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Lot 1210
Cal. 7.62x40. S# 1700. Custom built rifle intended for shooting cast bullets about 2000fps. Consignor notes state that originally .308x47 but that in 1986 Homer Culver set bbl. back & rechambered for present cal. which is basically 300 Savage run in short w/ cases formed by shortened 300 Savage die. Originally owned by renowned shooter Sid Musselman whose success was written in Sept. 1980 American Rifle Magazine & Fowling Shot magazines No.'s 26-11, 27-13, 28-12 & 29-11. 26". Heavy tapered stainless bbl. in bench rest style bronze colored synthetic stock w/ wide flat forend. Match trigger adj. to approx. 2oz. Kelby matte finished aluminum rings & bases w/ 4 Allen head screw top covers. Desirable Weaver T-25 Micro-Trac scope w/ crosshair reticle, target knobs & AO. Smooth steel trigger guard secured w/ Allen head screws along w/ another Allen head screw for front of action. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: R. Hoch single cavity mold block numbered 730 & dated 2/18/80 w/ size no. 312190 that was used w/ this rifle for a record performance. CONDITION: numerous marks & finish flaws on stock. Occasional faint light mark on scope exterior. Very good appearing action. Occasional faint marks on bbl. Near excellent optics & bore. PROVENANCE: Estate Collection of Dennis "Denny" Lundmark. (18-159/NW). MODERN. $800-1200.

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Estimate $800 - $1,200May 7, 2018