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Old 07-09-2012, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default 58 Cal. Sears and Roebuck

I found a pretty nice looking BP rifle which has Sears and Roebuck stamped on it. It's in 58 Cal. and is percussion. All brass accents including patchbox. I'd like some info on it if at all possible. They've got it marked at $250. It "appears" to be an older rifle..

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Old 07-09-2012, 08:32 PM   #2
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It was probably made in Japan by Miroku. That's about 100 more than I would want to give for it.

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If its a 58, with a brass patchbox, its probably that Zouave that they had in the early 70's. Made by Zoli I think Italian. Right in front of the nipple on the top of the barrel does it say Zouave? or Zouave A. Zoli Italy?

They go in the auctions from $100 to $400 depending on condition.

Pictures of your gun would help, otherwise its just a guess.

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If its a 58, with a brass patchbox, its probably that Zouave that they had in the early 70's. Made by Zoli I think Italian. Right in front of the nipple on the top of the barrel does it say Zouave? or Zouave A. Zoli Italy?

They go in the auctions from $100 to $400 depending on condition.

Pictures of your gun would help, otherwise its just a guess.
I'll go back and check it closer.. I'll bring my camera and see if I can't get a few photo's as well..
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Default Sears & Roebuck

Friday, I found a nice Sears & Roebuck .45 cal Kentucky Rifle made in JapanModel 292.51765. A pretty like new ,not fired for 30 yr. sample. $140.00 and pleased with it. Stock is perfect, Nice blueing, A couple light rust spots. Ready to shoot this thing.




What I can find out it's made in the early '70's and made by Miroku

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That is a Miroku

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Default Too late for the 58 cal...

Well I was too late to get the 58 cal bp rifle but while I was checking around, I came upon (and purchased) this Mod. 51 Ithica 12ga magnum for $200. Just the kind of gun I like to find It needs and is gonna get a total restoration.. This is how it looks now and I will post the future updates in a thread in it's proper place. I put this here for now because I started this whole mess here in BP and Muskets...

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Well I was too late to get the 58 cal bp rifle but while I was checking around, I came upon (and purchased) this Mod. 51 Ithica 12ga magnum for $200. Just the kind of gun I like to find It needs and is gonna get a total restoration.. This is how it looks now and I will post the future updates in a thread in it's proper place. I put this here for now because I started this whole mess here in BP and Muskets...
that ithica would look good rust blued with a dark walnut on the wood.
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Nice gun. I have a JC Higgins Model 88 that my grandfather got from Sears Roebuck.

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Great guns guys...

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