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Old 06-30-2018, 10:28 AM
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I ran across this .45 last year at a small show and learned it had been shipped, like thousands of others, in June of 1918. It survived 100 years in pretty good shape. #66261
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That's a nice one!
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Very nice, great find!
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Nice find. Looks to be in great shape.
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Very nice! She’s in good shape for being 100! My 1917 is about in the same condition and, I believe, has a centenary birthday coming up this July: #83613.
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Thats a beauty.
It is amazing how many guns survive so long in such great shape. It is especially amazing with military weapons.
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Beautiful gun in amazing condition. I'm envious.
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Very nice. As far as you know, are those the original stocks? Despite my best squinting, I can't see if the hammer is grooved.
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The hammer isn't grooved. The right stock had a number written on it but it is long since gone. I have turned it every which way and illuminated it but can only see one stroke left in graphite. I have assumed they are native to the gun.
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Very cool- I’m a big fan of the old large-frame wheelguns! Enjoy it
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Very nice gun. I love 45acp revolvers.
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In a Word WOW... ok two Beautiful thank you for sharing !
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