Stamp on barrel jacket ?

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uhjohnson
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Stamp on barrel jacket ?

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I just got this m8 serial number 25593 with a high patent date of 1902 (i think it is too early for the gun) and the barrel is marked 30-30Rem all in all the gun is in great shape for 310.00, no rust 85%, unmolested round knob. I bought this gun because it has been tapped for a weaver #4 mount, something i would not do, but want to see how it will shoot with a scope My question is what is this stamp on the right side of the barrel jacket head
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S and S HUNTCLUB
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The stamp of "RP enclosed in a circle" on the right side of the barrel jacket means..."Remington Proof".
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Looks like a great shooter!
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uhjohnson
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How do i get the scope mount plugs out
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rem81auto
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I seem to recall a crack at the head/wrist of the stock somewhere >> right side maybe

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Yes there is a small hairline crack about 1/2 inch, how did you know, it is tight and does not open when flexed
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