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Lot 1383: Searcy B. & Company - Double Rifle

Auction Date: September 9, 2017

Exceptional Engraved B. Searcy & Co. 375 H&H Magnum Double Rifle with Factory Letter

Estimated Price: $16,000 - $25,000

Exceptional Engraved B. Searcy & Co. 375 H&H Magnum Double Rifle with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Searcy B. & Company
Model: Double Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 375 H&H magnum
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1852
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 214
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

The included factory letter confirms the caliber, barrel length, serial number and weight. Beaded blade front and three leaf (one standing, two folding), raised quarter rib with notches for scope mounting, and light border engraving around the breeches. Fully engraved casehardened receiver with deep, flowing floral scroll patterns and the Searcy maker's mark on either side in gold wire inlay. With dual triggers and a tang mounted manual thumb safety. Fancy grain checkered forearm with matching engraved fittings and a pistol grip stock with sculpted tear drop flats, skeleton steel grip cap, and a leather wrapped recoil pad. Stock measurements are: 1 5/8 inch drop at comb; 2 3/4 inch drop at heel; 14 3/4 inch length of pull; 9 lbs. 14 oz. With B. Searcy & Co. aluminum takedown case with scope rings and two snap caps.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with 99% plus original finish, light handling marks, sharp checkering, and just a few small marks on the buttstock.



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