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    Very nice... You do not see many Mk.1 scopes...

    Very nice...
    You do not see many Mk.1 scopes with the sunshade till attached and also attached to a rifle and matching.
    I would suspect it was a lend lease to a friendly nation during or after WW 2...
  2. Even within the scopes there is an...

    Even within the scopes there is an interchangeability problem.
    Then you add in the British Patt.18 scopes the chances lessen even more.
    I suspect the AOC scopes were made in small batches and were...
  3. I sure wish there was... If you do find out or...

    I sure wish there was...
    If you do find out or someone else knows please let me know.
    I got some made and got stuck with them... everyone bailed out.
    Took 10 years to finally get rid of them.
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    Or, if you REALLY want to get anal about it....

    Or, if you REALLY want to get anal about it.
    120423
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    I notice a lot of the scopes at Lawrence have...

    I notice a lot of the scopes at Lawrence have damaged lenses and reticles.
    If the guys "down under" need lenses and Mk.3 reticles contact me.
    I have some new lenses as I just gave up looking for...
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    Warren here.. re: 32 scope repair I am still...

    Warren here.. re: 32 scope repair
    I am still above room temperature, so if anyone wants to get in touch with me a PM here is probably the easiest way to do it
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    Someone has had a heyday with a set of stamps and...

    Someone has had a heyday with a set of stamps and I can probably name the area it came from and a previous owner.
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    Yup, just like the Bren 100 round drums made in...

    Yup, just like the Bren 100 round drums made in Kitchener Ontario alone.
    They made almost 300, 000 of them but try and find one.
    I need one more but like political promises that are fulfilled...
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    Count now stands at 5 that I know of.

    Count now stands at 5 that I know of.
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    Easiest is just remove the aligning pin from the...

    Easiest is just remove the aligning pin from the scope.
    Bobb's yur uncle
    A two minute job.
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    I've run into this with a few others. Someone...

    I've run into this with a few others.
    Someone has bought the kit (scope, can, tool, bases and screws) and just screwed it on the side of the No.4
    Then, they attempted to shoot it and ended up about...
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    WTB: Lyman alaskan in any condition...

    I only need the OG end of the scope so if the eyepiece end of the scope is toast and the lenses are cracked or scuffed that is fine with me.
    I need from the turrets to the end.
    I need the OG lens...
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    Finally stopped hurting enough that I could get...

    Finally stopped hurting enough that I could get some pictures.
    Took a fall on Sunday and am black and blue from arsehole to armpit.
    Anyhow, I will pop a few pictures of the completed set of A & B...
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    Damned.....I keep forgetting and I was into the...

    Damned.....I keep forgetting and I was into the area of "the shed" (tm) where the boxes reside yesterday.
    I will try and make an effort to dig it out and photograph it in the next few days.
    One...
  15. glass bead blasting will do it but turn down the...

    glass bead blasting will do it but turn down the pressure and use small size glass media.
    After bead blasting and refinishing send it to an engraver hand have him HAND CHASE the engraving and some...
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    Be very careful on making any plans with a 280...

    Be very careful on making any plans with a 280 Ross that involve money.
    I have owned, shot and handled good number over the past 60 years and never saw one with a pristine barrel.
    Most are shot...
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    ouch

    Just clean up the lenses and replace the post and cross hair.
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    Here is an original Flanders flap. I have had it...

    Here is an original Flanders flap.
    I have had it for about 50 years and there are two or three others that I cannot find,,but they are somewhere here!!!!
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    They are probably using the horizon sighting...

    They are probably using the horizon sighting method when shooting at the train.
    The picture gets blurry when I try to expand it and I cannot see the rear sight close enough.
    Same system used with...
  20. I also have an interesting piece being a boxed...

    I also have an interesting piece being a boxed MARTIN'S Galilean sight with a regimental number and a partial name on the outside of box.
    Under the baize lining was the full name and again the...
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    I think the insurance companies had something to...

    I think the insurance companies had something to do with it, according to some of the insiders....
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    To the best of my knowledge in talking to Val...

    To the best of my knowledge in talking to Val Forgetts son, they got the works in two lots.
    John Appleton got a few but down the food chain so to speak
    Same as Brian Dick, but I do stand corrected...
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    I've repaired a couple of L1A1 scopes in the last...

    I've repaired a couple of L1A1 scopes in the last year or so and they have been what the guys in the UK would call BOG STANDARD...
    They were horrible, with broken screws, beavered screws, lenses...
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    Same thing with the War and Peace show or...

    Same thing with the War and Peace show or BELTRING to the great unwashed.:)
    I used to hit it almost every year and then they move to Folkestone then back to Paddock Wood and now with the covid I...
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    Fake?! Same MO they tried on me. Also the same money...

    Same MO they tried on me.
    Also the same money transfer site. VENMO
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