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    I would like to add it to the CES for my L42A1...

    I would like to add it to the CES for my L42A1 and wanted to find it if this would be correct for the timeframe.
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    Stanley, London prismatic compass dates?

    Good Day All,

    With the help of a friend, I recently acquired a Stanley, London compass. Is there a way to date them?
    Thank You,
    Michael
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  3. Thread: M85 00391f

    by FlightRN
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    I asked about it a few days ago,...

    I asked about it a few days ago, https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=47454&page=31 and messaged the seller. His response was prompt and cordial. He stated,
    "This rifle was part of a shipment...
  4. Sticky: Good Day All, Do you have any information on...

    Good Day All,
    Do you have any information on M85 00391F currently stocked in a urban grey, blue, and black McMillan stock and topped with a Schmidt & Bender 10x42 scope?
  5. Sticky: Thank you Gil. I didn't know if I could post the...

    Thank you Gil. I didn't know if I could post the link. With buyers premium, it went for US$13,640.00
    Here it is:...
  6. Sticky: Sorry L42A1 serial number G32562 was auctioned...

    Sorry L42A1 serial number G32562 was auctioned today.
  7. Sticky: Good Day, What about a recent auctioned rifle,...

    Good Day,
    What about a recent auctioned rifle, G32562?
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    Longbranch No4 Mk1* South African target rifle with DOW 59 5C sight

    Good Day All,
    I purchased my Longbranch No4 Mk1* South African target rifle rifle when I was stationed in the UK in 2011. The trade dealer had recently brought it in directly from the family that...
  9. Thread: FRF2 Sniper

    by FlightRN
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    FRF2 purchase

    I was on the edge when the rifles first were offered but put a hold on the idea when it was id'd the mounts were not included like the ad said they were. Navy Arms/OWS said they were coming but after...
  10. Thread: FRF2 Sniper

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    The rifle went for $7025.00 with three bidders...

    The rifle went for $7025.00 with three bidders taking it above the $5K mark..
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    Thank you. Great information. ...

    Thank you. Great information.

    https://i.imgur.com/R2M3xDK.jpeg
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    Thank you! That makes sense. Do you have a...

    Thank you! That makes sense. Do you have a firing position picture of the sling when used in this hasty indirect firing role?
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    Breda transit chest layout

    Good Day
    The slings are a great addition. The brass tabs are used when the slings are installed on the BM-59 series rifles. I'm not sure how but they are used with indirect rifle grenade ranging....
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    Good Day, The tall instrument stand for...

    Good Day,
    The tall instrument stand for telescope were often used often in conjunction with the heliograph Mk V during WW1 and even through WW2. Later on, they saw use as a stand alone item for...
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    No21 Mk Regt Sct & Signal Telescope Tripod- 43 REL, 42 New Zealand, 1916 Siemen Bros

    Good Day,
    Over the years, I've found a few variations of the No21 Mk Telescope stands. A Canadian 1943 REL, 1942 New Zealand, 1916 Siemen Bros. The shorter Canadian version was cut down from a...
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    here is a copy of the manual for the Italian...

    here is a copy of the manual for the Italian 7.62NATO M1D (Italian Garand T2 sniper manual.pdf - Google Drive)

    Regards,

    Mike
  17. Thread: L42a1

    by FlightRN
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    The rifle sold for US$7,755.00 with 5 bidders...

    The rifle sold for US$7,755.00 with 5 bidders that took it above $5K.
  18. Pictures of L1A1 scope elevation turret

    Good Day Warren and All,
    Here are a few pictures of elevation turret. Pictures have been emailed to Warren directly.

    Regards,
    Michael
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  19. An opportunity to update

    While I decry the loss of so many pictures and visual documents, it allowed me to look back at threads, I hate to say, had forgot about, and reload/update the pictures with newer pictures. For that...
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    Martini Henry .22 SMRC, Society Miniature Rifle Club Special, Bonehill conversions

    Good Day All,
    I was fortunate over the years and have found a few examples of .22 conversions. I especially appreciate the SMRC variations. A great associated history.
    Regards,
    Michael
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    It doesn't appear the scope is mounted. Whether...

    It doesn't appear the scope is mounted. Whether a M81,82, or 84 (although unlikely) scope, the front end would just be visible.
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    Good Day, The pictured rifle is a M1-C, not a...

    Good Day,
    The pictured rifle is a M1-C, not a M-1D. The rings of the G&H mount can be seen. What I can't tell is the if the windage knob is a lock-bar or T105 style. There looks to be a shadow of...
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    PM sent last night. Thank you

    PM sent last night. Thank you
  24. Good Day, I'm looking forward to a report on...

    Good Day,
    I'm looking forward to a report on how the show went. I acquired my Sjogren years ago and later found a "shotgun smith" in Pennsylvania to take a look at it, and replace the springs....
  25. Thread: ENFORCER 298

    by FlightRN
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    Enforcer 547 and its possible transit case

    Good Day Gil,
    A few years ago, pictures were posted on-line of transit cases attributed to Police departments. I was floored when one of them had my serial number, 547, marked on the outside. The...
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