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  1. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hey guys, I just have three bolt action (I'm pretty sure bolt action) rifle barrels that I acquired from a neighbor's house. They have to be decently old, (Not antique old, but not new.) they were her brother's and he died a long time ago. I don't intend to keep them, I have no use for them but...
  2. Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    I'm new to the forums and I need help identifying what type of Weatherby Rifle we have. My wife inherited this rifle from her grandfather who was a WWII vet, not sure what difference that makes but I thought it might give some context. I've determined it is a 30-378 Weatherby Magnum, but I...
  3. Technical Questions & Information
    A friend at work gave me this shotgun. Someone gave it to him a long time ago and it’s been sitting in his safe. He thinks it’s a H&R but I can’t find any markings in it.
  4. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello everyone i recently received this Walther p38 I was wondering if anyone knows when it was made and what it is worth I know absolutely nothing about this model of firearm thank you in advance!
  5. Technical Questions & Information
    all, I have in my possession a Radom VIS35 with the following marks, no pics right now because I am at work. slide: R0440 and an eagle with a 77 under it, then next to the pat. number what looks like an eagle with a swastika clutched in its feet. frame: F0096 , and eagle with 77, no...
  6. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hey Yall, I recently inherited this H&R, top-break, 7-shot, .22 rim fire with a 5-inch barrel. I am trying to identify what year it was manufactured. The serial number 34 2X XX is on the bottom of the grip. Everything I've found on this forum suggests it is a Premier model (1905 - 1941)...
  7. Technical Questions & Information
    Going through my uncle's estate to catalog, and had a few of these walnut forends. This one is marked Colt, but I do not know. Had a recessed area that looks like for base metal of some sort. Any help would be appreciated as to what gun this would be for. Thanks.
  8. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I found this .50 caliber bullet on a mangrove island in the Everglades..very strange place to find something like this (possibly from drug smugglers) I was wondering if anyone knows what type of round this is and it’s age I have never seen one like this
  9. 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...
  10. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    My Grandfather has severe Alzheimer’s. He has 5 guns he was given from his grandfather. My grandma decided it was time for me to get the guns and carry them on for the future. I tried talking to him and asking about the guns, he kind of sparked up but was still unable to remember anything...
  11. General Military Arms & History Forum
    I always take on the daunting task of trying to ID my military rifle's many markings. Just got this Czech VZ24. I believe it was ordered by Romania originally. Any help on additional markings would be greatly appreciated, I would love to get some history on this one! 1. "E" - pistol grip 2...
  12. Technical Questions & Information
    I am trying to import my Grandfathers antiques, one of the items is a flintlock musket unsure if it legitimate, to be honest it holds sentimental value so even if it is a replica I will be importing it, just need to know where it comes from originally, it's make/model. tried looking online for...
  13. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi. We have an old rifle that has been passed on through my wife’s family from, we believe, the Ciivil War. Her ancestors fought for both sides, however, the gun in question arrived to us through her late father who grew up in rural Mississippi (born 1940s) and moved to North Carolina in the...
  14. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Greetings from Mother Russia. It seems russian experts are not educated enough to identify this shotgun properly, so I decided to ask for your help. All photos presented here: http://imgur.com/a/djyba As far as I am concerned it is made by Kettner Koln. A previous owner says that it was maid in...
  15. Curio & Relics Forum
    Was wondering if any Mauser experts could help me out a bit... I just picked up a 1916 Spanish Mauser and the stock has "15" painted on it in red with a large circle underneath as well. I imagine it's some sort of arsenal marking, but would like to know what it denotes. Thanks in advance for...
  16. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Please help me with the identification of old weapons. My grandfather got it and we want to know what's going on and what it has value. character: ELG (Figure 3) length: 28 cm 1) 2) 3) sign on the barrel of the weapon
  17. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Greetings Everyone, I'm purchasing a small collection from the widow of a good friend who recently passed away. I've excluded the firearms I've been able to identify myself and included 1 that I'm fairly confident of the manufacturer but unsure of the model. Getting more pictures or information...
  18. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi all, My grandfather passed a few guns down to my dad and I recently. The gun in the pictures below is one of the rifles that was passed down and we can find no markings to ID the gun. From our research we are thinking it is a Remington 1903-A3 30.06. Could anybody confirm this for us...
  19. Technical Questions & Information
    Hello everyone, this is my first post on the site. I recently acquired a flintlock pistol from my grandfather. I have no idea whether it is authentic, or when or where it is from, and I would like to know if possible. Thanks for the help!
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