Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1675: Wild Engraved Hall Manufacturing/Penrod Precision Falling Block

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Master William Wild Engraved and Gold Inlaid Hall Manufacturing/Penrod Precision Single Shot Falling Block Rifle with Swarovski Scope

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $7,000

Master William Wild Engraved and Gold Inlaid Hall Manufacturing/Penrod Precision Single Shot Falling Block Rifle with Swarovski Scope

Manufacturer: Hall
Model: Breech Loader
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mmx284 Win
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 528
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 406
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued barrel manufactured without sights and with a rear quarter rib which is marked "Penrod Precision" for the North Manchester, Indiana based firm, a Swarovski Habricht 3-10x42mm scope mounted to the rib with engraved rings, and 2 inch wedges of fine floral scroll at either side of the breech. The blued falling block action displays beautiful near full coverage floral scroll engraving with gold inlaid line border on either side and "HALL MFG/R3" in gold on the right side. The engraving extends to the triggerguard, sidelever, and the breech block which shows a safety lever with gold inlaid "F" and "S". The work is signed on the underside of the action "W.WILD" for English Master Engraver William Wild. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered forend with engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with blued and engraved grip cap and a Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue and gold finishes with limited minor handling evidence and sharp checkering on the forend and stock. The scope optics are sharp. Mechanically excellent.



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