Just stopped by a local shop and there was a consigned '56 standard 270WCF about 96% sitting on the shelf. The barrel is stamped 55 and 270 underneath. Minimal handling marks, very clean throughout with a nice blue job. This is a low comb model. Well the price was very fair and it came home with me.
Just got done stripping things down and cleaning them up. The owner couldn't have been much of a shooter. No blue muzzle wear, no buggered up screws and no marks on the trigger guard and floorplate.
It had Weaver bases left on it. All spic and span underneath. Probably should get Weaver rings to keep it "period".
The only thing I need is the 22G sight assembly or some other variance close to it. I'll have to study the Rule and Matunas books tonight.
Pics tomorrow, its too late and too dark right now.
Thanks in advance for any leads on a sight assembly.
Edited by bigwhoop (11/13/12)
Time for vigilance.