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    Jim, They were made that way, it is the contour...

    Jim, They were made that way, it is the contour of the receiver machining. Now the front sight blades were off-set to one side, just a small amount.
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    Early Winchester production

    102953Here is a photo of a Winchester from my collection, it was purchased from the CMP Auction in 2011 as a receiver. The serial number was stamped on Wednesday, Jan 15, 1941. Some collectors...
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    Bob, I know someone that was a Cody not long ago,...

    Bob, I know someone that was a Cody not long ago, he wrote the article on SA serial number 1607 for Billy Pyle's "The Garand Stand Report". Bet
    he could write an article on 15070 that at Cody.
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    Notice Edwin Pugsley signed the receipt along...

    Notice Edwin Pugsley signed the receipt along with Col Robert Sears (WRA RS cartouche), it was thought that Pugsley felt the M1 was not ready for
    production. By the time Winchester started to...
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    Canfield covers the Winchester testing of s/n...

    Canfield covers the Winchester testing of s/n 1607 in his new book on the M1 Rifle (a lot of the Winchester data came from Mr Clancy who sold the
    information to Canfield before he died). Later...
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    First M1 Rifle sent to Winchester

    The very first M1 Rifle that was sent to Winchester for study, evaluation and test firing was received by Winchester on Sept 19, 1938, that eighty one years ago today ! The serial number of that M1...
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