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SN 022. Cal. 45-70. 32″ part oct bbl, windage adjustable globe front sight with spirit level, no rear seat, 5″ tang-mounted Vernier sight. Bbl marked “Old Reliable”, “Shiloh Rifle Mfg. Co.” & “Calibre 45 / 2-1/10” on top flat. Right flat is engraved “Montana 1889 / 1989 Centennial” with gold fill; 3 top flats of bbl at chamber end have 1″ wedge of scroll engraving. Engraved 74 Action has grizzly bear in mountain scene with accenting foliate scroll, multi-point border & “Shiloh Rifle Mfg. Co. / Big Timber, Montana” over a checkerboard pattern on left side; right side is engraved with similar scroll & a buffalo, while lock is engraved with scroll & a bull elk. Both sides of hammer have accenting scroll engraving as well as loop of lever. Mounted with highly figured tiger-stripe maple, checkered forend with pewter forend cap, checkered pistol grip & checkered hard rubber butt plate. Accompanied by a walnut display case. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Gun appears as-new since manufactured. Bbl retains virtually all of its fine factory blue. Gray receiver is clean, crisp & sharp. Stock is near mint, minor chip on grip at right side & retains virtually all of its fine factory finish. Forend is sound with sharp checkering, a couple of minor handling marks & retains virtually all of its fine factory finish. Mechanics are crisp with a bright new shiny bore. Case is equally fine with brass plaque reading “Shiloh Rifle Mfg. Co. / Montana Centennial 1889 – 1989” & has only a few minor scratches. 50819-25 JSL (7,000-10,000) – Lot 4203

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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