Lot 3501: 3 BOLT ACTION RIFLES. SPANDAU & SWISS VETTERLI.

Est: $500 - $900
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May 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: 1) SPANDAU MAUSER SPORTERIZED 1871 / 84. Cal. 11mm Mauser. S# 2511. Bbl. 26". All visible numbers match. Model 71/84 Rifle shortened to sporter configuration. Receiver marked on left side in fraktur script "I.G. Mod. 71/84". Receiver dated on right side of bridge "1888". Bbl. reinforce marked on top flat crown & "Spandau". Numerous German proof marks. Fixed open sights. Turn down bolt handle. Bottom sling swivels. Hardwood stock. CONDITION: hardwood stock has very lg. repaired crack in toe area w/ exposed screws & gluing evident. Wood as refinished has extensive wear, scratches & staining. Metal has added black arsenal type finish w/ extensive wear, flaking, scratching, oxidation & fine pitting. Bolt parts have bent firing pin rod & grind marks on guide rail. Good bore w/ light wear to lands. (01-14435/RW). 2) SWISS VETTERLI MODEL 1871. Cal. 41 Swiss (Rimfire). S# 128652. Bbl. 33 3/16". All visible numbers match. Receiver marked on left side w/ Swiss cross "WAFFENFABRIK BERN". Rear sight graduated to 1,000m. Inverted V front sight. Cleaning rod is not present. Bottom swivels. Walnut stock set. Forend has cross hatching. Forend & buttstock marked w/ Swiss acceptance marks. CONDITION: stock set has heavily worn finish w/ staining, scratches & gouges throughout. Bbl. retains 50% blue w/ thinning, light oxidation & wear. Balance of metal turning gray patina w/ wear, oxidation & fine pitting throughout. Fair bore turning dark. (01-14445/RW). 3) SWISS VETTERLI 1871. Cal. 41 Swiss. S# 94699. Bbl. 33 3/16". Receiver marked on left side Swiss cross "MW". Bbl. marked on top left flat w/ Swiss cross "MW & "TH". Rear sight graduated to 1,000m. Inverted V front sight. Cleaning rod is not present. Has bottom swivels. Numbers match on receiver, bolt & bbl. Walnut stock set. Forend has cross hatching. Stock & forend marked w/ Swiss acceptance marks including "D7 cross CI" cartouche at heel. Period leather sling. CONDITION: stock set has extensive wear, dents, staining & scratches throughout. Metal has little remaining finish turning gray patina w/ wear, scratches, light oxidation & fine pitting throughout. Bore turning dark, but has strong lands. (01-14461/RW). ALL ANTIQUE. $500-900 for lot.
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Shipping Terms: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense.
* Shipping cost: Whatever the cost is from the carrier. All ammunition firearms (including antiques) are shipped with adult signature required. Any item(s) shipped with a value of $1000.00 and up is shipped with signature required.
POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
Please see our Terms & Conditions, Section 19 for shipping costs & more information.
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