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Gun Show Finds

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Gun Show Finds

Postby mg34nz » Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:07 pm

Gun Show booty this weekend

Had a guy come up to me with this lot, he knew I was restoring Maxim guns and had these left overs from way back in the dark ages when he had some Maxim guns Obviously a stripped feed block, water plugsand water fitting are 08 and the firing pin may be Vickers but the other bits are a mystery, one bit looks British (brass chain and 1918 dated)one sight slider has Imperial German proof marking, another may be a sight part from a SMLE sight. Any insight into what the mystery objects may be would be great.

I asked what sort of price he wanted and he declared that I could fuel his alcoholism bu buying him a bottle of brandy as an exchange....Great deal and much definitely appreciated

Thanks Andy
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Maker marked water fitting ;-)
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SMLE adjustable sight?
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Imperial marked mystery slider
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Imperial Marked mystery slider
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1918 dated mystery item
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1918 dated mystery item...British? Vickers?
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Re: Gun Show Finds

Postby www.Prussia.us » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:58 pm

Not sure myself, but those are some cool items.
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Re: Gun Show Finds

Postby fjruple » Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:28 am

The Imperial marked slider is probably for an Imperial German Mauser 98. It looks like the slider on my Imperial German Navy 1898 Mauser.

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Re: Gun Show Finds

Postby dwmmg08 » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:16 am

The slider looks like it belongs on a standard Gewehr 98 with the roller coaster sight, I think that's what it is- neat score! You did great!

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Re: Gun Show Finds

Postby TactAdv » Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:50 pm

Bottom picture/question.....Yes, all Vickers items, steel feedblock, firing pin, water jacket plug, jacket connector quick connect fitting, etc. Good find. Steel feedblocks are WWII vintage, probably Aussie.....look for a 'MA' stamping.

Good spares to have.

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