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Old October 20th, 2016, 06:06 PM   #1
 
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Age of your guns?

I love to play with spreadsheets, and I have all my guns on one. Now I realize this is a short list (18, not counting the Belgium double-barrel wall hanger) compared to some of you fellers out there, but it gives me some interesting things to ponder.
Such as:

Six of my guns are older than me (I'm 59).
The average age of all my guns is 48 years old. (52 if you count the wall-hanger)
The three newest are 3, 13, and 13 years old.
The rest are 30+ years old.
The three oldest are 97, 105, and 118 years old.
I bought my first gun brand new, and it's 45 years old (Funny, it doesn't SEEM that long ago!)



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Old October 20th, 2016, 06:51 PM   #2
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My collection starts 1876 and ends 2016.
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All younger than me.
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My oldest gun was made somewhere between 1875-1883
I have several that are pre 1900 and several more that are pre 1930
My newest gun was made in 2015
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All younger than me.
Not to hard to do in our cases!! LOL

Are you only counting the ones that are not in the bunkers?
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Well I've got less than 18 and the oldest are from the 50's a couple from the 60/70's and 3 from the 90's. My newest guns are Rugers less than 20 years old.
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My oldest is an old Iver Johnson break top revolver in 38S&W, about 70-75 years though I have yet to find a source to date it by the serial number.
Couple more revolvers from the 1970's.

Newest is a Heritage 22lr revolver from 2014.
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oldest period is 130 years oldest using one is 110 years old colt 32 sw revolver a pocket positive owned by a distant relative who was a detective on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. newest is 18 months old.
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My oldest is an old Iver Johnson break top revolver in 38S&W, about 70-75 years though I have yet to find a source to date it by the serial number.
Couple more revolvers from the 1970's.

Newest is a Heritage 22lr revolver from 2014.
Brandy,
What's the SN (under grip frame, most likely with a letter prefix)? A pic would help nail down the model and age
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My oldest are a 25 year old Ruger GP100 and a 75 year old Swiss K31. Both still work great.
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all younger than me, all smaller than me, a few made in italy
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SBH 1980
Remmy 20g semi-auto new
Ruger LC9s new
S&W 642, about a year or two.
FNS 9 about a year old
Century C39v2, first year released, I think 2014? On the market a month I believe. Got it by accident.

Those are the cheap one's I'm wiling to tell y'all about.

I woke up one morning and looked around my bed room. Went to the kitchen to put the coffee on. Then trudged to the restroom for the rest of my morning routine. Collected a cup of coffee. Sat down at my desk where I work on guns at home...
Caught myself muttering, "Damn, there's guns everywhere..."

Gonna have to bring a load to the office to lock up in the safe.
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