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Victor - Catalog # 9217dusty erickson, Sat Jul 14 22:21
    • More infodusty erickson, Sun Jul 15 10:22

  • Sport King D.McGhee, Fri Jul 13 23:12
    • Sport KingJames Gammel, Sr., Sun Jul 15 14:45

  • Citations and lightning boltsJames Gammel, Sr., Thu Jul 12 14:58

    Possible model Dbutch burk, Thu Jul 12 11:32
    • Model DJohn J. Stimson, II, Sun Jul 15 21:14

  • High Standard HADoran Houk, Wed Jul 11 15:16
    • Model H-A.John J. Stimson, II, Sun Jul 15 20:58
    • jModel H-AJohn J Stimson, II, Wed Jul 11 18:14

  • Sentinel Rob Halvorson, Tue Jul 10 00:35

  • J. C. Higgins date of manufactureFred Hamner, Sun Jul 8 22:28

  • Model 102 Citation 9260James Gammel, Sr., Sun Jul 8 21:39

  • Info request M104 trophyBob goodrich, Sat Jul 7 17:46

  • HD serial number date verificationJerry Quimby, Sat Jul 7 16:48
    • HD dateJames Gammel, Sr., Tue Jul 10 13:15

  • 2 more "U.S." marked series 103 CitationsJames Gammel, Sr., Fri Jul 6 18:31

  • R-108jkwhaley, Wed Jul 4 17:49

  • Dating Request PleaseDusty Erickson, Wed Jul 4 00:18

  • Model D date of manufactureMike O'Donnell, Tue Jul 3 12:53

  • Series 102 Trophy (10"?)James Gammel, Sr., Mon Jul 2 16:58

  • Pair of Hi StandardsTravis Holt, Sat Jun 30 16:07

  • The Victor 10X? Shea?Jason Mitchell, Sat Jun 30 15:24

  • 10 inch M104 CitationBob goodrich, Thu Jun 28 22:54

  • M104 slant grip victorBob goodrich, Thu Jun 28 22:20

  • Dura-Matic M-101rob.halvorson, Thu Jun 28 21:19

  • Series 103 CitationJames Gammel, Sr., Tue Jun 26 12:09

  • Dating Request & Catalog Number Requestdusty erickson, Mon Jun 25 23:21

  • R-101Ryan Blalock, Mon Jun 25 21:40
    • R-101James Gammel, Sr., Tue Jul 10 12:22

  • Dura-matic M-101 information?Hunter Thornburg, Mon Jun 25 01:41

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