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3216
$5,750.00

*BAERTEN ENGRAVED BROWNING OLYMPIAN BOLT ACTION RIFLE.

SN 9P49148. Cal. 338 WIN MAG. Bbl is 24″ without provision for sights. Breech end of bbl, action, floorplate and trigger guard have full coverage Baerten vine type engraving surrounding games scenes featuring elk on right receiver ring, moose on left, grizzly bear on floorplate and cougar on trigger guard bow. Long extractor FN action has jeweling on extractor with gold plated serrated trigger. High polished blued bbl gives stunning contrast to coin finished action and floor plate. Fitted with Browning 3-9X40 gloss finished scope with standard crosshair on Browning 1-pc mounts. Rare factory original satin oil finished Monte Carlo cheek piece stock of fancy walnut with red & black contrasting tones. Stock is fitted with swivel bases, rosewood forearm tip and flared grip cap having white line spacers. Brass name plate on grip cap bears initials “CAS”. Fine hand checkering with carved foliate scroll borders having punch-dot background. LOP is 13-5/8″ over orig Browning recoil pad. Weight with scope is 9.94 lbs. 1969 Belgian manufacture. Comes in Hartman luggage case with black instruction envelope, key and Browning factory letter. CONDITION: Excellent, essentially as new, appears unfired since proof, with only a few light handling marks on wood and metal. Bbl & action retain nearly all of their orig finish. Stock finish showing minute handling marks and having dark grain streaks in butt section. Scope has clear optics. Very good bore. 50505-1 (5,000-8,000) – Lot 3216

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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