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CG '96 Swede, 1911 with Unit Disk in stock

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CG '96 Swede, 1911 with Unit Disk in stock

#1 Post by KneverKnew » Tue May 15, 2018 9:46 pm

It took me 30 years but I finally found a friend for my 1903 CG 96/38.
It's matching best I can tell, and the brass stock disk is different from all the others I've seen which typically tell the condition of the bore. This one us a "unit disk" or "regiment disk?"
It is marked "A5" over "No 1131." Any way to determine which unit this is from?
These pictures are ones I got from the auction house I purchased it from. I'll take detailed pictures soon.

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#2 Post by vandle » Wed May 16, 2018 2:35 am

That's a fine speciment sir.

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#3 Post by KneverKnew » Wed May 16, 2018 8:47 am

It shoots M41’s pretty well. A foot high at 100 yards but still groups well. Going to test my reloads soon.

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#4 Post by Rapidrob » Wed May 16, 2018 9:00 am

A very nice rifle.
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#5 Post by lloydiam » Wed May 16, 2018 9:35 am

Nice !..............

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#6 Post by Woody_be » Thu May 17, 2018 6:25 am

I just bought a swedish1907 husqvarna pistol with A5 stamped on the gun with a rack number(...).
On those pistols the A indicated Artillery and 5 was the regiment number.
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#7 Post by KneverKnew » Thu May 17, 2018 7:35 am

Ok thanks. So Artillery Unit 5. Would the No 1151 be the individuals serial number or similar?

I’m trying to look up the information but am getting a lot of different things.

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#8 Post by KneverKnew » Thu May 17, 2018 8:02 am

KneverKnew wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 7:35 am
Ok thanks. So Artillery Regiment 5. No. 1151 is apparently the rifle number for that regiment.

I’m trying to look up the information but am getting a lot of different things.

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#9 Post by KneverKnew » Thu May 17, 2018 8:02 am

KneverKnew wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 7:35 am
Ok thanks. So Artillery Regiment 5. No. 1151 is apparently the rifle number for that regiment.

I’m trying to look up the information but am getting a lot of different things.

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#10 Post by Woody_be » Thu May 17, 2018 4:13 pm

Might be if its the same , and its the regiment number not unit...
If you look up on google gotavapen it explains a lot about swedish pistols and about regimental markings.

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#11 Post by sheepdawg » Wed May 23, 2018 12:46 pm

Very nice.
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#12 Post by KneverKnew » Wed May 23, 2018 1:36 pm

Just curious. Has anyone ever seen an M96 Long rifle made by Husqvarna or did they only do the M38 short rifles?

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