May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
Extremely fine custom Griffin & Howe bolt action rifle built on a German Gewehr 88 action by Griffin & Howe, New York, New York circa 1920. 27" round rifled barrel in .257 Roberts caliber with banded front ramp sight and rear Lyman peep mounted on the bolt. Barrel has been drilled with holes plugged for Lyman Target Spot or some other type of target scope of the day. Barrel is marked "No. 321 GRIFFIN & HOWE INC NEW YORK" on top of barrel in front action. Blued Commercial German Gewehr 88 bolt action with 3-position safety, checkered butter knife bolt handle, double set triggers, engraved receiver, and Griffin & Howe side mount with 4X Hensoldt Wetzlar scope with fence post reticle. Beautiful classic Griffin & Howe figured American walnut stock with pistol grip, checkering, cheekpiece, and Winchester style checkered steel buttplate with contrasting ebony forearm tip. Stock has quick detachable sling swivel bases and silver monogram shield and steel grip cap. CONDITION: 95% fading blue with some light handling wear. Stock has most of the original hand-rubbed finish remaining with some light usage dings and marks. Good bore, clear optics, and good mechanics. A usual but classic Griffin & Howe Sporter from the day. DLM
Barrel Length
.257 Roberts
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Griffin & Howe
Bolt Action Rifle
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,904.00
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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