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  1. Dating a Marlin 80/81DL

    I have two 81DL, one 80DL, and one JC Higgins 42dl. I am trying to date these 81 rifles. The 81's have been narrowed to post war (1945-1954) I believe. Plain Bullseye walnut stock, not Monte Carlo or Semi Beavertail. Ballard style rifling. One has rear 12r Peep sight, one has standard rear leaf...