Lot 1811: Springfield Armory U.S. - 1903A1
|Extraordinary, Well Documented Springfield Armory Model 1903A1 National Match Bolt Action Rifle with Original Bill of Sale/Shipping Documents, Star Gauging Record and Test Target|
|Estimated Price: $8,500 - $13,000|
|Serial #||Manufacturer||Springfield Armory U.S.||Model||1903A1|
|Barrel||24 Inch Round||Finish||Parkerized||Grip|
|Stock||walnut||Class||Curio & Relic Long Gun||Rating||See Condition|
|Description||This is an excellent example of an extremely well documented U.S. M1903A1 National Match Rifle that has a fixed front sight and a ladder rear sight with 2,850 yard notch. The barrel has a star gauge mark on the muzzle and is marked "S A/flaming bomb/3-37". The bright polished bolt is numbered to the gun and is marked "N.S." on the top flat at the base of the bolt knob. Mounted on a smooth walnut pistol grip stock with boxed "S.A./S.P.G." cartouche, circled "P" proof, two reinforcing bolts, marked with the serial number and drawing number between the rear sling swivel and grip cap area, and a checkered steel buttplate with trapdoor (empty). With a leather claw sling, brass muzzle/sight cover marked "P.J.O'HARE/SOUTHORANGE,N.J./MADE IN U.S.", a rear sight cover marked the same, a framed test target and star gauge report, and a framed order approval, shipping ticket and shipping label.
|Condition||Excellent, 97% original parkerized finish with some high edge and muzzle cover wear. The stock is also excellent with some scattered light scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent. All documents in both frames are very fine with some aging. Step up to the plate if you want to own the best!|
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