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Lot 536: B. Searcy & Co. Falling Block Single Shot Stalking Rifle

Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid B. Searcy & Co. Falling Block Single Shot Stalking Rifle with Case

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 536: B. Searcy & Co. Falling Block Single Shot Stalking Rifle

Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid B. Searcy & Co. Falling Block Single Shot Stalking Rifle with Case

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500
Price Realized:

Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid B. Searcy & Co. Falling Block Single Shot Stalking Rifle with Case

Manufacturer: Searcy B. & Company
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 9.3X74R
Barrel: 24 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 522
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 334
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued barrel featuring a ramped beaded blade front sight, front sling stud, fixed rear sight on the smooth "B. SEARCY & Co" marked rib which also holds a set of Talley scope rings, and caliber marking at the breech. The casehardened falling block action displays nicely inlaid "B. SEARCY & CO." in gold and features a tang mounted rotary safety. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered forend with contrasting tip and pistol grip stock with engraved blued steel grip cap, shadowline cheek piece, rear sling stud, and leather wrapped recoil pad. Includes a leather bound takedown case with Searcy interior label and canvas and leather cover.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue, casehardened, and gold finishes with minor handling evidence, slight rub at the muzzle, and sharp checkering. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.



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