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John Bolliger Custom Winchester Model 70 .338 Win. Mag. $9,450

24" tapered round barrel. Highly figured European walnut stock with

widow's-peaked ebony forend tip, wrap-around borderless ribbon-and-fleur-de-

lys checkering, steel skeleton pistol grip cap, inletted and pedestalled swivel

bases, beaded cheekpiece, scrolled bolt stop detail and checkered steel

buttplate. Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 action with hinged straddle

floorplate and release inside triggerguard, jeweled bolt and follower, five-

panel checkered bolt knob, and built-up and checkered bolt stop. Schmidt &

Bender 1.5 - 6 x 42mm Zenith matte-finish scope with 30mm tube and fine

4A illuminated duplex reticle on Bolliger mounts fitted to sculptured

"double-squarebridge" bases. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 9lbs, 2oz. A few

scratches in the wood, but 99%+blue.

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Casartelli Armi. Custom Mauser .375 H&H $7,950

Concisio, Brescia. Magnum

26" tapered round barrel with detented-folding-hooded matted-ramp front

sight, full-band-mounted swivel, full-band island base with 1 standing and 1

folding gold-lined express sights. Figured walnut stock with horn forend tip,

classic wrap-around point-pattern checkering, steel pistol grip cap, beaded

pancake cheekpiece, rear swivel, and solid red rubber recoil pad. In-house-

built, pillar-bedded Mauser C-ring action with concealed recoil lug under

front receiver ring, checkered bolt knob, custom single-stage trigger, 60-

degree cocking-piece safety, and 4-round magazine with hinged straddle

floorplate and release inside triggerguard. Zeiss Diavari-ZM 2.5-10 x 48 T*

rail-mount scope with fine 4A duplex reticle on quick-detachable claw

mounts, the front base for which is dovetailed to the same full-band island

as the express sights. Weight: 11lbs, 9oz. Pull: 14 1/4". Built 1996. Little used.

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David Christman Custom 7x57 Mauser $5395.

Double Squarebridge Mauser

23" tapered round Lilja barrel with full-band detented-hooded white bead

front sight, and matted quarter rib with one standing blade sight. Fully

figured European walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic borderless

point-pattern checkering---which wraps fully under the forend,

casehardened steel skeleton pistol grip cap, casehardened and inletted

swivel bases, beaded pancake cheekpiece, and thin black Decelerator recoil

pad. Small ring Mexican contract Mauser action with double squarebridges, jeweled bolt,

Burgess bolt with 5-panel checkering by Jerome Glimm, Gentry Model 70-

type safety, Timney trigger, and SMP hinged straddle floorplate with release

inside triggerguard. Talley 1" quick-detachable rings fitted directly to

dovetailed squarebridges without separate bases. Pull: 14 1/8". Weight:

8lbs. Completed 2011. Little used.

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Lloyd Chiswick of Custom Remington Walker .32-40 Win. $8,750

Classic Arms Corp. Hepburn Scheutzen Rifle

30 1/2" original Geo C Schoyen, Denver, barrel, with its original false muzzle,

a Schoyen aluminum bullet starter, and wind-gauge front sight. Fully figured

walnut stock with pewter forend tip, folding palm rest, classic point-pattern

checkering, flat sidepanels, S-curve pistol grip, flowing cheekpiece and

nickel-plated brass Swiss buttplate. Casehardened, original Hepburn breech-

loading action built ca 1895 with double-set triggers, converted to Walker

underlever configuration, and engraved with intertwining scroll by Robert

Swartley, with mid-range vernier tang sight. Pull: 13". Weight: 13lbs, 14oz.

98% barrel blue, 95% casehardening colors, crisp engraving and bright

excellent bore.

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Winston Elrod Custom Mauser .35 Whelen $4,875

24" tapered round barrel with full-band hooded front sight, full-band swivel

base and quarter rib with 1 standing and 1 folding express sight. Figured

walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic point-pattern checkering

wrapping fully under the forend and over the wrist, steel-capped pistol grip,

beaded cheekpiece, inletted and pedestalled rear swivel base and Niedner-

type checkered steel buttplate. DWM Mauser 98 action with custom double

squarebridges, 4-panel checkered bolt knob with rosette, Blackburn trigger,

Blackburn hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard,

Heilmann-style checkered-oval bolt stop, and Model 70-type safety.

Leupold VX-III 4.5-14x40mm Boone & Crockett edition matte-finish scope

with fine duplex rangefinder reticle on Talley quick-detachable mounts fitted

directly to receiver squarebridges without separate bases. Pull: 13 3/4".

Weight: 9lbs, 10oz. But for a scuff on the right side of the quarter rib,

99%blue. Excellent bore.

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Winston Elrod Custom Winchester Model 70 .338 Win. Mag. $6,950

23 1/2" tapered round Krieger barrel with detented-hooded integral-full-band

front sight, integral-full-band swivel base, one standing and one folding

express sight on machined integral matted quarter rib. Fully figured English

walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic point-pattern checkering with

mullered borders wrapping fully under the forend and over the wrist, steel

pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, inletted rear swivel base, and

Decelerator solid red rubber recoil pad. Pre-'64 Winchester Model 70 action

with 5-panel checkered bolt knob, built-up and checkered bolt stop, and

Blackburn bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate and release inside

triggerguard. Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x40mm matte-finish scope with fine

duplex reticle on Talley fixed mounts. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 9lbs, 6oz. Little used.

 

Roger Ferrell Custom Frank Wesson No. 1 .30 WCF $6,450

Mid Range Single Shot Rifle

30 1/2" octagon-to-round Douglas air-gauged barrel with wind gauge front

sight. Highly figured walnut stock with nickel-plated forend tip, classic

point-pattern checkering, S-curve pistol grip and smooth nickel-plated steel

buttplate. Nickel plated Wesson single-shot action built by Steve Earle with

ring loading lever, casehardened hammer and breechblock, and with long

range vernier tang sight. Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 9lbs, 5oz. New condition.

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Griffin & Howe Custom Mauser .270 Win. $4,375

22" tapered round barrel with hooded full-band front sight, and full-band

swivel base. Walnut stock with horn forend tip, wrap-around point-pattern

checkering, recoil crossbolt, steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, vacant

silver oval, rear swivel stud and checkered steel buttplate. Mauser action

with hand-scraped bolt and jeweled follower, two-panel checkered bolt

knob, Jantz-type safety, detachable floorplate, Lyman 48 receiver sight, and

Lyman All-American 4x scope with fine crosshair reticle on G&H quick-

detachable sidemount. Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 8lbs, 5oz, scoped. Includes

both Lyman 48 blanking slide and SuperGrade swivels. Built 1948. 98% blue

and with an excellent bore. Extensive G&H archival research by Bob Beach.

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Griffin & Howe Custom 1903 Springfield Rifle .30'06 $3,950

22" tapered round barrel with full-band ramp front sight. Walnut stock with

ebony forend tip, swivel studs, classic wrap-around point-pattern

checkering, steel capped pistol grip, beaded pancake cheekpiece, vacant

silver oval, and Niedner-type checkered steel buttplate. Springfield, high-

number, 1903 action with finely jeweled bolt and follower, two-panel

checkered bolt knob, original Springfield safety, crisp military trigger, and Lyman 48

receiver sight. Weight: 7lbs, 5oz. Built 1980s. Crisp and with excellent bore.

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Hastings & Hagn Custom Falling Block Rifle 20ga, 3 1/2" $10,950

26" fully-rifled round barrel with integral long full-band front sight, integral

full-band swivel base, and integral lugged quarter rib dovetailed for direct

attachment of [included] Talley 1" fixed rings and with 1 standing and 2

folding gold-lined express sights. Fully figured Turkish walnut stock with

Alex Henry forend---the barrel's stout lug-grooves soundly bedded in

complementary grooves inside the forend---classic English flat-top point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders, flat sidepanels fore and aft, steel-

capped pistol grip, beaded pancake cheekpiece, rear swivel stud and

pigskin-covered recoil pad. Casehardened, large-frame Hagn MHK4 falling

block action with sculptured loading lever, automatic ejector and gold-inlaid

rotary top tang safety, marked Martini & Hagn on falling block, fine scroll

engraved and with "HASTINGS & HAGN" in ribands on sides of action.

Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 9lbs, 7 1/2oz without scope rings. Excellent condition,

retaining 99% barrel blue, 99% casehardening colors, and an excellent bore.

Built as a display piece for Hastings Ammunition and including a case of

100 rounds of Hastings 20 gauge, 3 1/2" sabot slug ammunition.

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Steve Heilmann Custom Ruger No.1 .35 Whelen $17,850

22" tapered round barrel with hooded full-band front sight, custom swivel

base, and quarter rib with 1 standing and two folding gold-lined express

sights, engraved: S. R. Heilmann, Grass Valley, California. Highly figured

walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic wrap-around point-pattern

checkering with mullered borders, skeleton steel pistol grip cap---checkered

within, classic comb, beaded pancake cheekpiece, inletted and pedestalled

rear swivel base and skeleton steel buttplate---also checkered within. Ruger

No.1 action with knuckle removed, integral sideplates added, and custom

safety with S and F inlaid in gold. Extensively engraved by Barry Lee Hands:

baying elk on left, mule deer buck on right---all surrounded with foliate

scroll. Scroll on front sight band, front swivel base, barrel breech,

casehardened loading lever, grip cap, and buttplate. Fire-blued small parts

by Barry Lee Hands. Leupold VX-II 2.5x20mm matte-finish scope with fine

duplex reticle on Turnbull-casehardened Warne quick-detachable rings

mounted directly to quarter-rib dovetails without separate bases. Blue by

Michael Baiar of Half Moon Barrels. Pull: 14". Weight: 7lbs 7oz. New

condition.

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Lee Helgeland Custom Winchester .458 Win. $27,450

Model 70 Classic

22" tapered round barrel with hooded full-band front sight, full-band swivel

base, and quarter rib with 1 standing and two folding gold-lined express

sights. Fully figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic wrap-

around point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, twin recoil

crossbolts, steel-capped pistol grip, classic comb, double-beaded pancake

cheekpiece, inletted rear swivel base and leather-covered recoil pad.

Winchester Model 70 controlled-feed action with custom bolt handle with

five-panel checkering, built up and checkered bolt stop, FIRE inlaid in gold,

cloverleaf rear top tang, and Blackburn hinged straddle floorplate with

release inside triggerguard. Extensively engraved by Barry Lee Hands: deep-

chiseled scroll on front sight band and hood, front swivel base, barrel

breech, receiver, bolt, recoil bolts, triggerguard, grip cap, and rear swivel

stud. Scenes of nine elephant on left side of quarter rib, five on right; and

bull elephant surrounded with deep-chiseled scroll on floorplate. Pull: 14

1/2". Weight: 8lbs 12oz. Completed in 2011. New condition.

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Darwin Hensley Mauser, Oberndorf .460 Wby. Mag. $11,950

Magnum Double Squarebridge

24" tapered round Krieger barrel with integrally-machined "full-band" ramped

gold bead front sight, integrally-machined "full-band" sling swivel mount,

integral recoil lug and integral matted quarter rib with 1 standing and 2

folding gold-lined express sights engraved for 100 & 250 yards respectively.

Boldly-streaked straight-grained European walnut stock with ebony forend

tip, fine classic borderless point-pattern checkering wrapping fully under the

forend, a panel of finer checkering atop the wrist with fine ribbon borderlines,

twin engraved recoil crossbolts, steel capped pistol grip, beaded pancake

cheekpiece, inletted rear swivel stud, and solid black Decelerator recoil pad.

Mauser Oberndorf Magnum Double-squarebridge, solid-sidewall action with

six-panel checkered bolt knob, Model 70-type safety, Original Mauser trigger

converted to single-stage, and bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate

and release inside triggerguard. Zeiss Diatal-Z 4x32 T* rail-mount scope

with fine crosshair reticle on quick-detachable claw mounts. Extensively

engraved by Thierry Duguet, the receiver and grip cap with acanthus scroll;

the bottom metal with a staring cape buffalo and attendant picket birds

surrounded with acanthus scroll. Pull: 14 3/4". Weight: 10lbs, 1oz without

scope; 10lbs, 14 1/2oz with. Mauser action built ca 1935. Rifle built 1990.

Retaining 99%+blue and with an excellent bore.

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Holland & Holland Modèle de Luxe .270 Win. $24,975.

26 1/2" tapered round barrel with full-band folding-hooded front sight, full-

band swivel base, 1 standing and 1 folding express sight engraved for 50 /

200 and 350 yards on full-band island base. Black-streaked, oil finished,

English walnut stock with engraved recoil crossbolt, casehardened steel

trapdoor pistol grip cap, classic comb, beaded pancake cheekpiece, classic

point-pattern checkering, rear swivel stud, gold oval and leather-covered

recoil pad. Mauser Oberndorf 98 action with matted front receiver ring,

detachable floorplate, Sako single-stage trigger, and original Mauser flag

safety with SAFE inlaid in gold, as well as FN-type tangside safety. Zeiss

Diavari-C 3-9x36 scope with fine duplex reticle on Holland & Holland's

proprietary quick-detachable mount system, numbered to the rifle. Acanthus

scroll engraving at muzzle, swivel band, scope mounts, grip cap, bottom

metal, and with a cape buffalo head on the floorplate. Pull: 14 7/8". Weight:

8lbs, 7oz scoped; 7lbs, 2oz without. London proofed in 1986. Only lightly

used and retaining 99% blue. Slick action and excellent bore.

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Steven Dodd Hughes Custom Winchester 1873 .44-40 Win. $12,975

Deluxe Rifle

22" matted-top, octagon-to-round Douglas barrel, transitioning again to

round just at the breech, with nickel-silver blade front sight, button half-

magazine and no rear barrel sight. Fully figured California English walnut

stock with casehardened forend tip, short forend, classic point-pattern 26-

LPI checkering with mullered borders, ebony-inlaid S-curve pistol grip,

sweeping beaded cheekpiece, and smooth casehardened steel shotgun

buttplate. Blued receiver, fine scroll engraved by William Gamradt, with

factory single-set trigger, casehardened hammer and loading lever, fire-

blued loading gate, and Winchester Model 62B folding tang peep sight.

Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 7lbs, 15oz. Completed in 1999. Barrel and action

retaining 99% blue, the barrel with no Winchester markings---simply an inset

gold SDH touchmark at breech---the hammer, lever, forend cap and

buttplate retaining virtually 100% casecolors. Excellent bore. Subject of the

entire final chapter of Hughes' "Custom Rifles in Black & White", 1999.

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Jules LaBantchni Custom Mauser .458 Win. Mag. $3,650

24" lugged, tapered round barrel with ramp front sight, full-band swivel base

and matted quarter rib with 1 standing and 1 folding express sight. Figured

European walnut stock with fine classic point-pattern checkering with

mullered borders, horn capped pistol grip inset with engraved brass

escutcheon ready for your initials, Shelhamer-style chinstrap, beaded pancake

cheekpiece, rear swivel base and solid red Old English recoil pad. Mauser

98 action with lever-release hinged floorplate, Dayton Traister trigger,

jeweled bolt, 4-panel checkered bolt knob with rosette and casehardened bolt

handle and cocking piece with original Mauser wing safety engraved S and

F. Scroll engraved floorplate and triggerguard and with a gold elephant inlaid

in high relief on the floorplate. Pull: 14". Weight: 9lbs, 1oz. 99%blue.

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Harry Lawson Custom Mauser .338 Win. Mag. $7,950

25 1/2" tapered round barrel, with caliber inlaid in gold and with gold-bands

at breech and muzzle. Fully figured European walnut stock with contrasting-

wood forend tip, engraved recoil crossbolt, borderless fleur-de-lys checkering

wrapping under the forend and over the wrist, beaded cheekpiece, classic

comb, steel pistol grip cap, inletted swivel bases front and rear, and black

Decelerator recoil pad. Acanthus scroll carved band around end of buttstock

by Norbert Triebel. Mauser action with jeweled bolt, checkered bolt knob,

Timney trigger with tangside sliding safety, FN-style cocking piece, custom

one-piece bottom metal with hinged floorplate and release inside

triggerguard, grey-etched and completely engraved with rose scroll---most of

the roses inlaid in silver and with gold borderlines; a hunter confronting a

bear on the floorplate---both inlaid in silver, a silver mountain lion on the

triggerguard, a silver moose on the grip cap, and rose-scroll extending 3

inches onto the barrel, done in Germany and signed N(orbert) Triebel. Two

pairs of engraved Leupold quick-detachable scope rings on matching

engraved bases. Pull: 13 5/8". Weight: 8lbs, 10oz. Virtually new condition.

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Harry Lawson Custom Mauser 7mm Rem. Mag. $5,950

24 1/4" tapered round barrel engraved with acanthus scroll at the breech.

Fully figured walnut stock with contrasting-wood forend tip, inletted swivel

bases front and rear, engraved recoil crossbolt, fine borderless fleur-de-lys

checkering wrapping fully under the forend and over the wrist, beaded

cheekpiece, classic comb, steel pistol grip cap, and black Decelerator recoil

pad. Two moose in forest scene carved on right side of buttstock; acanthus

scroll carved on cheekpiece and around end of buttstock by Norbert Triebel.

VZ24 Mauser action with jeweled bolt, engraved bolt handle, Timney

trigger with tangside sliding safety, FN-style cocking piece, custom one-

piece bottom metal with hinged floorplate and release inside triggerguard,

casehardened and completely engraved with acanthus scroll; a silver inlaid

full-body buck on the floorplate, a silver buck's head on the triggerguard and

a silver mountain goat on the grip cap, engraved in Germany and signed

N(orbert) Triebel. Engraved Leupold quick-detachable scope rings. Pull: 13

5/8". Weight: 8lbs, 13oz. Virtually new condition.

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Mauser Oberndorf Custom Type A Magnum .404 High Velocity $7,250

Squarebridge Sporter                    (.404 Jeffrey)

25" tapered round barrel with full-band front sight, full-band swivel base, 1

standing and 2 folding island-mounted express sights. Custom stock of

figured European walnut in the style of an Oberndorf Type-A sporter, with

ebony forend tip, fine classic point-pattern checkering with mullered borders

(wrapping fully under the forend) checkered steel pistol grip cap, rear

swivel stud, and Mauser-type buttplate. Original Mauser Magnum

squarebridge action mfd in 1922 with original trigger and safety, pear-

shaped bolt knob with handle discreetly adjusted to clear scope [for which

the action never drilled or tapped] and Blackburn bottom metal with hinged

straddle floorplate and release inside triggerguard. Pull: 14 3/8". Weight:

9lbs, 5 1/2oz. Very little used. With Redding dies and shell holder.

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Jay McCament Custom Dakota 76 Rifle .300 Win. Mag. $5975

23" tapered round barrel. Figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip,

inletted swivel bases, twin recoil crossbolts, fine wrap-around point-pattern

checkering with mullered borders and elegant ribbon details, skeleton pistol

grip cap (checkered within), beaded cheekpiece and leather-covered recoil

pad. Dakota 76 action with jeweled bolt and follower four-panel checkered

bolt knob with rosette, hinged straddle floorplate with release inside

triggerguard, and Leupold two-piece mounts with 1" rings. Extensively

engraved by Bob Evans: fine intertwining scroll on receiver, breech, muzzle,

mounts, grip cap, bottom metal and with a leopard in a tree on the floorplate.

Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 7lbs, 11oz. Virtually new condition.

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Niedner Rifle Corp, Custom FN Mauser 7x57 Mauser $2,250

Dowagiac, Mich.

24" tapered round barrel with ramp front sight. Figured walnut stock with

horn forend tip, swivels, classic borderless checkering---wrapping fully

under the forend and over the wrist, steel pistol grip cap, beaded pancake

cheekpiece and Hawkins recoil pad. FN Mauser action with rosette-

engraved bolt knob, Model 70-type safety and checkered trigger. Lyman

Alaskan All-Weather 2 1/2x scope with central dot and very fine crosshair

reticule on Leupold-style mounts. Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 8lbs, 15oz. 98% blue.

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New England Custom Custom G.33/40 Mauser 7x57 Mauser $5,995

Guns Ltd.

20" tapered octagon-to-round barrel with detented-hooded ramp front sight,

and saddle-mounted ERA standing express sight adjustable for windage

and elevation. Dark striated full-figured European walnut stock to the muzzle

by NECG founder Dietrich Apel with 2-piece double schnabel forend,

classic wrap-around point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, flat

sidepanels, European swivels, blind magazine well, casehardened receiver

ring tie-down, triggerguard and pistol grip cap, beaded pancake cheekpiece

and solid red Silvers recoil pad. Mauser G.33/40 lightweight action with

jeweled bolt and follower, butterknife bolt handle, custom single-set trigger,

and Model-70-type 3-position safety. Schmidt & Bender 1.25 - 4x20mm rail-

mount scope (with superfluous section machined away for sleekness and

lightness), 30mm tube, No.2 heavy post and fine crosshair reticle, on quick-

detachable claw mounts---the forward claws fitting directly to a custom

saddle wrapping around chamber. Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 7lbs, 9oz. A few

light scratches in the wood, but retaining 99%+ fine polish, cold-rust blue

and excellent bore. With loading data, See-through lens-caps and European

sling.

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Dave Norin Custom Mauser .30'06 $3,675

24" tapered round barrel with full-band front sight with fine standing and

folding twilight beads, full-band swivel mount, 1 standing and 2 folding

express sights on island base. Figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip,

classic borderless point-pattern checkering---wrapping fully under the

forend---steel trapdoor pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, inletted rear

swivel stud and leather-covered recoil pad. Whitworth Mauser action, pillar-

bedded at rear, with jeweled bolt and follower, custom bolt knob---checkered

on the underside---casehardened cocking piece with Model 70-type safety,

hinged floorplate with release inside triggerguard and double-set triggers.

Leupold scope mounts with two-piece bases and casehardened 1" rings.

Pull: 14 3/4". Weight: 8lbs, 11oz. 99%blue. Excellent bore.

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Mark Penrod & Custom Remington 700 .280 Remington $7,495

Gene Simillion

23" tapered round Krieger barrel. Full grained, pillar-bedded walnut stock by

Gene Simillion with widow's-peaked ebony forend tip, inletted swivel bases,

Fisher steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, classic wrap-around point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders and thin black Decelerator recoil

pad. Extensively reworked Remington 700 action with jeweled bolt, 2-panel

checkered bolt knob, Model 70-type safety, built-up and checkered Model

70-type bolt stop, sculptured trigger, flush barrel collar and custom bottom

metal with hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard.

Leupold VX-III 2.5-8x36mm matte-finish scope made 2005 with fine duplex reticle on

Leupold rings and custom bases. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 8lbs, 14oz.

Completed 2007 and in new condition with maker's target showing minute-

of-angle group.

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Matthew Roberts Custom Mauser .35 Whelen $5,975

24" tapered round Pacnor barrel with full-band front sight and full-band

swivel base. Figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic point-

pattern wrap-around checkering with mullered borders, twin recoil

crossbolts, trapdoor pistol grip cap, beaded pancake cheekpiece, inletted

rear swivel base and Silvers red rubber recoil pad. Mauser 98 Brazilian 1908

contract action with straight-down bolt and pear-shaped knob, original

Mauser safety, original Mauser trigger converted to crisp single-stage pull,

Sunny Hill bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate and release inside

triggerguard, and Joseph Smithson rear peep sight on custom squarebridge

base. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 8lbs, 8oz. New.

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Custom Ruger Model No.1 .375 H&H $5,975

Magnum

24" Gold-banded Ruger barrel with full-band front sight, full-band swivel

base, and matted quarter rib with folding leaf sight. Custom stocked with

highly figured American black walnut with rosewood forend tip, flat

sidepanels, classic borderless point-pattern checkering wrapping under the

forend and over the wrist (and with a much finer panel at the top of the

wrist), steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, rear swivel stud and solid

red Old English recoil pad. Fine scroll engraving by Tommy Kaye on French

grey receiver and with fine bulino scenes of moose on left, elk on right, bear

on the grip cap and a gold flourish on the loading lever. Canjar single-set

trigger. Leupold Vari-X III 2.5-8x scope with fine duplex reticle on Ruger

mounts fitted directly to quarter rib without separate bases. Pull: 13 3/4".

Weight: 9lbs, 8oz. Very little used.

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Custom Sharps Freund 1878 Borchardt Rifle .50-140 Sharps $13,750

30" original Sharps heavy full octagon barrel, marked both Old Reliable /

Sharps Rifle Co and Freund's Patent 1880, Durango Colo., with Freund's

patent blade front sight and tangent rear sight. Highly figured English

walnut stock by Classic Arms Corporation with horn forend tip, classic

point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, sidepanel details, horn-

inlaid S-curve pistol grip, long range vernier tang peep sight, beaded pancake

cheekpiece and checkered steel buttplate. Original Sharps Borchardt action,

casecolored, fine border-scroll engraved and with two bison on right and

wolves circling a bison on left by Robert Swartley. In full-length oak trunk

case with engraved brass escutcheon.

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W. A. Sukalle, Custom Winchester Model 70 .257 Rem. $3,495

Gunmaker

26" tapered round barrel, bored and rifled by Bill Sukalle, with hooded ramp

front sight and soldered Super-Grade-width swivel stud. Fully figured

walnut stock with horn forend tip, wrap-around borderless fleur-de-lys

checkering, checkered steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece rear swivel

stud and checkered steel buttplate. Pre-war Model 70 action with Lyman 48

receiver sight and Redfield scope mounts. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 10lbs.

Retaining 98% barrel blue, 99% action blue and 95% floorplate blue.

Excellent bore. Includes an original American Rifleman issue from June 1950,

including an article on Sukalle and with his picture on the cover.

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Duane Weibe Custom Mauser .338 Win. Mag. $8,750

24" tapered round Bliss Titus barrel. Figured English walnut stock with

ebony forend tip, refined inletted SuperGrade-type swivel bases, classic

point-pattern checkering with mullered borders wrapping over the wrist and

under the forend, steel-capped pistol grip and solid red Old English pad.

Commercial Mauser Oberndorf action with Model 70-type safety, jeweled

bolt and follower, 2-panel checkered bolt knob, Timney trigger and rounded

hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard Pull: 13 3/4".

Weight: 7lbs, 14oz. 99%+ blue. Excellent bore.

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Frank Wells, Custom Brevex Mauser .460 Wby. Mag. $9,450

Tucson, AZ Magnum Double Squarebridge

23 1/2" tapered round, welded-lugged, Magnaported barrel with ramp front

sight, swivel stud, quarter rib, 1 standing and 2 folding express sights

marked for 100, 200 and 300 yards. Well-streaked European walnut stock

with ebony forend tip, classic wrap-around borderless point-pattern

checkering, barrel tie-down, double recoil crossbolts, discreet glassbedding,

steel skeleton pistol grip cap---checkered within, beaded cheekpiece, rear

swivel stud and solid brown recoil pad. Magnum length M300 Brevex

Mauser action with custom double-squarebridge receiver rings, Model 70-

type safety, Canjar trigger and drop-box magazine with hinged straddle

floorplate and release inside triggerguard. Pull: 13 7/8". Weight: 10lbs,

13oz. 99%+ matte blue.

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Custom Winchester 70 Rifle .270 Win. $5,350

24" original Winchester barrel with hooded ramp front sight and folding rear

sight. Custom stocked with well-laid-out sweeping straight-grain walnut by

ACGG-member Paul Lindke with widow's-peaked ebony forend tip, inletted

and pedestalled swivel bases, Fisher steel pistol grip cap, fine ribbon-and-

fleur-de-lys wrap-around checkering, beaded cheekpiece, and smooth steel

skeleton buttplate checkered within. Winchester pre-1964 action with

jeweled bolt and follower, and built-up and checkered bolt stop. Leupold

VX-6 2-12x42mm matte-finish scope with 30mm tube, fine duplex reticle, and

integral folding lenscaps on Leupold 2-piece mounts. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight:

9lbs, 8oz. New condition.

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