February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Lot consists of: (A) Made by John Moses Browning in Ogden, Utah. Blued rifled barrel marked "Browning Bros Ogden Utah USA , Pat Oct 7, 79". Blade front sight with adjustable rear sight. Case hardened action with serrated trigger. Walnut Schuetzen style stock with brass Swiss style buttplate. Checkered forearm with inlay. CONDITION: Overall poor with some pitting and poor bore. Action pitted with brown color remaining. Wood replaced and poorly repaired at wrist. (B) Browning made 1878 with full nickel finish. Blued octagon barrel with illegible markings, blade front sight and adjustable rear. Nickeled frame with unusual shape and unusual lever. Walnut wood stock with crescent steel butt. Walnut forearm with pewter tip. CONDITION: Relic condition with rusted barrel and action. Good mechanics. Wood has oil soaked appearance with shrinkage. (C) Browning made 1878 marked "Browning Bros. Ogden, Utah USA, Cal 40-50 Sharps Str". Blued octagon barrel with blade front sight and replaced rear leaf sight ( Winchester sight). Tang Vernier sight missing disc. Case hardened action with "S" lever. Walnut wood stock with crescent steel butt. Winchester style forearm with black ebony inlay. CONDITION: Overall poor with pitted surfaces, poor bore and replaced wood. Good mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
(A) 33 - 1/4" (B) 29 - 1/4" (C) 28 - 3/4"
Caliber/Bore
(A&B) .40-70 (C) .40-50
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
(A&B) Browning (C) Winchester
Model
(A&B) (C) 1885
Paperwork
Serial Number
(A) 418 (B) NSN (C) 7304
(A) LOT OF THREE: TWO BROWNING 1878 .40-70 SINGLE SHOT RIFLES AND .40-50 SINGLE SHOT RIFLE.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,535.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 24
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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