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BQ97 01-02-2010 05:42 PM

Here is an enlargement of the crossed cannons on the stock.

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/g...cc2b8a92e5.jpg

KnickKnack 01-02-2010 06:36 PM

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Originally Posted by BQ97 (Post 38342)
Here is an enlargement of the crossed cannons on the stock.

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/g...cc2b8a92e5.jpg

This enlargement really brings out the detail. The cartouche matches nothing I have on file for a WWII stock. The shape of the cannon and the buckle are completely different. Anyone else have an original example that matches this?:confused:

MH53Gunner 01-02-2010 10:00 PM

The argument on cartouches will never be settled in my lifetime. I got a stock directly from the CMP and some indicated the cartouche has humped. Who really knows?

4th_AD_son 01-05-2010 12:32 PM

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Originally Posted by KnickKnack (Post 38245)

Also, Type 1 and 1A barrel bands have solid barrel rings. They are not cut at the bottom. Yours appears to be a reproduction.

Upon close inspection of the barrel band, it appears to have been cut off the barrel. As I only have one carbine (type II band), I have nothing to compare. I would like to send it to someone who feels experienced enough to validate one way or the other. I'll provide postage both ways.

tactlt 01-05-2010 01:14 PM

That is super cool and what a wonderful thing for the family. A great thing for a vet and at the same time a deposit into the goodwill bank for firearm owner/collectors.

KnickKnack 01-05-2010 04:30 PM

4th Ad Son, pm sent to you.


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