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  1. Hi. I'm still fairly new here. I've been attempting to make a nice replica of a War department ID card. My question is what would the raised stamp which is placed over the photograph say. I've got an original example of the card and I still can't quite read it. Most I've seen say "official" in the center of the stamp but that's all I can make out. I know that the exact wording on the seal would probably change depending on where the ID was issued but Is there anyone out there with an original that could tell me what the stamp says in its entirety...all the way around the seal? than
  2. Hazaa and kudos, you've expressed my feelings exactly.
  3. The fuse hole is threaded and it's not cast out of zinc. Maybe "Ordnance"s post is the way to figure this out. Does anyone know what the symbol stamped on the grenade means? As seen in the pictures it kind of looks like a circle with a slot and an "A" stamped below it. I did some research on Israeli grenades and markings but found no reference to this particular one. Does anyone know what this stamping means, or does anyone know of a good guide from grenade markings?
  4. Hi. This is my first post. I picked this grenade up just a few weeks ago. When I purchased it, it was covered with dirt and grease. You couldn't see much of the paint but I figure it must be grey. After a through scrubbing what emerged was a bright white paintjob with a yellow band painted around the center of the grenade. My initial reaction was that someone was just goofing off with a can of paint. However I'm not so sure now. The paint looks old and what little sections I've scrapped on I can't find any previous color painted underneath it. I am by no stretch of the imagination an exper
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