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     and fixed rear sight on the rear quarter rib, a single band of scroll engraving around either breech, and single extractor. The caliber marking, serial number, and manufacture date (“KH” for 1997) are all marked on the barrel lumps.
The coin finished boxlock action features light scroll engraving, double triggers, and checkering on the barrel release and the tang mounted
manual cocking piece. The underside is marked “KRIEGHOFF/CLASSIC/GERMANY”. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered semi-beavertail, Schnabel
tip forend with Deeley latch style release and pistol grip stock with cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad. Includes a factory takedown case and 132 empty .500
N.E.brass cases with RCBS reloading dies. Length of pull 14 5/8 inches. Weight 10 lbs 2 oz.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 98% plus original blue and coin finishes, minor handling evidence, slight wear at the breeches, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000
ade front sight
on a raised section of rib, three folding leaf rear sight and German style claw mounts on the raised rear quarter rib, marked “KETSENES Cie, SANTA BARBARA, CA.” and “P. CONSTANTINE
III BELGUIM (sic)” on the right and left barrel respectively, and chambers with ejectors. The coin finished sidelock action displays extensive floral scroll engraving surrounding three game scenes. The left shows three pronghorn antelope on the plains along with a pair of prairie dogs, the right has four bighorn sheep in a mountain scene, and the underside shows a mountain goat on a rock outcrop. The triggerplate is signed “R. CAPECE”. The gun features bushed firing pins, double triggers, and tang mounted manual safety switch with gold inlaid “S”. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with engraved fittings including the Anson button style release and pistol grip stock with engraved trapdoor grip cap, cheekpiece, and checkered bare butt. Includes a leather bound takedown case and a Leupold 1.5-5x scope. Length of pull 14 15/16 inches. Weight 8 lbs 15 oz (including scope). CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and coin finishes, minor handling evidence, a few tiny marks in the wood, and sharp checkering on the wood. The case is very fine. Scope optics are sharp. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 4,000 - 7,000
  LOT 1464
Factory Engraved Krieghoff Classic .500 NE Double Rifle with Case - Serial no. 97426, 500 Nitro Ex cal., 23
5/8 inch solid rib bbl., blue/coin finish, walnut stock. Blued steel
barrels with ramped, beaded blade front sight
 LOT 1465
R. Capece Signed and Game Scene Engraved P.
Constantine III Belgian Ejector Double Rifle with Scope and Case - Serial no. 25539, 30-06 Springfield cal., 24 inch solid rib bbl., blue/coin finish, walnut stock. Brass beaded bl

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