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December 22, 2021 - 5:03 am
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For you ’73 gurus,

When did the first 1873’s start showing up with proof marks? Was it about the same as the other models ……. 1905 or so?

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December 22, 2021 - 5:32 am
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Thats what I’ve seen.

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Thanks Bob. An acquaintance called me about a M73 deluxe 32 cal. from 1883 that has proof marks on the barrel and receiver. I’m assuming it may have gone back to the factory for a re-barrel 1905 or later. Still need to run a search for him to see if it shows a later R&R. 

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