I picked up an 1895 guide (stainless) a few years back. It's one of my favorite rifles. I haven't shot it in some time now, but remember the recoil being awful on the bench, but very manageable when fired while standing.
One thing is for sure; I won't be trading/selling it anytime soon.
“There are three reasons to own a gun. To protect yourself and your family, to hunt dangerous and delicious animals, and to keep the King of England out of your face.” - Krusty the Clown