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Old 06-28-2013, 06:20 AM   #61
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A 9mm pinfire revolver from Belgum made between the mid 1850'3-1877 and a Webley revolver in .450 Davis (BP version of the .45 Auto rim) from approx 1880. Both are in excellent condition, not replicas and ready to fire if I load ammo into the chambers. I have much "older" handguns but they're replicas. I also have BP rifles but the OP asked about handguns.
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:22 AM   #62
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Oh about 1995

My oldest rifle is a 1942, 1933 if you count grandpa's old 22lr in the safe
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COLT MODEL 1903 .38 LONG COLT REVOLVER “US ARMY”. This gun was the first sidearm issued to the US Army during the 20th century. COLT’S DATE OF MFG SAYS MFG IS 1919. - See more at: 465971832317
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Originally Posted by eatmydust
The factory stamped date on my S&W 19-3's box is Dec. 16 1970.

Just for fun, here are some of the prices listed for parts in the, one sheet, fold out manual:

Barrels (2 1/2", 4" or 6")..................$19.40
Frame, round butt ..........................$38.85
Rear sight assembly ........................$10.00
Cylinder, with extractor, pins & gas ring ..$21.75

Refinishing, either blue or nickel - $12.85, change of finish - $16.60
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I wonder what those prices would be today if you calculate the dollar's inflation since 1970 until today. I wonder if the prices would still be cheaper or the same for today's equivalent gun parts. Oh, I was born in 70.
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As of 2012:
$19.40 = $113.15
$38.85 = $226.58
$10.00 = $58.32
$21.75 = $126.85
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:33 AM   #65
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I'm Posting pics of my Colt 1908 .25 auto vest pocket from 1920. My dad's PFE Titan .25 auto from late 1960's. My dad's Colt New Police Issue .32 Revolver (unknown of year), and old .22 Derringer that my dad received from his father that has disintegrated and my dad's recently purchased Mossberg 500 Revelation for Western Auto Supply Company which is from approximately late 1974.
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:07 PM   #66
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My two oldest guns that I own

Model 1864 US Springfield Rifle


1851 Colt Navy Revolver


I also have a couple Stevens Crackshot rifles that are fairly old rifles.
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:52 PM   #67
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I've got a S&W top break 38 revolver from 1889 IIRC. It was my great grandfathers gun from when he was the town marshall.
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A 1913 U.S. Military Colt m1911

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Old 07-08-2013, 02:04 AM   #69
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1895 mosin nagant.
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S&W Hand Ejector 32-20 made in 1906, S&W Third Model .22 (Perfected Model) circa 1910,
Colt New Service 38-40 mfg 1913, S&W .455 Hand Ejector 2nd model--1918?
That's it for handguns. Old long guns? Got a 1879 vintage 1873 Winchester around here
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