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  1. Technical Questions & Information
    Hi Folks, I have an antique (7.65 mm with Nazi proof marks) Mauser HSc I bought from an auctioneer about 10 years ago. Like most of these guns, the firing pin crapped out and was replaced by a gun smith. Twice. The first replacement pin lasted maybe 50 rounds. Now the gun loads, fires and...
  2. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Last year I purchased a 1874 gras, it is missing a few parts such as the tang screw and the extractor would anyone have a lead on these parts?
  3. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    FORUM VIOLATION You want the value, show us some pictures after clicking on and reading the below provided link BUT attempting to buy or sell on the open forums are NOT allowed. https://www.thefirearmsforum.com/threads/important-please-read-before-posting-or-your-post-will-be-deleted.14493/unread
  4. Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Hi all, could you please help identify this find? kind regards luke
  5. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    I've got a really nice old black powder rifle with William Bennett marked on the (very heavy) barrel and Harper Eaton on the lockplate, its set in a beautiful striped stock and has a nice set trigger but I have no idea where this came from or what its worth. I've found almost no info on...
  6. Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers
    I recently received a revolver that is claimed to be a s&w model 1 Would anybody be able to help me with more information about this weapon. It seems to be pretty old.
  7. Curio & Relics Forum
    I'm trying to import a black powder eprouvette from England. While it's an antique, and not classified as a firearm in the U.S., the only shippers in England who will handle it are firearms exporters. The last time I did this it was shipped to the airport and I had to go to Customs to clear the...
  8. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello all, I am new to this forum as I have recently acquired an antique side by side double barrel shotgun. It's in worn condition, needs some adjustments and tightened up (also a right barrel firing pin). I would like to know more about it, as I can't find much on it, and honestly don't know...
  9. Technical Questions & Information
    Hello, I Have an old mauser that i believe to be Pre ww1, but i wanted some extra details if any can be provided, as i really want to know more about the history of this beauty. So far, what i have learned is (and please correct me if i'm wrong): that the barrel was forged at Schilling forge...
  10. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello all. I recently brought an old single shot shotgun purely for the fact it is as tall as I am. I was hoping to find some info on it here. the receiver is heavily engraved but the only marks on it are the word "GURINA" on the receiver 3 times and the sentence "SE I ZO FUJI TAOO ZUIYO" across...
  11. Introduction Forum
    Hello & good morning, I'm Joey - I am based out of Southern New Hampshire. I just turned 22 and am a budding collector of historical arms, as well as a very avid WW1 and WW2 reenactor. I own a '39 Kar98k, an '05 Gewehr 98, Norinco Type 56 SKS, and a '53 PPS-43. For more modern weapons, I own...
  12. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Greetings, I inherited 4 old rifles from my late father. All 4 of them are brand new still in their original box and packing. I am very curious of their value and what (if anything) I should do to preserve them. 1) Harrington & Richardson, Model 565, Single shot 22 caliber (I have two of...
  13. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    My parents just received a small collection of flintlock pistols that were collected by a family member and passed them down to my stepfather. They are said to have come form French or Great Britain but there is no certainty to that nor any documentation to confirm. I have taken a few group...
  14. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I'm not a shooter but received this muzzleloader pistol as part of an inheritance. Can someone tell me what I have? Thanks.
  15. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    What do you guys think about the value of this rifle? It's of course been modified for hunting. I would like to sell it, even though I think the historicity of it is pretty badass.
  16. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello, new to TFF I Recently inherited a Iver Johnson revolver I know nothing about the year or model or what caliber it is hopefully someone has some info on this one the serial under the grip is H83662 I believe the holster is original but it is missing the snap if anyone could recommend where...
  17. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello all, I have seen a few posts about drillings before, but I can't find any like mine. Most seem to have two shotgun barrels and one rifle barrel, but ours is the opposite. My wife's grandfather gave us this rifle. He claims that it is from 1890, but in my own research I can't find anything...
  18. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello fellow enthusiasts! I inherited the rifle shown in the photos below. It seems to be in fully working order, the action works and the barrel is clear. There's only one marking on it, "1492" stamped on the bottom of the action. Any help in identifying it would be greatly appreciated! Perhaps...
  19. Technical Questions & Information
    Hello everyone, I'd greatly appreciate a bit of advice since I've been fighting with this for several days now. I got a very dirty and rusted 1870-1890 Belgian British Bulldog a few weeks ago and I took it apart for cleaning/conservation. I'm a novice to antique firearms, but rather experienced...
  20. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi all, Hoping to date a revolver: Q92080 is the serial under the grip.
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