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#1 mondabottle

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 11:51 AM

https://www.gunbroke.../item/787754096

Just bought this on Gun Broker. I was the only bidder seems strange.  What do you think?


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#2 BORE

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 01:06 PM

The wood is reproduction .


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#3 mondabottle

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 03:49 PM

The wood is reproduction .

How can you tell? It was advertised as NOS


Edited by mondabottle, 09 October 2018 - 04:31 PM.

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 06:25 PM

Just by looking at it. I have handled at least 6 or 7 original paratrooper stocks over the years . It does not even have the cross ( reinforced)  bolts  in..

It is new but not WW2 factory original. Sorry for the bad news.    BORE.


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Posted 10 October 2018 - 06:09 AM

If memory serves, the seller did a limited run of about 5 stocks when he built a semi replica M55.

There was a thread on gunboards some time ago.

He built a semi Hyde replica also.

 

https://forums.gunbo...d&highlight=M55

 

https://forums.gunbo...&highlight=HYDE


Edited by GUNGUY45, 10 October 2018 - 07:17 AM.

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#6 emmagee1917

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 01:10 PM

I would have the buyer stop shipment and refer to this thread . As said above , it is not NOS , only a new reproduction . I have one original , and the lack of the bolts is a dead give away .

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#7 ron_brock

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 01:19 PM

Hes currently selling the Hyde and design in gunbroker. Spent some time here gathering data while working on the project.

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 09:06 PM

Photo #5 is a different stock by the grain and color. I would definitely cancel the purchase and report them to GB mgt.


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#9 ron_brock

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Posted 17 October 2018 - 06:19 PM

Were you successful to cancel or is another listed?

https://www.gunbroke.../item/788912393

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#10 skoda

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Posted 17 October 2018 - 08:36 PM

Same set of photos as the last listing.


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#11 ron_brock

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 07:47 PM

Pics from the auction and an original.
Original
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Auction
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Posted 26 October 2018 - 07:58 AM

The screws for the metal hardware are also incorrect. Todd in Oregon


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Posted 05 November 2018 - 05:09 PM

I think he’s been trying to sell these for a while, please refer to this thread from 2016

http://www.machinegu...showtopic=19801
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#14 ron_brock

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 07:09 PM

Kilroy,

Thank you for tying all the puzzle pieces together! Great reference here for those wanting to buy an M55 stock

Ron
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