not sure if it is rare but it sure is purdy, and looks like it would be fun to shoot, uh you know being a 45-70 and all.............
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life member NRA
I owned one, was a well made rifle and shot Very good! I had a redfield 2 3/4 scope on it and killed a whitetail Doe at 200yrds! I shot the rifle alot and knew how to hold a bit over her!