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Re: Winchester-Hotchkiss Carbine
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Friday, 20 August 2010, at 1:32 p.m., in response to Re: Winchester-Hotchkiss Carbine, posted by Steve Thomas on Friday, 20 August 2010, at 11:47 a.m.
Thanks for the info. That seems to be a very high serial number for a Model 1878. For safety and cutoff, does your carbine have a recessed "button" with twist bar on the right side, or a pair of pivoting levers on each side of the receiver? The "R" marked sight will have a negative effect on demand, if not on price as well - it should have "H.C." and go to 800 yds.
Do you have the cleaning rods? They seem to be worth $300+, just by themselves. I'd expect the carbine alone to ultimately sell somewhere in the $1500-$2000 range, but I would not expect a quick sale - the market is soft.
You can list it here, or on Gunbroker.com, which probably has a significantly larger audience.
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