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#1 maxfaxdude

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Posted 17 May 2019 - 10:07 PM

I received an unsolicited invitation from a big machinegun collector/dealer in the Midwest U.S. to go visit the MOD Pattern Room in Leeds.  Has anyone here been there?  


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#2 Black River Militaria CII

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 11:26 AM

You would be a fool to not go it you have the time and resources and have even the slightest interest in MGs. The idea behind that collection showed brilliant foresight and it is one of the most comprehensive collections of MGs in the world and beautifully displayed. To spend some time there is a rare privilege. I met Herb Woodend, longtime director of the museum at its previous location, having met him on one of his trips to the US and regret not having made the effort to go and visit it when he was there. Quite a few people have been there for book research purposes and other reasons and have raved about the expereince.
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Posted 20 May 2019 - 11:49 PM

You would be a fool to not go it you have the time and resources and have even the slightest interest in MGs. The idea behind that collection showed brilliant foresight and it is one of the most comprehensive collections of MGs in the world and beautifully displayed. To spend some time there is a rare privilege. I met Herb Woodend, longtime director of the museum at its previous location, having met him on one of his trips to the US and regret not having made the effort to go and visit it when he was there. Quite a few people have been there for book research purposes and other reasons and have raved about the expereince.

 

Thank you for the information.  Looks like I'll get to meet John Cross there as well. 


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#4 michaelkih

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 05:10 AM

How the heck do you get invited??? Thats awesome man. You gotta go!
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Posted 30 May 2019 - 12:01 AM

How the heck do you get invited??? Thats awesome man. You gotta go!

 

He just invited me.  It looks like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - so I'll definitely be going.  


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