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Lot 4466: Four Antique European Military Bolt Action Rifles

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Four Antique European Military Bolt Action Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) Italian Brescia Vetterli Model 1870/87/15 Rifle

Manufacturer: Brescia
Model: Vetterli
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Carcano
Barrel: 33 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 219
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1878" dated.

B) Swiss Bern Vetterli Model 1881 Rifle

Manufacturer: Waffenfabrik Bern
Model: Vetterli
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 10.4 mm
Barrel: 33 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 219
Serial Number:
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.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

C) Antique Dutch Beaumont Vitali Rifle

Manufacturer: Dutch
Model: Beaumont
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 11.3 mm
Barrel: 32 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 219
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1875" dated.

D) Dutch P. Stevens Beaumont-Vitalli Carbine

Manufacturer: Dutch
Model: Beaumont
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 11.3 mm
Barrel: 21 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 219
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

Description:

"1875" dated. Receiver marked "77(obliterated)8". Barrel marked "4776".

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