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Posted: 2/26/2007 10:51:04 AM EST
She wanted to give me this.........

It belonged to the FIL when he was a lad and it appears (on quick inspection) to be solid and in good working order.

I ran the S/N, it was made in 1922.






Link Posted: 2/26/2007 11:23:52 AM EST
Very nice! What caliber is it?
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 11:54:01 AM EST
.25-35 winchester center fire.
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 12:01:07 PM EST
Thats really nice Chris,
My MIL never gave me anything but bills.
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 1:02:03 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 1:16:00 PM EST
Very Nice. You must be a good Son-in-law.
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 1:46:17 PM EST
Just what you needed!!!!

Another Rifle!!!!!!!!!!!

Nice!

jj
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 2:14:53 PM EST
Nice score brother.
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 3:41:28 PM EST
very sweet. Everyone needs a winchester in their arsenal!!!!
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 3:49:28 PM EST
Awesome Chris! I wish I had a MIL (or any family) that would be so kind to give me stuff like that.

Congrats on the sweet rifle.
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 4:01:27 PM EST
Nice!
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 5:29:10 PM EST
The old boy must have loved that gun to have kept it around that long . Its in good hands now ! Enjoy it !
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 6:27:49 PM EST
My in-laws think guns are scary.
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 6:29:22 PM EST

Originally Posted By vanilla_gorilla:
My in-laws think guns are scary.


SPeakin of diconnects in families, when I say "go to the range" they think golf
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 3:32:09 AM EST
that gun aged better than me looks good.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 4:55:55 AM EST
beautiful.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 12:58:56 PM EST
VERY NICE !!!

I got a Colt Cobra 38spl (the aluminum one) from my FIL/MIL. Its unfired from 196?. I put it away for my son ...
Link Posted: 2/28/2007 12:08:13 AM EST
Received another call from the MIL today, said she forgot about one......

J Stevens 53B .22LR single shot (a beater)



hey.... it was free.

Link Posted: 2/28/2007 3:27:00 AM EST
Unfortunately, I never got to meet my MIL. She died when my wife was very little.

Now the step-MIL is another case altogether. About the only thing that I could ever inherit from her would be one of her primary means of transportation...a BROOM!

Enjoy the rifle, osprey! It's a really nice collectors piece...
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