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  1. Roger, Difficult to make out that stamp shown,...

    Roger,
    Difficult to make out that stamp shown, but on that basis if it was a John Dalglish & Sons of Glasgow, it would have an N92 stamp somewhere wouldn't it. or have I missed the plot?
    Is it...
  2. Thread: Kirk Douglas

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    "I'm SPARTACUS"

    "I'm SPARTACUS"
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    So the Mosquito outline and the De Havilland DH...

    So the Mosquito outline and the De Havilland DH Australia was a fairly wide supplying armoury?
  4. Many light years ago I have the actual listings...

    Many light years ago I have the actual listings for each pre cursor, so here its is from rough pieces of info:

    Its clear that after one or two letter prefixes, the same letter prefix's were used...
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    Are you running any Malware software like...

    Are you running any Malware software like Malwarebyte? Thats what that sounds like to me.
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    Every unit had its querky markings including...

    Every unit had its querky markings including colours for Companies and Battalions.
    Great to see Palestine markings on there 1946-1948 as well. I have seen a chest being carried as the British Army...
  7. ...............other than that a great holiday...

    ...............other than that a great holiday location :lol:

    Its God's sh** hole, any jungle is not meant for human entry, steaming location full of danger, especially Malaya
    where one has to...
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    All in all, too much of a gamble ;)

    All in all, too much of a gamble ;)
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    Can't see any mention of a number for the rifle...

    Can't see any mention of a number for the rifle so that a check can be made of its authenticity.
    Without that I'm not about to start criticising it. The amount I would say was spot on but there are...
  10. I know they are using NIKON but not sure what...

    I know they are using NIKON but not sure what series these days.
    In my day it was the standard Asahi Pentax 35mm B/W that was it lol
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    Value? DaBrun, They are what they are. A momento of a...

    DaBrun,

    They are what they are. A momento of a great group of men who were in many cases severely burnt as they either crashed or parachuted out of their aircraft whilst serving in the Royal Air...
  12. I presume thats why he won his class, as they...

    I presume thats why he won his class, as they went through the swamp he set it up having placed lighting around the swamp mist for best effect, however, the detail on the subject to patrol commander...
  13. SWAMPS OF BELIZE - SA80 - MOD PHOTO AWARD WINNER

    Here are a couple of shots of 2 PARA in the jungles of Belize where the Army photographer has won an award for his photos.
    Always interesting to see that all the scopes are removed in those steamy...
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    Seymore, Sadly not, be of interest to see images...

    Seymore,
    Sadly not, be of interest to see images of the rifle as it could be a "special" in some way, but I can ask the question once we have the images.
    The G suffix was attributed to the C3A1...
  15. Thread: More grief

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    RIP to these brave lads who came to help so many:...

    RIP to these brave lads who came to help so many:

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/23/australian-aircraft-fighting-bushfires-crash.html
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    Blimey a nice piece of history if it is what it...

    Blimey a nice piece of history if it is what it is!
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    Seymore, Could you post an image of the serial...

    Seymore,
    Could you post an image of the serial number as there is no trace of it solely on the 15477. If it was an M82 its prefix would be an R, and it doesn't sound like you have anything that...
  18. Thread: 1917 FILM

    by Gil Boyd
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    Nope, got taken out today to see it with a couple...

    Nope, got taken out today to see it with a couple of the crew, Paul Biddiss the Military Advisor ex 3 PARA.
    I personally couldn't fault it, militarily, and I was in critique mode too. Weapons...
  19. Can you post a couple of close up shots and I...

    Can you post a couple of close up shots and I will ask the experts who worked on the rifles!
  20. Could ask Leeds Armoury they might have some idea!

    Could ask Leeds Armoury they might have some idea!
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    Nor do I John :lol: It was to raise money for...

    Nor do I John :lol:

    It was to raise money for the Airborne Forces Museum where I am the Fundraising Trustee.

    Similar to BING The Parachuting Dog and Myrtle the Parachuting Chicken WW2 true...
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    Roger, No worries

    Roger,
    No worries
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    Yes left a message last week. We are going for...

    Yes left a message last week.
    We are going for Goose Green day the 28th May at the Airborne Assault Museum at Duxford for the book signing and Dave for AI will be there with a few new pieces on...
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    Certainly the Cadre in Norway do all those things...

    Certainly the Cadre in Norway do all those things including Skiing, which we in PARA Reg did for a while to supplement the Northern flanks under 16 PARA Brigade during the days of the Cold War....
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    55recce, Old school I'm afraid, same beast...

    55recce,
    Old school I'm afraid, same beast slight mods. :thup:
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