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Old 07-12-2019, 06:43 AM
Rick the Librarian Rick the Librarian is offline
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Originally Posted by chief jeff View Post
Have an 03a3 sold as unserviceable in 1958 on box . No tag like you. Have been told that meant not rebuilt. Head space is fine. Nice Rock Island, not sure value, but I would buy if reasonable priced. Like if I had the money.
"Unserviceable" rifles, as sold by DCM in that period, simply meant the rifle had not been examined or tested. In most cases I read, the rifle was in good shape and mechanical condition.
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