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Auction Date: July 16, 2011

Lot 346: French Military Firearms - 1886

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A) St. Etienne Model 1886 R 35 Bolt Action Rifle with Bayonet
Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000
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Serial #French Military Firearms  - 1886 ManufacturerFrench Military Firearms Model1886
TypeRifle Gauge7.5 French Catalog Page51
Barrel18 Inch Round FinishBlack Grip
Stockwalnut ClassCurio & Relic Long Gun RatingOC PRF
Rating DefinitionOC - FINE: all original parts; over 30% original finish.
Description1938 dated barrel, canvas sling, 20" spike bayonet, matching visible numbers.

B) J.P. Sauer "ce/ 43" Code Nazi Model 98 Bolt Action Rifle
Serial #Sauer  J  P  & Son  - K98 ManufacturerSauer J P & Son ModelK98
TypeRifle Gauge8 Mm Mauser Catalog Page51
Barrel24 Inch Round FinishBlue Grip
Stocklaminated ClassCurio & Relic Long Gun RatingNE
Rating DefinitionNE - GOOD: in working condition, finish 40% - 79%.
DescriptionMixed numbers. Leather sling.

C) French MAS Model 1936 Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
Serial #MAS - 1936 ManufacturerMAS Model1936
TypeRifle Gauge7.5 French Catalog Page51
Barrel23 Inch Round FinishBlue Grip
Stockwalnut ClassModern Long Gun RatingND
Rating DefinitionND - VERY GOOD: in working condition, 80% finish or better.
DescriptionOriginal brown leather sling, 13" spike bayonet, and matching numbers.

D) Gardone Carcano Bolt Action Carbine
Serial #Carcano - 1938 TS ManufacturerCarcano Model1938 TS
TypeRifle Gauge6.5 Italian Catalog Page51
Barrel18 Inch Round FinishBlue Grip
Stockhardwood ClassCurio & Relic Long Gun RatingNE
Rating DefinitionNE - GOOD: in working condition, finish 40% - 79%.
DescriptionImport marked, 1936 date, 12" spike bayonet, leather sling.

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