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Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by Augustus, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Augustus

    Augustus Well-Known Member Supporting

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    I was rummaging around in the basement and came across a book.

    The title is: THE NEW GUNS ANNUAL FACTS AND PHOTOS ON EVERY AMERICAN FIREARM AND POPULAR IMPORTS.

    What's so neat about it is - it was printed in 1961. It covers .22's all the way up to big game rifles, including handguns.

    So, if anyone is interested what your gun cost in 1961 (along with a short bio) I'd be happy to tell you. Feel free to ask away!

    :)
     
  2. Augustus

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    I looked up my .22 rifle and it says: 1961 Remington 550: autoloader, tubular magazine holds 22 Short, 17 Long, or 15 Long Rifle .22 cartridges, 24-inch barrel, thumb safety, about 6 1/4 pounds, overall length 43 1/2 inches, adjustable iron sights, $49.85

    :)
     
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  3. Gumpy

    Gumpy AKA Richard Prestage

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    Never again for that price, Mr. Augustus!
     
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  4. Augustus

    Augustus Well-Known Member Supporting

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    Ain't that the truth! :(
     
  5. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Moderator Moderator

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    Just what I need, whats the price on a 1961 Winchester 1894 in 30-30
     
  6. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporting

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    Awesome find...!!
     
  7. Augustus

    Augustus Well-Known Member Supporting

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    In 1961, it went for $83.94 :eek:

    If ya have a 1961 Winchester Model 94 / 30-30, it's probably worth at least $600.
     
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  8. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Moderator Moderator

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    Yes i have one it is in pretty decent shape
     
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  9. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Moderator Moderator

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    1961 Winchester 94[​IMG]
     
  10. 28Shooter

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    Great find Augustus! I found an old pair of cowboy boots that I wore back in college and inside were copies of Shotgun News from 1987. Prepare to cry - New Colt Pythons in blue for $482, new Colt 1911s for $378, and you'd better sit down for these - Marlin "New! 9mm SemiAuto Carbine $163.50" with the .45ACP model selling for the same price!
     
  11. Shooter

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    I don't think any of my firearms are old enough to be in there!
     
  12. artbrownsr

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    Hey Augustus, what about my Rem. Mod 721 in 30-06?
    Thanks in advance.