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Lot 2368: Engraved and Carved L. Dieter Hofbuchsenmacher Schuetzen Rifle

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Relief Engraved and Carved, Silver Inlaid L. Dieter Hofbuchsenmacher Martini Pattern Single Shot Schuetzen Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,600

Relief Engraved and Carved, Silver Inlaid L. Dieter Hofbuchsenmacher Martini Pattern Single Shot Schuetzen Rifle

Manufacturer: German
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm
Barrel: 29 1/2 inch fluted octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 470
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Barrel rib marked "L. Dieter Hofbuchsenmacher Munchen". Relief engraved vine, floral and game scenes on the receiver including a pair of roe deer on the left and red deer on the right. Silver inlaid vines, bands, and address on the barrel. Floral carved forearm and stock with checkering at the wrist and a Swiss buttplate.

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