NEWS AND UPDATES

Recent Additions to Collection

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Belgian 1882 marked Art Dep  Magd

P1875 Volunteer Sawback S84/98 marked 45SGX
    

Baker hand held

M1865/71 sawback pioneer marked.

Mle1866 Chassepot blade etching

Compare two Mle1866 blade spines with same date and manufacturer the blade etching was done individually by hand with acid and wax being used. (thanks to Pierre Renoux for information).

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Birmingham trade made Spanish modelo 1857 socketsat Millmount Museum, Drogheda in Co.Louth. Display of P53 rifles with P1853 and Spanish sockets (thanks to Graham Priest for information).

         

Irish Regimental markings on British bayonets 

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