" Model 39"
Hamilton Rifle web page updated Feb. 07
The Model 39 is a repeating rifle. The action is a hammerless pump-action design with a tubular magazine holding fifteen, 22 short shells. The safety is a through bolt type located in the rear of the trigger guard. The stock is a straight grip, walnut butt. This is the only repeating rifle made by Hamilton.
RIFLE MARKINGS On Top of Barrel: No.39 C.J.Hamilton & Son Plymouth,Mich .22cal Short Pat.Oct.30,1900 Aug.9,1910
Mechanism Type: Slid Action
Caliber: .22 short and long
Weight: 4 lbs.
Barrel length: 16"
Mfd. Date's: 1922-1930
App. Mfd. N/A
?NO? Rifle Parts or Drawing:
Rifle Value Updated 2/23/O7:
Poor $45 /Fair $85/ Good $130/ Very Good $230/ Fine $250/ Excellent $315/ Factory New $400.
Note: Rifle values are Estimations based on dealers and collectors input and NRA Antique Condition Standards.
NRA ANTIQUE CONDITION DESCRIPTIONS
Factory New - all original parts; 100% original finish; in perfect condition in every respect, inside and out.
Excellent - all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; unmarred wood; fine bore.
Fine - all original parts; over 30% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood; good bore.
Very Good - all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised; bore disregarded for collectors firearms.
Good - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned or reblued; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; wood refinished, scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
Fair - some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned or reblued; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.
Poor - major and minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative, generally undesirable as a collector?s firearm.
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