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SN 1971. Cal. .257 WEATHERBY. 26″ bbl, blue and bright finish, figured checkered walnut stock. PROVENANCE: William Henkel Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 98% blue finish. Bbl marked in script on left side “.257 Weatherby Magnum”, and on right side “Davis Gun Shop 1971”. Bore is frosty with sharp rifling. No sights on bbl. Receiver is finished with a gray French finish. Bottom metal is also French finish with a blued release lever. There is a quick detachable scope mount attached to the left side of the receiver mounting a Weaver Micro-trac scope with clear optics. Receiver has nearly full coverage high relief engraving with a vignette of a ram on the front ring and a vignette of bobcat on the rear ring. Bolt has been engine turned as has the magazine follower. Receiver is stamped “F. Marktl”. The floorplate and trigger guard are scroll engraved with a vignette of a antelope cut in deep relief. Stock is highly figured quarter sawn walnut with a cheek piece, pistol grip, and old English buttpad. Checkering on the pistol grip and forearm is finely executed in the fleur-de-lis style. Consignor states that this gun was purchased at the NRA Convention in 1971 as the NRA Gun of the Year. BEAUTIFUL RIFLE. 49394-43 TEP (4,000-7,000) – Lot 1400

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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