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Re: Springfield Armory question
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Friday, 13 February 2015, at 10:41 a.m., in response to Re: Springfield Armory question, posted by John Gross on Friday, 13 February 2015, at 9:54 a.m.
As I read Roy's book, especially the extensive ammunition section, the existance of just such an "experimental" rifle would seem to be entirely possible. I own a left-hand rifled M1877 carbine; they made a lot of back-room one-offs.
Is there any way you can show it to a knowledgeable collector, such as at the Baltimore show? Have you emailed high-quality photos to Roy? In what region of the country do you reside?
I echo John's sentiments about SA - I have never received a response to any of my queries over the years, and the search feature on their website can be frustrating to the point of being almost useless.
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