Hahaha Me to almost1973 = "older" ? ?
Wow - I was in my 30's by then, with two kids.
I better get ready for the Dirt Nap........................
This is my longest 1894 also my shortest The long gun has all of John Browning's patents ,"B" hammer
LH rail spring, notched elevator ,Double set trigger, and External rail screws, 32'' octagon barrel, 26'' mag.
Standard wood,Tang sight only in 38-55 #404X June 1895 .......She shoots & She's Old
The short one .. SRC 30WFC 16'' replacement proof barrel Gum Wood and she was made
in Dec.1912 #64554X
Thanks for looking