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  1. Value of German Drilling - Pre WWII

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello! This looks like an amazing forum- I just joined. This drilling was my grandfather's- he brought it back from Germany after WWII. I would LOVE to know more about it, including its value for insurance purposes, and any information about how I should best care for it- this is the only...
  2. Post-WWII discharge letter from USN

    General Military Arms & History Forum
    I'm currently cleaning out my late father's home and came across this letter addressed to my grandfather. I think it's just an amazing souvenir that offers a moving tribute to a truly great generation of Americans!
  3. Arisaka T99 "Last Ditch" Markings

    Curio & Relics Forum
    Hi, new to this forum, hoping that you all could shed a bit of light on what I believe to be a Arisaka T99 "Last Ditch" rifle. I have never seen such a crudely produced firearm, which appears to be using a die-cast receiver? The solid wood stock has a metal buttplate. Front sight post is...
  4. arisaka type 99 .410 shotgun

    Technical Questions & Information
    hello i have an arisaka type 99 rifle that is a .410 shotgun appears to be original and not modified - has anyone else seen one or no about this conversion has no sights and bead only, looks cool tried british brass and seems to chamber well thanks rich baran
  5. Help with a WWII Colt 45 pistol.

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I know you have already addressed the value of some WW II .45s, but would appreciate help with this one as well. This is a Colt M1911A1 US Army. Colt’s PTFA MFG CO Hartford CT USA, Serial # 1207255. Bluing is about 80%, with some small nicks and scratches. I believe manufacture date was 1943...
  6. Value? - Blank Slide Beretta 1934 w/Holster

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I am wondering what my Beretta might be worth. I have no ideas, as I happened into it almost by accident. I thought I was buying a gun from the 1970s, not a WWII relic. Here are photos that EVERY marking on the gun. There's nothing else, not even a caliber marking. Thanks in advance.
  7. 1941 Izhevsk M91/30 Mosin-Nagant odd stock marking

    Curio & Relics Forum
    First off hello i'm new to TFF! I bought a Mosin-Nagant awhile back and after sifting through pictures online to identify it, I'm still stumped about this odd "B" marking inside the right finger groove in front of the bolt. All of the serial numbers match but I've never seen this on any other...