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Re: Exp. 1884 RRB

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 16 May 2018, at 10:02 a.m., in response to Exp. 1884 RRB, posted by D Miller on Wednesday, 16 May 2018, at 6:37 a.m.

Well, the s/n is certainly possible, being between known specimens 320332 and 320352, and works fine for 1886. Trigger guard front nut is loose. I don't "like" the stock - rod groove and cartouche are funky. The latest word is that the rack & pinion rear sight is NOT correct on that model, but there definitely was a period in TD collecting when it was thought that it was, and, for SOME reason they do show up that way from time to time. Still, a rare arm, seldom offered for sale. Sad to see that the air has just about gone out of the balloon as far as prices are concerned. I thank my lucky stars that I bought early and carefully!


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