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by Tom_Pearce
Wed Dec 29, 2004 3:41 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Original Finish on 1892 Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 1094

Re: Original Finish on 1892 Parts

Oil quenched (charcoal-black color);<br>Receiver, gate, carrier/follower, sideplate, magazine spring, cutoff, hinge pin, bolt sleeve, extractor, mainspring, front sight blade, trigger & sear, all swivels and all screws.<br>Blued or browned;<br>Butt plate, barrel, barrel bands, rear swivel base, ...
by Tom_Pearce
Sat Dec 11, 2004 5:36 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Observations of Greg Martin Auction Nov15-17
Replies: 1
Views: 1575

Observations of Greg Martin Auction Nov15-17

Report of the Greg Martin Auctions Sessions I IV on November 15 thru 17, 2004.<br><br>Featured Krags from the late Frank Mallory collection;<br><br>Lot 3107  U.S. Springfield Krag Model 1896 (1895) Sling Ring Carbine # 28,683 Documented to the U.S. 9th Cavalry.  Sold for $3,930.00<br><br>L...
by Tom_Pearce
Thu Dec 09, 2004 2:03 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Gunsmith Screwdriver Set
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

Re: Gunsmith Screwdriver Set

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by Tom_Pearce
Sun Jul 18, 2004 12:48 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: 1894?
Replies: 7
Views: 2618

Re: 1894?

The Model 1892 was officially accepted in 1892, but, do to political pressure production did not commence until 1894 and the receivers were so marked for the year of manufacture. Since receivers lead assembly of complete arms, 1894 dated receivers were completed in the 1894, 1895 and 1896 calendar y...
by Tom_Pearce
Fri Jun 04, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Kraig Carbine
Replies: 6
Views: 2443

Re: Krag

From reports, #178529 was manufactured during the first quarter (Jan.-Mar.) of 1899 as a Rifle. No Carbines were mfg'd during this quarter. Your Rifle was cartouched by "JSA" for J. Sumner Adams and was originally mfg'd with the Model 1898 Rear Sight.
by Tom_Pearce
Wed Apr 28, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: 1898 rifle info?
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: 1898 rifle info?

The serial number, to date, has no known history of useage.<br>Your Model 1898 Rifle was manufactured in the last quarter of 1899 (Oct-Dec) or possibly the first quarter of 1900 (Jan_Mar). Your rifle was originally equipped with the Model 1898 Rear Sight. With the presence of an 1899 cartouche, I wo...
by Tom_Pearce
Sun Apr 18, 2004 3:23 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Krag 1892/1896 conversion S/N hsitory
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Re: Krag 1892/1896 conversion S/N hsitory

"SA" = Springfield Armory packed
by Tom_Pearce
Fri Apr 09, 2004 3:50 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Re: 1898 Krag value
Replies: 1
Views: 1103

Re: 1898 Krag value

 

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by Tom_Pearce
Tue Mar 16, 2004 6:35 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Observations from Ohio Gun Collectors Show
Replies: 1
Views: 935

Observations from Ohio Gun Collectors Show

March 13-14, 2004 Ohio Gun Collectors Association show saw three rare Krag Bayonets change hands.<br>1 Krag 1900 dated Bowie Bayonet w/scabbard about 95% condition sold for $2600.<br>1 Krag 1900 dated Bowie Bayonet w/scabbard about 92% condition sold for $2600.<br>1 Krag 1902 dated Bolo Bayonet w/sc...
by Tom_Pearce
Wed Mar 10, 2004 2:50 am
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Observations
Replies: 3
Views: 1783

Re: Observations

Sleeve appears knurled and should be.<br>Cocking piece has alot more finish than receiver.<br>Would like to know if cartouche is readable and does date coincide with serial number.<br>Cleaning rod head shape questionable.<br>Front sight blade replaced or upgraded.<br>Butt plate looks correct.<br>Ser...