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by wsmrto
Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: More Pics for the Rolling Block my previous post
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More Pics for the Rolling Block my previous post

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by wsmrto
Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: This is a 43 Spanish RB Carbine with ID questions and Pics
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This is a 43 Spanish RB Carbine with ID questions and Pics

This is to go along with the several other RB I have. I have been redirecting my collecting to the RBs and have been researching several 7MM and .43's I have put up. This latest is a # 4 type action with a 20 in barrel in very nice condition. There is no indication of the Hex flat of a 79 Arge. with...
by wsmrto
Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: RP / Pre - 1899
Topic: Help I am traveling and found RB I can't ID with my RB books
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Help I am traveling and found RB I can't ID with my RB books

I need some help ASAP I have my RB military but I am sure this is a civilian special order. I could not take pics but here is the info: Short carbine with a hex or oct half barrel. Hex to the end of forestock, then round barrel to muzzle, with a steel nose cap at end of forestock. Last Pat date is 1...
by wsmrto
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: ?s on #5 RB Rifle with full Mexican Crest.
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Re: ?s on #5 RB Rifle with full Mexican Crest.

All I can find as far as value is " The Mexican Crest issues will bring a premium". I find only a very few #5's mentioned on the auctions and for sale sites, never with the Mexican crest. Any idea what they are worth? Thanks
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by wsmrto
Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: ?s on #5 RB Rifle with full Mexican Crest.
Replies: 4
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?s on #5 RB Rifle with full Mexican Crest.

I picked this up at a GS while traveling as the Crest is so deep and clearly struck. The rifle appears to be a standard #5 with several ?? The last date on the tang is March 18 1874! The barrel has 7mm --SM and left side tang has 7127 in large stamp. Some pitting under the wood on barrel and very li...