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Ross High Velocity, Scotch Deer Stalking Pattern Rifle, 280 Ross

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Ross High Velocity, Model 10 Scotch Deer Stalking Pattern Rifle, 280 Ross. This was the first Ross rifle to utilize the interrupted bolt head design. Straight pull action, with a 26 inch barrel and internal magazine. Blade front sight with single folding leaf rear sight, and Ross folding sight to the back of the action. This sight is adjustable up to 1000 yards and also adjustable for windage. Fancy grained one piece walnut stock, with schnabel fore end tip, checkered to the fore end, and to the pistol grip, all being very sharp. Black pistol grip cap and checkered steel butt plate. Top of action ring is marked “Ross Rifle Co.Canada., M10 Patented”. Top of barrel is marked ” 280 Ross, Proved 28 Tons. The rifle retains 95% of the original bright blue finish, as does the action. The stock is alos excellent, showing the original rich and bright color, with some minor loss to the gloss finish from handling. Bore is in very good condition, with strong rifling throughout. Action functions correctly, locking tightly, and firing perfectly. In very good original condition overall.

PAL required.

Reserved
AF-3085

English Blake And Company Military Contract Rifle

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English made Blake and Company military contract rifle, circa 1841. 26 1/2 barrel of approx. 58 cal. smoothbore, percussion lock. Brass butt plate, trigger guard, and ramrod fixtures. Steel ramrod in place. Single blade front sight, manufactured without a rear sight. Two English proof marks to the upper left side of the barrel. The one piece walnut stock is rich in color and retains almost all if its original finish and color showing only light handling marks, with some shrinkage to the wood at the butt plate. The barrel is an even and pleasing blue-ish grey in color, showing approx. 85% coverage.. The lock plate is strongly marked “Blake & Co., London” with light line engraving following the edges of the lock. The hammer and lock are also grey in color, with an even finish showing approx. 60%. Hammer spring is very strong with a crisp trigger, functioning correctly. Bore is very good condition for the age, being clean throughout. Brass fixtures have been cleaned at some point in history. In very good condition overall.

Antique. No PAL required.

$1195.00
AF-3084

Belgian Browning Superposed over And Under, 1959

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Belgian Browning Superposed over and under 12 ga. shotgun, in fitted leather Browning luggage case. 28 inch barrels, full and modified with a vent rib and a single bead. 2 3/4 inch chambers. Full and modified chokes. Checkered fore end with checkered round pistol grip. Extractors with single selective trigger. Engraving to both sides and to the bottom of the receiver. Browning butt plate to the end of the stock. Serial number 698xx shows a manufacturing date of 1959. Left side of the upper barrel is marked “Browning Arms Company, St. Louis Mo. & Montreal P.Q., Special Steel, 12 Ga. Shells- 2 3/4″. with the right side of the upper barrel showing the patent number and then stamped “Made In Belgium” below it. The original owner has had his name engraved to the upper left side of the receiver, The is a one owner gun, that has been very well taken care of, and in as new condition, as is the factory leather case which is also accompanied with the original paper work.

PAL required.

Sold
AF-3083

English Henry Nock Brass Barrel Deck Gun With Spring Bayonet

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Henry Nock, England, circa 1790-1810, brass barrel deck gun (blunderbuss) with spring bayonet to the top of the barrel. 14 inch turned brass flared muzzle barrel, with a bore diameter of 5/8″ (.58 cal.) expanding to 1 and 5/16 inches. the 12 1/2″ triangular bayonet is mounted to the top of the barrel, with a spring release system, being released from the keeper located at the back of the barrel above the front of the lock. Percussion lock, marked “Henry Nock”, converted from flintlock in the 1835-1840 period. The walnut stock shows almost all of it’s original finish and color, with only very slight shrinkage from age, with no damage. The barrel, brass engraved trigger guard, and brass butt plate also show a very nice and original aged patina finish throughout. The bore is in excellent condition. Lock functions correctly with a strong spring and a crisp trigger. Original ramrod in place supported by two brass barrels mounted below the stock. Lock and bayonet show some pitting from age and also from being a sea service arm. Spring mechanism for the bayonet also functions correctly and is very strong.  1 of 600 issued to the Royal Navy. Very good condition overall.

Antique. No PAL required.

$3795.00
AF-3082

1943 SMLE #4 Mk.1* Long Branch

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Canadian issue SMLE #4 Mk.* Long Branch military service rifle, chambered in .303 British. Complete with issue magazine. Side of action is marked “No.4 Mk.1*, Long Branch, 1943″, and has the proper issued Mk.III graduated rear sight in place. Both the stock and fore end are stamped with the Canadian C-Broadarrow as does the top of the receiver ring. Top of the stock above the butt plate is stamped with the letter “S” for a short length stock designation. The rifle retains 97% of the original blued finish, with some wear and peeling to the bolt handle from use. Manufactured with a straight and smooth top wood, which is correct. All of the wood shows the original color and finish as issued, with some wear beneath both sides of the action from handling, with approx. 90% remaining overall. Some minor marks to the stock as to be expected. Bore is dark with rifling showing, but weak. ( A good cleaning would improve this.) No markings to the stock ring between the action and trigger guard, and appears that it was never marked at the factory. A serial number has been added on to the front of the trigger guard where it meets the magazine. No markings to the bolt. Action functions smoothly and correctly, locking tightly. This is an original issue war-time rifle, in its original condition, and not a re-build.

PAL Required.

Sold
MF-11080

Model 1879 Remington Rolling Block Carbine

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Model 1879 Remington Rolling Block Saddle Ring Carbine, Argentine contract, chambered in 43 Spanish (43-77). The rifle has been arsenal refinished, with the 20 1/2 inch barrel and action showing 99% of the dark blue finish. Wood has also been arsenal refinished, showing a nice even rich reddish brown color with a brighter finish, dulling in areas. small age crack to the one side of the forearm in front of the action. Butt plate an barrel band also shows a bright and clean blued finish. Bore is excellent, being bright and clean strong and sharp rifling. Action functions correctly and locks properly and tightly. Issue saddle ring and bar in place. NSN.

Antique. No PAL required.

Sold
AF-3081

Model 1894 Winchester, 1922

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Model 1894 Winchester lever action rifle, round barrel, button magazine, chambered in .32 WS (Winchester Special). 26 inch round barrel with factory button mag, straight grip and crescent butt plate. Barrel shows approx. 90% of the original blued finish that has dulled from age, with the action having approx. 50% remaining, with the bluing being mottled with the remainder being grey. The stock and fore end retain most of the original finish and color with a nice even grain. Shows some very minor handling and age marks. Factory adjustable rear sight in place. Action functions correctly and smoothly, locking tightly, with a strong hammer spring, firing correctly. Side of barrel is marked “Nickel Steel Barrel, Especially For Smokeless Powder”. Bore is excellent, being bright and clean with strong rifling. The serial number, 9193xx shows a manufacturing date of 1922.

PAL required.

$1095.00
AF-3080

Model 1873 Winchester Rifle

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Winchester Model 1873 3rd Model rifle chambered in 32 WCF (32-20 Winchester Center Fire). 24 inch round barrel, and full length magazine tube. Dust  cover in place on integral rail. Crescent butt plate, and buck horn rear sight. Serial number 2417xxB shows the manufacturing date of 1887. Barrel, action, and magazine tube show 90% of the original finish, with the magazine tube being blued starting to turn to a brown finish, with the barrel and action showing traces of the blued finish in protected areas. Stock and forearm show the original finish and color, with some scratching and bruising being evident from use and age. All screw heads are in very good condition, with all being original to the rifle. Brass action block is marked “.32 Cal.” in script, with a an even aged patina finish to the brass. Bore is dark with rifling being visible and evident, and would benefit from a good cleaning. The rifle is accompanied with a copy of the factory letter, showing the rifle to be correct, and having being received in the warehouse on June 18, 1887, and then shipped from the warehouse on August 6, 1887, as order number 20868.

PAL required.

Sold
AF-3079

Winchester Model 1894 Octagon Barrel Rifle, 1919

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Winchester Model 1894 Octagon barrel rifle, chambered in .30 WCF (Winchester center fire). 26 inch octagon barrel rifle with full length magazine and metal crescent butt plate. Serial number 8569xx shows a manufacturing date of 1919. The nickel steel barrel and magazine tube show approx. 70% of the original blued finish, turning grey in areas with the action turning brown with slight traces of the original blued finish evident. Stock and fore end show the original color and finish, with approx. 75% remaining, and having storage and handling marks. Lyman tang sight is in place. Action functions correctly, locking and firing correctly. Rifling is very strong with darkness to the bore being present.

PAL required.

Sold
AF-3078

Winchester Model 55 Take Down

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Winchester Model 55 take down lever action rifle chamber is 30 WCF (Winchester center fire). 24 inch round barrel with 1/2 mag and shotgun butt. Straight grip stock with fluted comb. Serial number 1026xxx shows the production date of 1927.  The Winchester nickel steel barrel shows 98% of the original bright bluing, 96% to thee action and lever with some light scratches and handling marks. Stock and fore end are excellent, showing the bright original factory finish and color with some light handling marks being present.Factory sling swivels and adjustable rear sight in place. Take down feature is very solid and locks very tightly with no play. Action functions smoothly and correctly, locking very tightly. Rifling is very strong with the bore showing a nice brightness.

PAL required.

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AF-3077