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    No signature of any kind on the tang? If not,...

    No signature of any kind on the tang?

    If not, I would guess that the quality might indicate a sword made for the tourist/export trade before WWII. Such pieces were of course only made "good...
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    A post-war drawing apparently. Interesting...

    A post-war drawing apparently.

    Interesting that the collimation tolerance is 5 MOA! :eek:

    Anyone know what "C.P.C. Treatment 600" is?
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    That is exactly what I did for the IWS brackets I...

    That is exactly what I did for the IWS brackets I had made.
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    The G&H type mounts are all very well if one has...

    The G&H type mounts are all very well if one has the windage-adjustable rear ring on the mount. Otherwise collimation is a pain. Won't matter so much for shorter ranges of course if just zeroed at...
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    To profit or not to profit, that is the question....

    To profit or not to profit, that is the question. ;)

    The answer is rarely not to.
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    The video referred to flying-off platforms for...

    The video referred to flying-off platforms for a/c being added to two (after?) turrets, so presumably that would date the photo as being either before they were fitted, or after they were removed.
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    That's possible, though what I called a groove...

    That's possible, though what I called a groove looks concave along the top edge of the barrel to me.

    Agree on the scope & bracket and someone got the rear ring cap on backwards, but having...
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    Touché, but was their fate any better than AJP?

    It's not the location I refer to so much as the business entity itself and all that went with it.
  10. Yes, who can forget that P-H shambles, and the...

    Yes, who can forget that P-H shambles, and the Tom Senior milling machines rusting away, along with a heritage and name recognition built over generations. :rolleyes:

    Wouldn't happen in some...
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    First step would be to determine if it actually...

    First step would be to determine if it actually is a Boer rifle - I referred to it as such without checking - I see no Boer markings and can't recall the exact details of the serial ranges, but the...
  12. I remember you mentioning that before. Makes me...

    I remember you mentioning that before. Makes me wonder if it was one of those cases of "get rid of it" by walling it up somewhere in the basement, or was it all packed away in expectation of a...
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    Yes, and starting at only $3000. US:rolleyes: ...

    Yes, and starting at only $3000. US:rolleyes:

    UK proofs, but not sure if post-WWI or WWII. Can't see why they needed to bother as it already had a Canadian Proof, which if I'm not mistaken was 24...
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    Can't tell you anything about the marks, except...

    Can't tell you anything about the marks, except that likely to be inspection stamps, but the stock/handguard have shrunk considerably and would benefit from raw linseed oil applied generously and...
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    Well that's interesting, so Zimbabwe sold off a...

    Well that's interesting, so Zimbabwe sold off a bunch of old weaponry as South Africa has been doing recently? Z.A. can also be Zuid Afrika of course, but I'm not contesting your assertion.

    Still...
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    The year at least can be seen on the left side...

    The year at least can be seen on the left side off the barrel over the chamber: '16, '17 etc. (under the handguard)
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    I know nothing about that, but would have thought...

    I know nothing about that, but would have thought the damage would be done in the chamber area(?)



    That's because we're so agreeable! :D

    "You'll soon get used to her looks said he, and a...
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    No question that was once a No4(T) IMHO. Now...

    No question that was once a No4(T) IMHO. Now it's a tragedy or a farce depending on the angle of viewing. :D

    Certainly the first time we've seen a "M" for metres marking on a MkII scope scale -...
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    And that 60,000 probably represents a million or...

    And that 60,000 probably represents a million or more citizens you don't have today. Canada had just a few thousand more deaths, though we did finally wise up and introduce conscription in late...
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    The photos.

    The photos.
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    No fear, it wouldn't even pass inspection by a...

    No fear, it wouldn't even pass inspection by a blind man as a L42. The only interesting aspect, other than the 1955 dated No.8 Case, is the "ZA" marking below the boltway so proudly outlined in...
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    A disappointingly small volume that; perhaps reflective of how much was passed on in those days without documentation?
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    Value? Interesting Brian; did those rifles with the SN...

    Interesting Brian; did those rifles with the SN added to the wrist have any indications of a common post-war service? How did that Greek refinish compare to Dulite blue?
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    Advice? The "F.T.R" marking tells us it went through a...

    The "F.T.R" marking tells us it went through a Factory Thorough Repair at Fazackerly and that explains the markings on the receiver wall.
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    Always nice to find a restorable "T" If you...

    Always nice to find a restorable "T" If you decide to repair the missing sight "ears" I've got a few junk Savage actions and I could zip-disk you off a pair. ;) Since the finish is so nice on your...
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