Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 696: Factory Engraved Browning BAR Grade III Rifle

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Factory Master Engraved Baerten Signed Belgian Browning BAR Grade III Semi-Automatic Rifle

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Factory Master Engraved Baerten Signed Belgian Browning BAR Grade III Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufacturer: Browning Arms
Model: Bar
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/satin gray
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 562
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 398
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in Belgium in 1978. Produced without sights with the standard markings on the barrel and the receiver drilled and tapped for mounting blocks. Wide scroll engraving is present on the frame, floor plate, and trigger guard, with a scene of two running antelope on the right and a pair of running deer on the left, the latter signed "BAERTEN". Fitted with a fancy walnut stock, checkered with scroll and dot borders, satin gray sling studs, and a Browning buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 99% plus original finish, showing a few light handling marks overall. The stock is very good, with a few areas where the checkering goes too far or off-course, a few light dents, and fine grain. Mechanically excellent.



Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot