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Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-07-2019, 08:56 PM
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Posted By GatorDoc
Thank you. Did the orange/white part that...

Thank you. Did the orange/white part that designates the seconds serve any other pupose? Seems like a lot of effort when a third hand on the clock for seconds would have sufficed.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-07-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By GatorDoc
Kienzle Clock Information

Hello,
I recently acquired this clock with a grouping of German equipment. I would very much appreciate any information you may have. This clock runs beautifully. Certainly a well made piece. ...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 10-20-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By GatorDoc
Thank you kindly, J

Thank you kindly,
J
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 10-20-2019, 08:12 AM
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Views: 280
Posted By GatorDoc
Do these look good?

Recently found canteen and bread bag. Canteen is marked ESB 41 and wool cover marked 41, assume they are original to each other? Cup is marked SMM 38, assume not original. Bread Bag has a #2 on the...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-15-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By GatorDoc
No baseplate. I am sure at 337 pounds, it was...

No baseplate. I am sure at 337 pounds, it was too heavy to take with them. To give some idea of the weight of this piece:

"For transport, the mortar--including the sight--breaks down into these...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-10-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By GatorDoc
No shells. Here are a few more pics ...

No shells. Here are a few more pics




https://i1003.photobucket.com/albums/af156/GatorMD/IMG_0491.jpg (https://s1003.photobucket.com/user/GatorMD/media/IMG_0491.jpg.html)...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-10-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By GatorDoc
Thanks Guy. I think you may be right about...

Thanks Guy. I think you may be right about yellow markings. Pretty cool that they may have lasted over 70 years on that barrel. I just realized where you saw my Blooper. Its a fun toy. The 40mm...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-10-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By GatorDoc
Additional Characters on Barrel

These are pictures of additional "characters" painted in yellow paint down the length of the barrel. The bipod has remnants of yellow painted writing as well. Does anything look like writing of any...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-10-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By GatorDoc
Need Help Translating Japanese Large Bore Mortar

Hey guys,
I need some help translating the writing on the cup of this mortar. I did post it on one other site seeking translation help at the same time I posted this. I figured between the two...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 09-22-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By GatorDoc
Thanks guys. I figured it was not "issued". He...

Thanks guys.
I figured it was not "issued". He stayed in Germany for a year or so after the war and could have easily traded for it or found it then. That is a German company that made it correct?...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 09-21-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By GatorDoc
Please Help ID Dittert & Co Dagger

Hey guys,
I recently aquired a large grouping of WW2 German bring back militaria from the estate of a 9th Air Corp veteran who recently passed away. This dagger was included in the box. I have not...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 06-30-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By GatorDoc
Does anyone have any ideas as to unit? II/AR43

Does anyone have any ideas as to unit?
II/AR43
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 06-29-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By GatorDoc
Invasion of Poland Beer Stein Help

Hey guys,
I could use some help with this stein. Was given to me but I have no history on it nor have been unable to identify it. It has no identifying makers mark on the bottom and the markings...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 07-11-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By GatorDoc
Thank you for the help. You guys are absolutely...

Thank you for the help. You guys are absolutely right about the storage. It was folded in half, placed in the top pouch of the "fur pack" and stuffed into a seabag. He was a gunner on an LST that...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 07-10-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By GatorDoc
Please Help Identify

Hello,
I recently discovered this hat in a pack of German militaria brought home by a recently deceased uncle. I am likely the first to open this pack in years. Any help is appreciated. Also does...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-22-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By GatorDoc
Einsatz 6 Pouch

Hello,
I was recently given this by a veteran who is a patient of mine. He told me it was picked up in Germany before the wars end. As a physician I am aware of what it is used for ( administering...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-09-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By GatorDoc
Please Help Identify

Hello,
These items were included in a large lot of WWII German items but some do not look right. Is the spade post war? Any help would be greatly appreciated
G...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 03-20-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By GatorDoc
Awesome. Thanks for the information guys.

Awesome. Thanks for the information guys.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 03-20-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By GatorDoc
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a582/GatorDoc1...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a582/GatorDoc1/IMG_2725_zpsh7vxp7dv.jpg (http://s1285.photobucket.com/user/GatorDoc1/media/IMG_2725_zpsh7vxp7dv.jpg.html)...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 03-20-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By GatorDoc
New Box Werkzeugkasten Questions

Hey guys,
I recently purchased this box from a local estate sale here in Florida. I am fairly new to new to collecting of WWII era militaria and was not sure what I had. I took pictures of all the...
Forum: Firearms Forum 03-04-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By GatorDoc
Hello guys, I just found out with some help...

Hello guys,
I just found out with some help from friends that this bolt is for a Chatellerault FM Mle 1924-29.
Fairly infrequently encountered here in the US
Still looking to identify the first...
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-16-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By GatorDoc
What is this part?

Hey guys,
I recently bought a large lot of machine gun parts. One box was labeled MG17 and included quite a few parts that I have identified as being from the MG17. The parts I have included below...
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-04-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By GatorDoc
Thanks for the info guys. This one might make up...

Thanks for the info guys. This one might make up for some of the other junk I have brought home.
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-01-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By GatorDoc
The other is 359. Interestingly both stamps...

The other is 359. Interestingly both stamps appear to be upside down in relation to the magazine and its P38 stamp.
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-01-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By GatorDoc
Hello Geof, I am having a hard time making it...

Hello Geof,
I am having a hard time making it out. It is either jln or jlh.
Do the magazines look correct as well?
Thanks,
J
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