+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12

Thread: Auction Gambling - Mystery Game!

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Contributing Member rcathey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Last On
    Today @ 02:39 PM
    Location
    St. Louis, MO Area
    Posts
    981
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    02:01 PM

    Auction Gambling - Mystery Game!

    I suppose I'm giving a bit of a clue by posting in this forum but here's just a bit of forum fun for us. Items should be in next week sometime.

    Can anyone see what I think I found here?




  2. # ADS
    Friends and Sponsors
    Join Date
    October 2006
    Location
    Milsurps.Com
    Posts
    All Threads
    Banner AD Space Available - Click HERE to Inquire We specialise in military utensils and artefacts such as helmets, daggers, medals and badges, etc.  The on-line store is intended for personal browsing and searching of collecting objects. All items are provided historical value only and can be used for home collection or other purposes except of fascism, Nazism or other extremism manifestation or its propaganda. LIMITED TIME OFFER FROM THE AMERICAN GUNSMITHING INSTITUTE: Get Immediate Online Access To AGI's NEW Armorer's Course for Glock Pistols, Covering Every Generation of Glocks, Including the Latest Model 42/43 and Double Stack Pistols for ONLY $7.00! Brian Dick ... BDL Ltd. - Specializing in British and Commonwealth weapons Chuck in Denver ... Buy-Sell-Trade .. Guns, Cars Motorcycles We pride ourselves on being the new lowest price listing service, and the simplest to use. If you need to buy or sell collectible firearms or any firearm in your legal possession, then this is the place for you. If you’re a big collector clearing house, or other seller that could benefit from a Premium seller account, then we can also support you here at Gunonline.com. Your source for the finest in High Power Competition Gear. Here at T-bones Shipwrighting we specialise in vintage service rifle: re-barrelling, bedding, repairs, modifications and accurizing. We also provide importation services for firearms, parts and weapons, for both private or commercial businesses.
     

  3. #2
    Really Senior Member m1903rifle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Last On
    07-07-2019 @ 08:02 AM
    Location
    Knoxville,TN
    Age
    74
    Posts
    257
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    03:01 PM
    I think I see at least part of a M1899 carbine hand guard.

  4. Avoid Ads - Become a Contributing Member - Click HERE
  5. #3
    Contributing Member rcathey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Last On
    Today @ 02:39 PM
    Location
    St. Louis, MO Area
    Posts
    981
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    02:01 PM
    Thread Starter
    Quote Originally Posted by m1903rifle View Post
    I think I see at least part of a M1899 carbine hand guard.
    Bingo!

    That's what I'm hoping for as well. The other bits are worth some money if I can identify them, of course. But if that's a handguard in good shape, I did well.
    We'll known once it gets here!

  6. #4
    Advisory Panel browningautorifle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Last On
    Yesterday @ 11:16 PM
    Location
    Victoria BC
    Posts
    21,838
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    12:01 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by m1903rifle View Post
    part of a M1899 carbine hand guard.
    Quote Originally Posted by rcathey View Post
    if that's a handguard in good shape
    Part...I only see half. Like, the left side. Hope it's just optics and the rest is complete.
    Regards, Jim

  7. #5
    Contributing Member rcathey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Last On
    Today @ 02:39 PM
    Location
    St. Louis, MO Area
    Posts
    981
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    02:01 PM
    Thread Starter
    Quote Originally Posted by browningautorifleicon View Post
    Part...I only see half. Like, the left side. Hope it's just optics and the rest is complete.
    That’s the exciting part, haha.


  8. Thank You to rcathey For This Useful Post:


  9. #6
    Contributing Member rcathey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Last On
    Today @ 02:39 PM
    Location
    St. Louis, MO Area
    Posts
    981
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    02:01 PM
    Thread Starter
    Well, it's all there...just in pieces. Oh well. Still worth some money to someone that wants a project!

    I've attached some pictures of some other neat goodies from the same auction. I think the piston nut is really cool! Anyone ever seen one packaged like this? It was hard to get a clear picture of but it's a Quality Hardware.










    I should end up doing pretty well on everything. I got a lot of scope mounts and sights and a few other military things. A good auction, for sure!

  10. #7
    Advisory Panel browningautorifle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Last On
    Yesterday @ 11:16 PM
    Location
    Victoria BC
    Posts
    21,838
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    12:01 PM
    Too bad about the handguard though, someone will still take it and glue it or microbed or some such... Yes, neat piston nut. A few other military things?
    Regards, Jim

  11. #8
    Contributing Member rcathey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Last On
    Today @ 02:39 PM
    Location
    St. Louis, MO Area
    Posts
    981
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    02:01 PM
    Thread Starter
    Quote Originally Posted by browningautorifleicon View Post
    A few other military things?
    Happy to share! This isn't all from the same auction but I've picked this stuff up here and there over the last week or so.














  12. #9
    Advisory Panel browningautorifle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Last On
    Yesterday @ 11:16 PM
    Location
    Victoria BC
    Posts
    21,838
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    12:01 PM
    Some nice stuff, some needs a bit of help. I know that's all part of it. I have one of those Mk2s with a fiber scabbard too...
    Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	001.JPG‎
Views:	25
Size:	1.40 MB
ID:	100017   Click image for larger version

Name:	005.JPG‎
Views:	25
Size:	878.5 KB
ID:	100019   Click image for larger version

Name:	004.JPG‎
Views:	24
Size:	837.2 KB
ID:	100018   Click image for larger version

Name:	008.JPG‎
Views:	24
Size:	970.6 KB
ID:	100020   Click image for larger version

Name:	009.JPG‎
Views:	22
Size:	1.05 MB
ID:	100021  
    Regards, Jim

  13. #10
    Contributing Member rcathey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Last On
    Today @ 02:39 PM
    Location
    St. Louis, MO Area
    Posts
    981
    Local Date
    07-16-2019
    Local Time
    02:01 PM
    Thread Starter
    I was intrigued by the VP marking. Do you happen to know what that means in this context?

    In the St. Louis area, VP means "Veiled Prophet." I see lots of souvenir stuff from that..which I suppose is why it jumped out at me.
    Veiled Prophet Ball - Wikipedia

+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Auction Mystery: Is that an M1C Sniper???
    By rcathey in forum M1 Garand/M14/M1A Rifles
    Replies: 33
    Last Post: 11-22-2018, 04:35 PM
  2. Online Auction - Mystery Ammo?
    By rcathey in forum Ammunition and Reloading for Old Milsurps
    Replies: 70
    Last Post: 11-14-2018, 08:37 PM
  3. Auction Gambling - 1903 C-Stock?
    By rcathey in forum M1903/1903A3/A4 Springfield Rifle
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 06-17-2018, 08:54 AM
  4. Game - picture
    By CINDERS in forum The Watering Hole OT (Off Topic) Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-07-2017, 11:04 AM
  5. British 303 FMJ on game
    By seabot2 in forum Ammunition and Reloading for Old Milsurps
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-11-2011, 08:37 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts