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Posted in thread: Iver Johnson .44 revolver circa 1887-1899 on 05-16-2013 at 09:58 PM
All my references indicate that the Iver Johnson Bulldogs were chambered for the .44 Bull dog
and .44 Webley (known as the .442 RIC Center Fire in England) cartridges.Nominal case (0.473")
and rim dia...
Posted in thread: savage 220 sights on 04-28-2013 at 03:56 PM
The last time I checked the Savage Model 220 in my gun safe, it was still a break open single
shot. Has Savage come out with a bolt action that duplicates a 1938-1965 vintage model number?
Posted in thread: Gun values on 04-06-2013 at 02:36 PM
Value on a trade name Davenport double would range from $175.00 (poor condition) to $800.00 +
(excellent condition) depending on condition, model and shootability (Damascus or fluid steel
Posted in thread: Springfield Model 940E on 04-05-2013 at 08:58 PM
Your Model 940E was manufactured between 1961 and 1970. No records are available to match
serial number to date of manufacture.
Posted in thread: Stevens Savage on 04-05-2013 at 08:54 PM
Try the following suppliers: www.gun-parts.comwww.jackfirstgun.comwww.wisenersinc.com
Posted in thread: Gun values on 04-05-2013 at 08:24 PM
Joseph Vorisek's "Shotgun Markings: 1895-1940, A List" shows BALDWIN & CO. LTD, a New Orleans,
La. importer of Belgian made double barrels.Also shown is A. BALDWIN & CO. LIMITED with various
Posted in thread: 8MM Lebel charge on 04-05-2013 at 08:09 PM
Nonte in "The Home Guide To Cartridge Conversions" shows 3.5 grains of Unique with a 100 grain,
.325" lead bullet.Some research I did on the web(I don't recall the web site) gave a load of
4.0 grains ...
Posted in thread: can anyone identify this pistol and value it? on 04-05-2013 at 07:37 PM
It's Spanish, manufactured by Orbea Hermanos, a copy of the S&W Hand Ejector M&P Third Model of
1905, made for the French in WWI and chambered for the 8.3X 27.5mm (8mm French Lebel) revolver
Posted in thread: My Wilmot. on 04-05-2013 at 06:54 PM
Gorknoids: As stated by Hawg above, Wilmot Gun Company was a trade name used by Henri Pieper.
Pieper operated in Liege, Belgium 1866-1898. This website gives some significant details of
Pieper and his...
Posted in thread: Tipping & lawden on 04-05-2013 at 06:37 PM
Joseph Vorisek's Book, "Shotgun Markings: 1865-1940, A List", shows Tipping and Lawden as
English gunmakers 1875 to at least 1885. Robert Gardner's "Small Arms Makers" lists Tipping and
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