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There seems to be a glut of these rifles at this time. Also. it seems there is something always wrong with them. Granted, this was a boys rifle and many were mishandled and neglected. Bores were often shot out too, and many re bbld. Takes a collectors eye to distinguish between the good, bad, and ugly, if you will. Not a lot of these old rifles are in new condition, and the ones that are, wind up in an astute collectors safe. The last rifle looks nice, but a sanded stock makes one wonder. Too much money IMHO.   Big Larry

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Big Larry said
There seems to be a glut of these rifles at this time. Also. it seems there is something always wrong with them. Granted, this was a boys rifle and many were mishandled and neglected.

Larry, better make that a RICH boys’ rifle, as the original price of this model was a third more than the prices of ’92s & ’94s; only the ’95 cost more.

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clarence said

Big Larry said
There seems to be a glut of these rifles at this time. Also. it seems there is something always wrong with them. Granted, this was a boys rifle and many were mishandled and neglected.

Larry, better make that a RICH boys’ rifle, as the original price of this model was a third more than the prices of ’92s & ’94s; only the ’95 cost more.  

You are probably correct. These rifles were definitely made for rich kids.  Short bbls. and short stocks. Don’t forget their usage in WW1. Big Larry

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