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Re: trial rifles
Posted by Terry Walsh on Monday, 1 November 2010, at 11:27 a.m., in response to Re: trial rifles, posted by Jack Lewis on Sunday, 31 October 2010, at 5:24 p.m.
The breech block has the long arch and is stamped 1870/Eagle/Arrows/U.S. Other things I forgot to mention are: 1) the thumb piece has the "back corner totally removed" as shown on page 103 of Book II; 2) the stock has the boxed script L; and 3) the rod keeper is the 1870 Porter patented version.
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