Lot 1324: *RARE WEATHERBY SOUTH GATE RIFLE ON MAUSER ACTION.
October 6, 2009
Fairfield, ME, USALive Auction
Description: *SN 7769. Cal. 300 Weatherby. 24" bbl, made without sights. Left side at chamber is marked "WEATHERBY/300 MAGNUM", right side has the circle "T" proof mark. Mauser 98 action is marked on left side, "WEATHERBY/SOUTH GATE.CALIF." Mounted with Baush & Lomb adjustable scope mounts, and Balvar 2.5 x 8 scope. Mounted in classic Weatherby stock with 45 degree forend tip with white line spacer, checkered side panel, sling swivel stud with swivel in forend. Standard drop floorplate and trigger guard, checkered pistol grip, with contrasting pistol grip cap and signature diamond inlay, Monte Carlo left side cheekpiece, Weatherby's brown vented recoil pad, sling swivel stud 3-1/4" from toe with swivel and adjustable leather sling. CONDITION: Extremely fine, gun is near new. Bbl retains most of its fine factory blue with just a few light minor handling marks. Receiver retains most of its fine orig blue, including bolt handle with just a few minor handling marks. Stock is sound with sharp checkering, a few minor handling marks and retains virtually all of its orig finish. Mechanics are crisp with shiny new bore. Scope with fine crosshairs is bright but has numerous tiny specks on inside lens. 4-36645 BDT195