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Re: new subject
Posted by Tom Trevor on Friday, 3 April 2015, at 9:36 p.m., in response to Re: new subject, posted by Jay Call on Friday, 3 April 2015, at 9:07 p.m.
Sergeant Ryan in his story stated he had traded carbine ammunition to an infantry sergeant for rifle rounds [did not say how many].So rifle would be .45 calibre 2.1 2.4 2.6 chambering?. When he left the service in late 1976 he auctioned off the Sharps rifle and it was won by a Sergeant White. Some years later he contacted White to buy the rifle back but White had sold it and did not recall to who it was sold. John Schofstall of C Sharps arms in Big Timber Mt. in his newsletter printed Ryans story that was in a series of letters he wrote to a newspaper to be used as a Sunday suplement over several weeks.Hope this helps.
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