Lot 285: Stevens Favorite Rifle - .25 Stevens Cal.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: O 337 DESIGN: Single shot falling block breech loading take down rifle. 22" octagon to round barrel. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Blued steel. Smooth wood straight stock and forearm. FEATURES: Brass blade front sight. Step adjustable rear sight. Knurled hammer. Pig tail lever operated falling block. Take down ring at bottom front of receiver. Curved checkered black plastic butt plate with "STEVENS/FAVORITE" marked in the middle. CONDITION: Fair. Less than 50% of the finish remains on blued components, most of it a dark patina. Light scratches and patchy pitting across metal surfaces. Bore is fair. Significant wear to butt stock with numerous scrapes, scratches, and gouges. The butt stock is loosely attached to the top and bottom tang. The initials "N.H.O." are carved into the left side of the butt stock. Numerous longitudinal scratches run rearward from the top and bottom tang. There are also several at the rear of the butt stock running forward. A small piece of the butt plate is missing at the bottom. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4810-022/C&R ESTIMATE: $80 - $120