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Re: Reciever Serial # 48791

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Saturday, 10 October 2009, at 10:34 a.m., in response to Reciever Serial # 48791, posted by Mark Surbrook on Saturday, 10 October 2009, at 1:34 a.m.

No archival info found (through 1995) on either number.

The carbine (up for auction) certainly appears genuine, and could probably be made to look a lot better if stabilized (and I do NOT mean "restored" or refinished!!) with some TLC. I have NO problem with "rough" 1873 carbines - in fact, I'm pretty well turned off by "minty" ones, which clearly have zero history.

The (loose?) receiver PROBABLY came from an 1873 rifle.


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