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by hotto
Sun 23 Dec 2018, 21:06
Forum: Show your flare gun ammunition
Topic: Yugoslav case
Replies: 2
Views: 431

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: 511

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: 1487

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: 8
Views: 901

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: 1487

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...
by hotto
Sat 28 Apr 2018, 21:43
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Re: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol

Hi,
The sign on your French pistol means vérifié - proofed. This is the French military acceptance stamp.
Horst
by hotto
Sat 28 Apr 2018, 21:30
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Re: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol

Hello Alpino,
the Belgian pistols have no manufacturer's mark. It is also unknown where they were produced.
Best regards
Horst
by hotto
Sat 28 Apr 2018, 15:20
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Re: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol

..and here another one
Belgian signal pistol model 1925

This is the improved version of the 1917 model. In this gun, the handle was no longer bronze, but forged steel, which greatly improved its stability. There were no other technical changes to the pistol.
by hotto
Sat 28 Apr 2018, 15:14
Forum: Other countries' & unidentified flare guns
Topic: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Re: WW2 Finnish manufactured flare pistol

Hi Alpino, here is another pistol for Finland Belgian signal pistol model 1917 This pistol has been manufactured in Belgium since the beginning of the twenties especially for Finland. This is the replica of the French signal pistol Mle 1917. This pistol is very clean processed. It is not known when ...
by hotto
Fri 30 Mar 2018, 10:33
Forum: Other & unidentified American flare guns
Topic: M-9 Manufacturers
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Re: M-9 Manufacturers

Hi 964AWACS,
I have the manufacturer "G.R.B.CO." found. It is the "Gauged Round Barrel Company".
Best regards
Horst

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