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What do you mean? Is the M71 in the link restored or not?

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Definitely reblued. Rounded corners and the buffing marks are the big give away along with the stamps getting a little thin.

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What do you mean? Is the M71 in the link restored or not?

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It has positively been refinished.  There are numerous visual clues shown in the auction pictures.

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Something odd about the fore end checkering.

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Thank you for your help.

 

What do you mean about this M1890?

 

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It looks reblued to me.

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Absolutely, positively, no doubt about it!!  Reblued.

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