October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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This exquisite little gun exhibiting tasteful decoration and top quality workmanship throughout, has 28" shoe lump bbls engraved “KRIEGHOFF” and “Made in Germany” on concave tapered game rib. Bbl flats are stamped with German nitro proofs. Sleek, small frame rounded case hardened action with long back action sidelocks, features automatic safety, gold-plated single trigger, bushed strikers, raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators, and gold-plated internals. Action and lockplates are engraved with striking, exceptionally well cut and laid out, semi-relief, large, flowing, scroll with wave border patters throughout. Bottom of action has “Essencia” inlaid in gold on arched riband. Fences are carved with bursts of scroll engraving. Blued, double beaded rolled edge scroll engraved trigger guard has SN at grip and nicely gold inlaid initials "RP" for famed collector Robert Petersen. Spectacular, black marble veined, golden toned European walnut ball grip buttstock measures 14-1/8" over point-checkered wood butt. This checkering and point pattern checkering on stocks (32 LPI) are very well cut and borderless. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson type release. Makers dark leather case by Emmebi with stitched leather corners, has olive green canvas outer cover. Interior is lined with burgundy cloth and has tan leather Krieghoff label in lid. Accessories include snap caps, 3-pc rosewood and brass cleaning rod and cleaning rod extensions. Green plastic wallet contains brush, jag and mop. CONDITION: Excellent, very near to new and appears to have been test fired only since proof, with only one or 2 of the very faintest marks in wood. Case is excellent, essentially as new, with some marks in canvas of outer cover. These guns are approximately $37,000 new. Truly a fantastic gun!
Name
Value
Accessories
Case, cleaning tools and manual
Barrel Length
28"
Barrel Wall Thickness
Chamber
3"
Choke
.014 Left; .005 Right
Drop at Comb
1-7/16
Drop at Heel
2-3/16
FFL Status
Modern
Gauge
28
Internal Bore Diameter
.548 Left; .549 Right
Length Of Pull
14-1/8 From rear position trigger
Manufacturer
Kreighoff
Model
Essencia
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
1036
Weight
6lbs 4 oz
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $19,200.00
Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Number Bids: 15
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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