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The oldest firearm you own

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by monotonous_iterancy, Jun 7, 2012.

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  1. monotonous_iterancy

    monotonous_iterancy Member

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    What's the oldest firearm you own? Mine would be my Mosin Nagant, manufactured in 1944.
     
  2. xmanpike

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    Great Grandfather's 1931 FN Belgian Browning made A-5. 1931 is approximated only because the FN factory was destroyed by the nazis in WWII along with all records. Supposedly one of the first 10,000 Browning auto shotguns ever brought in to the US, stamped Ogden, Utah.
     
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    1929 Tula Arsenal M1895 Nagant
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    1873 martini henry in 577-450
     
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    Winchester 52c, 22lr, circa 1956
    BRNO, Model 1, 22lr, circa 1952
    Anschutz 1411, 22lr, circa 1966
    Beretta O/U 12ga, circa 1992
     
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    1909 Swedish Mauser
     
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    Winchester Model 1890 pump action in .22 short
     
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    Probably put 25-35,000 rounds (100 Rnds/Week -- 25-30 weeks/year -- dozen years) through her in the N-SSA.

    Great rifle.
     
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    My great-grandfathers rabbit ear 20 guage. Made sometime in the 1890's. My dad mailed home a WW-2 trophy in 1945. FN made SXS double made sometime prior to WW-2. Dad "liberated" it in late April 1945. Cost him $1.50 postage to mail it back home. Not as old as some, but a quality gun that still sees use and with a great story.
     
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    Arisaka T-99 that my Uncle brought back from WWII.

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    1896 Krag carbine. Still my favorite deer rifle. :cool:
     
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    Bess..............
     
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    1874 Sharps that belonged to my grandfather in 45/70 he shot quite a few deer with it, in N.E. Wisconsin in the early 1900's, I believe he bought it used, but I'm not entirely certain.
     
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    Smith & Wesson Model 1½, which was sold by M.W. Robinson, New York City, on December 9th, 1869. BTW M.W. Robinson was S&W's largest distributor at the time.
     
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    A 1920's era S&W .38

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    Its in pretty rough condition, but it belonged to my Dad so the value of the gun is more sentimental than financial. :eek:
     
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    My Winchester Model 1873, manufactured in 1882 chambered in 44-40 and it is still a good shooter...

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    I've got a few older rimfire rifles that date from the late 'teens to early twenties. And I'm putting the finishing touches on a rifle that has a rolling block action stamped 1869 but is updated with new furniture and a Shiloh Sharps barrel.
     
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    I have an old dimascus double barrel that I don't know the year but would suppose is the oldest...or a deranger type pistol that my gr, gr, gr grandmother carried. And she died in 1870.
     
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    There was JUST a thread on this that is like 20 pages long, might want to look that one up for some good answers.

    *Mine is a 1922 Colt .32 pocket hammerless.
     
  24. monotonous_iterancy

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    That's all cool stuff. I like how firearms are passed down from generation to generation like heirlooms.
     
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    1895 Chileno Mauser.
     
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