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Need Help on some History

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by alex9328, Dec 4, 2008.

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  1. alex9328

    alex9328 Member

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    Guys put on your thinking caps!

    I just purchased an overunder combination rifle shotgun that has a label of "FLAIG ACE AUSTRIA "

    Not sure of the gauge yet or caliber of the rifle. The shop I purchased it from had a tag on it that said " 20g-222 rem " but I have to confirm that.

    I am ask if anyone has every heard of that brand or marker.

    I will post photo later, when I get a chance. Finish of firearm is good, styling is like an overunder shotgun with internal hammer, not like Savage or H&R etc.
    The release lever is on top, moving the lever to the right opens firearm, after closing, moving lever to the left, cocks rifle. There is a chamber selection slide on the left side close to the trigger area. Nice wood, but once phot are up. You all will be the judge on it.

    I am asking for help to get a better idea of value for trading purposes.

    Respectfully, Alex
     
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    Did you ask the shop what their basis was for caliber and gauge?
     
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    I don't know much about shotguns other than the modern ones, but I thought there were over-unders in 20 gage and .410s with a rifle caliber in the second barrel.
     
  4. alex9328

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    Okay, We got the ball rolling, Fandamntastic. THe rifle shotgun is great shape and it seems like in new condition. However, the butt rubber cushion look like a little dry rot.

    Yes, Tag mentioned 20ga. I will get photo posted A.S.A.P. I did a internet search so far and I have not gotten any results. Blue Book of Gun Values@ has no list either.

    But I am not sure if I am querying search properly.

    Thanks THR Family. Alex Longoria
     
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  5. USSR

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    Flaig's Lodge in Millvale, PA was an importer of high quality Austrian made rifles at least into the the 1970's and perhaps the 1980's.

    Don
     
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