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  1. 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:...
  2. Sticky: Sorry L42A1 serial number G32562 was auctioned...

    Sorry L42A1 serial number G32562 was auctioned today.
  3. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Thread: FRF2 Sniper

    by FlightRN
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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
  13. 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.
  14. 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
    ...
  15. 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
  20. 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....
  21. 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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    Danish Infrared Night Vision M1 Garand welded scope mount example

    Good Day All,
    These pictures were provided by another collector (Andy Skizzo Bertelli). The chin weld (or higher) requirement appears to make a "precision" shot questionable. The m/65 scope data...
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    For Sale: Early British Enfield ENVOY target rifle

    Good Day All,
    I'm pleased to offer a good+ condition, rarely offered, Enfield Envoy (sn E10) for $2100 SOLD plus shipping.
    Please see the ENVOY Enfield Envoy | Gunboards Forums for numerous...
  24. Here are a few more pictures of the Springfield...

    Here are a few more pictures of the Springfield Inc. Beretta M1.
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/01/iGBSOLTl-1.jpg
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/01/9dMvLXBl-1.jpg...
  25. Barrel marking on Springfield Inc. Beretta M1 Garand

    Good Day All,
    I took time in the new year to clean my Beretta manufactured Springfield Inc. M1. The story is that Bob Reese, the original owner of Springfield Inc. and later Reese Surplus purchased...
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