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Old June 10, 2013, 11:03 PM   #1
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HSc and the Triangular big chuck of steel in front of trigger...

OK, i compare an early HSc serial 703857 early (1941) up against an older serial 904050 KM 4. variation (1944) - easy to see the difference, early one is hollow, and late one is solid...

The backpack (Tornist) is a German heer model made by Franz Brehme Walsrode 1942.
The pipe is a typical soldier pipe used by German soldiers in wwII made by Bruyere. Both items is leftower and found in German store located in Norway in 1945.

I havent tryed yet to shoot with both guns, to compare balance and recoil - that would be my next goal with the exelent pistol; the HSc...

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Old June 11, 2013, 06:49 AM   #2
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Nice guns and knapsack. That calf skin covering is reminiscent of the ones carried by Berdan's Sharp Shooters.
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Old June 11, 2013, 02:12 PM   #3
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The late one would require less machining and also would be stronger and provide better support for the takedown latch. Looks like "product improvement" to me. In a pistol of that size the weight difference would probably not be significant.

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Old June 11, 2013, 05:25 PM   #4
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Where I hunt, carrying that knapsack in the woods during hunting season is like begging to be shot....

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