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Old 08-25-2013, 03:05 AM   #21
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Nice rifle hawk!
thank you....its pretty special to me.
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:08 PM   #22
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I can't show them, they are inherited so they don't exist. Officially.
When I read this I knew without looking that you must be in California.
I wish it was possible for me to move out of this commie state.
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:18 PM   #23
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Here is my Win 67 I got from my Grandfather. Had to crop it down from another photo. It has mother of pearl inlaid in it. That was done by a Great Uncle back in the 60s.
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Old 08-27-2013, 04:03 AM   #24
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Here is my Win 67 I got from my Grandfather. Had to crop it down from another photo. It has mother of pearl inlaid in it. That was done by a Great Uncle back in the 60s.
Very nice!
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Here is my Win 67 I got from my Grandfather. Had to crop it down from another photo. It has mother of pearl inlaid in it. That was done by a Great Uncle back in the 60s.
That thing is pretty beautiful.
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I got this Rogers & Spencer .54(?) caliber blackpowder revolver from my grandmother. Supposedly her great-great grandfather used it while in a calvary regiment from New York in the Civil War. Only 4,400 were made during the war. It's a early production with all the serials matching and being in the 700s. Unfortunately it is no longer functional, the loading arm is gone and the trigger doesn't work. image-445300522.jpg

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Plus there's a stamp on the left grip at the bottom, possibly initials?

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Springfield Armory 1903 Mark I from my grandmother.


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These aren't all of them, I'll post the rest when I'm back in Virginia.
My Winchester .30-30's and .22lr. My Colt Woodsman and Diamondback . 22's. And my S&W Model 41 .22lr.
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The Rogers & Spencer revolvers were .457 caliber. They were delivered too late and the war ended. There are no records showing any of the R&S handguns every went to war.
The Government sold them as salvage to Francis Bannerman Co. Blue Point, Ny. Banner sold them for a few dollars as Civil War surplus. It is too bad they were the best precussion revolvers ever made.
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I'd be fixing that Rogers & Spencer up. It's worth quite a bit of money.
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