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by Whitetailguy
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: 721 722 725 dates of mfg
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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

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Rear sight
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Serial # on bolt and rail
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Plug screws
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Front sight
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Stock and butt plate S/N?
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The blue looks to be original. The stock looks like it was probably varnished over.
by Whitetailguy
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: 721 722 725 dates of mfg
Replies: 258
Views: 159566

Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Yes, I can shoot some more pictures. My curiosity is why the barrel isn't marked as it should be and what the actual marking means. I'm assuming that the left side mark is suppose to be a 'U' but that doesn't correspond to anything about this rifle in terms of date of manufacture. Is the mark on the...
by Whitetailguy
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: 721 722 725 dates of mfg
Replies: 258
Views: 159566

Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

I have a Model 721 in 30-06 S/N 23893 but I'm not understanding the date code (see pics). Shouldn't there be another letter or 2?
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Left side
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Right side
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Bottom
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