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Old March 23, 2013, 02:46 PM   #1
Mike Irwin
Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 39,226
sigh, so many neat rifles...

Went to the gunshop today to pick up my latest Colt. See the revolver forum for more on that...

Anyway, while I'm waiting for the background check, I spy a line of rifles on the wall...

In order...

MAS-49 for $599.

SVT-40 for $1,750 (I remember in the early 1990s when they were bringing less than $400!)

FN-49 for $1,100

and two M-1s.

What was different about all of them is that they were in as close to pristine condition as any I have ever seen.

The MAS-49 looked as if it had just come out of a barracks rack -- it was definitely used, but it was not abused.

I didn't bother looking at the FN-49 or the M-1s as they called me to come get my Colt.

Just not often that you see any of the first three these days, and definitely not all together and not in that condition.
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