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Re: Clerke High Wall Action
Reply #15 - Apr 15th, 2019 at 10:47am
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Got my hands on a factory rifle over the weekend and started comparing measurements.  In almost every case the action I have is the same as a factory.  Length thickness etc.
Now it shows hand work inside and out even though a lot of it was machine done.
I am starting to wonder if this isnt a Story casting kit that someone got off to a good start with then lost interest or whatever along the way and I didn't get all the parts.
I have located the last few parts that were missing and it still needs final fitting but it is functioning.
If someone has a recommendation for someone to color case the receiver, breech block and lever I can see this one coming to a conclusion.
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Re: Clerke High Wall Action
Reply #16 - Apr 30th, 2019 at 1:22pm
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Hi All,

All this talk regarding the Clerke rifles has me curious as to the current value or price of a perfect condition Clerke rifle?

How many can there be?

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Re: Clerke High Wall Action
Reply #17 - Apr 30th, 2019 at 2:01pm
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They are under-appreciated rifles but, in my opinion, the strongest of SS's.

I bought my action and butt stock (pictured in the link on page one) for $350 but, I bought the other one in 1985, for $600, as a complete, target grade rifle.

Name recognition has a lot to do with price. It was more recognized in 1985 in SoCal. Today, not many have heard of them.

As a hammered target rifle, I would say they are the best and the safest! That has it's own value.



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