Manufactured as a model shop prototype of a Model 70 for the Canadian and European markets. Features ramped blade front sight and folding adjustable rear sights. The barrel is marked "Cooey .30-06 SPRG." Receiver is simply marked "EXP.1" on the left side of the receiver. Winchester proofs on the chamber and receiver. Fitted in a nicely figured smooth walnut pistol grip stock without bottom metal and serrated buttplate. This rifle is pictured on Page 203 of "Guns of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum". The rifle was on display from 2013 to 2022 at the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum. Provenance: The Supica Collection
Excellent, retaining 95% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks. Stock is very fine with some light scratches. Mechanically excellent.
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