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*SCARCE SWISS MODEL 31/42 SNIPER RIFLE. SN 450355. Cal. 7.5 Swiss. Beautiful straight pull sniper rifle with 26″ tapered rnd bbl, shielded front sight with 1,500 meter rear sight & the unusual side mounted sniper optic with articulated objective. Scope elevation adjustment is mounted on top like an ordinary rear sight, graduated from 100-1,000 meters. Mounted in a very nicely figured, uncheckered walnut stock with semi-pistol grip & smooth steel buttplate with full length upper handguard. Sides of stock have grasping grooves with side mount sling swivels. Top of receiver has Geneva cross & shield Swiss crest. Few of these rare snipers have been imported into the U.S. PROVENANCE: Doug Smith Collection. CONDITION: Extraordinarily fine, all numbered parts are matching, probably unfired. Metal retains virtually all of its orig factory blue with bright bolt. Wood is sound with only minor light storage marks & retains virtually all of its orig factory varnish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore. 4-36173 JR260 (4,500-6,000)

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Auction: Firearms - Fall 2008
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