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MG34 buttstock - postwar/fake?

Article about: Hi Everyone- I just wanted to post some pics of an MG34 buttstock I have to see whether people think it is postwar/fake. The metal collar hasn't got any legible serial numbers and there is s

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    EDIT: brain fart. This wouldn't fit an M53, obviously!

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    I agree maybe the first one posted was one made by Norway as they used the MG34 for many years post war

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    Some years ago I was given a Norwegian butt which was of a different shape. The part of the butt which is gripped by finger and thumb was not recessed like the originals. I was asked by the owner if I would undertake to alter the profile of the butt, and it turned out very much like the example shown at the beginning of the post.
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