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  1. Swedish M/96 Night or "Low Light" Sights

    https://www.milsurps.com/attachment....6&d=1666884180

    Good Day,
    Great find! You have a set of Swedish Mauser m/96 night/low light sights. The "G" marked case stands for "Gevär" or rifle. Similar...
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    In 2014-15, I worked in ISAF/RS HQ in Kabul,...

    In 2014-15, I worked in ISAF/RS HQ in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Italian Regiment(s) were predominantly in Herat and their Alpini Liaisons at the HQ were quite professional and an honor to work with. ...
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    Humm, it's set during the Vietnam War. But two...

    Humm, it's set during the Vietnam War. But two of the three helicopters in the background are UH60 Blackhawks. That's an Opps from the art department.
  4. Gas trap garand. I wonder if he was shipping out...

    Gas trap garand. I wonder if he was shipping out the Iceland in the early part of the war?
  5. L39A1 video on Forgotten Weapons

    Ian McCollum and Forgotten Weapons have produced a short video on the history of the L39A1 rifle titled; L39A1: British Service Target Rifle Before the L42A1. It's informative and worth a review.
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    7.62 Enfield No4 stamped charger bridge

    Good Day,
    Thank you for the fascinating information on the commercial 7.62 conversion. I'm familiar with the stamped charger bridge. When was it adopted?
    Michael
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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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  9. 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...
  10. 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?
  11. 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:...
  12. Sticky: Sorry L42A1 serial number G32562 was auctioned...

    Sorry L42A1 serial number G32562 was auctioned today.
  13. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
  23. 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.
  24. 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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  25. 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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