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    Question What can you tell me about this rifle?

    My grandpa gave me this Springfield 1903 a few days ago and I'm trying to learn more about it. What can you tell me? Serial number is 1032433. 1913 is stamped in the wood. Anything helps. Thanks!

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    If I'm reading the serial number correctly, you have a Springfield Research Service ( SRS ) "hit".

    1032433 01/10/31 USMC - HAITI

    After the USMC didn't need it any longer, someone made a target rifle out of it. What is the barrel date ( located just behind the front sight )?

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    All I could find was an "S" and an "A" and under that "6-"
    I think there was probably more but it was worn off or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tgram View Post
    worn off
    That's been taken down with a file for some reason.
    Regards, Jim

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    Having an SRS hit is very cool. I have a couple documented sporters but nothing military. That would definitely be worth getting a letter on!

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