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    I think he then moved on to the props department for the Star Wars films.........

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    Pic #1 well having fired allot of H/Guns the trigger position of that piece what ever it is would be rather interesting I think the selection process for being issued to you was either index finger had to be 7" or more in length as the trigger sits above allot more that a normal H/G. Decent size bore on the barrel as well may have been a good handful when discharged. Invented by the same person that designed the Great Panjandrum Wheel..........in WWII



    Postcript ~ I just learnt its Bobba Fett in disguise being retasked to hunt Ford Prefect in Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CINDERS View Post
    Postcript ~ I just learnt its Bobba Fett in disguise being retasked to hunt Ford Prefect in Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy!
    Ron, to cite a well known supernatural idiom "Don't cross the streams!" I feel a can of worms has been opened and upended...
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    I had to use my Babel Fish to translate it from the message sent to me by Marvin!

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    First photo. That item hanging from the sling was used to ensure the tot of issue rum was measured correctly and indicated how much it was watered down.

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    The Martini conversion looks more like an M79 than an M79 does!

    I wonder if anybody involved in the Niblick program in the 1960's ever saw that and thought they could put a modern twist on it?
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    Maybe a Flare gun for Large Offensives


    Or Naval Signal Gun, it is hanging upside down.
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    Buggar the flare gun I want my shot of rum and the smoke canister smoke to hide in once I get the rum

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    The Martini looks like a WW1 era M79 blooper to me.........or smoke discharger.

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    No 2 looks like a Blanch-Chevallier grenade launcher

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