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What is the age of a damascus barrel Nitro King?


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2005-09-29 18:10:44
2005-09-29 18:10:44

Most likely was imported from Belgium c. 1900-1910. "Nitro" refers to smokeless powder, so it would have been made after 1900. Damascus barrels would place it before WWI.

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yes you can, i got my frist at the age of 11.

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He became king at age 8 and died at age 19. Short life huh.

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