New addition to the collection

Discussion in 'Curio & Relics Forum' started by FlashBang, Jun 16, 2012.

  1. FlashBang

    FlashBang Member

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    Just picked up a Howa Royal Thai Police M1 Carbine in very nice condition for my collection. Best part of all I got it for $300.00.
    There are not many of these around and I'm stoked to get one in my collection.
  2. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nice score. Are you going to post any pics?
  3. FlashBang

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    Soon as I take some...
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    Here are a couple of quick shots. The GI ammo band is not correct for the weapon as it was issued to the Royal Thai Police, but the guy I got it from didn't know that. I just haven't taken it off yet.

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  5. FlashBang

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    Here is a shot of the Royal Thai Police stamp. The shot is a little fuzzy as I couldn't get the macro to kick in on my camera, I'll try to get a better shot later.

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  6. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    Nice find sir, will there be a range report soon?;)
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  7. montezumaz

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    S-W-E-E-T find!
  8. rogertc1

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    I like that crest. Has a pot belly stock. Can't tell if the stock is cut for the auto switch. Round bolts were used in the carbine full auto versions. Can't find if the Jap versions were once full auto.
    Good find only about 800 imported before they banned importation.
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2012
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