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January 2, 2024 - 6:00 pm
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Has have any of you guys heard of a first model carbine smooth bore? I just acquired one and it does say 44 shot on the barrel it was made in 1875 and comes back as carbine no other info available

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I have smooth bore rifles  that letter in my survey and 1 third model carbine with smooth bore which does not letter.

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I have an ’86 22″ bbl. semi-deluxe in 45-70 smoothbore that does not letter

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I found out today that it is not a smooth bore somehow somebody took the rifling out of it did a good job and it came back as carbine 1875.

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