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Coston Military Surplus Line Thrower


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Coston / H + R Military Surplus Line Thrower

Coston / Harrington + Richardson Military Surplus Line Throwing Kit has a serial number "CR 750". It has a Top break action. It is Utility Grade with a heavy BBL. It is a 45-70 guage. The barrel measures 1.34 at breech, and .856 at the muzzle. The bore is excellent. The Blue is 95%, there is some spotting on the top left of the barrel 5" from breech, extractor. The sights are a groove on receiver top - No front sight. It has a standard case hardened trigger. It has a standard case hardened hammer that is checkered. The receiver / frame is case hardened 100%. The forend is 7 1/4" Walnut oil finish, excellent condition. The LOP measures 14 3/4" over a red recoil pad. Pistol grip oil finish. There are a couple of mars + scratches, believed to have left the factory that way due to its overall utilitarian finish. Markings are:

"Harrington & Richardson Arms Co
Worchester, Mass. U.S.A. PAT. FEB 20&27
RE-Inforced Breech"

The kit comes with 
9 / 10 Brass Line Bolts (only missing one)
1 large spool line
1 Tin Cylinder Line Feed Full 7" x 3 1/2"
1 Line Arbor
1 Box of 20 Military Line Thrower Cartridges 3/30/44 By Western
1 Box of 25 like above but by Winchester
1 Military Steel Cleaning Rod
1 ZEBCO P5 50 Spinning Reel (Open Face) With Reel Holder Adapter
1 Press Board Case 32 1/4"L x 7"W x 6"H, Ex. Condition - Coston Supply Company Made for this Unit
1 Original 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Flyer by Coston, describing the gun and its instructions with original Sales AD for $845.00

$950.00 + $50 Shipping.

Guns listed and shown are subject to availability. Descriptions are edited for space and photo collages are shown as a sample. Please Email for COMPLETE description and individual photos. Our shipping fee for most long guns is $25.00, unless they are very high value. Our shipping fee for most handguns is $15.00. NY residents must pay sales tax. FFL is required for shipping unless gun is an antique. We offer a three day inspection period. US Sales ONLY!


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