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    1897 Trench Gun Stock Stamps:

    First of all I wanted to say hello as I a new to the forum. I'm currently working on a 1897 Trench gun clone. Getting closer and I'm looking to see if anyone would be kind enought to "Rent" the crossed cannon and "WB" inspector mark stock stamps? If not does anyone have any they would be interested in selling? Thanks

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    I’m not sure many folks around here look too kindly on these stamps. Too easy to pass a stamped up firearm on to an unsuspecting soul.

    Building a replica sounds like a fun project though! Got any pictures?

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    Yea I understand about trying to pass off as an original. Not my kinda thing though. I don't really sell guns although I need to. Lol I'll get some pics. Thanks

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    Thats like asking has anyone got the E6 stamp and the BSA/H&H stamps so they can make up an M47C/S51 No.4 "T" purely for academic ownership of a faker.......... I am not trying to preempt you but its exactly why the stamps if they are out there should stay in a safe then again if you onsell the gun and destroy the fake stocks then all is good. Sorry but unless someone has a set that are obvious fakes I think you should be content with a look alike from a distance. Sorry to be an anti faker its just my take on the matter of faking real items because in the long run it ruins it for those of us that have outlaid hard earned cash for real specialty investment weapons only to have the price driven down by forgeries.

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    Never say never, but I doubt you'll get a regular member offering these stamps. Better to hunt the internet, we deal in correct here as much as possible.

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