April 27-30, 2021 Extraordinary Firearms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/27/2021
Fernand Corman is a noted gunmaker out of Belgium working on sporting arms. This example is a best quality rifle built on a Mannlicher action with a brass bead front sight on raised island with light floral engraving, and a leaf rear sight with one standing leaf, unmarked, and one folding leaf marked for 300 yards. Checkered scope mount over barrel shank with dual claws in front and single offset claw at rear. Case colored action with butterknife bolt raised just slightly at tip. Playful simple geometric border engraving signed by V. Grosjean in thumb cutout on action, forward scope mount, pistol grip cap, floorplate. Tang safety. Serial number inlaid in gold on bottom tang. Case colored and engraved pistol grip cap with gold inlaid "GM" initials. Well figured walnut stock with darkwood forearm cap and point pattern checkering at forearm and pistol grip. Sling swivels at forearm and toeline with locking tab engraved en suite. Case colored and engraved skeleton buttplate with skipline checkered wood. Shadowline cheekpiece. Zeiss Diatal-Z 6x42 fixed power duplex scope with appropriate mounts. Small import mark on right side of action behind bolt for Simpson, LTD. CONDITION: Excellent, retaining virtually all of the blue finish with some minor spotting in between the rear sight and barrel shank. Some very minor marks from handling and storage. Case colors are strong and vibrant with good lacquer. Engraving is well cut and crisp. Action works appropriately when cycled by hand, bore is excellent with sharp rifling. Glass is clear. This is a lovely rifle built by a noted craftsman and engraved by another. PLEASE NOTE: Only legal residents of the United States of America may purchase this item. Morphy will only release this item to the buyer who is a confirmed US resident (valid government document required) that picks the item up personally or provides a valid US shipping address. By paying the invoice the buyer acknowledges he or she has no intention of selling or transferring the item in any manner to any entity outside of the US or using the item in any illegal manner. All other terms and conditions apply. EW

CORRECTION: Rifle is chambered in 5.6x57mm, not 6.5x57mm as previously stated.
Barrel Length
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Length of Pull
F. Marc Corman
Best Quality Bolt
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $8,400.00
Estimate: $6,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Friday, April 30, 2021.
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