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Lot 2157: Stevens Hunter's Pet No. 34 Pocket Rifle Three Barrel Set

Auction Date: June 11, 2021

Documented Stevens Hunter's Pet No. 34 Pocket Rifle Three Barrel Set with Shoulder Stock with Case, and Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Documented Stevens Hunter's Pet No. 34 Pocket Rifle Three Barrel Set with Shoulder Stock with Case, and Accessories

Manufacturer: Stevens J Arms Co
Model: Hunters Pet
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 25
Barrel: 27 3/4 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock: metal
Item Views: 646
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 86
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

Manufactured 1872-1900. With matching detachable shoulder stock with nicely figured added walnut inset, leather covered case (fair), matching 24" octagon barrel noted by the consignor as in .32 WCF, matching 18" octagon .22 rimfire barrel, forend, and tools. Notes in case: "Cased Hunters Pet originally made for L.B. Simmons of Virginia, moved to Denver, was a fly rod maker, Brother S.B. Simmons a stockmaker for George C. Schoyen, later for Schoyen & Peterson. Set was obtained by Mr. J.J. Grant while stationed in Denver in 1941 from S.B. Simmon, L.B. being dead." The set was featured in James J. Grant's book "Single Shot Rifles" on page 54. Includes a note from Grant indicating the mention of the scope on that page being part of the set was an error. Provenance: Firearms for Freedom Collection

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