Thanx for the reply.
The barrels are removable by turning them 1/4 counterclockwise and presto!
I am not pursuing selliing the firearm, just interested in IDing the model/sub class, and date. It is of sentimental value for family reasons, and it is also the gun I shot my first deer and first moose with 30+ years ago!
(He had the 30-30 bbl on back then.)
What is the difference betweeen the '1899' and '99' model designations? I see both used as seperate models?