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Old 04-20-2011, 10:17 PM   #1
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my husband found an old rifle, it is very dirty, rusty ect
my question is is there a special place to find the name of a gun, and does a pantent number perhaps tell you who the manufacture might be.
is there a formula for id ing a gun

I have found a sight name marbles a pantent number 2094577
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Old 04-20-2011, 10:48 PM   #2
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Springfield J.Stevens Arms Co. maybe?
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A picture of the rifle and any markings on the barrel or bolt, if applicable, would be helpful. Many of the folks here can ID most guns from that info.
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If you could post a few pictures, it sure would help.
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Get us some GOOD pictures. And EVERYTHING stamped onto the metal. Marble DID manufacture an unusual two barreled handgun known as the Gamegetter, HOWEVER- they manufactured a sight used on many firarms, and they are more common than the Gamegetters.
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For some of us old farts around here, all we usually need is a good photo and sometimes photos of all markings.


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