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BREN Gun Foresight Blade Mk3, Set of 8

BREN Gun Foresight Blade Mk3, Set of 8

These are complete sets of the 8 blade sizes that make up the set of BREN gun foresights of the Mk3 ..

£17.50

Reproduction, AA Handle Stowage Clips For BREN Mk1 Tripod

Reproduction, AA Handle Stowage Clips For BREN Mk1 Tripod

These are museum quality reproduction, BREN tripod anti-aircraft handle stowage clips.The Mk1 BREN t..

£38.00

Original, Armourers Drift No7 for .303" Browning MGs.

Original, Armourers Drift No7 for .303" Browning MGs.

These are original British, 'A.M.' (Air Ministry) marked, Royal Air Force, Armourers drifts No..

£5.00

Original, Sling Hooks, Mk1, for BREN Gun and 2 Inch Mortar (Pair)

Original, Sling Hooks, Mk1, for BREN Gun and 2 Inch Mortar (Pair)

These are original Sling Hooks Mk1, for BREN gun and 2 Inch Mortar slings. These were also used on e..

£8.00

BREN Combination Tool, Mk2.

BREN Combination Tool, Mk2.

These are original Combination Tool's Mk2 for .303" and later 7.62mm BREN guns.The tool was devised ..

£10.00

Original USGI, M14 Magazine Charger Guide

Original USGI, M14 Magazine Charger Guide

These are original US GI magazine charger guides for M14 type 7.62mm NATO magazines. These will..

£6.00

Replacement Flash Eliminator Spanner For L1A1 SLR's

Replacement Flash Eliminator Spanner For L1A1 SLR's

These are new made, replacement, Armourers Flash Elininator Spanners for the inch pattern L1A1 SLR (..

£20.00

Repro, Bolt Head Wrench for No4 Series Lee Enfield Rifles Nos 4, 5, 7 and No9.

Repro, Bolt Head Wrench for No4 Series Lee Enfield Rifles Nos 4, 5, 7 and No9.

These are reproduction Wrenches, Bolt Head, for No4 Series Lee Enfield Rifles, Both the .303" Rifle ..

£20.00

Repro, Bolt Head Wrench for SMLE, Rifles No1 and No2.

Repro, Bolt Head Wrench for SMLE, Rifles No1 and No2.

These are reproduction Wrenches, Bolt Head, for SMLE Series Rifles, Both the .303" Rifle No1 and the..

£20.00

U.S. .30 Cal, M10 Cleaning Rod Set - M1 Garand.

U.S. .30 Cal, M10 Cleaning Rod Set - M1 Garand.

These are original, US GI, M10 Cleaning Rod Sets, as issued for the M1 Garand Rifle.The set consists..

£15.00

P'14 Rifle Front Volley Sight Set

P'14 Rifle Front Volley Sight Set

These are complete front volley sight sets for the .303" Pattern 1914 Rifles (P'14).The set consists..

£65.00

BREN, Tool Fouling, Mk1. WW2 Dated.

BREN, Tool Fouling, Mk1. WW2 Dated.

These are original, 'Tools, Removing Fouling, Mk1' for use with all .303" Bren Machine Guns. These w..

£10.00

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27th September, 2019

Sniper Cheek Pieces are now back in stock!

In the last month, since the end of Military Odyssey, we have been flat out filling orders and trying to keep up with demand. My apologies to anyone who's email has not been answered - or at least not promptly - I do try to give everyone an answer in a timely manner, but there are only so many hours in a day and sometimes things do slip! I would say that if you are looking for something then please try to be as specific as possible. If time is short then it is a lot easier to answer an email which says "do you have a whamble flange for a Peruvian 3 inch Ballista?" than it is to answer one that says "what spares do you have for Allied weapons of all calibres from 1900 to 2019" or even "my Grandfather had a gun in the first World War - do you have one of these?"!

In the rush to get orders out several new (and in some cases items that have been sitting around for a long time) have not yet made it onto the website purely because I have not had time to get them listed and photographed. Included in this are the new reproduction No8 Mk2 cases for the No32 Telescopes, which are now being made for us. I started with 4 of these at the Odyssey show (more are on their way) and I currently only have 1 remaining. You may have seen them on sniper forums recently, if not then look them up. Even by the normal standards of our repro items I must say that these are outstanding! As and when I get the time these will be the first new item to be listed, so watch this space.

Just time for a couple more notes. Military Odyssey was again this year the 'stand out' show of the season. A big thank you to James, Roger and the Odyssey staff for making this show a pleasure to do. And an even bigger thank you to my own crew, Andy, Paul and Michelle, for making it all possible. And I will get an air conditioned tent one day guys!

We are currently awaiting the next batch of Enfield striker removal tools, these should be with us in the next couple of weeks, ditto the repro P'14 Volley Sight pointer sets and several other 'best sellers' that have recently run out and we are trying to replace.

And lastly, we will be stalling next at Malvern on Sunday the 17th of November at the 3 Counties Show Ground. We look forward to seeing you there.

5th August, 2019

Lee Enfield striker wrenches - now back in stock!

We have just received a limited number of these and they are now back 'live' on the website. A further batch of these is in production now and it is hoped that by the end of September we will have enough of these tools that we will not run out of them again for a considerable period. Also relisted recently are Lee Enfield cleaning kits in tins. We are having a push at the moment to get more of our items listed on the website. Always an uphill task when your computer skills are of the 'one finger typing' variety! 5 new items went on last night, and several more are just awaiting pictures, including the Lee Enfield bolt head wrenches mentioned previously, the SLR flash eliminator spanners and M14 magazine chargers, so keep an eye on the front page for updates.

2nd July, 2019

I thought it about time for a quick update as I have some show announcements and some new stock updates.

Firstly the bad news! Due to price increases to us for beech timber, I have been forced to increase the price of the beech reproduction sniper cheek pieces with immediate effect. These will now be priced the same as the walnut ones at £28 each. Once again we have temporarily run out of the walnut version, but more are on their way in the near future. The good news is that we have sufficient stocks of walnut to see us through for a considerable amount of time, so the price on these will stay as it is until further notice.

We recently managed to near bankrupt ourselves with a substantial buy of Enfield spares, so I have been able to switch back on some old friends which we had run out of. Certain spares are still in short supply, but we will do our best to keep supplies coming in as long as the stuff is there to buy. Who knows, perhaps one day I will find the time to actually get on the website everything that we have for sale! In other words, whilst certain items are next to impossible to source right now, if you do not see it on the website please do not assume that we do not have it! It is always worth an e-mail to ask.

Ditto magazines. As you may be aware we are precluded from advertising magazines on the website (see below reference Pay-Pal), but we do have a decent stock of magazines, including both original and new made magazines for the No4 rifle, original magazines for the SMLE (and odd magazines for earlier versions of the Lee Enfield and Lee Metford), STEN mags, Browning Hi-Power mags, M1 Carbine mags etc etc. And for anyone who might own a Vickers-Berthier LMG, we even have a couple of original VB mags!

Also back in stock - for the moment at least - are SLR SUIT sight mounts. In the next couple of months we also hope to have some L2A2 SUIT sights for sale. These are being rebuilt as I type this, although it is not a fast process so they will probably come on stream around the start of September - watch this space.

New items in production now and available soon include Armourers tools for Lee-Enfield rifles in the form of bolt head wrenches for SMLE and No4 series rifles, 'third hand' tools for Browning Hi-Power pistols (to stop the hammer breaking fingers when you remove the sear!) and hammer spring stripping tools to safely take the tension off of the hammer spring while you remove the pin and retaining nut (or replace them). We are also having made L1A1 SLR flash eliminator wrenches. Lee Enfield striker removal tools are also on order and we hope to have these useful little tools back in the very near future.

Other new items which have not yet made it to the website include AK47 cleaning rods, AK74 butt trap cleaning kits, Moisin Nagant slings, some NOS WW2 dated STEN slings, BREN Mk2 combination tools, Bren gas cylinder cleaning rods and brushes (both Mk1M & Mk2), BREN foresight blade sets, BREN small parts tins, original M1 Carbine butt plates, repro Vickers tool kit small parts boxes (outstanding!), used No4 rifle brass butt plates, SMLE nosecaps (at least 4 different patterns), 7.62mm Indian SMLE extractors, No4 Mk2 trigger guards, SMLE trigger guards, NOS L34A1 (Mk5) Silent Sterling hand guards, 1939 Emergency Pattern Leather ammunition pouches (Mk3 - modified for STEN mags), Fig 11 'running man' target facings....the list goes on!

News on upcoming shows;

We will be stalling this coming weeking at Capel near Dorking in Surrey. It is a lovely show. Family friendly with lots to do and see. Definitely use a Satnav to get there! But it is well worth a visit and I recommend it highly. Further details can be found here; https://www.capel-military-vehicle-show.com/

We have decided this year that we WILL NOT be stalling at the War & Peace Show! Whether this is the right decission or not remains to be seen, but the time and effort involved, and the outlay to be there in terms of money have decided me to give it a miss this year. Apologies to those who normally make for the pitch!

We will be stalling at Military Odyssey at Detling in Kent over the August Bank Holiday weekend. This is one of our favourite shows and definitely one of the best organised that I have ever attended. James and Roger Aslett - kudos! Further details to follow nearer the time but information on the show can be found here; https://www.military-odyssey.com/

31st May, 2019

Normandy - 75th Anniversary of D-Day.

We will be attending the commemoration of D-Day in Normandy over the next week and will be unable to post orders out or answer e-mail. We apologise for any inconvenience and the lack of notice, however this opportunity has only recently become available and there will not be another 75th Anniversary again so I do not intend to miss it. Hopefully whilst there we will be able to buy some new items for the website as well as having a good time! 

25 October, 2018

We have recently added to our stock in the form of reproduction Front Volley Sight Pointer Arms for the MkIII SMLE and reproduction SMLE Extractor Spring Tools, both of which are now live on the website. There are also a number of new items awaiting me to upload them to the website so keep an eye open for them over the next couple of weeks. In our line of museum quality reproduction items we will be offering Vickers MMG spares box small parts tins and Front Volley Sight Pointer Arms for the .303" P'14 Rifles. In original spares we will be offering Mk1 Bren Gun magazine opening covers and full sets of Mk3 foresight blades for the Bren Gun in addition to an increasing selection of other Bren spares recently acquired. We will also be adding Mk2 Sten cocking handles to our Sten spares. Lots more items waiting for me to sort, photograph and describe, so keep checking back!

Lastly, in an effort to make our books website (www.ds-militarybooks.com) somewhat more user friendly than it is now, we hope to completely upgrade the website in the next couple of months and get much more of our books stock online. I am looking forward to that (although not the hours of uploading for me that it involves!) and there will be further announcements on that as we make progress.

All the Best,

John.


06 November, 2017

WELCOME, to our all shiny and new website!

PLEASE READ THIS FIRST!

We hope that you will be delighted with it and will soon be scooting around it and finding lots of new and interesting things within it's pages.

Steve, our web-wizard chap, who has built this webshop for us (nice bloke with a disconcerting habit of wearing a big pointy hat with stars on it), assures us that the level of encryption and security of this new website is state of the art, as opposed to our last one which was getting to the stage of being just a 'state'. Not our fault I may add, just an old system that the 5 year olds that actually run the web couldn't be bothered to write new programs for any more. Unfortunately the knock on effect of this is that we are unable to directly transfer accounts across from the old website to this one! Consequently to log on to this website you will need to create a new account and password. Sorry about that but there is nothing that we can do about it. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

This website in addition to looking very different has a number of new features which we hope you will find useful.

  • Google translate is here, so that if your first language is not English, by clicking in you can see what we have to say in your language of choice (or nearest equivalent bearing in mind how much translation programmes struggle with technical terms)
  • Articles; Click into Articles on the right of the top tool bar to see a range of guides and explanatory pieces writen by us to hopefully make life a little easier. (Any suggestions for further articles that you would like to see will always be given consideration, just let me know what you would like to see).
  • The website is now optimised for use on a 'phone or tablet. Personally I have no idea what this means, but Steve tells me that it is a good thing so I will take his word on that.

There are many additional features still to explore, and no doubt as I work out what they all are they will gradually appear - and most likely baffle me even more than I am now! Watch this space.

I hope that you enjoy the new website, and rummage around to find the new items added in the last few days. My apologies to anyone who has written in the last week or so and not had a response but I have been flat out finding my way around the new site and populating it with as much as I can ready for today's launch. I will endevour to catch up in the next week or so with any mail that I have missed.

Lastly, although I have checked through as much as I can, there are bound to be things that I have missed or things that don't quite work as they should. If you come across such things then please hit the 'Contact Us' button at the bottom of the page and let me know and I will do my best to get it sorted straight away.

Enjoy!

John.


'Sticky'

Do you have something to sell?

We are looking for Lee-Enfield spares, accessories and tools. If you have any of these surplus to your needs sitting around gathering dust why not speak to us about converting them into cash. We are usually more interested in quantities than individual pieces, but anything will be considered.

Please Contact Us and let us know what you have. The more detail you can give us the better, if you have part numbers better still. Please include how much you would like for your treasure, but be aware that we are buying to sell on and we do need to eat sometimes!

If you have other British or American spares, accessories or tools we will of course give these consideration as well if the deal makes sense.

Hope to hear from you.


20 06 2015

Re- Pay-Pal Payments - Update

We now appear to have resolved our dispute with Pay-Pal and so business now resumes as normal (or near normal) for the forseeable future.

You will note that our website now no longer contains any magazines or similar which will take more than 10 rounds. This restriction on our business has been imposed on us by Pay-Pal. Whilst we are forced to comply with this we would like to point out that we greatly resent this interferance with our legal business!

To clarify matters, we do still sell magazines such as genuine WW2 M1 Carbine 15 round magazines and the 30 round 5.56mm 'E-Mag' by Mag-Pul, however we can no longer advertise these on our website or accept payment for them through Pay-Pal. If you require any magazine which holds more than 10 rounds please contact us by e-mail and we will be happy to furnish details of our products in this line and how we can be paid for them without upsetting any 3rd party.

It is possible that further restrictions will be imposed on us in the future. Despite asking clear and pertinant questions of Pay-Pal as to what they regard as acceptable, the best that they can give us is 'certain firearms parts'. If you can interpret that then you are clearly endowed with powers not granted to us mere mortals.


DS Military Books

The transfer of all our books and paperwork to the new DS Military Books website is now completed. The transfer enables us to control these items better and also allows you to purchase using Debit & Credit Cards directly through the website without the rigmarole of having to go through Pay-Pal. Something that we cannot do on this website unfortunately due to the attitude of UK Banks to militaria!

Our stock of specialist books continues to grow, so please pop across and browse what we have to offer.

www.ds-militarybooks.com

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No.4 Rifle, Hinged Nosecap Band (Band Upper)

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