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SN nsn. Rare board with only about 100 known. Exposed image is about 42-1/2″ x 29-1/2″ of wood grain heavy cardboard containing a total of 142 cartridges including the massive 70-150 cartridge at the top center. Left center of the board has the vignette by A.B. Frost of two north woods hunters in a snowy forest scene with one shooting a Winchester rifle. Right center has the vignette, probably by Frederick Remington, of a cowboy shooting his Winchester over his downed horse and bottom center has two hanging ducks, a mallard drake and a canvas back drake. Top center of the board has the large Winchester name in red over “REPEATING ARMS CO.” in gilt and across the bottom “NEW HAVEN, CONN., U.S.A.” also in gilt. Both bottom corners have advertising along with the names of Winchester’s new offices of New York and San Francisco. Mounted in its orig oak frame which is 51″ x 38″ and has a silver gesso inner frame. Rear of the board has its orig paper backing with Winchester compliments label. Included with this lot is an glass and wood protective cover which hangs over the cartridge board on the wall. This cover allows viewing of the board and protects it. CONDITION: The cardboard display has some creases and cracks, is considerably darkened and dusty. It appears that all orig cartridges, primers, and bullets are present; brass components have considerable darkening. Paper shot shells at left are re-wired, with some glue, are most likely replacements. 50929-1 MGM329 (8,000-15,000) – Lot 4174

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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