7” Japanese swing guard MINT

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Re: 7” Japanese swing guard MINT

Post by Maltese flatguard » Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:00 am

JulesVane wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:12 am
Nothing extraordinary here, but I have added a few JPL's to my collection.

Great lineup! I notice none are stamped Rizzuto or anything other importers stamp. Only Stainless Steel.

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Re: 7” Japanese swing guard MINT

Post by JulesVane » Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:12 am

Thanks. Yes, only stainless steel and I think at least one has Japan on the back. But, the common JPLs.

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Re: 7” Japanese swing guard MINT

Post by JimBrown257 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:01 am

Nice. The smokey (whatever you call those) scales on the thrird from left are rare but the swirly stuff on the far left are really great.

I usued to have a bunch of JPLs but the only two I kept were a smokey scale 11" and a steel liner 7" with plated bolsters. Then I kept the two REM stamped ones.

And if you need a Japanese bail for that black 9", I thin I have one.

Someone needs to get a hold of the Japanese to try to get some hostorical info while we still can.

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