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    Here is a cut down Ross rifle used to launch smoke for sale in Canada
    Ross Smoke Discharger - Deactivated - Collector's Source, Military Collectibles Online
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    Something else to add to the saga of the chopped SMLE's.... A converted Gew98, although it is unknown when this was done. Currently for sale on the Arundel Militaria website.

    Cheers,
    Steve.

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    I just found these images and thought I’d resurrect this old thread. Note the cut down rifles on the back board.

    Regimental Sergeant Major D C M Glenister of West Ham and Sergeant R Baldry from West Hartlepool, both serving in the Corps of Military Police, with a collection of weapons confiscated from displaced persons. It was illegal at this time for civilians to hold weapons of any kind. Germany 1945
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    Excellent photos - thanks.

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    Interesting to see the 2 rifles leaning against the front of the table-woodwork cut down. but still with intact length barrels!

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    Looks like a copy of the Mk5 Enfield designed to burst eardrums and break shoulders.

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