April 9th & 10th Premier Firearms Sale (MFIRE)
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24” barrel in 9.5x56mm caliber. Offered is a very early Mannlicher that was manufactured in 1910. Features double set triggers, butter knife bolt handle, two-leaf folding rear sight with sporting front (no hood). Early models were not configured for front sight hood. Checkered walnut stock with pistol grip, and serrated steel butt plate with trapdoor. Floorplate and trigger guard are a pleasing mix of blue-brown patina. Barrel and frame retain approximately 85% original factory blue finish with balance thinning and patina. Checkered walnut stocks are very good to excellent with no cracks but does have usual minor impressions. Front stock sling swivel with rear eye. This rifle has a Griffin & Howe quick detachable mount with the rare mount adjustments. Scope is a Bausch & Lomb DW1803 Balvar with standard crosshairs and perfect optics. Strong clean rifling. This rifle is chambered for one of the largest calibers every manufactured for this rifle. Manufactured in Austria. Cartridge was introduced in 1910 and is often referred to as the .375 Nitro Express Rimless. Features a 272 grain bullet, .375 diameter, and was based on the 8x57mm case. Fine early Mannlicher.
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Minimum Bid: $625.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,745.00
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
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