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Lot 4487: Eight European Military Bolt Action Rifles

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Eight European Military Bolt Action Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,000

A) Italian Torre A. M1870/87/15 Rifle

Manufacturer: Torre A.
Model: M1870/87/15
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Carcano
Barrel: 33 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 716
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Dated "1877".

B) Italian Torino M1870/87/15 Rifle

Manufacturer: Torino
Model: Vetterli
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Carcano
Barrel: 33 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 716
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

Dated "1890". Cleaning rod absent, rear sight damaged.

C) Italian Torino M1870/87/15 Rifle

Manufacturer: Torino
Model: Vetterli
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Carcano
Barrel: 33 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 716
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Very Dark - Heavy pitting throughout
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Dated "1889".

D) Italian Torre M1870/87/15 Rifle

Manufacturer: Torre A.
Model: M1870/87/15
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Carcano
Barrel: 33 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 716
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Very Dark - Heavy pitting throughout
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Dated 1874.

E) German Spandau GEW. 88 Rifle

Manufacturer: Spandau
Model: GEW88
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm Mauser
Barrel: 29 inch jacketed
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 716
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Dated "1896". With sling swivel loose but included. Cleaning rod absent.

F) Austrian Steyr Model 95 Straight-Pull Carbine

Manufacturer: Steyr
Model: M.95
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm-06
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 716
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

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

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

"S" and "CAI" marked, "15" dated barrel.

G) Hungarian Mannlicher Model 95 Straight-Pull Carbine

Manufacturer: Budapest
Model: M95 Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mmx50 R
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 716
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"S" and "CAI" marked, "17" dated barrel.

H) Italian Terni Arsenal Carcano Model 1891 Carbine with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Terni
Model: 1891
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Carcano
Barrel: 17 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 716
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"CAI" marked. With Japanese bayonet and sheath. Cleaning rod absent.

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