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    Thanks for sharing the story and photos. It’s...

    Thanks for sharing the story and photos. It’s amazing to think about being a child during that time period.
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    Look closer to see if marked “VP” or “WD”. From...

    Look closer to see if marked “VP” or “WD”.
    From Gary Cunningham’s “bayonet points”:

    Besides the V.P. CO. marked version, there is another version that is somewhat of a mystery to me. The...
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    I believe the “X” bolt should be blued...

    I believe the “X” bolt should be blued originally, but necessarily shiny. I just received an NOS x marked bolt with deep bluing, but appears matte in finish.
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    PM sent. Thanks very much for your reply.

    PM sent. Thanks very much for your reply.
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    John, thank you very much. Is the marking on the...

    John, thank you very much. Is the marking on the bolt an 85 in a box?
    In regards to keeping the rifle as a “collector”, does it increase the rifles value to correct those parts or leave as is? If...
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    I think there’s a mix of answers regarding the...

    I think there’s a mix of answers regarding the use of raw linseed and or tung oil. I don’t think the finish will differ much. Both will have a similar matte/satin finish and will make the wood...
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    Great video. Thanks for sharing. Makes you...

    Great video. Thanks for sharing. Makes you wonder what’s in the local rivers and lakes.
  8. Hello. Isn’t the date stamped on the receiver...

    Hello. Isn’t the date stamped on the receiver opposite the serial number with the manufacturer in the middle?
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    Photobucket...

    Photobucket


    I hope this works. I’m not used to this format.
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    Smith Corona Bolt Question

    Hi all! This is my first post. I inquired about this on Gunboards, but I’m trying to expand my results.

    I just purchased a very nice 8/43 Smith Corona in the mistake 4870000 serial range...
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