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Old April 29, 2019, 23:43   #1
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Help identify these magazines. South African? 30RD and 20RD

New to the FAL stuff. Got these magazines recently. I have one that I know is Rhodesian. These two I think are South African. Can anyone confirm? Also, I would like a price check on them. What are these worth? Is it a bad idea to use these? Will it hurt the value?

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Old April 30, 2019, 00:40   #2
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Any markings on the 20 ? The 30 looks to be a SA Bren magazine.
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Old April 30, 2019, 11:48   #3
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Yes it has some numbers and an “SI” or “IS”
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Old April 30, 2019, 12:52   #4
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The 20 looks like a Libyan contract magazine.
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Old April 30, 2019, 20:02   #5
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Any markings on the 20 ? The 30 looks to be a SA Bren magazine.
Did they use the small beak on the "Bren" 30 round mags? I thought they converted the inch type tab to fit the metric.
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Did they use the small beak on the "Bren" 30 round mags? I thought they converted the inch type tab to fit the metric.
.....nope their Bren magazine was basically a long FAL magazine, small beak from new.
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The 20 looks like a Libyan contract magazine.
...yes you may be correct, it would be helpful to see the "beak" on this one, but I missed the fitment of the floor plate on that when I first looked.
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Old May 01, 2019, 11:19   #8
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looks like the magazines i got from centerfire for about 6 bux a piece in 2014. they are worth whatever someone will pay for them.
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