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Article about: this is a Russian capture K98 that i picked up at a show this past weekend it is a Russian capture that was give to the viet cong to fight the french probly in the 50s and it was brought bac

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    this is a Russian capture K98 that i picked up at a show this past weekend
    it is a Russian capture that was give to the viet cong to fight the french probly in the 50s and it was brought back by a U.S. Sgt
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    i forgot one mark i had a question about it looks like a WII i dont know wat it is for
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    Last edited by MR MATT; 02-27-2010 at 02:42 AM.

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    The mark might have been put there by the vietcong but other than that I have no clue

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    no its not a VC mark I had a rifle that was a WWII bring back with a very similar marking and someone said they believed it to be a barrel proof mark similar to a nitro proof on an english shotgun but I'm not sure. I love the look of this gun! It has just enough those light pits that come from humid conditions to prove the story! Nice example of a vietnam war booty slip also! A+!

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    thats so cool that it was used by some german,then he died or got captured it was either given to a russian soldier to use or put in a storage.then given to a VC guerrila who probably fought the french and US. then a us sgt bought or found it. Very cool and interesting story!!

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