Lot 1100: WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS FOR SPRINGFIELD ARMORY, USA A SCARCE .30-06 BOLT-ACTION MATCH-RIFLE, MODEL ''PALMA-MATCH'', serial no. 97687.
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS FOR SPRINGFIELD ARMORY, USA
A SCARCE .30-06 BOLT-ACTION MATCH-RIFLE, MODEL ''PALMA-MATCH'', serial no. 976878,
circa 1925, with extra heavy tapering blued 30in. barrel signed ''WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT USA'', and ''NICKEL STEEL ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDERS'', banded fore-sight ramp with tunnel foresight, short separate dove-tail sight blocks near breech for an optical sight, colour-hardened bolt-action receiver signed ''U.S. SPRINGFIELD ARMORY MODEL 1903'', micro adjustable period peep-sight fitted at rear of receiver, unchequered walnut half-stock with twin recoil cross-bolts, oversize solid brass hooked butt-plate, double set triggers, adjustable cork ball hand-rest for three position shooting fitted inside the magazine well, the magazine blanked for single shot, inlet accessory rail and fittings for sling, the whole retaining much original finish