well the box and any papers that it came with are probably worthless as these were all sold as military surplus at any store you could possibly imagine at that period anyway. no different from most however the serial dates to august of 1943 which is interesting because it's the first rifle I've seen that the rifle and barrels dates are the same, usually there is a couple months plus or minus as the barrels or receivers usually sat around for a while waiting to be assembled. you weren't lieing about mint condition though, that is probably one of the most perfect 1903A3s I've seen. I would put it's value at just below $1000, probably around the $900 range.
all guns lost in a tragic smelting accident.
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