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by hotto
Fri 19 Jul 2019, 14:06
Forum: Molins Number 4 Mark 1
Topic: Is this a No 4?
Replies: 3
Views: 24

Re: Is this a No 4?

Hi Gotavapen
This is a French Air Force Signal Pistol M 1962
Best regards
Horst
by hotto
Thu 18 Jul 2019, 13:24
Forum: Other & unidentified American flare guns
Topic: VERY made in USA
Replies: 4
Views: 18

Re: VERY made in USA

Hi Gotavapen this is a Signal pistol Mark IV This bronze pistol was an exact replica of the French signal pistol model "1914-18". In the battlefields of the First World War, the American soldiers quickly realized that the caliber 10 of their own signal pistols was completely inadequate. A remedy was...
by hotto
Sun 07 Jul 2019, 20:44
Forum: Swedish flare guns
Topic: Followed with Centurion tank
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: Followed with Centurion tank

Hi Gotavapen
This pistol was called Pistol till stridsvagn 81 in Sweden. It was only used by the crews of the Centurion tanks.
Best regards
Horst
by hotto
Sun 07 Jul 2019, 20:37
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol
Replies: 12
Views: 995

Re: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol

Hi Gotavapen
this is not Finnish. This is a Danish M/88 Signal Pistol. The SA stamp stand for Soeartilleriet (Sea Artillery).
Best regards
Horst
by hotto
Thu 16 May 2019, 18:48
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: Swiss M17/38
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: Swiss M17/38

Hello Rob,
I'll give you some information, but I think your pistol is not an M17 / 38 but an M17. Can you post a picture? Please give me the thickness from the wall of the barrel. If I have this information, I can help you.
Greeting Horst
by hotto
Sun 23 Dec 2018, 21:06
Forum: Show your flare gun ammunition
Topic: Yugoslav case
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: Yugoslav case

Hi Blade

The Yugoslav M29 pistol is designed for the French 25 mm caliber.
Greeting Horst
by hotto
Sun 02 Sep 2018, 00:49
Forum: Molins Number 4 Mark 1
Topic: No4 Mk 1* Information needed
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: No4 Mk 1* Information needed

Hi Howart,

SM is the Singer Manufacturing, Clydebank, Scotland

best regards
Horst
by hotto
Sun 29 Apr 2018, 20:58
Forum: Show your flare gun ammunition
Topic: Finnish signal cartridges
Replies: 3
Views: 1538

Re: Finnish signal cartridges

25 mm cartridges second model. At the beginning of the winter war in 1939, the production was simplified. There were now only black, 77 mm long cases. These had essentially the same feeling signs as their predecessor models. Cartridges with a white star had a white cardboard lid with the name of the...
by hotto
Sun 29 Apr 2018, 19:25
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol
Replies: 12
Views: 995

Re: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol

From 1941 Finland becam also Walther pistols from Germany. The pistol shown here was produced in 1942 at ERMA in Erfurt. The SA - stamp (Suomen Armeija) identifies it as the property of the Finnish Army, the additional stamp Lj. (Lentojoukot) is the property stamp of the Air Force. Both the SA stamp...
by hotto
Sun 29 Apr 2018, 18:56
Forum: Show your flare gun ammunition
Topic: Finnish signal cartridges
Replies: 3
Views: 1538

Finnish signal cartridges

25 mm - Finnish manufactured cartridges The company Nils Dahl in Järvenpää started producing signal cartridges in the late twenties, following the example of the first generation signal cartridges from Belgium. These cartridges had a 80 mm long cardboard tube with a 7.5 mm high brass bottom. There w...

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