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SN 46225. Cal. 32-40. Very rare high wall with 30″ #3 weight oct to rnd bbl with windage adjustable globe front sight, semi-buckhorn rear sight & rare Soule windage adjustable mid-range Vernier tang sight with 3″ staff. Wood is very highly figured, center crotch, flame grain 3-4X American walnut with black insert, Schnable tip “H” style checkered forearm & black insert pistol grip stock with heavy cheek piece & brass Swiss buttplate that was originally nickel finish. Receiver has sgl-set trigger. Left side & lower tang, under the wood is marked with the assembly No. “8888”, “XXX” & “SBC”. Matching assembly No. is also found in top tang channel of buttstock & inside toe of buttplate. The entire rifle has a heavy coating of old dried oil or wax. This rifle was produced about 1890. PROVENANCE: Pierre Renaud Collection. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine. Bbl retains 96-97% strong bright orig blue with a small scrape on the bottom just forward of the forearm. Receiver retains virtually all of its orig case colors, slightly faded , brilliant elsewhere. Wood is sound with a series of small dings on the buttstock, otherwise retains most of its orig varnish with some slight staining around the wrist. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore with light to moderate pitting. 50454-1 (7,500-11,500) – Lot 4195

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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