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Re: Breechblock date

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Sunday, 4 November 2018, at 8:47 a.m., in response to Breechblock date, posted by Alan Gordon on Sunday, 4 November 2018, at 3:51 a.m.

Sure, send it to me - - I'll be happy to look at it; but you are pumping in a dry well; SA did NOT stamp "1878". You apparently have encountered a specimen where ALL of the metallurgical gods (die wear, a clogged die, a surface flaw, borderline hardness, maximum thickness of block, a too hard [or double] strike) have conspired to produce what appears to be a believable anomaly.


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