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413: German Schuetzen Target Rifle 

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Description

German Schuetzen Target Rifle 

8.15x46R, 31" octagonal grooved top barrel with matted top, with tang rear sight, rear open sight mounted on the groove on top of barrel, front sight with ears. Unusual takedown, relief-engraved martini action. On one side a lady holds rifle and target, in a banner marked UB Aug undhand, engraved with vines and oak leaves. The other side of the action is relief engraved with a stag and cross between the antlers, a target, and shield with eagle. A banner engraved fur svaterland (For the Fatherland). Engraving on the triggerguard with double-set triggers. Front forearm has a dog face carved with two eyes. Beautifully carved buttstock with German shooter holding target; cheek piece with carved thumb rest. 

Condition

Barrel retains 98% of the original blue finish; frame 90% of the original case coloring. Buttstock and forearm are excellent.
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17.5% up to 200,000
12.5% above 200,001

Estimate $3,500 – $5,000
Starting Bid $2,500
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