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2023
$2,300.00

BALLARD 6-1/2 RIGBY.

SN 22338. Cal. 32-40. The action shows typical Ballard engraving with a bear in one oval and a running buck in the other. The action is fitted with double set triggers which are rarely found. The bbl is 30″ long, round and made with Rigby flats. The front sight is a Winchester wind gauge with a spirit level. The rear sight is a correct Ballard Vernier. The forearm has the correct horn tip which someone has inlet a base for a palm rest. There is also a pin that goes from one side of the forearm to the other just in front of the action. The buttstock is pistol grip style, checkered and fitted with a Swiss buttplate. CONDITION: The bore is very good. The bbl’s blue finish is thinning and in some places bright, with no apparent blue remaining. The forearm is heavily worn, the checkering being especially worn. The palm rest base inlet has caused a crack about 2-3 inches long. The buttstock shows just minor handling marks. The buttplate, originally nickel plated, has very little nickel remaining. The action & lever orig case colors, have just traces remaining in protected areas. 50179-13 TWR (2,500-4,000) – Lot 2023

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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