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    Value? Lewis Gun Accessories

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    I wonder if someone could give me an idea on the value of the following items? I have looked for these items for sale on the internet but have been unsuccessful in finding any current listings...
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    WTB: No. 5 Bayonet locking catch

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    I am looking to buy a locking catch for my No. 5 Bayonet

    Thanks Terry

    Have found a catch, thanks Peter
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    Italian M33 Helmet ?

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    This looks a lot like an Italian WW2 helmet, but doesn’t seem to be quite right to me.

    Could it be a M33 shell reworked by another Country?

    Any information appreciated Thanks
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    Picture of my mechanical CWC (Cabot Watch...

    Picture of my mechanical CWC (Cabot Watch Company) W10 wristwatch, this one is 1975 and I have recently had it cleaned and serviced, I believe the CWC manufactured W10 mechanical watch first came...
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    The 1946 and 1951 Sniping pamphlets both list...

    The 1946 and 1951 Sniping pamphlets both list under additional equipment Watches, GS (General Service). The corresponding pictures see below shows a pocket watch with a black face.
  6. No. 15 Transit chest for No. 4 (T) Rifle Help

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    I have a No. 15 transit chest that has some of its felt around the lid missing, probably about 24 inches. I wonder if someone could point me in the direction to where it might find some...
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    Hi Thanks Gil Boyd for the advise on the paint...

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    Thanks Gil Boyd for the advise on the paint supplier, I have a number of other projects on the go so will give them a try.

    For now with this box I have used a product called Antiquax on the...
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    Vickers Belt Box repaint

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    I am looking to repaint this belt box, and wonder if someone could tell me what colour I should use, and where I might find some in the UK.
    Also does any one make the stencils so I can also...
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    No. 4 (T) stock sets

    Having had the opportunity to look over 4 B.S.A. manufactured rifles converted to No. 4 T`s. With 2 being 1943 dated 1 1944 and the other 1945. While there were some variations in the markings and...
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    My recent research on liners and the information...

    My recent research on liners and the information below from Top Pots, lead to me believing my liner was of WW2 manufacture with the webbing and A washers being a post war refurbishment replacement. ...
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    The washers are steel, so it looks like I have a...

    The washers are steel, so it looks like I have a WW2 produced liner refurbished post war, if I have read the following link on M1 liners correct?

    WWII M1 Helmet LinersMilitary Trader
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    More Pictures

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    Some more pictures of liner, I do now think that the liner is WW2. Not sure on the webbing if it is late WW2 or post War manufacture or liner was refurbishment post War.
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    Hi Thanks for the feed back, I will have a...

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    Thanks for the feed back, I will have a look for a better camera tomorrow and take some more pictures.

    In answer to your question concerning the A washer they seem to be steel

    Regards...
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    M1 Helmet Liner ?

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    I wonder if some could please tell me the origin of this liner, I thought it might be Korean War period but I am not to sure that its not of European origin.
    Chin strap has what looks like a...
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    Fake?! Hi The ET64 is definitely stamped and the helmet...

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    The ET64 is definitely stamped and the helmet has been repainted. I have been looking all over the web and haven't come across those type of spot marks on an original or a repo.

    I have added...
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    Fake?! M42 Helmet ?

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    I would like an appraisal of this helmets shell, I know that the liner is a replacement and the shell has been reconditioned/painted. But was originally under the impression that the shell was...
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    Hi Thanks for the advice but it's still not...

    Hi

    Thanks for the advice but it's still not lifting, I think as you say could just be general wear. Everything seems to be there as far as I can tell? It just doesn't want to lift
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    Mauser M71/84 ?

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    My 71/84 cartridge lifter doesn't lift! I assume there is a reason why but I cannot spot it. If someone could please tell me why I assume something is missing or has been removed?
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    M1926 French Helmet Liner?

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    Has anyone seen a liner like this before fitted inside a French M1926 Helmet?
    Is the liner some civilian-type as opposed to the military issue, or is just the work of a gifted civilian with...
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    WTB: M1917 Bayonet Press Catch

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    As per the title, I am looking for a complete press catch for an M1917 Bayonet.

    Thanks
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    Hi Might give you good place to start ...

    Hi
    Might give you good place to start

    http://www.rifleman.org.uk/Enfield_Rifle_No.7-C.html

    http://www.rifleman.org.uk/Enfield_Rifle_No.7.html
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    Picture of tin contents
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    Hi Brian If I was also to email you, could you...

    Hi Brian

    If I was also to email you, could you also please send me a copy?

    Regards Terry
  24. Thread: No5 FTR

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    Hi harry mac You did buy yours about the same...

    Hi harry mac

    You did buy yours about the same time as me, 10 years ago. But my definitely did not come from Bob at Arundel Classic Guns.
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    Hi harry mac I have been trying, but have been...

    Hi harry mac
    I have been trying, but have been unable to remember from whom I purchased the rifle. All I do remember is it was about 10 years ago. And like your rifle, when I purchased mine it had...
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