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Carving on Model 94 stock
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Mdl-94-1.JPGImage EnlargerMdl94-2.JPGImage Enlarger                                                                                                                                                                               I’ve owned this Model 94 for some time now and have often thought about restoring it but something has always stopped me. I think it’s the fascination I have with the markings and carvings on it. Can someone tell me anything about the gun? I have often thought that it may have belonged to a mountain man or a trapper that spent too much time alone. It is ’94’ saddle ring carbine, 20 inch BBL, serial #314843, made in 1906, with carvings of Moose and Moose antlers along with what I believe to be pine cones or bushes. It also has a date carved into the stock (6/27/40). There are initials carved into the forearm that read JGF. There are carvings on both sides but I’m not able to show all of the pic’s. The gun is also missing the front sight blade and the rear sight and the ring portion of the saddle ring. Hmmm…To restore or not?

Thanks for any help,

Gary

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As a WACA website Guest, you cannot directly upload pictures. Instead, you can post a URL link to a photo hosting website where you have the pictures stored.

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I am a new member, not a guest

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I am a new member, not a guest  

You are logged in as a Guest.  What is your WACA membership number?

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I am new to this so I don’t know how to answer that question. The $50 for membership was taken from my account on 1/7/21 but I don’t see that information in my profile or account. where should I look?

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I am new to this so I don’t know how to answer that question. The $50 for membership was taken from my account on 1/7/21 but I don’t see that information in my profile or account. where should I look?  

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Thank you for your help, I will resubmit my post when I can show photos of the firearm.

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Thank you for your help, I will resubmit my post when I can show photos of the firearm.

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Just edit this topic, or send me the pictures and I will post them for you.

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Welcome, Gary. Looking forward to the pics after reading your description.

 

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Sounds like your 94 has some character. I’d leave it as is. If you want something more original there are plenty around.

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Not much more handsome , except My wife, than an honest old ’94. Welcome Gary

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