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Cursive French Letter Prefixes as seen on MAS Weapons

Les Fusils Militaires Français, Chassepot, Gras, Lebel, Berthier et MAS 36
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Cursive French Letter Prefixes as seen on MAS Weapons

#1 Post by Zeliard » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:34 pm

Originally Posted by VonMazur.

Gentlemen; This the pix requested of Cursive letters as seen on MAS Firearms.

The fine chart was provided by KELT, our esteemed French Moderator. It is an official document giving the form and usage of the letters....

This is the best I can post right now, I will make some more close up pix later...

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This is an Official French Chart of Cursive letters. Provided by KELT.

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"F" Series, in this case a Mle 1944 Rifle

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"G" Series

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"H" Series, often mistaken for "K"

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"J" Series, rare! and often reported as "F". Note: This is actually a Cursive letter "I", but the collectors call it "J" in the US

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"K" Series, often confused with "H"

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"L" Series

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"M" Series, M & N are sometimes mistaken for each other

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"N" Series, often hard to decipher

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"P" Series

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The notorious "Q" often reported as a "Fancy 2"

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Re: Cursive French Letter Prefixes as seen on MAS Weapons

#2 Post by 72 usmc » Sun May 06, 2018 10:47 am

This was way at the bottom and I could not find it, so bump to the top of the section so its easy to find should be a sticky.
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