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by 72 usmc
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 1895 Mauser
Replies: 9
Views: 91
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Re: 1895 Mauser

carbine https://www.libertytreecollectors.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=8091&idcategory=82 short rifle https://www.libertytreecollectors.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=4765&idcategory=82 Carbine & short rifle____Both had bent bolts so if you have a long rifle the bolt was switch...
by 72 usmc
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 1895 Mauser
Replies: 9
Views: 91
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Re: 1895 Mauser

Here is a reference library with all the close up views of an Chilean 1895 rifle . They also have the carbine and short rifle shown: https://www.libertytreecollectors.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=4757&idcategory=82 Here is their view of a correct bolt and its markings: Screen Shot 2018-0...
by 72 usmc
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 1895 Mauser
Replies: 9
Views: 91
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Re: 1895 Mauser

see this http://dutchman.rebooty.com/1895Chile.html all the close up markings cartouches and details for a correct matching rifle are shown on PP. 278-281 in Bolt action Military Rifles of the World by Mowbray & Puleo 2009. Get a copy -- a must have book. On a Chilean 1895 all numbers match and are ...
by 72 usmc
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Books and Literature
Topic: Communist Bloc Handguns
Replies: 1
Views: 143
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Re: Communist Bloc Handguns

Great news! The Communist Bloc Handguns arrived early from the printers and yours will be shipping out tomorrow by US Mail. Please allow a week to 10 days for delivery. My book shipped out today. I will post a table of contents page when it arrives. It sounds like they are ready for order& ASAP shi...
by 72 usmc
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 53
Views: 10895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

I just noticed this, but this appears to be a double loop, clip-on holder on this Snead lamp??? Is that a clip on I see on this "Uncle Ed " Snead lamp under the helmet. See the ad on page 1 of this post. Look closely under the helmet. I see one socket.
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by 72 usmc
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Military Surplus k98ks commonly found at gun shows
Replies: 92
Views: 6798
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Re: Military Surplus k98ks commonly found at gun shows

Our largest, at the Fond du Lac, Wi fair grounds that was on 15 April. added here are some old comments from past shows: http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=79&t=1345&p=7129&hilit=fond+du+lac+gun+show#p7129 http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=390&p=1718&hilit=fond+du+l...
by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 276
Views: 11544
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Re: Spurs

Here is a link to one of many Fort union archaeology CRM reports. The Fort Union trading post is in ND and dates to 1828-1867 and its reports deal with more information on material culture. On the bottles and buttons, metal as well a personal items and general hardware. A great reference on early po...
by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Military Surplus k98ks commonly found at gun shows
Replies: 92
Views: 6798
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Re: Military Surplus k98ks commonly found at gun shows

The last gun show was real sparce on K98 mausers. No RCs, no Israeli K98s. Over 500 tables :snooty: :snooty:
by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 53
Views: 10895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

Here is a 1915-1920s generalized example of the gas lamp technology and how they came. By the 1920s rural electrification was on the start. By the 1930s most cities had electricity. Small towns and rural areas did not. Random examples of Gas lamps used in towns, most rural areas used candles & oil/ ...
by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 53
Views: 10895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

Next The Snead Gas Lamp The Art of Illumination by Louis Bell PH.D , 1902, McGraw Publishing Company, NY ----source for the Welsbach Burner http://www.iar.unicamp.br/lab/luz/ld/Hist%F3ria/the_art_of_illumination.pdf A Snead Gas Lamp notice a tall harp on the outside of the glass chimney must have he...
by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Mosin Nagant trench art???
Replies: 3
Views: 105
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Re: Mosin Nagant trench art???

this is the source a collector > lots of more pictures at source:


His table of collectable trench art.
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by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 53
Views: 10895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

gr-fitters.jpg source https://www.pinterest.com/pin/414542340673389025/ No one has actually seen a parchment Snead shade or even a damaged wire frame from such a shade. It is unknown if the shade's frame had a center hole with supporting spokes radiating outward to the upper shade support loop ( a ...
by 72 usmc
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 53
Views: 10895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

The Lamp Shade It appears that there were ultimately two types of lamp shades offered. The first lamp shade type featured a metal doughboy helmet. Quite likely this was the shade provided with the first lamps made available. The second one had an open top and was composed of Strathmore Vellum Parch...
by 72 usmc
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Mosin Nagant trench art???
Replies: 3
Views: 105
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Mosin Nagant trench art???

Very odd piece. I'd love to find this at a flee market.
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by 72 usmc
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 53
Views: 10895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

I found one, A Snead Victory oil/kerosene lamp variation . source: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/wwi-kerosene-75mm-victory-lamp-flier-139974185 Rare Kerosene Variation Snead & Co. Victory Lamp With Original Flier and Order Form 75MM Projectile From Morgan Explosion *************************...

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