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  1. I was given this Bayonet & Scabbard. After researching the internet, I discovered that it is a British, Wilkonson 1907 GR (George Rex Bayonet) and Scabbard. I aldo found out the George Rex Bayonets were made after 1910 through WWII. On top of the 1907 it is stamped but I cannot make all of it out. The over all length is 22 3/4 inches, Bayonet is 21 7/8 inches, blade is 17 inches. The grips re stamped with a crown in the middle on both sides. There is a partial X on the reverse side of the blade indication George Rex. The Scabbard is leather with a stitched rib. The stitching is still tight
  2. Can anyone tell me what this Japanese Cleaning Kit goes to and is it complete. I don't think the oiler for the rear Ammo pouch goes with this set. Kaydees kaydees@embarqmail.com
  3. The bag is a powder bad for the Type 41 Mountain Gun. It was full of the powder that was poured into the shell and then the round was seated into the shell. The primer was then inserted into the shell then the protective plug was removed. That is what all the plugs were for. Then the fuse was screwed into the top. The shell was then ready to be fired. kaydee
  4. I just got these images of the fusewith the gaine and the Shipping Container it goes in. There is also an image of the Type 88 Model 2 with an exploded gaine kaydees Dwight
  5. Thanks to Ed. Strazdes at Inert-Ord.Net the answer has been solved. Through research, he found out that there are four more Type 88 fuses. ED found four other “Type 88” fuzes: Type 88 Model 4 Instantaneous-Delay Fuze , 12cm &20cm Guns Type 88 Model 2 Nose Fuze, 12cm-20cm Guns Type 88 Small (Gun) Base Fuze, 15cm Guns Type 88 Small (Howitzer-Mortar) Base fuze, 12cm & 150mm howitzers These are navy fuses used on the big guns. I am still looking for an image of the fuse with the gaine. I would also like to purchase one if any members have one. These are
  6. Rod, I am a little confused. The date on the cab says 1941 but your link, type Weapon adoption date Type of gun used  Eighty-eight type fuze January 1964 Fifty-two caliber twelve caliber regular shots  Forty-nine caliber twelve caliber high-angle guns regular bullets  Forty-five caliber twelve caliber high-angle guns regular bullets  Forty-five caliber twelve caliber No. 4 regular bullets  Type 98 Twenty-seven high -angle guns Gun Regular Shot  Fifty Caliber High-angle Gun Regular Shot  Eighty-eight type fuze July 1964 Same as above  Eighty-eight type fuze ty
  7. Can anyone tell me or post an image of what goes in this Japanese WWII Fuse shipping Container?? I know the Translation on the lid says; Top row: Type 88 fuze, second version. Packing number: Toyo ARQ (the Toyo is probably short for Toyokawa, as seen below) Far left, upper vertical column of two characters: Powder. Upper band to the right of that: Type M66 Lower band to the right of that: Showa 16, second month (February 1941). Far left, lower column of two vertical characters: Fuze (primer, detonating part) Upper band to the right of that: Production date: S
  8. Can anyone give me information on this sling and what it goes to????? Dwight Brown kaydee kaydees@embarqmail.com
  9. I got the translation thanks! kaydees
  10. Can any one help with translating this Japanese Arm Band???
  11. Bill, What do you mean "Looks Like 16 (1941)" the Kanji???? kaydees Dwight
  12. Can someone tell me what this case went to. I thought it might be a case for a tripod or something similar. kaydees
  13. deskrieg, Any idea as to what time erw these were used. Kaydees
  14. I need information on these Japanese Telescoping Flags. Any information is appreciated. kaydees
  15. Need help with translation on this Japanese 20X telescope and any other information available. Thanks in advance for any help, kaydees
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