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Tue May 28, 2013 9:43 pm
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I believe that the LeMat pictured at the beginning of this thread is a pinfire version of the revolver. Addressing the question in regards to replica - I do not believe that anyone is currently manufa ...

Mon May 20, 2013 10:16 pm
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Dixie Gun Works carries a beautiful working repro of the LaMat revolver. Not the model pictured above but of the type more commonly used by the Confederates during the ACW.

http://www.dixiegunworks ...

Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:57 pm
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Sapper....

No apology required Smile

Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:24 pm
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Given the abundance of cattle in southern Africa during the campaign eating off the hoof would have made the most sense simplifying the quartermaster's task since the cattle would transport themselves ...

Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:17 pm
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I have seen examples of the Libby, McNeill & Libby corned beef cans that date from as far back as the Anglo-Boer War but have never seen an example (or even the remains of one) that date from the ...

Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:26 am
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Can anyone tell me what a Zulu War-era biscuit ration looked like? I have searched high and low with no luck. Did they resemble the Huntley and Palmer variety from WWI? I have also had no luck finding ...

Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:23 pm
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I just took a look at his service papers and the only mention of the wound was that it was accidental and in the left cheek. No mention or details of how the incident occurred.

Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:35 pm
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Perhaps that was simply a badly painted water cart and not an artillery piece at all.

Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:49 pm
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I did business with the above mentioned replicaters.com and was pleased with the transaction. I did not purchase an entire uniform from them but a replica RE side cap. In my specific transaction the q ...

Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:05 pm
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I did not notice the January error before but had figured that the old style spelling of "Isandhlwana" may have been used since that is the way (I assume) that it may have been on the origin ...

Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:02 am
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Here are a few screen shots taken in Second Life - the online user created virtual world. The ground appears white since it seems it is winter in Second Life.

A memorial to the Prince Imperial:

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Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:30 pm
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Personally I am not too sure that results similar to those that accompanied the excavations at Little Big Horn would follow in course should a similar investigation be conducted at Isandlwana.

My m ...

Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:46 am
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Here is one of those strange little tidbits that come to light every so often that I thought rorkesdriftvc.com forum members might find interesting.

I recently purchased a CDV photograph of a certa ...

Wed Jul 30, 2008 9:47 pm
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I survived quite well ..thank you Barbara. The only casualties were some of my metal toy soldiers. I lost detatchments of Camel Corps, Hong Kong Constabulary and Natal Native Horse. Seeing them on the ...

Mon Jul 28, 2008 9:16 pm
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To compare the screenplay of a film with a doctorial thesis (even one's own) is a stretch to say the least. The two are so far removed from each other that even the apples and oranges comparison does ...
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