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  1. The history of that part of the world is...

    The history of that part of the world is interesting. My depth of knowledge come from my step dad who is from Yugoslavia (Now Slovenia.) He told me some stories about how things were during his...
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    I was trying to get a date or era it was...

    I was trying to get a date or era it was manufactured. The company started in 1952 but other than that nothing much is out there on these.
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    I would imagine that it would be the case that 4...

    I would imagine that it would be the case that 4 or 6 equals Barrel size. The holster I have looks like it can accommodate a barrel about that size.
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    if i had to take a guess, i would assume that it...

    if i had to take a guess, i would assume that it is a Japanese Alter cloth to a Butsudan of kamidana alter. To over simplify things, it's a table cloth that goes over a small table and a wooden...
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    Thanks Gil. That for sure looks like it fits in...

    Thanks Gil. That for sure looks like it fits in with their style. I'll get mine sewn back together and the leather supple again, i have a repro 1858 new army that i think would fit nicely into it.
  6. Ok I am vastly over simplifying things, plus I am...

    Ok I am vastly over simplifying things, plus I am missing a good bit of history in between like King Peter II Vs Tito and so on.

    The Germans invaded Yugoslavia in 1941 and stayed there until the...
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    Found a holster in a trash pile.

    I strongly dislike and have colorful language when illegal trash dumpers come to mind. I was cleaning up some trash some one dumped near my property and I saw this in the trash pile. At first I...
  8. You're Welcome. Its a very nice piece of history...

    You're Welcome. Its a very nice piece of history from ww2 and the cold war. If i understand correctly weapons with a C in the designation identifies it as German made in the Yugoslav inventory. I...
  9. It is likely a Czech made k98 that was...

    It is likely a Czech made k98 that was refurbished in yugoslavia with a yugoslavian replacement barrel. It is what they call a m52C. That N looking stamp in the triangle on the barrel is a proof...
  10. I got one too! Mine is marked at maintained in...

    I got one too! Mine is marked at maintained in 1950 but im not sure of its manufacture date. It does hold books well that much i know
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    Toyo Kyogo now known as Mazda. Part of the...

    Toyo Kyogo now known as Mazda.

    Part of the modern lore is that no bolts match because on the troop ship home they took the bolts out and threw them in a bin that was under lock and key for the...
  12. Sorry to be so late to reply. I had a serious...

    Sorry to be so late to reply. I had a serious Family issues i had to handle unfortunately.

    I used hot water and garage towel to clean the grease off the stock. No the Cosmoline did not destroy the...
  13. I'm hoping you got it. floor plate aside it...

    I'm hoping you got it. floor plate aside it sounds wonderful.
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    When the Gras was surplus they saw everything...

    When the Gras was surplus they saw everything imaginable. Bar stool legs, lamps, some were modified to carbines and in some cases shot guns.
    on the left side of the receiver there should be a makers...
  15. New gras soaked in Cosmoline, need advice for gentle cleaning

    Alright. So the new Gras came in and it appears to have been dipped in comsoline while assembled. Any tips for gently cleaning it off with out running the risk of damaging the finish beneath? I know...
  16. 4th Royal Bavarian regiment. 10th Infantry...

    4th Royal Bavarian regiment. 10th Infantry company, weapon number 5.
    B = Bavaria
    R = Infantry

    Very nice!
  17. I have a bridge in Brooklyn New York i want to...

    I have a bridge in Brooklyn New York i want to sell to the guy that buys this. Good lord that is terrible.
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    I am an I home care giver for an elderly grand...

    I am an I home care giver for an elderly grand dad, I have to keep him on his 83 year old toes about these guys. The rule is any one calling with an Indian accent is a scam and hang up. He was taken...
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    Sir, i mean no disrespect at all. What i say is...

    Sir, i mean no disrespect at all. What i say is simply an opinion. We all have elbows, other things, every body's has got one.
    The carvings. while the gun is right side up, the carvings are upside...
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    Very nice! Hard to saw what the history was but...

    Very nice! Hard to saw what the history was but it looks nicely done. Keep us posted about how it shoots.
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    My knowledge is limited but what i can tell you...

    My knowledge is limited but what i can tell you is that it is not a rack number. It is likely the town or region that was given the rifle for their version of national guard duty.
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    That could clean up pretty nicely. It is a pretty...

    That could clean up pretty nicely. It is a pretty good example of a 1942 production and how desperate they were getting, the stock looks to be the hurried version with out ferrules around the slots...
  23. Good advice to follow. While it would be cool...

    Good advice to follow.
    While it would be cool to dig up a bunch of silver roman coins, there is a risk involved of hitting something like that with a shovel.
  24. A french kid was metal deteching and set off part of a shell.

    All that stuff left over from two world wars can still be dangerous. This kid is very lucky to say the least. (warning some what graphic.)

    WWI bomb found by teen explodes and riddles him with 50...
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    Times change as they say. My great grand mother...

    Times change as they say. My great grand mother lived until 97 and all her life she had a huge cathedral Philco in her house. It was beautiful lacquered wood and she would listen to that rather than...
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