Just un-shelved this beauty while cleaning out some storage space.
As far as I know, this rifle belonged to my great grandfather. My Dad gave it to me years ago. He told me nothing had been done to it since he acquired it in the 60s.
I was wondering if anyone here could help me identify when it was made and maybe it's approximate value, although I doubt I'd ever sell it.
It seems to be in excellent shape, has been kept well-oiled, in a case, in a reasonably dry spot. The stock shows some scratches but the finish looks perfect. Last time I shot the gun (several years ago) it cycled fine and grouped well for my mediocre iron-sight shooting.
The serial number is 11083xx.
According to this page it was made in 1940.
Anyone have any more info, ideas on where I could look, or an estimate on value?