Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 629: Five European Bolt Action Military Rifles

Auction Date: June 26, 2015

Five European Bolt Action Military Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700

A) Italian Vetterli Model 1870/87 Rifle

Manufacturer: Vetterli
Model: 1870/87
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 10.35x47R mm
Barrel: 33 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 5025
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 73
Class: Antique
Rating:
OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.
NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
Description:

Dated "1889" on the receiver and stock.

B) Danzig Dreyse M60 Needlefire Rifle

Manufacturer: Dreyse
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 15 mm
Barrel: 30 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 5025
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 73
Class: Antique
Rating:
OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
Description:

Dated "1861/1862" on the receiver.

C) Swiss Vetterli Model 1871 Rifle

Manufacturer: Vetterli
Model: 1871
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 10 mm
Barrel: 33 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 5025
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 73
Class: Antique
Rating:
OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.
Description:

D) Swedish Mauser Model 1896 Rifle

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: 1896
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 Swedish
Barrel: 29 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 5025
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 73
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:
OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
Description:

Dated "1899" on the receiver. With standard crown proofs and matching numbers.

E) U.S. Springfield Model 1903 Parade Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1903
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06 Springfield
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip:
Stock: walnut/paint
Item Views: 5025
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 73
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:
OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.
NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
Description:

Barrel is marked "S.A./ flaming bomb/10-17".

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