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Lot 537: Fabrique Nationale Venezuelan Contract Model 1949 Rifle

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Excellent Fabrique Nationale Venezuelan Contract Model 1949 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,250

Excellent Fabrique Nationale Venezuelan Contract Model 1949 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Fabrique Nationale
Model: 1949 Or Safn 49-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7x57 mm
Barrel: 23 inch round
Finish: black
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 529
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 367
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Blade front and tangent rear sights, with the Venezuelan coat of arms on the chamber and matching numbers on the receiver, dust cover, bolt carrier and bolt. Fitted with a smooth pistol grip stock and a brown leather sling. Also included with the lot is a knife bayonet, sheath and frog.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 97% plus original black finish, with mild wear concentrated on the muzzle device and bayonet lug, and some bright edge wear. The stock is very fine, with some dark spots around the buttplate, contrasting color on the upper handguard, and light scratches and dings overall. The bayonet is fine , with spotting and dings, and the frog shows wear and cracking. Mechanically excellent.



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