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Philip Van Cleave
Philip Van Cleave, Associate Degree
Category: Blue Book of Guns, Firearms Appraisals
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Experience:  Firearms appraiser.
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I am considering purchasing an antique black powder rifle. I

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I am considering purchasing an antique black powder rifle. I have a few pics of the markings. I would like know it's orgin, what the marks mean, age and value. Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Blue Book of Guns, Firearms Appraisals
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for using Blue Book, and Just Answer!

My name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to help you.

Can you attach the photos so I can see them? Also a full-length photo of each side of the gun would be useful.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i want to attach photos but i can't figure out how
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
did it
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 1 year ago.

Cool - let me take a look.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
im trying to get full length shot now from seller
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
nevermind seller just told me they are replicas
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks anyway
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i wish he would have told me from the get go so i didn't waste your time and my money sheesh
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 1 year ago.

Yes, makes a huge difference. :-(

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