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    An early rifle, and almost certainly was property...

    An early rifle, and almost certainly was property of the Soldaten Bund. Think of the time it was made/sold, and the customers for these at that time.

    Steve
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    Sent you a private message. Steve

    Sent you a private message.

    Steve
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    C. G. Haenel was the assembly and shipping point...

    C. G. Haenel was the assembly and shipping point for the consortium in Suhl producing DSMs (Verband Suhler Gewehrfabrikanten, e. V.). They only marked a precious few with their own receiver marking...
  4. [QUOTE=DanishMauserFan;277336]Hello. I need a...

    [QUOTE=DanishMauserFan;277336]Hello.
    I need a sling for my Wehrsportgewehr, and was thinking if its the same for a K98 or its a different sling.

    Can one here on the forum help med with that?
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    Get the book and it will answer your questions. ...

    Get the book and it will answer your questions.

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    Here you go, with all the dimensions for each. ...

    Here you go, with all the dimensions for each.

    Steve

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    The "L" is indeed merely a different font for "C"...

    The "L" is indeed merely a different font for "C" on these. I went through every surviving document from this company in the archives at Suhl which pertained to the W625 series and other trainers. ...
  8. Thread: 1936 bsw

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    I would suspect this receiver may have been...

    I would suspect this receiver may have been partially finished, but not completely engraved. It may have been in the bottom of the parts bin. The takeover of the factory occurred in early 1934, but...
  9. Thread: 1936 bsw

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    Likely left the factory in the fall of 1935,...

    Likely left the factory in the fall of 1935, actually. Simson-marked receivers were used in production until supply was exhausted and tooling for the new BSW name/logo was in place for further...
  10. Thread: Schießbuch

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    I think you may be referring to the ID number of...

    I think you may be referring to the ID number of the official who certified the scoring.

    Steve
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    Follow the history. KKWs were a "small...

    Follow the history. KKWs were a "small potatoes" project to Gustloff, and their main importance of making trainers still was to gain favor with the SA. This is why KKW production was moved from...
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    One could only guess at quantities, but certainly...

    One could only guess at quantities, but certainly not a huge number since some of the schools would not have had shooting facilities on site. Subtract from that figure the rifles which did not...
  13. Thread: Mars 115

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    Just put it up on the Forum Trader with a couple...

    Just put it up on the Forum Trader with a couple of additional photos.

    Steve
  14. Thread: Mars 115

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    The cut-out in the hand guard is indeed a loading...

    The cut-out in the hand guard is indeed a loading port, with a sliding cover. Interesting point: the bands, trigger guard, under-trigger guard plate, and butt plate were all made on the same...
  15. Thread: Mars 115

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    I have one which I would almost give away because...

    I have one which I would almost give away because I can't find a replacement for its missing rear sight. Otherwise, complete and all matching.
    Steve
  16. Thread: Mars 115

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    Looks like an ink stamp I have encountered on...

    Looks like an ink stamp I have encountered on some documents concerning youth group activities. I will look for it later today. Can't make out enough letters to give me any clues.

    Steve
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    The oval mark is an Erma mark, with the name in...

    The oval mark is an Erma mark, with the name in script. It is more commonly seen on stocks of their sporters, but it does show up on some of the DSMs.
    Steve
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    The sight was an experiment in "both eyes open"...

    The sight was an experiment in "both eyes open" sighting (such as shotgun targeting) and evidently met with little success or enthusiasm. Refer to pages 54-55 in Training Rifles of Third Reich...
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    As for numbering individual parts: Remember that...

    As for numbering individual parts: Remember that these trainers were NOT military contract being purchased and inspected by RWM. There was NO requirement on manufacturing rights contract to number...
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    Not really a mystery. Although few individuals...

    Not really a mystery. Although few individuals at the time could afford to own one, some could and did. More importantly, there was no requirement to property mark them. Many purchased in small...
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    As I had written in the book on page 498, from...

    As I had written in the book on page 498, from what Max Anschütz stated in correspondence, the company used actions like this in various configurations in order to offer a variety of arms without...
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    Thanks for that clarification and the additional...

    Thanks for that clarification and the additional information, Stephan! I meant to say "Standarte" rather than Gruppe, but was in a hurry. Thanks again!
    Steve
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    For my two pfennigs' worth, here goes: It is...

    For my two pfennigs' worth, here goes: It is definitely S.A. marking, and my vote goes with it being Gruppe 467. The majority of the painted S.A. property marks were from early purchases prior to...
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    [QUOTE=flynaked;252754]Albrecht Kind is AKAH so I...

    [QUOTE=flynaked;252754]Albrecht Kind is AKAH so I assume that’s probably what it is. Commercial rifles marked AKAH are simply done so as they were a retailer; seems kind of interesting that it...
  25. After French occupation of the factory at end of...

    After French occupation of the factory at end of the war, workers were allowed to assemble and finish sporting arms from whatever existing inventory of actions, parts, and components were available. ...
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