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  1. Both of mine have the black paint. As to...

    Both of mine have the black paint. As to when/where/why it was applied, I have no definitive answer. But I have always considered it to be original finish, for some reason.
  2. The Lee Enfield suffers from the same removable...

    The Lee Enfield suffers from the same removable box affliction. I have not questioned it, though.
  3. Thread: Trainer

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    ROYAL NAVY LEE-METFORD .22 TRAINER - NZ MARKED...

    ROYAL NAVY LEE-METFORD .22 TRAINER - NZ MARKED -VOLLEY SIGHT *PENNY START*

    If you start with 1 penny, you will need only 119,999 more to meet the opening minimum bid of $1,200.00.

    But I like...
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    Take a look here: ...

    Take a look here:

    https://www.gunboards.com/threads/correct-springfield-armory-model-1903-mark-i-information-value-m1903-mk-i-mk1.792026/
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    Yes. A model 1860 Cavalry Saber. It's a C. Roby...

    Yes. A model 1860 Cavalry Saber. It's a C. Roby from West Chelmsford, Mass.

    If the blade is not overly abused, it's a $5-800 piece. As you know, use extreme care cleaning it up. Leave the...
  6. Nice knife! Can't help with the scabbard. ...

    Nice knife! Can't help with the scabbard.

    Here is an original type scabbard, with nylon legging strap, metal backing and pouch for sharpening stone.
    ...
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    With the gun entirely rebuilt, any stock is...

    With the gun entirely rebuilt, any stock is possible to be found with the barreled action.
  8. I haven't started too many topics, but I have...

    I haven't started too many topics, but I have used this site for reference dozens of times. I did go back and repopulate three important posts with pictures. Thanks for the opportunity.
  9. Hello Badger, Yes, I was successful at...

    Hello Badger,

    Yes, I was successful at repopulating pictures in my old posts. That is very helpful. Thank you.

    Just a curious observation. Several of my old posts did not lose pictures which...
  10. This is a very important note There is no way...

    This is a very important note

    There is no way to add pictures to old posts. There is no option to edit.

    If you wish to have old posts repopulated with pictures, the "edit" function must be...
  11. I found my pics in archives. I see no option...

    I found my pics in archives.

    I see no option to edit my original post from 2015, so I will add a few pictures here. Any ideas on recent value would be appreciated. Thank you.
    ...
  12. Unfortunately, it looks like all the pictures...

    Unfortunately, it looks like all the pictures were lost during the recent site crash. I may have some original photos in archives. I will try to dig them up.
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    The Gunbroker auction is a very good indicator of...

    The Gunbroker auction is a very good indicator of the value of your rifle. Sreisel usually gets around a 10-15% premium over other sellers with similar wares. But your gun looks nicer than his. ...
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    "Stock. The three manufacturers, Eddystone,...

    "Stock. The three manufacturers, Eddystone, Remington and Winchester applied their initial, E, R, or W, to the fore-end of the stock. Winchester often also applied a Winchester Sub-inspector's number...
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    That sounds like a good choice for your early...

    That sounds like a good choice for your early stock.
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    Another great piece of M1903 history. Early...

    Another great piece of M1903 history. Early "small" S on the front face.

    Yes, that is the nature of the plugged screw hole, to be found on the M1903/05 stock. And the unit numbers are fantastic!...
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    A very rare find, indeed. Very few legit...

    A very rare find, indeed. Very few legit application exist for this piece. But even if it can not be installed on a proper gun, it has a collectible interest just as it is.

    I have two of the...
  18. A cut down Trapdoor barrel will have a muzzle...

    A cut down Trapdoor barrel will have a muzzle diameter greater than 0.730". If you are at gun show and don't have your calipers, you probably can find a penny. If the muzzle end is a greater...
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    It's not unusual to see that the previously...

    It's not unusual to see that the previously staked screws have been moved. There has been a century's worth of curiosity of what might be found inside.

    The stock appears to have crisp inspection...
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    Agreed. I have needed to use a tool on a couple...

    Agreed. I have needed to use a tool on a couple to get the bolt release lever to move.
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    I believe the best recommendation going forward...

    I believe the best recommendation going forward is just proper storage.
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    It is a very well preserved sling as is. Just...

    It is a very well preserved sling as is. Just keep in an environment of around 40% humidity and away from UV light rays.
  23. I have one which was converted to sniper, then...

    I have one which was converted to sniper, then de-snipered but the scope pads remain intact. What is an approximate value for that, please? Thanks.

    Edit to add: Here is a link to the pictures....
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    Looks to be authentic, but I would like close-up...

    Looks to be authentic, but I would like close-up pics to confirm. Reproductions can be had from $50-80.

    Also, a strap is missing.
  25. My guess would be that the spacer did not survive...

    My guess would be that the spacer did not survive with all knives, and improvisation is common. A rigid leather, such as that found on a shoe sole would be good. It could also be made from heavy...
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