Single most expensive rifle sold at Rock Island Auction

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  1. Big Mak

    Big Mak Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Yeah, i might not have bid on that rifle either. Unless the biding started off at a couple of hundred dollars. But after that i'd be out.
     

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    Cool rifle, I bet bidding started out at a heafty six digit number though. :eek:
     
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    with $500 increments. Cool story though. Thanks for posting Big Mak!
     
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    Rarity, S/N #1, condition, provenance.....it had it all. Excellent!!!
     
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    Too rich for my blood but nice
     
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    Nor Cal Mikie Well-Known Member

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    And, it'll probably never be shot again. What a waste. Still has that "COOL" factor.;)
     
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    carver Moderator Supporting Member

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    Thanks for posting that Mac! I really enjoyed the history and the video!
     
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    Very cool... Thanks!!
     
  11. Ibmikey99$

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    Jeeze, I missed that auction now what do I do with my pocket change? If you would like to drool over Winchester’s (and others) the Buffalo Bil museum in Cody Wyoming is the place to do it. The prototype M1Carbine was really neat to look at wishing it were in my meager collection.