and the value of a transit chest...
  11. Value? I have seen this rifle listed for sale on eGun as...

    I have seen this rifle listed for sale on eGun as well and I think it is way overpriced, even at the starting bid.
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    The term "standard scope base" cannot be applied...

    The term "standard scope base" cannot be applied to WWI German period. You wouldn't dare to use this term with British WWI sniper rifles either. I found more old pics in my files of this Leitz...
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    Hi Roger, this was the sample that RSM originally...

    Hi Roger, this was the sample that RSM originally produced when they started with their reproduction No. 32 scopes. It is not worth a penny. You should get rid of it quickly. I'd of course help you...
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    What is the "web carry bag" that the OP in that...

    What is the "web carry bag" that the OP in that thread is looking for? I am not sure whether he means that sling (?) or that plastic box on the left?
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    Yes, that picture shows the Leitz Glasvisier. I...

    Yes, that picture shows the Leitz Glasvisier. I know the owner of the particular shown scope. He always told me it is a bifocal scope as well, but only in trials stadium, so I honestly don't know...
  16. Thread: L13A1 scope

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    Both of my scopes were purchased in auctions. The...

    Both of my scopes were purchased in auctions. The Dutch rifle to my knowledge was scrapped and the scope was sold off.

    desperatedan, any ideas why your scope is only marked up to 9 whereas mine is...
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    In a second post, the pictures of the Dutch scope...

    In a second post, the pictures of the Dutch scope (quite obvious from the scope serial prefix, huh?). Once again removed serial digitally aside of the first two digits. Obviously they painted the...
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    The dimensions of my scope are identical to the...

    The dimensions of my scope are identical to the one from desperatedan, however the reticle on mine is different. My reticle is similar to the one of the No. 32 scopes. Also the elevation adjustment...
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    If you could tell me which dimensions you exactly...

    If you could tell me which dimensions you exactly want to know I could measure mine. But please confirm you are talking of the green one in my picture below.
  20. Please post a reminder once the auction catalogue...

    Please post a reminder once the auction catalogue of yours is online.
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    Thanks for that tip, I'll remove the stock later...

    Thanks for that tip, I'll remove the stock later today and check for any markings inside the barrel channel! I however noticed that the W stamp which usually is found on various parts of a P.14 rifle...
  22. Have you ever heard of manufacturing ramp-up? I...

    Have you ever heard of manufacturing ramp-up? I wouldn't call it impossible. By the way, total Winchester production was 235.448 rifle (225.008 plus 10.440 rifles without bayonet) which are...
  23. Facts on this rifle: 1. The bolt in his rifle is...

    Facts on this rifle:
    1. The bolt in his rifle is without any doubt the original Winchester factory font and therefore the original factory matching bolt.
    2. The bolt in his rifle does NOT have the...
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    These parts are available as reproductions,...

    These parts are available as reproductions, complete with screw at 8 GBP here: lee enfield smle butt disc and screw REPRODUCTION | eBay . I think I have some spare of these around, but didn't find...
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    very early Winchester P.14: * or non-*?

    It fits quite good to the discussion in the other thread, but I got a Winchester P.14 last week that is very early being serial W3817. All serial numbers on receiver, bolt, barrel and rear sight...
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