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#6234206 - 02/29/12 02:04 AM For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy
kiwi Offline
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Hi Norm
A Few Pics for you. Not a safe queen but mine



















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#6234215 - 02/29/12 02:18 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: kiwi]
300jimmy Offline
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What caliber Kiwi? I believe these were only checkered one year.....1940 so they are uncommon.

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#6234217 - 02/29/12 02:21 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: 300jimmy]
kiwi Offline
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250-3000
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#6234221 - 02/29/12 02:25 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: kiwi]
Happy Birthday johno Offline
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Graham, thats two found in N.Z. now. The one I got at auction and now this one. Still have not seen one this side of the ditch. Good find

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#6234224 - 02/29/12 02:30 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: johno]
kiwi Offline
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Got wind of another
+ a 38-55
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#6234244 - 02/29/12 03:10 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: kiwi]
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Not an early F in 38-55, they weren't chambered for it.

Hopefully it will turn out to be an 1899F in 38-55 for ya.
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#6234296 - 02/29/12 03:57 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: mad_dog]
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I think he was referring to two separate rifles Joe.
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#6234440 - 02/29/12 05:06 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: lovemy99]
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I thought him and Johnno were talking early 99F's.

Hopefully they weren't talking about 99's in general because if all they can find is two of them they're collecting the wrong guns.
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#6235599 - 02/29/12 10:20 AM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: mad_dog]
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Those late checkered F's are hard to fine here in the States...and in .250! Nice find.

Note that the brl has the last three digits stamped on the bottom.


Edited by Rick99 (02/29/12 10:25 AM)
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#6236410 - 02/29/12 01:34 PM Re: For Norm99 "F" Pic Heavy [Re: kiwi]
norm99 Offline
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Originally Posted By: kiwi
250-3000


thanks for the pics Graham ,i would sure like to find one up here.

has the front checkering been recut ,just asking because of metal condition ,
regardless its nice you got it

norm
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