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    SRS request please.

    I have an 1898 Kragicon Rifle inbound and would love to learn more. It is my first and I am readimg as much as possible.

    It is SN: 112404

    It has Italianicon Walnut. Here are a few photos until I get her in my hands.

    Thank you!

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    'artyldro1' - No SRS hit for your Kragicon, #112404, in the Krag serial number tables, contained in Frank Mallory's, "Krag Rifle Story", 2nd edition. (Closest numbers listed are #112192 & #112460).

    Your model 1898 rifle was likely assembled around July, 1898.

    It appears wood has been cut from the front edge of your hand-guard. The wood should extend a the way to the back edge of the barrel-band.

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    Quote Originally Posted by butlersrangers View Post
    It appears wood has been cut from the front edge of your hand-guard.
    First thing I saw but thought maybe I was wrong...can't imagine why except if it had been damaged and that cleaned it up.
    Regards, Jim

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    It was explained to me that it was a common method to repair a minor crack and prevent it from getting worse.


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    Yes it was, so they say...

    Anyway, nice looking rifle. When you have it maybe you can show us more...
    Regards, Jim

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    Guaranteed! Will be here Monday.

    If my research is right July was the first month of production for the 1898?




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