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RIP Carl Ziegler

Post by Brian » Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:39 pm

Carl ran the excellent website Old-Smithy and had an incredible amount of AK Bayo info way back before anyone else.
I am sure many of you knew him or chatted bayonets. Myself and Carl chatted a lot while Martin was writing his book, and we both contributed some info.
He passed away last week. He had a lot of health issues for a long time, and I guess it was inevitable.
A nice guy who had a raw deal. RIP Carl, you helped a ton of guys with their collecting.
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Post by Mr. B. » Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:29 am

I agree! One of the good guys! Old-Smithy was there help when I first started to collect military rifles and bayonets back in the 1960's. Always willing to share advice and information. Exchanged a lot of info and pictures over the years. He will be missed. Mike

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Re: RIP Carl Ziegler

Post by RPBCPS » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:24 pm

Sorry to hear that news, Carl was indeed a great help over the years, with my collection.
Stay safe

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Re: RIP Carl Ziegler

Post by MDIvie » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:51 am

Carl and I messaged back and forth a lot when I was writing my book. He will be missed.

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Re: RIP Carl Ziegler

Post by steelmonkey » Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:06 pm

RIP Mr. Ziegler

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