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January 24, 2023 - 5:27 pm
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My “Special” M43 Hornet, #60473A.

I’m thinking late Spring/early Summer, 1953.

Am I correct? Thanx,  —Jim

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Jim,

Yes, you are indeed correct… early June 1953.

Bert

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Bert H. said
Jim,

Yes, you are indeed correct… early June 1953.

Bert

  

Many thanks, Bert.

Have you noticed how these late models have a “ripple” effect on the stocks? (Sanding NOT great!)
The bluing is flawless . . . The wood, not so much!

This Hornet has them, as does my “High Grade” M9422 (new-in-the-box)

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Jim F in CT said

Bert H. said

Jim,

Yes, you are indeed correct… early June 1953.

Bert

  

Many thanks, Bert.

Have you noticed how these late models have a “ripple” effect on the stocks? (Sanding NOT great!)

The bluing is flawless . . . The wood, not so much!

This Hornet has them, as does my “High Grade” M9422 (new-in-the-box)

  

The quality of the “fit & finish” noticeably declined in the post-WW II years, and was downright poor before the great debacle in 1964.

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