the Boer War Mauser #6688 shown at 9:35 in Ian McCullum's [SP?] Forgotten Weapons -
is just three digits younger than mine - #6691.
How and when did they get separated? What stories they would tell if they could!
Mine was taken from its owner on May 10th 1901 after the Korannafontein skirmish/débacle was over.This message has been edited. Last edited by: tacfoley,
Indeed. Martial Mausers are a history book unto themselves and the volumes are endless. Thank you for sharing.
They are going to need them back.
Eeewwww, don't touch it!
Here, poke at it with this stick.
They’d be better off with some Vector R4’s...
"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week." George S. Patton
I've just had a post on gunboards.com from 'Slim kerel' who has #6334 - AND he, too, lives in UK. I've asked him if he would like a photo-op meet-up.
Pretty cool, eh?
That was a very informative video; thanks.
“The fundamental cause of trouble in the world today is that the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
— Bertrand Russell
Very interesting. Nice post.
"Red hair and black leather, my favorite color scheme"
|Powered by Social Strata|