Lot 1038: Swiss Schmidt-Rubin Model 1955 Bolt Action
March 10, 2012
Fairfield, ME, USALive Auction
Description: Sniper Rifle. Cal. 7.5 Swiss. S# 1226. Bbl. 25.7". This scarce rifle is built on Model 31 action. Muzzle break has been fitted to end of bbl. Hardwood stock has checkered pistol grip & rifle has integral bipod attached just forward of mag. well. Matching serial numbers on receiver, bolt, & mag. Period leather sling also attached. CONDITION: very good. Receiver, bbl., mag. & trigger guard show strong original military blued finish with light, scattered scratches. Bipod has military black finish with about 30% cover remaining, balance is dark gray color. Stock & handguard show heavy scratches, light to moderate dings & appear to have old refinish. Pistol grip cap shows chipping & painted on left rear of butt is "11 / 54". Butt plate has same blackened finish as bipod with about 60% coverage. Bore is near excellent, bright & strong. UNATTACHED ACCSORIES: original Kern AARAU sniper scope with original carrying can. Scope has crosshair & post rectical with clear optics. Field parts kit in canvas bag with 8 parts & cleaning kit with spare bolt. (11-2428/CW). MODERN. $2500-3500.