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3085
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RARE DREYSE ZUNDNADELBUCHSE MOD65 SINGLE SHOT RIFLE WITH BECK CONVERSION, BECK REAR SIGHT AND DOUBLE SET TRIGGERS.

SN 3366. Cal. 15.4mm. This Mod65 needlegun was made in 1866 at Soemmenda. This gun is complete and totally orig, all parts are matching. Lower left side of receiver is marked with SN “3366” and “BB Mod65″. All major cartouches are deep & crisply marked, on the buttstock as well as the receiver & bbl stamped Crown/FW (Friedrich Wilhelm). Bbl length is 28-1/2”. The inspection marks on the lower edge of the stock have been compressed over the years and are minimally legible. This rifle is unit marked “O.R.J. 4.182”. Walnut stock has its orig finish. All numbers match including screwheads. Principal stock cartouche consists of 3 large inspection marks and “LA”. CONDITION: Metal parts retain approx 85% of the orig brown finish. There is some spotted rust on the bolt handle. Walnut has cured to a pleasing honey brown. Bore is shiny with strong rifling; crown is very good to excellent. Mechanics are excellent. Overall condition is outstanding. Although there are some scrapes & dents in the stock, due to field use, it is in phenomenal condition given its 150 years of service. 51087-13 DS (3,500-5,000) – Lot 3085

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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