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Re: Serial # recall?

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 4 September 2013, at 1:01 p.m., in response to Serial # recall?, posted by john betzler on Wednesday, 4 September 2013, at 12:01 p.m.

For years I could find nothing, then, somewhere, I saw something that said it had to do with the comb (NOT the arch) of the block. This makes NO sense to me, but apparently it was a big deal to them.

Since a HUGE change took place in late 1878, I have no idea why - in 1879/80 - they did not simply recall all of the easily distinguished narrow-receivered arms.


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