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New lid: US M1

Article about: can anybody give me an idea as to what the dots that are on each side signify,i know the dot behind the spade means 506th but not the others, cheers Dave

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    i spoke to the guy i got it from and he told me the other bits came from a loft but he picked this up nearly 20 years ago from france ,
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  2. #12

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    sorry the pics are a bit dark but the light has started to go ,rgds Dave

  3. #13
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    well im no expert when it comes to marked lids like this but it does look good

  4. #14

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    Hi Dave, to me it looks honest. I think you have another winner.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Dave it looks like one i seen for sale a while back and it went for a rather large amount of money
    i will pm you the site i have seen it on brilliant find m8 AGAIN!!
    cheers ronnie

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    Dave i think you will have a bargain here , in the Hermann Historica auction of the stock from Avranches museum on the Normandy /Brittany border someone has just paid 46,000 ( yes you read it right !! ) for alid in slgihtly better condition than this one !!!


    Hermann Historica - Internationales Auktionshaus fr Antiken, Alte Waffen, Orden und Ehrenzeichen, Historische Sammlungsstcke
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    That was the one Paul E
    cheers Ronnie

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    Quote by 85ronnies View Post
    That was the one Paul E
    cheers Ronnie
    Unfortunately it looks like a completely mad multi millionaire is prowling our hobby which doesn't bode well for us all if people start to think they can sell things for this sort of money
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Hi Dave,
    Nice honest shell you have it a pitty the name is worn out as bugme would ID him for you. Well done on the deal.
    dave.

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    Thanks guys im glad you like it as much as me and that one that sold for 46000 euros is there anything that can be used to show up the worn out letters of the name ? cheers Dave

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