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Old 03-14-2017, 07:38 PM
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Those stocks are NOT older than the gun. They are, in fact, quite a bit newer. The checkering pattern is postwar and the shoulder indicates they are no earlier than about 1953. The prewar Magna stocks had a greater degree of coverage by the checkering and they had a sharp shoulder. Here are some pictures of the prewar style Magna stocks:

Exterior, showing the checkering and the sharp shoulder.

Inside, showing the machined steel retaining washer.
SWCA #2475, SWHF #318
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