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Lot 3420: Gold Inlaid Alfred Schilling Falling Block Rifle with Scope

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Gold Inlaid Alfred Schilling Falling Block Single Shot Rifle with Scope

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Gold Inlaid Alfred Schilling Falling Block Single Shot Rifle with Scope

Manufacturer: Alfred Schilling
Model: Falling Block
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 17 HMR
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 417
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 268
Class: Modern Long Gun

Manufactured by Alfred Schilling in Germany and imported by Sundog Firearms in Kimberly, Oregon. The Alfred Schilling company reopened its doors in 1998 and has since been turning out world class rifles ever since. The blued barrel is absent of sights, and is fitted with a central barrel band with sling loop and scope mounts topped off with a Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x40mm scope. It is marked "ALFRED SCHILLING" on top of the barrel, "Cal. .17 HMR" on the left of the chamber, and with the importer information on the right of the chamber. The action displays the signature fiery Schilling case colors as well as light floral gold inlaid borders. Mounted in a lightly figured, fleur-de-lis checkered walnut Schnabel tip forearm with Ebony cap and pistol grip stock with shadowline cheekpiece and blued Neidner buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with minimal handling marks and crisp stock checkering. Mechanically excellent. Scope is excellent with clear optics and a crisp reticle.

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