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#6449086 - 09/12/16 03:41 PM Need help aging my Tikka 22-06
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Just picked up a beautiful Tikka M695 25-06 with wood stock. Seller told me it was pre Beretta. I have search the web and contacted Tikka with no success to age my rifle. Can anyone offer any assistance?

SN is 89XXXX

Thanks for any assistance you can offer.
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#6449574 - 09/12/16 08:19 PM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: TexasVine]
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Ummm IMO ALL the Tikka 595/695's & 658's are pre Beretta, and should be roll stamped Stoeger Ind with a South Hackensack NJ address..I worked out the 55 Ruta Ct, S Hackensack address from Nov '82 to Nov '88 when Stoeger was still owned by Nokia & Llama.

Beretta came along after that & after Stoeger had already moved to Wayne NJ I believe after I was gone in Nov '88, when the "divorce" 'tween Nokia and Llama took place. Hope that helps.
Ron
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#6451687 - 09/14/16 10:03 AM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: TexasVine]
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Just a comment, if there is no roll stamp, it likely was sold thru a military rod & gun club. I had two Sakos with no roll stamp. I purchased them at my rod & gun club in 79 and 80 in Germany. I know they have really reduced our military presense in Europe, but pre 1992, a lot of guns were imported by military members.
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#6452798 - 09/14/16 10:19 PM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: WileyCoyote]
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Originally Posted By: WileyCoyote
Ummm IMO ALL the Tikka 595/695's & 658's are pre Beretta, and should be roll stamped Stoeger Ind with a South Hackensack NJ address..I worked out the 55 Ruta Ct, S Hackensack address from Nov '82 to Nov '88 when Stoeger was still owned by Nokia & Llama.

Beretta came along after that & after Stoeger had already moved to Wayne NJ I believe after I was gone in Nov '88, when the "divorce" 'tween Nokia and Llama took place. Hope that helps.
Ron


Thanks for the info.
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#6452801 - 09/14/16 10:21 PM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: nsmike]
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Originally Posted By: nsmike
Just a comment, if there is no roll stamp, it likely was sold thru a military rod & gun club. I had two Sakos with no roll stamp. I purchased them at my rod & gun club in 79 and 80 in Germany. I know they have really reduced our military presense in Europe, but pre 1992, a lot of guns were imported by military members.


Interesting info. Thanks.
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