Lot 3529: Colt - 3000
|Engraved Colt Sauer Model 3000 Drilling Rifle/Shotgun|
|Estimated Price: $7,000 - $9,000|
|Barrel||25 Inch Solid Rib||Finish||Blue/satin Grey||Grip|
|Stock||walnut||Class||Modern Long Gun||Rating||See Condition|
|Description||Imported by Colt and manufactured by J.P. Sauer & Son in Germany, this Drilling features solid rib barrels with wide blade front sight and folding leaf rear on the solid matte rib. The rifle barrel is 30-06 and the 12 gauge shotgun barrels are choked full/modified with 3 inch chambers, (marked 2 3/4 inches), with extractor. Engraved scalloped box lock action with high relief game scenes of running buck deer in a wooded scene on the left side and an elk in a wooded scene on the right. Scroll engraving on the bottom and trigger guard. The top of the left barrel is marked "COLT - SAUER" flanked by the circled Rampant Colt and Sauer logo / MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY / BY J. P. SAUER & SOHN / 12/70. .30-06 SPR" and the right side is marked "MOD. 3000/KRUPP - SPEZIAL LAUFSTAHL/COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A.". Has a tang mounted barrel selector that raises the rib leaf sight when pushed forward to select the rifle barrel. The front trigger is adjustable. Has a Greener side safety and cocking indicators. Checkered beaver tail forearm and pistol grip stock with black plastic grip cap, a black vented J.P. Sauer vented recoil pad and sling swivels. Discontinued by Colt in 1985.
|Condition||Near new with only slight handling/storage marks overall.|
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