The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog
A father and son from Somerset, UK made a surprising discovery while dredging a local river for scrap with a magnet. They pulled up parts from dozens of rifles, pistols, machine guns and shotguns.
Neil Hopkins and his son Billy’s rusted haul included parts from an AK, two M16s, an M1 Garand, a Bren gun, a Lee-Enfield Rifle No.4, several StG-44s and a number of older pistols and bolt action rifles. It took the pair 4 hours to pull up the guns from the river they were dredging Grey Lake, Kingsweston Sluice, near Street in Somerset. Take a look at the photos below and see what you can identify:
Over 30 gun parts were found, a quick scan of the photos shows everything from pocket pistols to what looks like the butt stock from…post was originally published on this site