Asil76

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  1. Thats great Simon thank you very much for your help
  2. its does look very similar doesn't it... I think you could be right... interesting, so it's US? never thought of it being US. Do you think it is original? I've never seen it before so wondered if it was authentic...
  3. It does look similar my only thought was its quite slim being about 1.75 inches wide and just under 4 inches long. I did wonder if perhaps it was German rather than British. Although my initial thought was British. The only reason being, if it could be German for the MP40 Semi Automatic Machine Pistol, but again I though the Magazines for the gun were longer. hmmm very puzzling.
  4. Hi I came across this Magazine case. Firstly I had no idea as to what it was as was wrapped in wax type paper, unwrapping it saw it was a magazine case but I have no idea for what kind of Automatic Rifle it would have been used for. Also I think its British and from the WW2 era, but again I don't really know. I was hoping someone on here would be able to help. Thank you all in advance for all the info you may have
  5. Hi Paul, Yes I've had a really good look and no such luck on the name... sadly will never know who it belonged to, but it really is lovely all the same...
  6. Yes it is lovely and I won't be planing on selling it anytime soon It has been fascinating to find out more about it and the H.A.C.
  7. Hi Trooper_D Thank you for the link, I assume what the medals sold for was more related to the connection to the person and the other medal. I'm just amazed by the craftsmanship in this medal it really is lovely.
  8. wow that really interesting I would love to know who it belonged to, but I don't think that will be possible, I look at the link you gave Peter but sadly couldn't see anything for 1897 so can't guess at a name
  9. Thank you Peter for getting in touch so quickly So does the H.A.C stand for 'Honourable Artillery Company?' I've not seen one before from my little google search I saw this medal had sold with another long service medal (to an officer) for over £600 I'm guessing that was more to do with the other medal and the officer it pertained to than this lovely little one. So have know idea of value for this medal like I said I wasn't even sure this was a genuine medal as not seen one before. Thank you so much for the link I look forward to checking it out
  10. Hi, I came across this little medal which I think is an Anniversary medal I'm not sure what H.A.C stands for I've had a bit of a google and came up with 'Honourable Artillery Company' would this be correct? Firstly I would love to know if this is a genuine medal and also what would have given for? Love to know your thoughts, sorry if I have posted this in the wrong section if I have please could someone guide where I should have posted this?
  11. That's great Brian Thank you I really look forward to hearing from you, there are really interesting and really small (Well I think they are small). So any information would be most gratefully received.
  12. Hi There, I came across this post and was hoping you would be able to help me with further information. My father has been having a bit of a sort through and came across these Hiatt Handcuffs and I was wondering how old they are? The diameter of the handcuffs seems very small (7cm) so wondered if they were for women or children? As you can tell I really don't know much about them and my father doesn't know much other than they were given to him in his teens by a family friend.
  13. HI Grey Thank you for the translation is ealing interesting, been interesting to look up Gu Zhutong (made be made up name also).
  14. I think a database would be really helpful. Although this forum site has to be the most helpful one I have found thus far. I'm pleased I didn't spend loads as it was part of other items which I know I little bit more about. you always hope for that rare find in the bottom of the box which means you can give up the day job... Still I have found it really interesting to find out about it and thank you for all your help.