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3196
$18,975.00

*FINE 577 NITRO EXPRESS SIDELOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE BY MARCEL THYS.

SN 079. Cal. 577 Nitro Express. 26-1/4″ Chopper lump bbls are fitted with raised, matted, quarter rib holding one standing, two folding leaf express rear sight, and short front ramp holding silver bead. “M. Thys Liege Belgium” is engraved on top of left bbl. Bbl flats are engraved “750 gr. Bullet Weight”. Bottoms of bbls are stamped with Belgian nitro proofs for 577 Nitro 3″. Robust, coin finished, sidelock action has top strap which extends over comb in H&H fashion, and features non-automatic safety with pivoting bolt, hidden third fastener, bushed strikers, slight reinforce to action, raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators, and dbl triggers (front articulated). Action and lockplates are engraved with 80% coverage well cut classic small scroll. Engravers signature “Ligma” is on trigger plate. Matching steel trigger guard has tang which extends to steel trap grip cap. Fine streaky marbled and flame stump figured European walnut steel capped pistol grip buttstock measures 15″ over leather faced Silver type pad, and features large shadow line right hand cheekpiece, deep carved drop points, and closely spaced point pattern checkering with line borders at grip. Matching full splinter ejector forend has forward pivoting bolt release. Drop at heel: approx 3-3/16″, drop at comb: approx 1-15/16″. Cast: Neutral. Weight: 12 lbs. 0 oz. LOP: 15″. CONDITION: Excellent, very close to new, with little evidence of having been fired since proof, and retaining nearly all of its factory finishes on wood and metal; with only a few very minor handling and assembly marks. Bores show a bit of metal fouling in grooves. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are strong and in time. A well made dangerous game rifle. 50655-9 MGM147 (25,000-35,000) – Lot 3196

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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