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bballwizard05
08-02-2010, 10:04 AM
I am hoping people won't be too afraid to actually say what they have. And post a pic if you can! I don't really have anything rare, rarest I own is a targetmaster from 1939 but thats not really rare. But lets see yours!!

Hoologan
08-02-2010, 10:06 AM
My AR is rare. In fact one of a kind. :)

Uriah02
08-02-2010, 10:07 AM
Rem 700 SPS .308 it was a nice find!




Oh yea it is the 5R Milspec :rofl2:

pullnshoot25
08-02-2010, 10:08 AM
Finnish P-27. ;)

45DAVID1
08-02-2010, 10:08 AM
1951 Colt .38 super and a 1949 High Standard HD Military.

Veggie
08-02-2010, 10:11 AM
I guess my Savage-Anschutz Model 141

Black Majik
08-02-2010, 10:11 AM
Dude, it's Calguns. ALL my guns are rare. :D

pullnshoot25
08-02-2010, 10:13 AM
Dude, it's Calguns. ALL my guns are rare. :D

Win!

uzigalil
08-02-2010, 10:14 AM
Original Armalite Ar-7 Pilots survival rifle with wire collapsing stock

warbird
08-02-2010, 10:17 AM
I have an original confederate brass perry of which only 268 were supposedly made before the yanks over ran the factory. Only two are known to exist that I know of and I have number 7 and one of the two. The other is a Remington Mark I flare gun made around 1899-1900 of which only five hundred were made. Takes a ten gauge shell. I also have an Alamo Ranger that was used by volunteer American forces in the 1930's Spanish civil war that Ernest Hemingway wrote about in "For whom the Bell Tolls". That is it for me.

leelaw
08-02-2010, 10:24 AM
Leelaw Armory 1911. 1-of-1 :D

nick
08-02-2010, 10:24 AM
PSP-25, unfired, not even racked, in the original box as it left the dealer way back when.

A Korean war bringback Mosin Nagant 91/30, with bringback papers.

Those are probably the most rare guns I have.

trashman
08-02-2010, 10:24 AM
I own two Smith & Wesson Model 27's (one a 27-2, the other a 27-nodash) with 5-inch barrels; these are considered the rarest of the various barrel lengths.

--Neill

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee126/northslope/27-nodash/27-nodash004.jpg

Rule .308
08-02-2010, 10:27 AM
Nothing spectacular but I have a baby P-08 in .32acp made by Erma. Cool little gun and I have yet to see another one.

bballwizard05
08-02-2010, 10:27 AM
wow only up for like 20 minutes and already some INCREDIBLE history here...

cudakidd
08-02-2010, 10:44 AM
Lew Horton 66 3" one of 300
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo284/cudakidd/CIMG4172.jpg

S&W 640PC carry comp one of 150
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo284/cudakidd/CIMG5692.jpg

S&W 627 "Bloodwork" one of 300 dual cylinders
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo284/cudakidd/CIMG4171.jpg

S&W 686 PC carry comp 4" one of 300
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo284/cudakidd/CIMG4174.jpg

S&W 66 "Super K" 3" Factory ported, special barrel, S&W Poly Ivory grips
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo284/cudakidd/CIMG5696.jpg
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo284/cudakidd/CIMG5672.jpg

Or the 1941 Johnson I had, the 1918 BAR, the Full size 1962 Gatling Gun! list goes on...and on...

Spiggy
08-02-2010, 10:45 AM
PSP-25, unfired, not even racked, in the original box as it left the dealer way back when.

A Korean war bringback Mosin Nagant 91/30, with bringback papers.

Those are probably the most rare guns I have.

that rare gun has a rare story. CRAIG'S LIST:D

warbird
08-02-2010, 10:46 AM
Before my divorce I had them on display for the public in a museum and hope to do it again. I won't donate them because I lose control and they can be sold off to a private collector. I view my guns as belonging to the public and I am only the caretaker. These are part of American history and belong to the public really. But then that is just my opinion.

Shawn L
08-02-2010, 10:47 AM
Mine would be my Beretta 92fs Desert Storm.
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z279/splinse/DSC_5067.jpg

858casper858
08-02-2010, 10:47 AM
The most rare in MY collection is a '71 Albanian SKS. Surplusrifle.com estimates only 860 of my year left in the world. Who knows for sure but I think that's pretty rare.

freonr22
08-02-2010, 10:57 AM
I dont know how rare/valuable it is, but rare to me.

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=41005&d=1261555537

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=41006&d=1261555550 http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=40948&d=1261510805

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=40949&d=1261510934
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=252203

Winchester model 54 in Stainless Steel 1929 sn: in 31,000ish range

orangeusa
08-02-2010, 11:08 AM
Nice guns, squirtgun and toes in picture!! hahaha :)

Knauga
08-02-2010, 11:10 AM
I have a M1914 Kongsberg Arsenal 1911 manufactured during the German occupation of Norway. Marked 11.25MM, the only things on it that aren't original are the slide stop and grips, the rest is all matching serial numbers. I gave it to my son on his 18th birthday as it was inherited by me from my grandfather. As he is in the Navy, it is still in my safe :D

CSACANNONEER
08-02-2010, 11:13 AM
I've got a one of a kind Ruger MKI CARBINE. But, I don't really think that custom built guns should count.

My ALS upper is far from common. In fact, he only makes up to 5 or 6 per month and has been building for less than 10 years!

I have a Remington 121 Roughtledge from Gene Autry's estate.

I have a 2 shot, pump shotgun designed by Charles "Sparrow" Young.

How about my Berretta 12g O/U muzzleloader?

Or my, .54 cal swivel gun made by Pedersalli?

As far as C&R goes, I've got a 1933 production K31.

I've also got an 1887 Swdish Nagant chambered in 7.5 Nagant.

Decoligny
08-02-2010, 11:13 AM
I don't own a rare gun, but my cousin does, and I REALLY want it.

My great grandfather captured a German calvary officer in WWI and confiscated his Artillary Luger. Complete matched serial number set of gun, 2 regular magazines, 1 - snail magazine, and the holster with the attachable shoulder stock that turns the pistol into a carbine.

Looks kinda like this

http://www.hlebooks.com/lugerpa/luarti11.JPG

rromeo
08-02-2010, 11:14 AM
My AR is rare. In fact one of a kind. :)

Yup. I don't a Spike's lower, DPMS parts kit, with Eagle, Globe, and Anchor on the mag well, Bushmaster 14.5" upper with AK muzzle brake is too common.

But seriously, I have a few old guns, but they're still not really rare. My 1917 Remington M91 is probably the rarest.

Thefeeder
08-02-2010, 11:30 AM
Kimber M82 Custom Classic in 218 Mashburn Bee
37 produced

Beeman R1 Tyrolian Only 25 produced

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj258/thefeeder/R1-TY0002.jpg

4DSJW
08-02-2010, 11:31 AM
My rarest is probably the 1914 Artillery Luger made at the Erfurt Arsenal... the Artillery model was only produced for that one year at Erfurt. Not SUPER rare or in original finish but the refinish is well done and I love it.

Zonie
08-02-2010, 11:31 AM
Ruger Speed Six. They're not exactly rare, but not common either. They've been out of production for many years now and are becoming something of collector's items.

Jpach
08-02-2010, 11:42 AM
Sporterized 1896 30-40 Krag. Not that rare but Ive never seen one exactly like mine. It has some strange old customish stock on it and seems to have different sights. Been passed down the family since who knows when.

Maser
08-02-2010, 11:43 AM
I guess I'd have to say my Daisy Legacy. It must be rare because I can never find spare parts for it and also the only spare mags I seen were like 50 or 60 bucks each and in VERY limited quantities. It was the very first gun given to me as a kid and I plan on giving it to my son next year. Funny how when you think of Daisy you think of BB guns and not a .22LR.

Decoligny
08-02-2010, 11:45 AM
Arisaka Type 97 Sniper Rifle (less scope). WWII bringback, grandpa was in the Pacific.

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Side2.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Scopemount.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/ChamberReciever.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Markingszoom.jpg

Or a Japanese Type 13 I got from my other grandfather :43:, but i like the Arisaka.

These were rifles turned in at or after the Japanese surrender, as they have the imperial chrysanthemum ground off. Those captured in battle were "honorably" obtained by an enemy who defeated the Japanese soldier. To prevent "dishonor" to the emperor, his mark was removed from all weapons given in surrender.

E-120
08-02-2010, 11:52 AM
A 2003 Yugoslavian M-92 krink that I just finished building. Rare for CA.

RedFord150
08-02-2010, 12:09 PM
Colt Double Eagle with Night Sights.

macadamizer
08-02-2010, 12:41 PM
I have an 1899 SAA in .45 Colt, don't think it is particularly rare, but it's old, and belonged to my great-grandfather, so pretty cool to me.

El Gato
08-02-2010, 1:06 PM
a colt Army Spl. in 32-20 - 6 in barrel... with a set of custom stocks... the stocks are actually plastic but were pretty famous... had it appraised and the guy at the gun shop at Morro Bay commented the stocks were pretty unique and sought after... If only I could remember the name of the stock... dang...
anyway... a fun gun...and yes a shooter...


on 2nd thought...
probably my Volkmann combat custom... ain't that many made...yet...

TakeFive
08-02-2010, 1:17 PM
Ruger Hawkeye single shot "pistol".

Ed_Hazard
08-02-2010, 1:42 PM
I dont currently own it but it is destined to be mine some day. My dad inherited his fathers Obregon 45 made circa 1930. I understand it is a rare design and not many remain. Turns out my Grandfaher was pretty well conected in Mexico and had quite a collection before his death. He was said to be armed at all times w/his rifle and revolver. This pistol is one of only 3 pieces of his collection that my dad and uncles were able to retrieve after his passing. The one that I have always wanted and have had the chance to fire was his EDC colt SAA clone in 44-40 made under the brand 3 Caballos. It is a well worn gun with a smooth action and worn grips. My uncle has that one and I'll probably have to buy it off my cousins in the future to keep it in the family.

Reductio
08-02-2010, 2:15 PM
That would be my Yugo SKS... I think...

I don't own guns for rarity, I own them for shooting. :43:

PolishMike
08-02-2010, 2:16 PM
FB Radom VIS35 with serial number "00000"

Rob454
08-02-2010, 2:27 PM
I guess i would say a original condition polytec M14. While it may not be rare they are no longer imported and most people do modify them. And i almost never see them for sale on Calguns. When i see them for sale they are not that cheap. To some people they may be a POS but I like it. I havent had any problems with it. Some of the mags I have for it suck and need to me massaged to work right but once that is figured out they work fine.

mosinnagantm9130
08-02-2010, 2:42 PM
Ah yes, another excuse to get PNS25 all jealous over this:D:
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af314/mosinnagantm9130/Gun%20Stuff/sideview.jpg

^^That's my 1939 m28/30. One of 2,800 built in 1939, it did not get the "D" stamp upgrade, nor is it refurbished.:D

I also have a 43 M44, but no pics of that one.

ZX-10R
08-02-2010, 2:44 PM
1936 91/30 Tula Hex and all my dressed up guns since they are all custom to my needs.

ccandgc
08-02-2010, 2:47 PM
Borchardt

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v123/ccandgc/IMG_2195.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v123/ccandgc/IMG_2194.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v123/ccandgc/IMG_2196.jpg

My grandfather "confiscated" this in France from a Nazi officer along with some other paraphenalia, since he was CIC it made it all the way home :D

Joe
08-02-2010, 2:51 PM
I don't have anything rare

Bhobbs
08-02-2010, 2:54 PM
The Rarest firearm I own is my K31.

My grandpa has a rifle that one of our family members used in the Civil War hanging over his fireplace, a pin fire Swiss military rifle, Springfield Trapdoor and his fathers M1911 that he used in WW1 and later on as sheriff and county Constable. I'm pretty sure it is all matching.

Rekrab
08-02-2010, 2:57 PM
1955 Romanian M44. I don't think I've ever seen another Romanian MN.

ponderosa
08-02-2010, 3:07 PM
A Hartford Arms & Equipment Model 1925

Approximately 5,000 were produced from 1925 to 1932.

Unfortunately not worth much because 1) nickel plated 2) broken firing pin.

But I hope to one day work on it and get it functioning at least.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3499/3795859510_8d8057acc7_o.jpg

jamesob
08-02-2010, 3:17 PM
1858 remington new model police, it's for sale also.

Rumpled
08-02-2010, 3:20 PM
For me, probably my Seville in .45 Colt.
Or a '93 Spanish Mauser - or a .38 S&W Enfield.
But probably the Seville.
http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/30236pix155652265.jpg

tacticalcity
08-02-2010, 3:30 PM
I don't have a picture of them, but I have two older guns in my collection that I don't see in a lot of other collections.

Remington Sportsman 58 12GA Semi-Auto Shotgun from the 50s.

Remington Targetmaster 22lr. Rifle that looks to be from somewhere between the 50s-70s.

sepp44
08-02-2010, 3:45 PM
CH 29, 3 G 41's, 6 G 43's, about a dozen German snipers, 50 years worth of collecting. Too many short guns to get into, but I am inordinately fond of Broomhandles and Lugers!

Shady
08-02-2010, 4:04 PM
russian aks74u

Pvt. Cowboy
08-02-2010, 4:10 PM
Winchester 101 American Flyer 'Live Bird' Combo (Two barrel set). One of 45 made.

Cobrafreak
08-02-2010, 4:11 PM
I have an M1A Super Match, 2002 vintage. There are many like it, but this one is Mine.

Pvt. Cowboy
08-02-2010, 4:11 PM
Borchardt

Original comment: LOL. Pics please. :D

Edited comment: :eek::eek::eek:

caoboy
08-02-2010, 4:15 PM
Remington 12c. Dated between 1912-1915, as far as I can tell by the SN. It was my great grandfather's, maybe his father's. I think it still shoots. Some day I'm hoping to restore it, I know they aren't worth much, but it's got that sentimental value, ya know?

craneman
08-02-2010, 4:28 PM
They are not real rare, or valuable to anyone but me. Winchester Model 12 16ga. that was manufactured in 1921 and purchased new in 1922 by my Granddad and handed down through the generations. A 4" Colt Diamondback in 22lr that I paid $25 to purchase 30yrs. ago.:D

AngelDecoys
08-02-2010, 5:02 PM
Just picked this little Luger up in trade for a 1990's stainless Mini-14. Seemed like a pretty good deal at the time :) I'll be honest. I don't know much about them other than I've always wanted one for some reason. :)

It appears to be an American Eagle imported by Alexander arms. I have no idea on date of manufacture but I'm told its never been fired. Not sure how to tell but might just end up being a safe queen for the time being.

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSCN11321.jpg

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSCN11332.jpg

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSCN11351.jpg

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/luger2.jpg

I don't know if this model is rare, but its sure the oldest pistol I have.

PsychGuy274
08-02-2010, 5:21 PM
"These are my guns. There are many like them, but these ones are mine."

My guns are all one of a kind.

asheron2
08-02-2010, 5:38 PM
A real:

1895 Colt Revolver - .38 Colt

My great grandfather traded the pistol for booze from a Canadian Mounty. Real neat, the transaction is even in the ledger from his bar he owned.

bplvr
08-02-2010, 5:41 PM
An M1 Winchester Carbine {100%} That was at the 'Battle of the Bulge' and brought back by the sellers grandfather.The seller, who wanted 'a more modern gun', sold it ,and it now sleeps in a safe ,only to be brought out on Dec,16th and handled with white gloves.

May God bless our "Greatest Generation", and never forget their sacrafice for our country.

thefifthspeed
08-02-2010, 5:52 PM
Original 41 Johnson

nick
08-02-2010, 5:55 PM
1955 Romanian M44. I don't think I've ever seen another Romanian MN.

According to 7.62x54r.net, 1954-1955 Romanian M44s with matching numbers are at 5 on the rarity scale from 1 to 10. Non-matching are at 1, which is rather strange, since there can't possibly be THAT many of them.

NaughtyMonkey
08-02-2010, 6:06 PM
I'm honestly not sure which of mine is the rarest.

Plisk
08-02-2010, 6:12 PM
My factory all-black MC Operator. Supposedly only 1 of 500 to have been done that way.

kapache
08-02-2010, 6:20 PM
The oldest gun that I have on my collection will be my 1941 Russian SKS and a 1945 Mosin M44.

Sorry to pitchers!!

Red Devil
08-02-2010, 6:24 PM
High Standard Sentinel R-101 .22 cal. (4in bbl.)
.30 Luger
Type 99 Arisaka 7.7mm "last ditch"
M'O3-A3 "Smith-Corona"

NRAhighpowershooter
08-02-2010, 6:30 PM
These 2 aren't my oldest but more on the rare side...
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd88/highpowershooter/Garands/4DigitGarands.jpg
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd88/highpowershooter/Garands/4DigitGarand2.jpg

Sunwolf
08-02-2010, 6:32 PM
Colt Model 1911 Gov. shipped to Philadelphia Navy Yard in 1913.

Howie44
08-02-2010, 6:39 PM
According to 7.62x54r.net, 1954-1955 Romanian M44s with matching numbers are at 5 on the rarity scale from 1 to 10. Non-matching are at 1, which is rather strange, since there can't possibly be THAT many of them.

Romanian M44's are common. got several from Big 5 back in the day to start my C&R collection (hence the Howie44 handle). used to get them for $49.95, and every store had LOTS of them to choose from. I think the only uncommon (and by no means rare) rifles I have would be the all matching, unissued Albanian SKS, and the '41 poulustoslaitos marked Sako M39 still in its original wartime stock and original sling

Milsurp Collector
08-02-2010, 6:42 PM
I also have a 1943 M44, but no pics of that one.

Me too.

http://i35.tinypic.com/al1992.jpghttp://i28.tinypic.com/dpd7wi.jpg

While Mosin Nagant M44 carbines are common, the 1943 field trials carbines are not (rated 7 out of 10 for rarity http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinRarity.htm).

In 1943 some 50,000 trials carbines were built specifically for urban combat and tested in battle as the Soviet Army marched through Germany at the close of WWII. They are essentially an M38 with an attached side-folding bayonet and were adopted in 1944 as the "7,62 mm Carbine, Model of the Year 1944", commonly known as the M44 in the US.

http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinM44S.htm


Type 38 Arisaka made at the Jinsen (Inchon) Korea Arsenal. Jinsen made only ~13,000 Type 38 rifles for less than a year before converting to Type 99 production, making the Jinsen Type 38 among the rarest of Type 38 Arisakas.

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/JinsenType38/6f161376.jpg
http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/JinsenType38/ee781cd2.jpg

While K98k rifles were made by the millions, the first year of production (1935) at ERMA, coded S/27.G, is one of the rarest of K98k codes with less than 7000 made.

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/S27G/708a4f1f-1.jpg
http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/S27G/42eb6755-1-1.jpg

Palimino Stripe
08-02-2010, 6:54 PM
If one gauges 'rare' from production numbers- I think high on my list is both my 1968 Finnish M39's (Approx ~3,000 made)

(Here's one)
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Mosin%20Nagants/Picture610R.jpg

Followed closely by my 1945 M39 (Approx ~6,500 made)
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Mosin%20Nagants/Pdficture604.jpg

Then of course there are many other guns I own that aren't quite rare as far as production numbers- but very rare when it comes to certain 'quirks' (such as tiger striping)...

-Palimino

Howie44
08-02-2010, 6:55 PM
If one gauges 'rare' from production numbers- I think high on my list is both my 1968 Finnish M39's (Approx ~3,000 made)

(Here's one)
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Mosin%20Nagants/Picture610R.jpg

Followed closely by my 1945 M39 (Approx ~6,500 made)
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Mosin%20Nagants/Pdficture604.jpg

Then of course there are many other guns I own that aren't quite rare as far as production numbers- but very rare when it comes to certain 'quirks' (such as tiger striping)...

-Palimino

Beautiful Finns!

NaughtyMonkey
08-02-2010, 7:04 PM
Ok maybe its my 1927 Ex Dragoon rifle. Converted to m91/30 specs. Hex Receiver. I've never seen one with a date that old.

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=311526

pullnshoot25
08-02-2010, 7:11 PM
You guys got some nice stuff...

Irv
08-02-2010, 7:13 PM
The oldest item I have is a Smith and Wesson Model 17 Victory model. The other is some .22 short derringer with a forward swing trigger.

RP1911
08-02-2010, 7:15 PM
1906 Winchester 1890 gallery gun. Similar to this:

http://www.gunsinternational.com/Winchester-Model-1890-in-22-Short.cfm?gun_id=100140767

Other modern but 1 of 1 rifles => manufacturer didn't make another one like it.

TurboChrisB
08-02-2010, 7:31 PM
My grandfather was a cattle rancher in Ely, Nevada....My father bought a used Savage Model 99 in about 1953. He used it until he decided to upgrade to a 30.06 about 10 years back. Probably has taken 60+ bucks with it considering they used to hunt year round on the ranch. My grandfathers rifle that he bought used in the early 20's was a Savage as well. a .303....lever action, octagonal barrel..it was stolen from my uncles about 20 years ago...sure wish that one was still in the family. My grandfather was born in 1899...died in 1993...and only hunted with one rifle his whole adult life...(and hunted into his very late 80's)...I hope whoever stole it died a violent death....so, that Savage 99 is my most valued gun.

Q
08-02-2010, 7:34 PM
Sent this to get built..
1951 Russian Type 2 underfolder.
First year of Type 2 receiver with Type 1 barrel.
http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n32/qbertquartz2/TYPE%202/d7ddd033.jpg

johnthomas
08-02-2010, 7:48 PM
nothing real rare, colt commander 70 series.
3, cz52's becoming more rare all the time

Spiggy
08-02-2010, 8:05 PM
Borchardt
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v123/ccandgc/IMG_2194.jpg

My grandfather "confiscated" this in France from a Nazi officer along with some other paraphenalia, since he was CIC it made it all the way home :D

Did you get the leather skull cap and handlebar mustache too?

Mickey D
08-02-2010, 8:13 PM
1943 Colt 1911 shipped to the Department of the Navy. All complete and original!

*** The U.S. Navy was shipped 3,982 1911A1s on July 24th, 1942. These guns where shipped to the Officer in Charge, Naval Supply Depot, in Oakland, Calif. and Sewalls Point, Va. This gun was shipped as part of the Virginia shipments. The U.S. Navy only received 3,982 pistols as DIRECT shipments during WWII. After this first shipment, all pistols were delivered to Ordnance Stores (OS) at Springfield where they were disbursed. These direct Navy delivered pistols are seldom encountered due to their small initial number, their relatively high loss rate as all pistols were normally lost when a ship went down, and pistols aboard ship as well as in Navy shore installations were generally kept more securely than Army pistols. Therefore the number of Navy pistols that went home in duffel bags was far less than in the other services.



http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/ColtNavy05.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/ColtNavy07.jpg

ETD1010
08-02-2010, 8:21 PM
Rem 700 SPS .308 it was a nice find!




Oh yea it is the 5R Milspec :rofl2:

OMG, me too!!! What are the odds of that? :p

Palimino Stripe
08-02-2010, 8:23 PM
Ok maybe its my 1927 Ex Dragoon rifle. Converted to m91/30 specs. Hex Receiver. I've never seen one with a date that old.

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=311526

Hate to one-up you but... :D

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Mosin%20Nagants/Picture960.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Mosin%20Nagants/Picture967R.jpg

My 1914 Ex-dragoon. :)

And yes- it's very rare.

-Palimino

Ron-Solo
08-02-2010, 8:31 PM
Although not as old, mine is a Colt 1911 from the Colt Custom Gun Shop and is a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Commemorative. It is a beautiful safe queen. Not very many were made as they were ordered ahead of time and you had to be a member of the LA County Sheriff's Department at the time. They were made around 1982-83.

ccandgc
08-02-2010, 8:40 PM
Did you get the leather skull cap and handlebar mustache too?

Nope....a belt buckle and hat pin.

doran4x
08-02-2010, 8:45 PM
1920 Charles Daly side by side in 12 gauge. Prussian barrels J.P. Sauer

stitchnicklas
08-02-2010, 8:46 PM
me-->my dads 1944 p38 nazi stamped and his nazi stamped astra 300
my oldest brother -->dads nazi luger and dads broomhandle with a special feature->:ninja:
middle brother-->dads stainless colt commander
my wife-->my ar-15 and all its cellmates,:smilielol5::smilielol5:

Josh
08-02-2010, 10:40 PM
parker bros VH SXS in 12ga

mosinnagantm9130
08-02-2010, 10:56 PM
Hate to one-up you but... :D

My 1914 Ex-dragoon. :)

And yes- it's very rare.

-Palimino

Hate to one up you, but....

http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/1904M4403.JPG

1904 Izhevsk M44.:D
















J/K, this one is not in my collection, it belongs to 7.62x54r.net

Palimino Stripe
08-02-2010, 11:08 PM
Haha. Yeah ex-dragoons (& ex anything Pre-1930) can go back pretty far. IIRC, there was a discussion on gunboards about that a long time ago- and some people had ex-dragoons (i.e. M91/30 config) dating back to pre-1900! Pretty cool stuff :)

yakmon
08-02-2010, 11:08 PM
1957 Winchester model 70 supergrade .270

NaughtyMonkey
08-02-2010, 11:13 PM
I got one uped Twice lol.

pullnshoot25
08-02-2010, 11:19 PM
Ah yes, another excuse to get PNS25 all jealous over this:D:
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af314/mosinnagantm9130/Gun%20Stuff/sideview.jpg

^^That's my 1939 m28/30. One of 2,800 built in 1939, it did not get the "D" stamp upgrade, nor is it refurbished.:D

I also have a 43 M44, but no pics of that one.

GAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGHHHH!!!!

I will get an m28/30 one of these days! It is very high up on my list!

Woodymyster
08-02-2010, 11:21 PM
I have 1 1894 Italian Carcano captured during WW1 and put into service by the Austrians, but not before being re-chambered for a Greek round which Austria could no longer deliver being that Greece was now an enemy. The rifle was then given back to Italy after the war and re-chambered to its original configuration. Then put in use by the Italians during WW2 where it landed up in the hands of a German soldier in Italy before being confiscated by an American GI and brought-back to the States as a hunting rifle.

... And a nice Gew43 with the original sight and mount

ivanimal
08-02-2010, 11:27 PM
These I have picture of.

Smolt
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v631/ivanimal/smolt035-1-2.jpg

Bob Chow NMGC
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v631/ivanimal/chevelleold079.jpg

Bill Davis Custom 38
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v631/ivanimal/9d8ab702.jpg
Savage 1907
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v631/ivanimal/cleliagiants.jpg

freonr22
08-02-2010, 11:30 PM
is that a rail or just a riser on the Bob Chow? i am soo ignorant on the function/purpose of it. Please pardon my stupidity. I am under the impression one of if not the top .45 builder.

Palimino Stripe
08-03-2010, 12:04 AM
I have 1 1894 Italian Carcano............

Well, since you mentioned it-

Here's my 1894 Carcano M91 in original configuration :)

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Carcano/Picture576.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Carcano/Picture579.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a102/Palimino444/Carcano/Picture580.jpg

Also fairly rare...

Ok I'll stop 'one-uping' people now.

Although I must say- mine does not have the interesting back story yours does...

-Palimino

Rekrab
08-03-2010, 12:44 AM
According to 7.62x54r.net, 1954-1955 Romanian M44s with matching numbers are at 5 on the rarity scale from 1 to 10. Non-matching are at 1, which is rather strange, since there can't possibly be THAT many of them.

It might just be a relativity thing. I mean, compared to Tulas and Ishvesk they're pretty damn uncommon. >.>

gotgunz
08-03-2010, 12:53 AM
I have some:

Model 44 Arisaka Carbine with matching numbers that my grandfather brought back

Bergman Bayard 1910 pistol

1890 Winchester pump in 22 WRF with factory installed Lyman tang mount peep sight. Yes I know its not rare.... but I do have the original receipt from 1920 with my Greatgrandfathers name on it, hows that?

Colt Combat Commander in satin nickle.... also not rare but it used to be my mothers carry gun (how many of you can say your mom carried a 45?)

DDG
08-03-2010, 8:42 AM
My Smith & Wesson First Model "Baby Russian" (1873) is the oldest I have. Not sure how rare it is.

I also have a Colt New Army Navy 1905 chambered in the ever unpopular 32 caliber.

daveinwoodland
08-03-2010, 8:49 AM
My 1957 5 screw frame S&W .357 with both the regular checkered grips and the target grips.

MustangO4
08-03-2010, 9:11 AM
http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/IMG_06202.JPG

guayuque
08-03-2010, 9:16 AM
Mine would be my Beretta 92fs Desert Storm.
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z279/splinse/DSC_5067.jpg

Very nice.

Charlie50
08-03-2010, 9:28 AM
1851 .51 Caliber Maynard Carbine, It was one of the first military carbines that accepted a pre loaded cartridge. The weapon still used a priming cap to ignite the round. My grandfather purchased it for $3.75 :D about 1900 when he was a boy living in Marin County. This was a big step up for a then 10/11 year old from the .22 single shot he was using to shoot deer with :eek:. Things were not so uptight even when I was a kid, brought the rifle to school for "show and tell" in the third grade... today the SWAT team would have me eating pavement... what a world we live in.

rromeo
08-03-2010, 9:46 AM
I may be buying a rare gun tomorrow. It's a Ruger GPNY-831. It's a DAO .38 Special GP100 with 3" barrel. 2651 were made for the NYPD in the late 80s.

gun toting monkeyboy
08-03-2010, 10:00 AM
An original condition Schultz & Larsen Model 1942 RPLT. There were between 500-800 made during WWII. Many were scrapped or converted to sporters after the war. Quite a few have been lost since then. My guess is that there are probably less than 2 dozen in the country. And most likely only a couple of hundred left in the world, tops.

gun toting monkeyboy
08-03-2010, 10:08 AM
I have 1 1894 Italian Carcano captured during WW1 and put into service by the Austrians, but not before being re-chambered for a Greek round which Austria could no longer deliver being that Greece was now an enemy. The rifle was then given back to Italy after the war and re-chambered to its original configuration. Then put in use by the Italians during WW2 where it landed up in the hands of a German soldier in Italy before being confiscated by an American GI and brought-back to the States as a hunting rifle.

... And a nice Gew43 with the original sight and mount

Ok, I gotta ask. How do you know this about the rechambering? If you are referring to the mark "Tubati" or Tubato" or something like that, it had nothing to the gun being "captured" or rechambered to another round for the Greeks or anybody else. It just means that the gun had a shot-out barrel, and they bored it out and relined it. They did this with lots of their rifles prior to WWII, as a cost-saving measure.

Spiggy
08-03-2010, 10:44 AM
Nope....a belt buckle and hat pin.

I take it that it's never been shot then.

everyone knows a borschardt requires a handlebar mustache and leather skullcap for proper operation.

Springfield45
08-03-2010, 10:50 AM
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4101/4857209717_1b96f05e34_m.jpg
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4857222053_6054d9ae75_m.jpg
I have a rear G. Mod 1888 Commission rifle made in 1889 I restored.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4093/4857229443_c357958284_m.jpg
And my kind of rear 1903 MK1.

gadjeep
08-03-2010, 11:41 AM
First month and year production Winchester model 1892 semi-deluxe carbine in 38wcf. My prized possession. My grandfather taught all his kids and me to deer hunt with this little Guy and it has put hundreds of pounds of venison on the table. Love it and shoot it frequently.

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o221/gadjeep/c289b2d3.jpg

Napalm Bulldog
08-03-2010, 12:02 PM
1914 Jensen-Craig 6.5x55

macadamizer
08-03-2010, 1:04 PM
Photo of my SAA:

http://www.macadamizer.com/misc/SAA.JPG

westcoast362
08-03-2010, 1:52 PM
I have a Browning BDA (Sig P-220) in .38 super, and an Egyptian Rashed carbine. I think there were about 700 of the BDA's in .38 super and about 5000 of the Rashed.

bubbapug1
08-03-2010, 2:06 PM
My M3HB, I don't see many of these at the range that often.

And thats not because its easy to conceal...it isn't

http://i481.photobucket.com/albums/rr177/bubbapug1/th_53110burrome.jpg (http://s481.photobucket.com/albums/rr177/bubbapug1/?action=view&current=53110burrome.flv)

nick
08-03-2010, 5:26 PM
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4101/4857209717_1b96f05e34_m.jpg
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4857222053_6054d9ae75_m.jpg
I have a rear G. Mod 1888 Commission rifle made in 1889 I restored.


I have one of those, as well, but UPS broke it in half :(

Sailormilan2
08-03-2010, 6:14 PM
S&W #3 in 44 Russian.

http://i752.photobucket.com/albums/xx166/Sailormilan2/000_2118.jpg

smle-man
08-03-2010, 6:17 PM
In the past I had a Devine Texas M1A with a s.n. under 500, a Colt Bisley, A Charles Lancaster Magnum square bridge pre war mauser safari rifle in .280 Ross, MAS 44, Madsen 58, a pair of Colt pocket auto .38s, a Winchester 73 rifle in .44-40 from 1880, two mauser broomhandles, an 1892 Krag rifle, 1896 and 1899 Krag carbines....but now my rarest is a BSA sporting rifle made in 1911 and sold through the Army and Navy Cooperative society in November 1914. A fellow who is writing a book on the BSA sporters thinks it may have been purchased by the Royal Navy for use in the war. Very much like the rifle in "Ghost in the Darkness" but without the express sights. Mine has a threaded muzzle for a silencer.

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/smle-man/rifle.jpg

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/smle-man/4BSAaction.jpg

GM4spd
08-03-2010, 6:22 PM
1943 Colt 1911 shipped to the Department of the Navy. All complete and original!

*** The U.S. Navy was shipped 3,982 1911A1s on July 24th, 1942. These guns where shipped to the Officer in Charge, Naval Supply Depot, in Oakland, Calif. and Sewalls Point, Va. This gun was shipped as part of the Virginia shipments. The U.S. Navy only received 3,982 pistols as DIRECT shipments during WWII. After this first shipment, all pistols were delivered to Ordnance Stores (OS) at Springfield where they were disbursed. These direct Navy delivered pistols are seldom encountered due to their small initial number, their relatively high loss rate as all pistols were normally lost when a ship went down, and pistols aboard ship as well as in Navy shore installations were generally kept more securely than Army pistols. Therefore the number of Navy pistols that went home in duffel bags was far less than in the other services.



http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/ColtNavy05.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/ColtNavy07.jpg


If your pistol is #716xxx it is a 1939 Colt Navy not 1943. Pete

GM4spd
08-03-2010, 6:26 PM
1 of 1000 from 1981 Colt Custom Shop 22LR in full size Govt body. Pete

Also,my 1941 Colt Military 45 (blue)---"RS" Inspected.


http://www.fototime.com/F8BB7126047D891/standard.jpg

http://www.fototime.com/9B1AA4186B8DA1C/standard.jpg

saki302
08-03-2010, 8:06 PM
dads broomhandle with a special feature->:ninja:


What's the special feature? :D

-Dave

7.62x54R
08-03-2010, 8:21 PM
Norinco 1911 Commander

neuron
08-03-2010, 9:00 PM
Arisaka Type 97 Sniper Rifle (less scope). WWII bringback, grandpa was in the Pacific.

Nice...pity the "mum" got machined off...;)

andrewj
08-03-2010, 9:34 PM
I suppose it would be my original Beretta Model 92 with the "stepped slide". These were the first Model 92's produced and the first 9mm Beretta double action pistols. There were 5000+ made before they threw out the "stepped slide" design and started production of the "flat slide" that has been seen since. It isn't worth too much and isn't in immaculate condition but it has a lot of sentimental value since it was my dad's first handgun and the handgun I learned to shoot with.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y275/MUFFIN25/650d1944.jpg

ArkinDomino
08-03-2010, 10:31 PM
I used to own an HK P7M8 with an amazing chrome finish...

I kinda miss it. :(

Coltlover
08-03-2010, 11:37 PM
Colt 38 Match .Pre war.

Mickey D
08-07-2010, 9:19 AM
If your pistol is #716xxx it is a 1939 Colt Navy not 1943. Pete

You are correct. It's a 1939 Navy issue.
I also have a '43 Union Switch & Signal 1911A1. Got the two mixed up.

All original 1943 US&S 1911A1

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/IMG_1675.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/IMG_1658.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/IMG_1647.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/IMG_1683.jpg

Mickey D
08-07-2010, 9:23 AM
I suppose it would be my original Beretta Model 92 with the "stepped slide". These were the first Model 92's produced and the first 9mm Beretta double action pistols. There were 5000+ made before they threw out the "stepped slide" design and started production of the "flat slide" that has been seen since. It isn't worth too much and isn't in immaculate condition but it has a lot of sentimental value since it was my dad's first handgun and the handgun I learned to shoot with.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y275/MUFFIN25/650d1944.jpg

Sweet Beretta!
I have two early 92's also. Don't see the step slide models very often!

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/Beretta1stedition.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w22/MickeyD1/BerettaM92.jpg

bsg
08-07-2010, 9:35 AM
i wish i could contribute to this; i have nothing that would be considered rare. even my older w german sigs in pristine condition are not rare; perhaps a little hard to find in their condition... but not rare. but i keep my eyes open and my nose to the ground. speaking of rare, i've recently obtained a Bruce Nelson Combat Leather belt 5 shotshell holder in pristine condition. i looked for several years for one of those. :)

JacobCR03
08-07-2010, 11:14 AM
Each gun is a rarity on its own. "But honey I have to get it, I don't have one with THAT serial number."

Williexcited
08-07-2010, 11:27 AM
I have a swiss vetterli m78 bolt action tube feed rifle chambered in 41 swiss. Its a black powder rimfire cartridge from 1878

bsg
08-07-2010, 12:53 PM
Each gun is a rarity on its own. "But honey I have to get it, I don't have one with THAT serial number."


i never tried that one; i have advised a fellow gun owner to stick a plunger on the end of his shotgun when bringing it home; to tell the wife he's cleaning the toilets in a selfless act from this selfless purchase....

andrewj
08-07-2010, 1:00 PM
Sweet Beretta!
I have two early 92's also. Don't see the step slide models very often!

Very nice, you have two pieces of Beretta history there. I love the old frame mounted safeties. I wish my 92FS had one instead of the slide mounted safety.

Regulus
08-07-2010, 1:31 PM
Not sure how rare, but not easy to find:

- Winchester Model 70 .308 Win SA Heavy Varmint

http://yahnet.net/images/rifles/Win/Win70_3.jpg


- HK 300 .22 WMR

http://www.yahnet.net/images/hk/HK300/HK300_7.jpg

Eddie1965
08-07-2010, 6:47 PM
I have an 1862 navy pocket conversion that belonged to my grandfather. All matching serial #'s and one of the grips have notches on it!

Note: My grandfather wasn't the original owner, the gun had the notches when he bought it.

ysr_racer
08-07-2010, 7:04 PM
Is my Singer 1911 worth anything?

ar15robert
08-07-2010, 7:50 PM
If it is considered rare it would be my Sig shr970 rifle.300 mag

Damn good shooter too.Was prefering a rem700 at the time but guy at the store said i might want to take a look into the Sig.

tonelar
08-07-2010, 7:52 PM
I really like seeing all these cool old weapons you all have collected. Nothing I own is rare really... I have a couple post turn of the century 97 Winchester shotguns, but there were so many of these made, they are only now starting to become harder to find 'cause of CAS and SASS enthusiasts. Prolly the hardest weapon in my collection to replace (besides my stash of RAWs) would be a Bob Munden built SAA Colt in 45LC.

(how many of you can say your mom carried a 45?)

not me, she wore two SAA revolvers in a double buscadero rig in the Philippines/ but they were .44s.

mosinnagantm9130
08-07-2010, 10:20 PM
Is my Singer 1911 worth anything?

lolz!:D

Pics please!

Acorn556
08-07-2010, 11:02 PM
S&W #3 in 44 Russian.

http://i752.photobucket.com/albums/xx166/Sailormilan2/000_2118.jpg

WOW! :eek: NICE!

Guess this is the rarest thing I own. Made a thread when I picked it up I was so excited. I believe this is a 1944 but I forget, checked when I first bought it.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y260/tstrenuous10/Mobile%20Uploads/downsized_0620001711.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y260/tstrenuous10/Mobile%20Uploads/0620001713.jpg

Air
08-08-2010, 5:50 AM
I've never seen another Ugartechea SxS .410 shotgun quite like mine, it's gorgeous! My 10th birthday present from my Grandpa, priceless to me.

Mickey D
08-08-2010, 6:12 AM
Is my Singer 1911 worth anything?

Dollar two fifty.

bruss01
08-08-2010, 7:24 AM
Yugo Mauser M-48 BO

Only about 5000 ever made, without any national crest. It was for the Egyptians to use defending the Suez, I believe... and the Yugos wanted to sell the guns but didn't want their name dragged into the fray. I don't think the Egyptians ever actually USED them, in fact, I'm not sure they were actually ISSUED. Nice little score for my Yugo gun collection. The others are an M-48, and M-48a, a SKS 59/66 and two SKS 59's. Nicely built, all of them. Those Yugos knew how to build a gun!

xibunkrlilkidsx
08-08-2010, 12:08 PM
nothing...all pretty common for a reason. rem700, 10/22, 1911, and AR15.

uscbigdawg
08-08-2010, 4:03 PM
Sweet old 1911's gentlemen. If you need an heir, I'm great at washing cars. Not so much for cuttin' grass.

I have 1 & 2 of 2, Rusty Kidd, 5" Vipers.

Rich

SLYoteBoy
08-08-2010, 4:17 PM
Probably my bringback Walter P-38 or my 1895 .30 Government Rifle.

joedogboy
08-08-2010, 4:28 PM
Not a high cost, super collectible item, but it was only available for a while, and people who try it are interested in getting one.

IMI Timberwolf .357 pump carbine.

As a 21yo idiot, who was desperate for cash, I sold off a Galil ARM in .308.

Thefeeder
08-08-2010, 4:38 PM
Is my Singer 1911 worth anything?


A down payment if its the real deal.

IdpaSteve
08-08-2010, 4:56 PM
"used" to own...

A S & W model 19 with a 3" barrel

And a H & K model 502 12 gauge..

Desert_Rat
08-08-2010, 6:48 PM
Lee Enfield original #5 jungle Carbine.

Jonathan Doe
08-08-2010, 7:04 PM
http://i454.photobucket.com/albums/qq263/5topgun/Guns/AAA014ALarge.jpg

How about these?:)

bruceflinch
08-08-2010, 8:27 PM
1851 .51 Caliber Maynard Carbine, It was one of the first military carbines that accepted a pre loaded cartridge. The weapon still used a priming cap to ignite the round. My grandfather purchased it for $3.75 :D about 1900 when he was a boy living in Marin County. This was a big step up for a then 10/11 year old from the .22 single shot he was using to shoot deer with :eek:. Things were not so uptight even when I was a kid, brought the rifle to school for "show and tell" in the third grade... today the SWAT team would have me eating pavement... what a world we live in.

Very Nice!

Here's mine;
Sharps Carbine in 50-70 GOVT. I believe it's a Model 1863.

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/Bruceflinch/My%20Guns/DSC_0005M.jpg


http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj138/Bruceflinch/My%20Guns/DSC_0009.jpg

EBR Works
08-08-2010, 9:24 PM
Not really rare, but unusual to see at the range much like like BubbaPug's M3. Mine is an M2HB shown here cuddling with a .50 Beowulf carbine.

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g302/impactco/8ac8e05b.jpg

Also have a J&R Eng M80 carbine. It's an off-list variant of the on-list M68. Shown here Californified with a custom Solar grip wrap and custom fake can. My dad bought this in the late 60's. A little weird and heavy, but a fun 9mm plinker.

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g302/impactco/M80Cali.jpg

packnrat
08-09-2010, 10:30 AM
how about a 1871 mauser,
and a couple "she" rifles.

both with plenty of ammo.


:TFH:

lbdrummer3
08-09-2010, 12:37 PM
I don't have anything really rare but the cool factor of my BRP MG42 makes up for that :43:
I suppose my evil preban A2-HBAR is pretty rare in PRK also...

norbs007
08-09-2010, 1:56 PM
Would be my Italian made Beretta 92FS Stainless.

http://home.comcast.net/~ipsik/images/benchb.jpg

nick
08-09-2010, 3:41 PM
http://i454.photobucket.com/albums/qq263/5topgun/Guns/AAA014ALarge.jpg

How about these?:)

Evidence locker? :p

Howie44
08-09-2010, 3:57 PM
Evidence locker? :p

In Topgun's case its called "The Library"

stix213
08-09-2010, 4:32 PM
My AR is rare. In fact one of a kind. :)

+1

Any gun you have done some serious customization is as rare as they get. I think my Saiga 7.62x39 qualifies :)

Woodymyster
08-09-2010, 6:14 PM
Ok, I gotta ask. How do you know this about the rechambering? If you are referring to the mark "Tubati" or Tubato" or something like that, it had nothing to the gun being "captured" or rechambered to another round for the Greeks or anybody else. It just means that the gun had a shot-out barrel, and they bored it out and relined it. They did this with lots of their rifles prior to WWII, as a cost-saving measure.

The AZF mark that covers the date is the Austrian Arsenal mark. The Jt. U. GR mark is the Austrian mark designating the rifle has been rechambered for the Greek 6.5x54mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer round. The coat of arms over the Jt. U. GR mark is the Italian Riparazione mark meaning the rifle was rechambered back to the orginal Carcano round.

And to top it off, there is no import mark

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt176/woodymyster/azf.jpg

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt176/woodymyster/stock.jpg

Call_me_Tom
08-09-2010, 6:33 PM
S&W Model 66 no dash. I don't collect & only buy shooters but I made this one exception.

Woodymyster
08-09-2010, 6:40 PM
And pics of my Gew 43, the Carcano as mentioned before, and my Federal Labratories tear gas launcher

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt176/woodymyster/group.jpg

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt176/woodymyster/fedlabs.jpg

pullnshoot25
08-09-2010, 6:40 PM
http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/IMG_06202.JPG

*DROOL*

Nitroman
08-09-2010, 7:09 PM
My Dad's Garand that he carried in Burma during WW-2. An all original military bring-back. It's untouched in original military condition, and it only comes out of the safe once a year for oiling.

Rich

frankm
08-09-2010, 8:33 PM
All I can tell ya is it was marked "W. Germany". :)

gunner336
08-09-2010, 10:55 PM
Original Gyrojet with 6 Rds of 13 MM Ammo
Ar 180 Costa Mesa 3 Digit #
1856 English Tranter from civil War belong in my Great, Gr. Gr, Grandfather. in original case w/Acc.
Complete set of Stoner Barrels and test set from Gene Stoner shop in Costa Mesa.
Voere .22 open bolt rifle .
Kali registered open bolt Mac's all 3 Cals in semi.

Thefeeder
08-10-2010, 12:08 AM
never mind

mif_slim
08-10-2010, 1:54 AM
mosin nagant. lol

redcliff
08-10-2010, 4:48 AM
I had some rare guns till that tragic boating accident.

Cheep
08-10-2010, 7:07 AM
J Stevens rolling block 22, Sharps pepperbox 22, High Standard HD Military and some other stuff only important to me, bore sizes from 40mm, .720", .500" down to .17 etc...

hefedehefe
08-21-2010, 12:59 AM
Nazi 1939 K98 Mauser

Anchors
01-20-2011, 11:55 PM
My Dad's Garand that he carried in Burma during WW-2. An all original military bring-back. It's untouched in original military condition, and it only comes out of the safe once a year for oiling.

Rich

That is amazing.

First month and year production Winchester model 1892 semi-deluxe carbine in 38wcf. My prized possession. My grandfather taught all his kids and me to deer hunt with this little Guy and it has put hundreds of pounds of venison on the table. Love it and shoot it frequently.

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o221/gadjeep/c289b2d3.jpg

Also amazing.

I don't own a rare gun, but my cousin does, and I REALLY want it.

My great grandfather captured a German calvary officer in WWI and confiscated his Artillary Luger. Complete matched serial number set of gun, 2 regular magazines, 1 - snail magazine, and the holster with the attachable shoulder stock that turns the pistol into a carbine.

Looks kinda like this

http://www.hlebooks.com/lugerpa/luarti11.JPG

Also amazing.

Arisaka Type 97 Sniper Rifle (less scope). WWII bringback, grandpa was in the Pacific.

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Side2.jpg

Or a Japanese Type 13 I got from my other grandfather :43:, but i like the Arisaka.

So cool.


I felt this thread was worthy of necro-thread.
Some of the coolest things I've ever seen.
I'm sure some other users have some more.
I love that WWII 1911 I saw earlier too.

devilinblack
01-21-2011, 8:02 AM
Winchester Model 43 in .22 Hornet handed down from my great grandpa to my grandma to me. Not super rare, but hard enough to find parts for on gunbroker and fairly valuable, all things considered.

Linkpimp
01-21-2011, 8:20 AM
Ooooo can I play.. I really don't have anything that’s old.. Sorry, well I’ve got the wife, but trust me you don't want to see her.. hahahaa

So how about something that’s totally unique and well.. A little different, like me!..


http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii195/TDC57/Projects/IMG_9155.jpg


http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii195/TDC57/Projects/IMG_9170.jpg


http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii195/TDC57/Projects/IMG_9204.jpg

It’s my WWII Themed shotgun.. Sorry I paint.. I'm actually adding the 30mm damage to it now.. it should look pretty cool when its done..

Thanks for your time everybody.

link

shooterdave
01-21-2011, 8:20 AM
zastava pap with wood stock. for those that don't know thats a yugo single stack ak sporter.

ZOMBIEHUNTER
01-21-2011, 8:28 AM
I have a Colt Commando 38 special revolver from WW2 that my grandfather carried as a MP it is in about 95% condition.
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll296/mackjon/coltcommando.jpg

jayboy74
01-21-2011, 8:31 AM
I own both old and strange guns , Not sure if any are what you would call rare except for this old perc shotgun , It is truely one of a kind LOL

It is a one of a kind handmade shotgun. The stock looks to be from a brown bess, the other metal seems to be mostly handmade thrown together parts. The metal parts look as though they were made in a blacksmith shop , The barrel wrap is leather , The wrap near the receiver is what i believe to be made from bull scrotum or something , the leather is covered in tiny bumps .

Anyone know or think they know anything about the ugliest gun 2009 winner pm me =)

http://hcknives.fileave.com/percshotgun1.jpg
http://hcknives.fileave.com/percshotgun2.jpg
http://hcknives.fileave.com/percshotgun3.jpg
http://hcknives.fileave.com/percshotgun4.jpg
http://hcknives.fileave.com/percshotgun5.jpg
http://hcknives.fileave.com/percshotgun6.jpg

I sure wished this thing could talk , I know it would have a true hill billy accent but i bet it has seen alot of history =)

Cali-Shooter
01-21-2011, 8:32 AM
-Ithaca 37 12 ga. shotgun made pre-war in the 1930's.

-USGI Inland 1943 M1 Carbine.

-Arsenal SA-M7 Ak-47 with "ban" features (flash hider, bayonet lug, etc).

tgriffin
01-21-2011, 8:51 AM
Nothing too special

Detonics Pocket 9 w/ low serial

Original Winchester 1886 in .44-40

ZirconJohn
01-21-2011, 8:53 AM
This here Walther P-38 in .9MM the story goes...

On the way back home from World War II circa 1944...

My Dad traded this here German Officer Stamped Walther P-38; traded it for
two packs of cigaretts on the Queen Mary II.

This is the first handgun I ever fired, and I can still remember like it was
yesterday. My Dad standing right next to me, show me how to hold it, how
to aim it at the target, how to be careful and point only at the target...
squeeze the trigger... that was circa 1965...

I can still remember the spot on that dirt road, the tree next to the target...
and I remember the old red Chevrolet truck parked on the dirt road behind me
and Dad... it was one of the best days of my life.. I was 9 years old.

The thing about these old slide actions is unlike the pistols of today made of
alloy... when you fire this gun, there's a POP and then the distinctive 'KA-CHINK!'
sound of real steel slamming battery... I mean you just have to pause
and say 'WOW' when you fire this gun for the first time.

Dad left us in 1989 and I have not fired this Walther since 1986.

I'm 54 years old now... and I still miss my Dad, he was a good dude.

82763

82764

timdps
01-21-2011, 9:04 AM
Not particularly rare around the world but probably pretty rare in CA: semi auto DShK and SG43.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b44/timdps/SG43/DShKSG43.jpg

rgs1975
01-21-2011, 9:10 AM
http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/9565/mod16piconeej5.jpg

jayboy74
01-21-2011, 9:15 AM
Did you build the dshk from a parts kit? I remember when i think it was copes had them for $350. I remember they had a big hoopla because they ran out and most people who bought them never got the parts kit.

Did you convert yours to 50 bmg?


Not particularly rare around the world but probably pretty rare in CA: semi auto DShK and SG43.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b44/timdps/SG43/DShKSG43.jpg

joepamjohn
01-21-2011, 6:37 PM
My trio of chrome plated junk guns. Raven, Davis and Jennings all in the potent .25 ACP cartridge. In california they are as rare as they get. :yes:

rabagley
01-21-2011, 8:13 PM
I have one 1860 Henry Rifle, made in 1863, used in the American Civil War, all serial numbers (including the screws) match. Not a family heirloom, just a lucky acquisition by my dad several years back and given to me last year.

Cali-Shooter
01-21-2011, 8:17 PM
Not particularly rare around the world but probably pretty rare in CA: semi auto DShK and SG43.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b44/timdps/SG43/DShKSG43.jpg

WOW, I bet those are real conversation pieces at the range, heh.

Hats off to you! :36:

Matt C
01-21-2011, 9:08 PM
1959 unfired M1a

.50 Beowulf pistol

BRANCHER
01-21-2011, 9:57 PM
Single action Dan Wesson 22LR 10" Silhouette Pistol... I just don't see a lot of these around.

Anchors
01-21-2011, 9:59 PM
This here Walther P-38 in .9MM the story goes...

On the way back home from World War II circa 1944...

My Dad traded this here German Officer Stamped Walther P-38; traded it for
two packs of cigaretts on the Queen Mary II.

This is the first handgun I ever fired, and I can still remember like it was
yesterday. My Dad standing right next to me, show me how to hold it, how
to aim it at the target, how to be careful and point only at the target...
squeeze the trigger... that was circa 1965...

I can still remember the spot on that dirt road, the tree next to the target...
and I remember the old red Chevrolet truck parked on the dirt road behind me
and Dad... it was one of the best days of my life.. I was 9 years old.

The thing about these old slide actions is unlike the pistols of today made of
alloy... when you fire this gun, there's a POP and then the distinctive 'KA-CHINK!'
sound of real steel slamming battery... I mean you just have to pause
and say 'WOW' when you fire this gun for the first time.

Dad left us in 1989 and I have not fired this Walther since 1986.

I'm 54 years old now... and I still miss my Dad, he was a good dude.

82763

82764

Amazing story and amazing gun.
I wish I had a P38 from WWII. They are pricey!

1959 unfired M1a

.50 Beowulf pistol

Cool on the M1A.
Any reason you've left it unfired?

stitchnicklas
01-21-2011, 10:01 PM
astra 400 with multiple nazi stamps, and ZERO import stampings..original bluing..

Gryff
01-21-2011, 11:08 PM
I have an Austin Behlert customized/chopped S&W Model 39 (my Dad has a matching customized Model 59). Behlert's work was one of the catalysts for S&W to start producing the small 9mm based on their Model 59.

I also have two Bill Davis Ruger/Colt hybrids.

All three guns are amazing custom pieces.

hcbr
01-21-2011, 11:37 PM
lol my Mosin too haha

Matt C
01-21-2011, 11:56 PM
Cool on the M1A.
Any reason you've left it unfired?

I have several others, no need to fire that one.

FourTenJaeger
01-22-2011, 12:21 AM
Winchester model 68 -Its rareish I guess-
A Jennings J22 That hasnt been melted down or tossed away, its Black!
Glock 17L -Guess its rare-

norcal77
01-22-2011, 12:23 AM
:43:

Anchors
01-22-2011, 12:41 AM
I have several others, no need to fire that one.

Well damn. That is awesome.

I wish I had one! Even a Poly/Norinco

the_lazy_C
01-22-2011, 1:07 AM
Photo of my SAA:

http://www.macadamizer.com/misc/SAA.JPG

Whats the birth date on this beauty?

Full Clip
01-22-2011, 1:10 AM
Probably my SVT-40.
I know they're not "rare," but that's my most rare:
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-3/981624/SVT-40.gif

Norcal Industries
01-22-2011, 1:19 AM
i have a gold cup combat commander in stainless. ive never seen another gold cup in commander length. may not be rare, but ive never seen one.

Colt-45
01-22-2011, 1:26 AM
As for me I have a 38 Super Match Gold Cup 1 of 300. Not exactly rare but 1 of 300.


i have a gold cup combat commander in stainless. ive never seen another gold cup in commander length. may not be rare, but ive never seen one.

Those are real hard to come across kinda like the BB series 45 Governments. IF they're not rare yet they will be in the future.

stix213
01-22-2011, 1:28 AM
This is just rare in California, due to being off roster and fairly new, plus the slide finish which actually is really cool looking in person. Picture doesn't quite do it justice.

http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/9849/sig001.jpg
Sig P238 "Rainbow" .380 auto.

locosway
01-22-2011, 1:44 AM
Carried during WWII by my Grandfather.

http://i37.tinypic.com/2m2etqw.jpg

JDay
01-22-2011, 3:11 AM
PSP-25, unfired, not even racked, in the original box as it left the dealer way back when.

I guarantee that not only was that pistol racked at the factory, they fired it too.

JDay
01-22-2011, 3:17 AM
My rarest is probably the 1914 Artillery Luger made at the Erfurt Arsenal... the Artillery model was only produced for that one year at Erfurt. Not SUPER rare or in original finish but the refinish is well done and I love it.

Refinish! That completely destroyed the value of that Luger.

JDay
01-22-2011, 3:32 AM
An M1 Winchester Carbine {100%} That was at the 'Battle of the Bulge' and brought back by the sellers grandfather.The seller, who wanted 'a more modern gun', sold it ,and it now sleeps in a safe ,only to be brought out on Dec,16th and handled with white gloves.

May God bless our "Greatest Generation", and never forget their sacrafice for our country.

Cool story if he wasn't bull****ting you. I hope you got paperwork that proves that story, unless you got a good deal that is. Without something to prove that story is true it is just another M1 Carbine.

jayboy74
01-22-2011, 4:11 AM
Not sure how rare they are but here are 3 of my pistols. These are pretty rare in my area

( left ) 32 cal French Mab D Nazi marked on the barrel , receiver and slide. All original. I have only seen 1 of these in all my years of going to gunshows that was nazi marked and its now mine LOL
(right ) 22 cal stoeger luger . Not real rare but i have only come across a few at gun shows and none in the last 5 or 6 years , Most of the stoeger lugers are 9mm.
( bottom ) 92 compact , This is the taurus 92 in compact , I think they only made the C for 2 years , I have seen only 2 of these at gun shows. You see the full size everywhere. While looking for mags and grips etc i have been told there is no such thing as a compact 92 by many gun show dealers and gun store owners.. Seen a few online but they seem pretty scarce also.

http://hcknives.fileave.com/mypistols.jpg

solo3937
01-22-2011, 5:39 AM
Lew Horton 29-3

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s143/solo3937/29-3LHv2.jpg


Model 629 no dash, not really rare, but hard to find

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s143/solo3937/629-0cg.jpg

j1133s
01-22-2011, 6:24 AM
I am hoping people won't be too afraid to actually say what they have. And post a pic if you can! I don't really have anything rare, rarest I own is a targetmaster from 1939 but thats not really rare. But lets see yours!!

I have a 1911 that I did some custom work on. It is the only 1911 that I worked on, so you won't be able to find another in this universe. It is very rare. (My workmanship is kind of ugly, so maybe rare in the not so good sense... but it works well)

Anchors
01-22-2011, 7:19 AM
Carried during WWII by my Grandfather.

http://i37.tinypic.com/2m2etqw.jpg

So amazing.
You should post it in my other thread
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=387454

Southpaw45
01-22-2011, 7:40 AM
:banghead:Arisaka Type 97 Sniper Rifle (less scope). WWII bringback, grandpa was in the Pacific.

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Side2.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Scopemount.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/ChamberReciever.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac51/CrusaderMatt925/Markingszoom.jpg

Or a Japanese Type 13 I got from my other grandfather :43:, but i like the Arisaka.
Dont you hate it when they had to grind the Chrysanthemums off those wonderful old guns!!
http://www.radix.net/~bbrown/japanese_markings.html

Santa Cruz Armory
01-22-2011, 8:41 AM
A High Standard G380 pistol. Only like 7000 were made.


http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e346/BLFD1/y3726.jpg

Maker: High Standard Mfg Corp., New Haven, CT
- Model: G 380 Semi-Automatic Pistol
- Caliber: .380 (Cartridge: .380 Auto)

In 1944 the High Standard Mfg. Corp. began development of a center fire pistol. They tried the .38 Special, the .32 S&W Long and the 9mm Luger. They finally settled on the .380 automatic caliber, essentially using the new and sturdier original prototype center fire caliber frame. Production of the G-380 began in 1947 and continued until 1950, manufacturing about 7,400 guns. The G-380 pistol began the use of an interchangeable barrel design, featuring the new lever takedown for easy barrel removable. This new feature alone made the G-380 memorable. This new lever takedown evolved into the next High Standard G series, which were all .22 rimfire pistols. The G-380 is the only center fire pistol that became a High Standard production model. The G-380 has an exposed hammer, fixed sights, black checkered plastic grips, an external safety, a six shot magazine capacity, a five inch barrel and it is chambered for the .380 ACP caliber cartridge.

BTW, I'm always looking for old High Standard pistols.

Bobula
01-22-2011, 9:03 AM
Nib s&w 15-2 4" marked property of a sheriffs office. Sat in the armory until they upgraded. Bought it from a retired deputy who bought it when he retired. One of my few safe queens.

a.tinkerer
01-22-2011, 9:43 AM
James Purdey and Sons
Side by Side double rifle, 20bore (625 caliber)
Damascus barrels made in-house at Purdeys
Single-Set triggers for Both barrels
Intercepting safety sears on both locks, which also feature stalking safety bolts

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3266/2808292678_d1bc3e863d_o.jpg


James Purdey double rifles are rare to start.
This particular rifle was confirmed by the maker as having been built for the Prince of Leiningen in 1862. The Prince of Leiningen was Queen Victoria's beloved nephew, the Admiral of her Royal Navy. Not only was he constantly at the Queen's side, he also sponsored and facilitated huge hunting drives all over the Empire for the aristocracy. The dude was a legend in the world's high-brow hunting scene. His father issued James Purdey with his first Royal Warrant.



Set-triggers are exceptionally rare on Purdey rifles, and this is the only example I've ever seen with both triggers with this feature, and I've been looking long and hard for another example - definitely a 'special order' feature...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3077/2905841072_ca0e1161de_o.jpg


The locks are similarly special and rare.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3067/2905845072_55b4acc119_o.jpg



To further the freakshow, this rifle is a pinfire rifle -- and to go even further, it was designed for a thin metallic case, which was (seriously) all but unheard of in 1862.

I made the first cartridge cases out of titanium - just to see how the rifle would shoot, then went on to make a swaging die to make the roughly 22bore (not .22 caliber) size brass cartridge cases from magtech 20bore shotshell cases.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3183/2826467784_9598d1146a_o.jpg


This is a best-grade double rifle from one of the world's best, top-shelf London gunmakers, with Victorian provenance, and some very interesting and amazingly rare features.

There just isn't anything else out there like it!
To top it all off, it shoots great and I get it out and run it from time to time.









Cheers
Tinker

forgiven
01-22-2011, 9:58 AM
.357amp TDE Automag.

warbird
01-22-2011, 1:44 PM
I would have to say an original in good shape very shootable 1815 black powder rifle, and 1849 Manhatten revolver with matching numbers and a one of two confederate brass Perry civil war rifles known to exist out of 268 made in Danville Virginia before the north over ran the town. I have a few old Colts and some other unique guns but I consider these to be my favorites out of about a hundred I own. My collection is about half old and half newer with new being 1950 forward.

Flintlock Tom
01-22-2011, 9:59 PM
1972 Albanian SKS.
http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm138/FlintlockTom/b5ed5146d5f9a2b46127f690a2b501da-1.jpg

windsheer
01-22-2011, 10:30 PM
I have a Smith & Wesson cs1 357 686 magnum issued to custom officers in Texas in 1988 or 1989 I think. It hs a round butt grip and a 3 inch barrel. Folks mention that that's a rare one, but really how rare is it?

bombadillo
01-22-2011, 10:52 PM
'43 Ithaca 1911

(rare for california)
Custom Colt 70's series with a TON of mods

GWbiker
01-22-2011, 11:25 PM
Mint condition Steyr GB 9mm DA/SA with both OEM 18 round magazines, box, IB and cleaning kit. Bought used 20 years ago and fired perhaps 6 times during that time. resides in a dark corner in the gun safe.

d4v0s
01-22-2011, 11:31 PM
1904 Winchester model 94 (i think 94?) in .32 special, Was my grandfathers, he tried to do his own cross hatching with a pocket knife.

Simply cannot replace a rifle like that, so its my rarest!

timdps
01-23-2011, 7:50 AM
Did you build the dshk from a parts kit? I remember when i think it was copes had them for $350. I remember they had a big hoopla because they ran out and most people who bought them never got the parts kit.

Did you convert yours to 50 bmg?

The DShk was built by Dennis at Midwest Metal Creations (in .50 BMG). As far as I know, he is the only one with an ATF approved semi conversion design.

Centerfire had the parts kits for $350 (unfortunately with demilled - drilled -barrels). They sold out over one weekend. I bought one just for the spare parts.

WOW, I bet those are real conversation pieces at the range, heh.


Yes they do attract some attention at the range...

I must confess that I have not shot the DShK live yet, just blanks because it has ejection issues due to not being in the correct mount. Want to get the ejection issue dealt with before firing it live.

The range does not like long belts on beltfeds and a 10 round belt in the SG43 flops around too much to feed reliably so it does not go out to the range much.

muffpotter
01-23-2011, 10:45 AM
i have a s&w 940 (i think its kinda rare) , timber wolf .357, and mini 14 chambered in .222

shooting4life
01-23-2011, 11:47 AM
My most rare is my first run 627pc blood work gun. One of 302 with this ones serial number being 7. Probably the most desirable run of s&w revolvers of the last 30-40 years.
http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/958/photo4br.jpg
http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/5126/photo3ur.jpg
http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/4223/photo2ox.jpg

jdam777
01-23-2011, 8:08 PM
Here is my Colt 45. last patent stampe Aug 19 1913. What do you think?

thmpr
01-23-2011, 8:26 PM
Begins with a K and ends with a 0, 1 and 2.

jonyg
01-24-2011, 7:15 AM
Carried during WWII by my Grandfather.

http://i37.tinypic.com/2m2etqw.jpg

I'm so jealous...:mad:

blackberg
01-24-2011, 6:25 PM
the one thing that I have that no one else here has posted is a Winchester 1300, With the stainless steel polished barrel and chrome. Its kind of like the newer winchester mariner but mine has a wood stock. I have posted pictures on CGN before

the other one is a 32lr single shot, from about 1910, the rifle is not "that" rare, but the ammo sure is
-bb

1JimMarch
01-24-2011, 10:11 PM
I don't have any rare guns. But I sure as hell have a rare sight.

The sight on my New Vaquero right now is unique. It's a variant of the Goshen Enterprises Hexsite, but of a type that Tim Sheehan at Goshen came up with as a thought experiment but hasn't built - yet. He talked about it with me, I asked him for permission to build it, and got it - with one proviso. I can't publish pics or describe it, other than the fact that it's in the "Hexsite family" and is a target-focus design like the Hexsite (you focus on the target instead of the front sight).

The real Hexsites are here:

http://www.goshen-hexsite.com/index2.htm

...and they absolutely rock. They also fit in conventional holsters, unlike mine.

At various times I've posted pics of my "Goshdarn Hacksite" semi-clones, Mk1 through Mk4. But there are no pics of the Mk5. It was built by a local machinist to my specs and blueprints based on Tim's design, and doesn't look "Hackish" at all. It's freakin' wonderful, best gunsight I've ever used on a handgun.

One day Tim will produce something similar commercially and then the cat will be out of the bag. Until then...I've got something totally one-off.

doctor_vals
01-24-2011, 10:28 PM
Tula TOZ-78-05 - 22lr

http://www.shooting.com.au/forum/uploads/monthly_10_2010/post-34-064225800%201287731694.jpg

plankowner
01-25-2011, 7:17 AM
Carried during WWII by my Grandfather.

http://i37.tinypic.com/2m2etqw.jpg

I think that is great that you have something like that to remember your grandfather..

stillnotbob
01-25-2011, 12:13 PM
Enfield Civil War Musket.

My Dad bought it when he was a kids for $9.

Still functional.

rorschach
01-25-2011, 12:15 PM
Kimber SWAT 1911, only a few hundred made.

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i309/tsol_roolz/KimberSWATserial.jpg

De-NFA'd Colt LE6921 (M4LE). I know there out there, and you can still get them from Knesek or other out of state vendors with a bullet button and pinned FH, but I've never seen another one in person here in CA.

(not my pic)
http://www.northwestarms.com/ProdImages/Colt6921.jpg

After that, probably the Reising Model 60 my pops gave me. (also not my pic)
http://world.guns.ru/userfiles/_thumbs/Images/smg/smg94/reising_m60-1.jpg

I also have a 1915 Winchester Model 12, I would say theyre getting pretty rare these days.

Goldseeker
01-25-2011, 1:01 PM
Borchardt


I think you might win this contest...

Purdey
01-27-2011, 9:57 AM
Before my divorce I had them on display for the public in a museum and hope to do it again. I won't donate them because I lose control and they can be sold off to a private collector. I view my guns as belonging to the public and I am only the caretaker. These are part of American history and belong to the public really. But then that is just my opinion.
Not if the museum is an honorable institution. A museum cannot simply deaccession and sell things that have been donated to it. If it's an honorable institution and if the deed of gift allows, actual surplus may be given to another institution that can uphold the original agreement.

I wouldn't even loan any firearms to an institution where there was a chance they would be "sold off to a private collector."

macadamizer
01-27-2011, 11:32 AM
Whats the birth date on this beauty?

Serial number places it in the year 1899. I haven't taken the time to order up the history from Colt yet, it's on the to-do list!

EXAQUANINJA
02-10-2011, 9:17 AM
I have an Enfield made in 1944 by the long branch. There were only 7 rifles made of this type. The rifle is a .22 trainer which I bought while shooting abroad. The pallet the rifle was sitting on had all seven rifles on it. I bought sn# 1,2, and 3 and had them shipped home. The real problem was getting them out of England. These rifles were a wartime production to train the English troops going into combat, and the English also built trainers which were not built well. The rifles all came with the original transit case and a copy of the contract between Canada and the English Royal Arsenal which states that seven rifles were to be made.

Rick530
02-10-2011, 11:36 AM
I have two that are so rare noone has been able to tell me anything about them. lol. One is for righties, the other for lefties. Falling block action. Octagon barrels. Highly engraved. The stocks and trigger guards are like nothing I've ever seen before. My father who got them from a superior court judge friend years and years ago said they came from Germany and were used as target guns inside the pub. But from looking at the size of the bore if these were used indoors you'd of had allot of deaf drinkers. I'll get some pics asap.

Nitroman
02-10-2011, 5:49 PM
I am hoping people won't be too afraid to actually say what they have. And post a pic if you can! I don't really have anything rare, rarest I own is a targetmaster from 1939 but thats not really rare. But lets see yours!!

Beretta Model 1919 in 25 auto. Manufactured in 1934 and still runs like it just came out of the shop.

Rich :)

Wrangler John
02-11-2011, 3:59 AM
Well, I didn't think I had any rare guns, then I got to thinking:

1. Wichita bolt action silhouette pistol - 7mm IHMSA.

2. Wichita Silhouette Pistol (break open) 7mm International Rimmed cartridge. It has my initials and IHMSA membership number as the serial number.

3. Dan Wesson .375 Super Mag revolver. Good shooter, great boat anchor.

4. Seville (Sporting Arms of Arizona) 10" Silhouette Revolver, .44 Magnum.

5. Gary Reeder Ultimate .480 Ruger.

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj241/Wrangler-John/480Ruger1.jpg

6. Dan Wesson Limited Edition .357 Mag IHMSA Commemorative revolver (Little silhouette targets in silver on barrel, IHMSA logo on frame) I keep forgetting I even own this thing - won in a raffle at Idaho Falls International Match 1984.

7. Ruger .357 Maximum Blackhawk 10" Silhouette revolver. Accurate as a rifle out to 200 meters.

8. Custom rifle on Siamese Mauser action, .35-348 Ackley Improved - I did the metal work and made the stock - had it barreled.

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj241/Wrangler-John/Siamese.jpg

Ruger Super Redhawk .480 Ruger.

That's about it - except for the Colt Anaconda in .45 Colt.

Jeff L
02-11-2011, 11:28 PM
I have a Springfield Model 1922 M2. Only about 50,000 made. Fun to shoot too. Someday I'll replace that someone buggered.

-Jeff L

five.five-six
02-11-2011, 11:39 PM
1800's French pinfire 5 shot .32 revolver

joelukehart
02-12-2011, 1:49 AM
I've got a RAW Maadi AK that has been rebuilt with Bulgarian Krinkov kit. My father just gave me a left handed Browning Auto 5 shotgun. He says it is rare but I cannot confirm.

appagohm
02-12-2011, 3:06 AM
That would be my Yugo SKS... I think...

I don't own guns for rarity, I own them for shooting. :43:

I own a decent collection of guns but the most rare would have to be my yugo sks because of it's age. Or my bushmaster carbon 15 welded mag, because i dewelded the mag and added a bullet button. Or my winchester 1300 marine 12gauge pump chrome barrel and reciever with pistol grip, it came that way, i herd only a very little was produce that way.

a.tinkerer
02-12-2011, 5:36 PM
Sounds like zimmerstutzen


I have two that are so rare noone has been able to tell me anything about them. lol. One is for righties, the other for lefties. Falling block action. Octagon barrels. Highly engraved. The stocks and trigger guards are like nothing I've ever seen before. My father who got them from a superior court judge friend years and years ago said they came from Germany and were used as target guns inside the pub. But from looking at the size of the bore if these were used indoors you'd of had allot of deaf drinkers. I'll get some pics asap.



Is the actual rifled bore smaller than the 'bore' at the muzzle?
It was common for zimmerstutzen to have deeply counter-bored muzzles, with (actual) bores in the .22ca - 6mm range.


Can't wait to see photos.






Cheers
Tinker

Milsurp Collector
09-04-2011, 11:59 AM
M1903 Springfield Armory NRA Sporter, one of 5,538 made between 1925 and 1932.

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/1903%20NRA%20Sporter/DSC04456a.jpg
http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/1903%20NRA%20Sporter/DSC04459a.jpg

Hard to see but the serial number is on the bolt.

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/1903%20NRA%20Sporter/DSC04469.jpg

Star-gauged barrel.

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/1903%20NRA%20Sporter/DSC04478.jpg

Distinctive buttplate.

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/1903%20NRA%20Sporter/DSC04473.jpg

http://i625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/milsurp_collector/1903%20NRA%20Sporter/DSC04470.jpg

chuckdc
09-04-2011, 2:29 PM
Hi-Standard Sharpshooter-M, in the uncommon "survival kit" variant, factory nickel- plated gun and magazines, with the original canvas rug. Or my Saginaw S'G' M1Carbine.

Ahhnother8
09-04-2011, 3:37 PM
RPA 2000
Musgrave

mauser98k
09-04-2011, 4:15 PM
blank receiver, Luftamt stamped 98k. rare? let's put it this way: the only blank receiver, Luftamt stamped 98k i've ever seen, i own.


it's one of 10 known to exist from what a more advanced 98k collector has told me.

that and a large font "bnz 43" single rune SS marked 98k. very hard to find those. you'll run across the large font "bnz 44" and small font "bnz 43 and 44" single rune rifles way more often than you do the one i have

redcliff
09-04-2011, 4:25 PM
Since we're necro-posting I may as well play; heres one of my rarest:
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll137/ranjaz/1902lc1.jpg