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German - Schuetzen

Lot 207
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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500
Collector's Lot of Two Martini Schuetzen Rifles -A) Unmarked German Martini Takedown Schuetzen Rifle
Serial # ManufacturerGerman ModelSchuetzen
TypeRifle Gauge8.15mm X 46R Catalog Page44
Barrel Length30 Inch Octagon FinishBlue/casehardened Grip
Stockwalnut ClassCurio & Relic Long Gun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionFull octagon barrel with a ramp front sight that needs additional fitting. Missing bead sight. Matted top flat with integral quarter rib. Two 6x48 drilled/tapped holes for sight base. Has a sling swivel, B.U.G proofmarks and sleeved to current configuration. Takedown Martini action with removable double set triggers/lever assembly. Correct style replacement tang sight checkered straight grip stock with a large (but not Tyrolean) cheekpiece with a swept back style. Heavy iron Schuetzen style buttplate. Checkered forearm with a take down lever thumb rest on the right side of buttstock.

ConditionGood, with 95% blue on the refinished barrel, 20% casehardened color on the action that is turning mostly brown. The stock is very good with light handling marks and good finish. Some wood fills (appear original). Forearm shows repair and large chip of wood missing on the right side. Takedown barrel/action is tight, needs minor action work as it does not fire.
B) German Single Shot Martini Schuetzen Rifle
Serial # ManufacturerGerman ModelMartini
TypeRifle Gauge8.15mm X 46R Catalog Page44
Barrel Length30 Inch Octagon FinishBlue/casehardened Grip
Stockwalnut ClassCurio & Relic Long Gun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionTarget weight barrel with a ramp front sight, interchangeable pin head bead. Sling swivel on bottom flat. Rear barrel sight on the integral quarter rib. The sight is a replacement and needs additional fitting. The barrel is marked "FR. JUNG & SOHNE", "BOEHLER STAHL and Suhl". The breechblock is marked "RIEDER JUNG & SOHNE, 18415, SUHL." Martini action with some scroll and border line engraving. Double set triggers. Seat for tang sight which is missing. One piece Tyrolean style cheekpiece stock with a sling swivel and iron butthook.

ConditionFine as refurbished with 70% blue finished on the barrel, and 20% case color on the action turning a dark grey. Very good revarnished stock with some repairs and light handling marks. Very light wrench marks on action sides. The action is fine.
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