October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/22/2019
30" heavy weight round barrel mounted with Winchester A5 scope is stamped "H. M. POPE" on top. High wall single shot action has Pope's usual alteration of cutaway side wall for ease of loading. Normally the right side is cut away, on this rifle, the left side is cut away for left handed shooter and area is stamped "H. M. POPE". Pope's special skeletonized hammer has been installed. Opening lever with tang altered to knurled cylinder finial is engraved "Stocked By" "Griffin & Howe Inc. NEW YORK". A single set trigger is installed. Buttstock of lightly streaked European walnut measures 14 - 1/2" to checkered aluminium offhand butt. Stock features a left hand Schuetzen style shadow line cheekpiece and well cut checkering on deep grip with steel cap. Reverse tapered long forend is flat top point pattern checkered. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Barrel retains most of its original blue, considerably faded and silvered toward front. Action retains most of its custom blue. Operating lever is silvered at grip. Stocks retain most of an old oil refinish. Bore appears excellent, dark (may clean). Trigger will not set. Scope has heavy dent toward front of tube. Made October 21, 1928 Jersey City Pope Number 681. TDW
Barrel Length
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Length of Pull
14 - 1/2"
single shot Pope Custom 1885
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,560.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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