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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Smokpole Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb 01 2022 at 8:21pm
We all know that there are still numerous undocumented parts transfers from one company to another to keep the lines running. So an oddball part in an otherwise all correct carbine is entirely possible and possibly correct/original. That's why we say, don't be in a hurry to change a single seemingly incorrect part. It might just be original.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote PingCMP Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb 01 2022 at 9:17pm
Originally posted by Smokpole Smokpole wrote:

We all know that there are still numerous undocumented parts transfers from one company to another to keep the lines running. So an oddball part in an otherwise all correct carbine is entirely possible and possibly correct/original. That's why we say, don't be in a hurry to change a single seemingly incorrect part. It might just be original.


Yes, and I'm going to lay a few more examples of what I've encountered in my carbine collecting adventures. Stay tuned!

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Matt_X Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun 19 2022 at 3:00pm
Cleaning up the workbench and was delighted to notice the Seymour Smith & Son logo on the spokeshave's blade.

 



(Manufactured replacement magazines)
 

Facilities still extant and apparently available.



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J. L. Clark
from their current website (2022)
Perhaps their best known product today?




One of their first lithographed tinned cans


And a fairly obscure one with their logo on the the bottom.


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Good stuff Matt. Here is one I found awhile back.


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