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    It would appear that the listing has been ended,...

    It would appear that the listing has been ended, prematurely, by the vendor.
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    The Canadian acceptance mark appears a little...

    The Canadian acceptance mark appears a little unusual because the arrow within the C looks like, to me, that it's pointing downwards instead of the more commonly seen upwards.
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    Looks like "Sylvia Park" is a shopping centre...

    Looks like "Sylvia Park" is a shopping centre nowadays. :yikes:

    Sylvia Park | Auckland - YouTube
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    It's possibly just soldiers "letting off steam"...

    It's possibly just soldiers "letting off steam" or finding something to do with some free time. If there happens to be a horse and cart, unattended, and a group of soldiers close-by with nothing to...
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    Paragraph 2. ...

    Paragraph 2.

    https://www.milsurps.com/misc.php?do=showrules
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    Reproduction No5 scabbards. ...

    Reproduction No5 scabbards.

    https://www.ima-usa.com/products/british-enfield-smle-steel-scabbard-for-no-5-7-9-bayonets

    FN scabbard, see link below. Jim, do all the FN scabbards have the ball...
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    The bowie style blade bayonet for the No4 rifle...

    The bowie style blade bayonet for the No4 rifle is known as the No9 bayonet and the correct scabbard for it is, confusingly, the No5 type scabbard. You should be able to get a reproduction No5...
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    Do the Jap made fake US canteens have any value...

    Do the Jap made fake US canteens have any value as collectables in their own-right because they are quite old?
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    A now deceased lady who lived in London during...

    A now deceased lady who lived in London during the war told me, a few years ago, that you were normally alright if the V1's engine cut-out directly above you. This was because, despite what some...
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    Thanks for the replies, chaps. Does anyone know...

    Thanks for the replies, chaps. Does anyone know what the 2 holes are for in the shovel blade, please?
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    US M1951 Entrenching Tool

    I have this US M1951 entrenching tool which has para-cord tied through the hole in the end of the wooden handle. So far I have left the para-cord in place because I thought that it may have been...
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    V1's over Yorkshire

    My mother recently mentioned that she experienced, during WW2, a number of V1 flying bombs flying over Mexborough , South Yorkshire, and also heard of damage in the area caused by them. I haven't...
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    Have you got JavaScript enabled on your computer...

    Have you got JavaScript enabled on your computer or is it turned off?
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    You may get more of a response if you give some...

    You may get more of a response if you give some dimensions and end pics.
  15. HMS Ark Royal 4 - Britain's last "conventional" aircraft carrier

    HMS Ark Royal aviation opération - YouTube

    Latest For Ark Royal (1963) - YouTube
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    Like I said: Value

    Like I said: Value
  17. Could you let us know either way, if it is or...

    Could you let us know either way, if it is or isn't Civil War, please?
  18. He was an interesting chap and very modest as...

    He was an interesting chap and very modest as well as being a good photographer. He gave me some photography tips and the one which I remember and use to this day is "Only photograph what you are...
  19. I know what chrome looks like too and that buckle...

    I know what chrome looks like too and that buckle looks chrome plated to me. If it's not chrome plated, the other possibility is nickel plating and this process was developed before chrome plating....
  20. That's your opinion, others may think otherwise.

    That's your opinion, others may think otherwise.
  21. When Canada chopped up it's C1's, would they...

    When Canada chopped up it's C1's, would they likely have sold off the chests as surplus or destroyed the chests?
  22. Lawrence, the chrome plating process is less than...

    Lawrence, the chrome plating process is less than 100 years old, so anything that has chrome plating on it is likely to be less than 100 years old.

    https://www.finishing.com/460/30.shtml

    You...
  23. Your canteen looks remarkably similar to a...

    Your canteen looks remarkably similar to a canteen that you've already posted a picture of on another thread and I have tried to give an answer.

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=68246
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    eBay (Presumably)

    eBay (Presumably)
  25. Thanks Jim.

    Jim has kindly sent me the jag which was missing from my Canadian C1 cleaning kit and which screws onto the pull-through. Thank-you Jim. :thup: The bore brush which was also missing, I have...
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