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...
NIKE- The Swoosh with a Douche
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 [Roman] legions had crumbled not because organizational weaknesses, technological backwardness, or even problems of command and discipline, but because of the dearth of free citizens who were willing to fight for their own freedom and the values of their civilization.”
— Victor Davis Hanson, Why the West Has Won
Very interesting. Nice post.
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