Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3222: J. Stevens & Co. Tip-Up Rifle with Malcolm Scope

Auction Date: September 10, 2017

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

J. Stevens & Co. Tip-Up Rifle with Malcolm Scope

Manufacturer: Stevens J Arms Co
Model: Tip Up-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 32 CF
Barrel: 25 3/4 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/nickel
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1462
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 117
Class: Antique

Manufactured in the 1870s-1886 with the standard markings and equipped with a Wm. Malcolm scope, forearm tang peep sight, and Swiss buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very good overall with a blend of 25% original blue finish and gray-brown patina on the barrel, 90% original blue finish with the balance aged to plum brown on the scope tube, clear optics, 60% of the dull nickel plating with spots of gray patina, some pitting concentrated on the trigger guard and lower tang. The wood has a strong glossy finish, some minor scratches, and scattered dings. Mechanically fine.

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