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    You're a bad influence, Jim!!

    You're a bad influence, Jim!!
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    I don't think it's anything to worry about.

    I don't think it's anything to worry about.
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    Sweet sweet sweet. Now to decide which lucky...

    Sweet sweet sweet. Now to decide which lucky rifle gets to wear it!
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    Here's a couple better pics: 101018 101017

    Here's a couple better pics:

    101018
    101017
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    Yup. I think the real trick for you, being in...

    Yup. I think the real trick for you, being in Europe, will be finding the buyer.
    In the states, I think it would sell pretty quick at 10k.
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    I had the chance to buy one of these not long...

    I had the chance to buy one of these not long ago. From my research at the time I figure it's about a $10,000 gun.
    I saw one other while researching that did have the letter from Colt. It's serial...
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    The hooks all have the logo. That illustration...

    The hooks all have the logo.
    That illustration is fantastic. Thanks for sharing that!
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    Value? Update: No movement on these even at $500. That...

    Update:
    No movement on these even at $500. That was a bad purchase, haha. Oh well.
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    Kerr No Buckle Sling

    Hi all,

    Just picked up a Kerr sling. What details do I need to be looking for to evaluate authenticity?

    This one will be placed on my 1917...definitely a keeper regardless.

    Fun story on it,...
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    Unless it's in nice, clean boxes or a specialty...

    Unless it's in nice, clean boxes or a specialty round (colored tips: armor piercing, tracer, frangible, etc) then no. No collector value to speak of. Pulling the bullets would give you the best,...
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    My old PPK has sold. After fees and everything...

    My old PPK has sold. After fees and everything this one "cost" me about $240.

    I guess I didn't realize what the market was like on these...so maybe I overpaid a little for this one.
    I did keep...
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    And here's the documents for those interested: ...

    And here's the documents for those interested:

    100996
    100995
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    Hello all, I received my letter from the CMP...

    Hello all,
    I received my letter from the CMP today (took less than two weeks!).
    *drumroll*

    This is indeed a National Match.
    It was sold as a National Match M1 on August 5th, 1960 and shipped to...
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    Looks beautiful to me. Itíll be a fine shooter after cleaning up those screws a bit.
    I shoot my carbine more than any other firearm I own. So like this one, itís not some Łber fancy collector. ...
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    If thatís a reply to me, I thought Iíd clarify that Iím not the person that bought this stock.
    My collection was pretty much rounded out a year ago.
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    Guilty! I started out collecting the cheaper...

    Guilty!
    I started out collecting the cheaper foreign stuff I'd see lingering around. Went through a pretty heavy John Browning phase. Then decided US military stuff is what I really wanted and...
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    In an average auction with average pictures, the...

    In an average auction with average pictures, the cutoff will be your biggest help. They're hard to clean up well so even an "OK" picture should show it's a recovered drill rifle.
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    That is a neat picture, Bob. Thanks for sharing!...

    That is a neat picture, Bob. Thanks for sharing!
    I notice your picture and mine both have a T shaped stamp. Mine is upside down and yours is between stamp 1 and 2.
    Do you happen to know what that...
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    If it was about $100 less I probably would have...

    If it was about $100 less I probably would have bought it already haha.
    Quite nice, but yes, a bit high.
    Sure love that stock though.
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    Nice Krag Sporter

    Doing a bit of searching on the ol' GunBroker and ran across this one.
    No affiliation, just showing a nice Krag. It ain't cheap but I don't think you'd regret this one. Nice looking rifle!

    I...
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    Did you inadvertently accept your browser's offer...

    Did you inadvertently accept your browser's offer to "Translate this page?"

    With Google Chrome anyway it's a pretty small nondescript popup that could quickly be dismissed with an "OK" without...
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    Try being 28 and setting up at a gun show. Some...

    Try being 28 and setting up at a gun show. Some guy seriously asked me if my "dad was around" once. :rolleyes:
    I've seen this downturn too. It's even bitten me a couple times since it's happened...
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    take a look at item number 4007 on this website. ...

    take a look at item number 4007 on this website. It might be able to give you some more info on the 26th.
    Website store - Spanish American War
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    Looks like that translates to ďPrague Guard.Ē According only to Google translate.
    So I would say itís a police marking.
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    Well that about sums it up then. Thanks again...

    Well that about sums it up then. Thanks again for weighing in.
    I mailed off for a CMP serial number check a few days ago. Maybe that'll say something interesting.
    I've updated my auction listing...
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