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MG Sling and Ammo Tin

Article about: Hi all, just wanted your opinion on the MG sling and Ammo tin, I believe they might be ex Russian stock, sling is in very good condition, can in same state and I think dated 41, any advice o

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    Hi all, just wanted your opinion on the MG sling and Ammo tin, I believe they might be ex Russian stock, sling is in very good condition, can in same state and I think dated 41, any advice or info would be great
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    Ben

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    Could be wrong, but ammo box looks like Yugo apple green repaint.Excuse the condition of mine,have not given it TLC yet.But it's Yugo.
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    But I take it it is originally WW2 German?
    Ben

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    Hi Ben, the box is original wartime German production. The paint might be postwar? Wartime German paint is usually applied over a red oxide base primer. "Field grey" can vary in shade a great deal. Sometimes it is hard to judge. Did this box come from Tony?

    Postwar Yugo paint, like shown above is a very light green shade. So is Norwegian paint.

    The black paint/lacquer on the metal work on the sling will most likely be applied by the Soviets. But that will come off easilly if need be.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi Ade, the paint is quite a dark green so could be Norwegian, it is not as light as the Yugo green. The can and sling came from Blackpool
    Ben

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    cool thanks for sharing

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