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Posted: May 17, 2017 08:21 pm
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For those of you which dont know about him, Costica Acsinte was a photographer in Slobozia, Romania, from the 1930s to the 1950s. His photo archive is being digitized and uploaded to flickr. Among many photos of everyday life in those years, there are many military photos, including interesting equipment. Here is a list

Mannlicher Model 1893 rifle

Mannlicher Model 1893 cavalry carbine

Mosin Nagant M1891
sporterized Mosin Nagant

Berthier Model 1907/15

Mannlicher M1890

Mannlicher M1895 carbine

Browning M1895/14 machine guns

Browning M1910/22 police pistol

VZ24 or Mauser K98

vz24 and Mosin 26 ian 1941

Mauser 1871 shotgun conversion

Vetterli Vitali rifles and bayonets

small caliber 22 LR rifle

artillery projectiles

russians with Nagant revolver

Miles Hawk M2 aircraft

russian with MP 40

germans with motorcycle and Luger P08 1941


1950s Militia Sa23 submachine gun

1950s Militia SKS

This post has been edited by Vici on May 17, 2017 08:22 pm
Posted: May 18, 2017 04:12 pm
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Very nice!

The aircraft on the second unknown photo is a Klemm Kl 35.

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Posted: November 13, 2017 09:14 am
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And on the same second unknown picture, the rifle in the foreground-upside down seems to be a Gras M74 rifle, and so probably the one on the right-only the stock and action is visible.
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