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Unread 01-13-2020, 08:23 PM   #1
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While I'm sure these are real VHE-Grade barrels --

3 IN. MAG. VHE-Grade.jpg

it is the 3 IN. MAG. stamping in question.
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What is the year of manufacture? I would say not factory. The very few 3” Parker’s I’ve seen the stamp was on both sides of the lug. Stamp doesn’t look right either.
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NOPE!
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IF something like that was factory, it would be a single stamp, not individual stamps that anyone could get out of a stamp set.
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Unread 01-14-2020, 10:24 AM   #5
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No Remington repair codes, so no point in comparing these 3" stamps with stamps on Remington guns. Is there a PGCA letter on this gun?
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have you shot 3 inch shells out of this gun it should be s duck getter....charlie
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It is a gun that is for sale in Montana, and a poster on another board inquired about it. I don't have the serial number, but in that it doesn't have the PARKER BROS. OVERLOAD PROVED stamps it is from before about 1926.
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Just a gunsmith that bored out the chambers and marked it 3"
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That would be my opinion unless Dave throws us another bone. I have early (before overload stamps) Parkers that have long chambers that have are documented by PGCA letters. None of these guns have stamps that indicate chamber length.
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