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SN 28803. Cal. 40-65 WCF. Beautiful antique rifle with special order 26″ half oct bbl with button magazine. Mounted with 2 to 3 X crotch flame grain American walnut with H style checkered forend and ebony inlaid pistol grip stock that has special order steel shotgun buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter which identifies this rifle in caliber 40-65 WCF with 26″ half oct bbl, set trigger, checkered stocks and shotgun butt. Received in warehouse August 31, 1889 and shipped same day. Equipped with factory sling studs and swivels and is accompanied by a period rifle sling. Mounted with sporting rear bbl mounted sight and early folding Beech ivory bead front sight. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Extremely fine bbl, magazine button and forend cap retain virtually all of their original factory finish. Receiver, hammer and finger lever are in an unbelievable state of preservation and retain virtually all of their wonderfully vivid lacquered case colors with an extremely small area of lacquer loss over the case colors at the bottom of receiver towards forearm. Wood is exceptionally fine with a few light handling and storage nicks and scratches and retains virtually all of its bright piano varnish finish. Mechanics are crisp. Bright shiny bore. 50506-49 TDW (50,000-80,000) IVORY – Lot 4101

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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