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Lot 1684: Fabrique Nationale Venezuelan Contract Model 1949 Rifle

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Fabrique Nationale Venezuelan Contract Model 1949 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Fabrique Nationale Venezuelan Contract Model 1949 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufacturer: Fabrique Nationale
Model: 49
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7 mm
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: black
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 498
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 343
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

This rifle was manufactured between 1949 and 1956 as part of the Venezuelan contract and has the Venezuelan crest marked on the top of the receiver. It has matching serial numbers, one-line FN address on the right side of the receiver, slotted, detachable muzzle brake, bayonet lug, battle sights, a handguard, and a pistol grip stock with "FUERZAS ARMADAS/VENEZUELA" stamp on the right, sling swivels, and a ribbed buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 97% original black finish with limited handling marks and some scattered dings and scratches on the stock. The bright buttplate show rough oxidation. Mechanically excellent.



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