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    Springfield 30-40 KRAG Carbine Rifle Rough Riders

    I'm looking at this Kragicon Carbine on Gunbroker...

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    without actual documentation it is just another 1896 carbine no matter what serial numbers are listed around it. with Krags close is only just that.......close

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    Appear to be a very nice example of an 1896 Carbine, well worth the current price and quite a bit more - I see no "issues" and the metal finish is remakably uniform. However, the RR connection is JUST a story which cannot be proven, one way or the other, unless new records are found - don't pay any extra for it. Like the gun as-is, or pass.

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    However, the RR connection is JUST a story which cannot be proven, one way or the other, unless new records are found - don't pay any extra for it. Like the gun as-is, or pass.
    I actually didn't care about the story, I was just looking at the carbine itself, the price seemed right but you never know I see people over bid on stuff all the time.
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    I doubt that it will close at where it is now. IMHO, you'd be safe up to at least $1500 or so. I'm not bidding, have too many already!

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    Beautiful old carbine, nice to see one of those for a change.

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