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iJM

Can anyone identify this brass object , not sure if im posting in right place but it has broad arrow markings.

 

Thanks 

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daggers

No idea of scale, but it could be an oil bottle for a rifle, kept in the butt trap with the pullthrough.

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seaJane

I was wondering if a powder scoop for filling cartridges.

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Grovetown
Posted (edited)

SMLE oiler bottle, as Daggers says, stored in the butt.

 

Tons of detail on them here: 

 

SMLE oilers

 

Cheers,

 

GT.

Edited by Grovetown

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iJM
Posted (edited)
38 minutes ago, daggers said:

No idea of scale, but it could be an oil bottle for a rifle, kept in the butt trap with the 

Yes rifle Oil bottle

thanks guys

Edited by iJM

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JMB1943

Apparently, all oil bottles from all makers were inspected by BSA in Birmingham and this is indicated by the italic B of the inspection stamp.

 

Regards,

JMB

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MikB

Yes, you should keep your pullthrough in the butt trap too, or your oil bottle might rattle back and forth, alerting the enemy... :o

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BillyH
5 minutes ago, MikB said:

Yes, you should keep your pullthrough in the butt trap too, or your oil bottle might rattle back and forth, alerting the enemy... :o

 

Wouldn't that would make your eyes water a bit?

 

BillyH.

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GWF1967
Posted (edited)
5 hours ago, Grovetown said:

SMLE oiler bottle, as Daggers says, stored in the butt.

 

Tons of detail on them here: 

 

SMLE oilers

 

Cheers,

 

GT.

One being sold as a trench art snuff bottle in an antique shop local to me. £35 :thumbsup:

Edited by GWF1967

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Gunner Bailey
8 hours ago, GWF1967 said:

One being sold as a trench art snuff bottle in an antique shop local to me. £35 :thumbsup:

 

Great to know there are still expert antique dealers out there......<_<

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Gunner Bailey

Maker is Harcourt.

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GWF1967
1 hour ago, Gunner Bailey said:

 

Great to know there are still expert antique dealers out there......<_<

I did tell him what it was; he seemed unconvinced - then went back and showed him pictures of several.

I'm guessing trench art has a higher price tag and a  wider market. :ph34r:

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Gunner Bailey

So rare I have about 10 of these snuff bottles!  :w00t:

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