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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2020, 11:14:14 PM »
This marking would be challenging to fake (although I do dislike white fill)



The Korean letters and serial number would be relatively hard to fake, especially without evidence of scrubbing the receiver to eliminate another country's serial number.



The Korean letters and serial numbers amidst deep pitting (jungle patina) would be hard to fake.





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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2020, 11:27:44 PM »
Thats blood rust putting of the marble swirl type if I've ever seen it. 
      
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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2020, 05:03:47 PM »
This marking would be challenging to fake (although I do dislike white fill)



The Korean letters and serial number would be relatively hard to fake, especially without evidence of scrubbing the receiver to eliminate another country's serial number.



The Korean letters and serial numbers amidst deep pitting (jungle patina) would be hard to fake.





...you sure you aren't from Missouri rofl

As a matter of fact, I was bred and born in Florissant, North St. Louis County, St. Louis suburb in Misery errr....I mean Missouri. Lived there until I was old enough to skedaddle. Then lived in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Montana, Wyoming, Washington St, North Dakota, Colorado, and finally ended up stuck here in Iowa on a small hobby farm. So, yeah, I question everything.

Nevertheless, I do agree with you. Although it would be very hard to fake those stamps and the rest of it's condition, it's not impossible. Just wouldn't be very cost effective.

My imagination (about how it spent it's mechanical life) isn't great enough to find that much value in it. Obviously that's just my opinion. It might be different had I been shipped to Vietnam when I enlisted but I wasn't.

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2020, 05:17:55 PM »
What am I seeing on the stock, behind the trigger guard?
Another stamp?
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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2020, 05:24:20 PM »
What am I seeing on the stock, behind the trigger guard?
Another stamp?

It does look like it. Possibly a narrow topped 2 inside a box (square or rectangle)? One side is missing near as I can tell.

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2020, 05:33:26 PM »
What am I seeing on the stock, behind the trigger guard?
Another stamp?

Yes, I believe it's the 4th consonant in the Hangul alphabet, ㄹ, inside a circle. That letter precedes all serial numbers for the Type 63 SKS and the 5 serial numbers for Type 58 AKs that I've been able to find, so I suspect it indicates the state armaments arsenal where those carbines were produced, though that's unsubstantiated. The ㄹ in a circle on the stock could just be the arsenal mark and/or a quality control inspectors mark.

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #26 on: January 24, 2020, 06:18:55 PM »
Look closer...it's in a square.

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2020, 06:46:40 PM »
This marking would be challenging to fake (although I do dislike white fill)



The Korean letters and serial number would be relatively hard to fake, especially without evidence of scrubbing the receiver to eliminate another country's serial number.



The Korean letters and serial numbers amidst deep pitting (jungle patina) would be hard to fake.





...you sure you aren't from Missouri rofl

As a matter of fact, I was bred and born in Florissant, North St. Louis County, St. Louis suburb in Misery errr....I mean Missouri. Lived there until I was old enough to skedaddle. Then lived in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Montana, Wyoming, Washington St, North Dakota, Colorado, and finally ended up stuck here in Iowa on a small hobby farm. So, yeah, I question everything.

Nevertheless, I do agree with you. Although it would be very hard to fake those stamps and the rest of it's condition, it's not impossible. Just wouldn't be very cost effective.

My imagination (about how it spent it's mechanical life) isn't great enough to find that much value in it. Obviously that's just my opinion. It might be different had I been shipped to Vietnam when I enlisted but I wasn't.
When you were in Louisiana you should have stayed there!  Your life would be so much better now!   :P

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #28 on: January 24, 2020, 07:02:34 PM »
Ya'll don't have southern accents anymore, what fun is that?!

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #29 on: January 24, 2020, 07:19:13 PM »
Ya'll don't have southern accents anymore, what fun is that?!
Meh, what you be talking about?  We be going down to the bayou to load up and catch us some gators, some frogs and other stuff! 

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2020, 07:50:54 PM »
The guys from Louisiana sounded more like they were from the Bronx :P

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2020, 08:14:47 PM »
Ya'll don't have southern accents anymore, what fun is that?!
Meh, what you be talking about?  We be going down to the bayou to load up and catch us some gators, some frogs and other stuff!

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2020, 08:41:11 PM »
The guys from Louisiana sounded more like they were from the Bronx :P
Meh, them der be some fighting words!  Come on down, we be needing all the gator bait we can be gitten!   ;)   :P

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2020, 09:20:44 PM »
The bad part about a southern accent? it can't be replicated in print.... rofl2

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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #34 on: January 24, 2020, 10:57:52 PM »
The bad part about a southern accent? it can't be replicated in print.... rofl2

True, but the terminology works well in print.
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Re: North Korean SKS on GB......
« Reply #35 on: January 24, 2020, 11:14:41 PM »
The bad part about a southern accent? it can't be replicated in print.... rofl2

True, but the terminology works well in print.

Ya'll jus git upinhere hills, I'll shows youins an accent.
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