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I bought some Finn rifles a while back, and the owner gave me 5 slings that I assume are Finnish. Link to pictures below. I’m hoping someone might help me determine what rifle they were likely made for. None of the 4 that are stretched out have SA marks, but the one that is coiled does. I would appreciate any help you can give me with information. Thanks.

http://s1094.photobucket.com/albums/i456/haze1964/Parts/Finn Slings/
 

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I bought some Finn rifles a while back, and the owner gave me 5 slings that I assume are Finnish. Link to pictures below. I’m hoping someone might help me determine what rifle they were likely made for. None of the 4 that are stretched out have SA marks, but the one that is coiled does. I would appreciate any help you can give me with information. Thanks.

http://s1094.photobucket.com/albums/i456/haze1964/Parts/Finn Slings/
It seems, that they all are Finnish Army slings. This type of sling was used with all types of army rifles, like m/91, m/91-39, m/27 and m/39.

The one with oval shaped buckle was originally for m/27 rifle. At some point the sling has been replaced by a new one. Green / grey leather has been used since 1930ies, but brown /natural color slings have been made later too.
 

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Thanks Lemmy. The leather on a couple of these slings is in pretty poor condition. I don't think these have much value, but they are collectible. Does using a leather conditioner hurt the value in any way? Thanks.
 

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I think it is OK to use leather conditioner. Especially, if there is a danger to crack the dry leather.
 
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