söndag 6 september 2020

Sikte till Stridsvagn 103 (Strv 103)

Visited some flea markets last week and was a bit surprised to find some tank related items. The small lot consist of the sight, laser distance meter + sin spare optics. All for the (in)famous Swedish tank S103.  

Did some minor cleaning and tested the optics during the week and it seems to work well in all ranges.












    








lördag 6 juni 2020

Volksempfänger VE301 and Russian binos

Always fun with some local pickups. Bought this small collection of items from a nice guy in Sävsjö.
Thank you Daniel!

US Colt 1911 leather holster 1943
Russian binoculars. Marked A.Y. Nr7761 1936r 6x30
Volksempfänger VE-301 DYN
German water bottle L&S 1939
German ww2 casing
Model 1886 Lebel bayonets. The French called this style an épée bayonet, after the épée sword used in fencing.This is a later model without the hook.













lördag 2 maj 2020

Svenska Hangö-veteranen Lennart Widestrand

Bought this small lot of items coming from the estate of the Swedish volunteer Lenart Widestrands .

He signed up as a volunteer at 18 years old and served about six month at the Hangö-fronts heavy artillery handling 20.3cm haubits".


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Medaljer och föremål som tillhört den svenske undersergeanten Lennart Widestrand som tjänstgjorde som frivillig på Finlands sida under Andra Världskriget.

1941 vid 18 års ålder anmälde han sig som frivillig på finska ambassaden och tjänstgjorde sex månader på Hangö-fronterna tunga artilleri som hanterade 20,3 cm haubit.

Samlingen består av:

Medlems pin i Svenska Finlandsfrivilligas Minnesförening
Frihetsmedaljen II klass urkund För tapperhet, signerad av Mannerheim 1944
Kustartilleriet minnes kors
Luxenburgiska Ekkronans orden i brons med miniaty - Ordre de la couronne de chêne
Deltagare  i fortsättningskriget 1941-1945
Marskin merkki pin