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Re: 45/70 info please
Posted by Ernie Brandt on Friday, 23 June 2017, at 10:01 p.m., in response to Re: 45/70 info please, posted by John S. on Friday, 23 June 2017, at 6:06 p.m.
You have come to the correct site for info. Bar none!!
Lots of info here (see the main page) and books by our web host Al Frasca.
Production date: Jan-Mar. 1892
Last number for that qtr. is 541221
Does your rifle have the "Rod" bayonet or the traditional bayonet.
The breech block should be stamped 1884
The stamped cartouche on the left side of the stock will have initials and a date. The date correctly will be 1892.
Again, welcome to the world of Trapdoors.
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