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John Bolliger Custom Winchester Model 70 .338 Win. Mag. $9,450

24" tapered round barrel. Highly figured European walnut stock with

widow's-peaked ebony forend tip, wrap-around borderless ribbon-and-fleur-de-

lys checkering, steel skeleton pistol grip cap, inletted and pedestalled swivel

bases, beaded cheekpiece, scrolled bolt stop detail and checkered steel

buttplate. Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 action with hinged straddle

floorplate and release inside triggerguard, jeweled bolt and follower, five-

panel checkered bolt knob, and built-up and checkered bolt stop. Schmidt &

Bender 1.5 - 6 x 42mm Zenith matte-finish scope with 30mm tube and fine

4A illuminated duplex reticle on Bolliger mounts fitted to sculptured

"double-squarebridge" bases. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 9lbs, 2oz. A few

scratches in the wood, but 99%+blue.

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Casartelli Armi. Custom Mauser .375 H&H $7,950

Concisio, Brescia. Magnum

26" tapered round barrel with detented-folding-hooded matted-ramp front

sight, full-band-mounted swivel, full-band island base with 1 standing and 1

folding gold-lined express sights. Figured walnut stock with horn forend tip,

classic wrap-around point-pattern checkering, steel pistol grip cap, beaded

pancake cheekpiece, rear swivel, and solid red rubber recoil pad. In-house-

built, pillar-bedded Mauser C-ring action with concealed recoil lug under

front receiver ring, checkered bolt knob, custom single-stage trigger, 60-

degree cocking-piece safety, and 4-round magazine with hinged straddle

floorplate and release inside triggerguard. Zeiss Diavari-ZM 2.5-10 x 48 T*

rail-mount scope with fine 4A duplex reticle on quick-detachable claw

mounts, the front base for which is dovetailed to the same full-band island

as the express sights. Weight: 11lbs, 9oz. Pull: 14 1/4". Built 1996. Little used.

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David Christman Custom 7x57 Mauser $5895.

Double Squarebridge Mauser

23" tapered round Lilja barrel with full-band detented-hooded white bead

front sight, and matted quarter rib with one standing blade sight. Fully

figured European walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic borderless

point-pattern checkering---which wraps fully under the forend,

casehardened steel skeleton pistol grip cap, casehardened and inletted

swivel bases, beaded pancake cheekpiece, and thin black Decelerator recoil

pad. Small ring Mexican contract Mauser action with double squarebridges, jeweled bolt,

Burgess bolt with 5-panel checkering by Jerome Glimm, Gentry Model 70-

type safety, Timney trigger, and SMP hinged straddle floorplate with release

inside triggerguard. Talley 1" quick-detachable rings fitted directly to

dovetailed squarebridges without separate bases. Pull: 14 1/8". Weight:

8lbs. Completed 2011. Little used.

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Lloyd Chiswick of Custom Remington Walker .32-40 Win. $8,750

Classic Arms Corp. Hepburn Scheutzen Rifle

30 1/2" original Geo C Schoyen, Denver, barrel, with its original false muzzle,

a Schoyen aluminum bullet starter, and wind-gauge front sight. Fully figured

walnut stock with pewter forend tip, folding palm rest, classic point-pattern

checkering, flat sidepanels, S-curve pistol grip, flowing cheekpiece and

nickel-plated brass Swiss buttplate. Casehardened, original Hepburn breech-

loading action built ca 1895 with double-set triggers, converted to Walker

underlever configuration, and engraved with intertwining scroll by Robert

Swartley, with mid-range vernier tang sight. Pull: 13". Weight: 13lbs, 14oz.

98% barrel blue, 95% casehardening colors, crisp engraving and bright

excellent bore.

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Lloyd Chiswick of Custom Winchester Model .40-90 Sharps $6,975

Classic Arms Corp. 1885 High Wall

32" original Farrow Arms Co tapered octagon-to-round barrel with wind-

gauge spirit-level front sight marked Farrow Arms Co. Fully figured Turkish

walnut stock with horn schnabel forend tip, classic point-pattern checkering

with mullered borders, smooth horn-capped pistol grip, and checkered horn

buttplate. Fine border scroll engraving by Robert Swartley on blued action

with Winchester single-set trigger, spur loading lever and long-range

vernier tang sight. Pull: 14 1/2". Weight: 10lbs, 5oz. Custom built ca 1990.

Retaining 99%+ blue. Bright, excellent bore.

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Classic Arms Corp. Custom Sharps Borchardt .50 Sharps, 3 1/4" $17,975

32” medium-weight, cut-rifled, full octagon, match grade barrel by Wm. S.

van Horne with fully-matted top flat using Winchester's original equipment,

Freund-style "more light" silver-faced blade front sight and spirit-level

tangent rear sight. Highly figured California English walnut stocks with

ebony forend tip, wrap-around point pattern checkering with mullered

borders, beaded sidepanels, ebony-inlaid S-curve pistol grip, beaded pancake

cheekpiece and engraved and checkered steel buttplate. Antique commercial

octagon-top Sharps-Borchardt action with checkered trigger and safety,

finely scroll engraved and with rope borderlines and an American Bison in

vignette on the right, by William Gamradt. Soule-style vernier tang sight.

British-style mahogany case by Ray Sterck with inlaid brass corners,

engraved bass escutcheon disk, horn interior lid pulls, accessories by William

Crowley including horn handled rosewood cleaning rod with brass jags and

nitre-blued oil and grease bottles. Leather trimmed canvas overcase and

muslin over-cover. Pull: 15". Weight: 11lbs, 14oz. New condition.

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Winston Elrod Custom Winchester Model 70 .338 Win. Mag. $6,950

23 1/2" tapered round Krieger barrel with detented-hooded integral-full-band

front sight, integral-full-band swivel base, one standing and one folding

express sight on machined integral matted quarter rib. Fully figured English

walnut stock with ebony forend tip, classic point-pattern checkering with

mullered borders wrapping fully under the forend and over the wrist, steel

pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, inletted rear swivel base, and

Decelerator solid red rubber recoil pad. Pre-'64 Winchester Model 70 action

with 5-panel checkered bolt knob, built-up and checkered bolt stop, and

Blackburn bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate and release inside

triggerguard. Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x40mm matte-finish scope with fine

duplex reticle on Talley fixed mounts. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 9lbs, 6oz. Little used.

 

Eggleston & Waldron  Custom DWM Mauser 7mm Rem. Mag. $7,950

24" slender tapered round Douglas Premium air-gauged barrel. Fully figured,

oil-finished Bastogne walnut stock with schnabel forend, inletted and

pedestalled Talley swivel bases, borderless fleur-de-lys checkering

wrapping fully under the forend and over the wrist, twin concealed recoil

crossbolts, skeleton pistol grip cap (checkered within) and thin black

Decelerator recoil pad. Metalwork by Herman Waldron: DWM Mauser 1909

Argentine action with jeweled bolt and follower, 5-panel checkered bolt

knob, Timney trigger, custom cocking piece with Model 70-type 3-position

safety and hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard. Two

separate interchangeable Swarovski scopes with duplex reticles on

engraved Talley-type quick-detachable mounts: 6x36A and 4x32A. Action,

scope rings, bottom metal, chamber area, and grip cap engraved by Dan

Bratcher and with attacking eagle on floorplate inlaid in gold and platinum.

Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 8lbs, 2oz. Built 1991. Virtually new condition.

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N B Fashingbauer Custom Mauser Oberndorf .270 Win. $5995

23" tapered round barrel with ramp front sight, full-band swivel base and

folding leaf rear sight on matted island base. Highly figured, oil-finished

European walnut stock with ebony forend tip, borderless intertwining

ribbon & fleur-de-lys checkering---wrapping fully under the forend, vacant

gold oval, beaded cheekpiece, rear swivel stud, skeleton pistol grip cap and

heel & toe plates on butt---both engraved and both checkered within.

Mauser action with jeweled bolt, Canjar trigger, custom sliding safety built

into extended top tang and hinged floorplate with release inside

triggerguard. Redfield 3-9x widefield scope with fine duplex reticle on

custom made Leupold-style mounts. Pull: 13 5/8". Weight: 8lbs, 7oz.

Very little used

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Roger Ferrell, Custom Winchester .30-40 Krag $3995

Gunmaker Model 1895 Deluxe

24" tapered octagon Douglas Air-gauge barrel with matted-ramped front

sight and 2 folding express sights on saddle-island base. Fully figured stock

of American black walnut with ebony-inlaid schnabel forend tip, classic

wrap-around point-pattern checkering and Winchester checkered steel

buttplate. Leupold Custom Shop 1.5-4x28 matte-finish scope with fine duplex

reticle on casehardened Talley fixed rings fitted directly to rear sight base

dovetails without separate bases. Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 9lbs, 11oz. Twist:

1:10". Action originally mfd 1905. Newly built and finished entirely by Roger

Ferrell for show display, retaining 99%+ blue and very little used.

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Dale Goens Custom Mauser .35 Whelen $7,450

22″ Lightweight tapered round barrel with full-band silver-bead front sight,

quarter rib with 1 standing and 2 folding gold-lined express sights, and gold

line at breech. Top of barrel engraved: Dale W. Goens 1142. Finely inletted,

figured French walnut stock with ebony forend tip, ribbon and fleur-de-lys

checkering with Goen's signature checkered panel at the top of the wrist,

casehardened steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, inletted swivel bases

and thin brown pigskin-covered recoil pad. Large ring Mauser 98 action,

marked DEUTSCHE WAFFEN – UND MUNITIONSFABRIKEN BERLIN on

side wall with Timney trigger, blued bolt with commercial style pear-shaped

two-panel checkered bolt knob, hinged floorplate engraved 5 CARTRIDGES

with release inside triggerguard, casehardened cocking piece with Mauser

flag safety, and fire-blued small parts. Pull: 13 5/8". Drop at heel: 2-5/16″,

drop at comb: 1-7/8″. Weight: 8lbs. Excellent condition.

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Dale Goens Custom Winchester Model 70 .257 Roberts $3,450

22" tapered round barrel. Highly figured stock of American Black Walnut

with horn forend tip, borderless wrap-around point-pattern checkering,

beaded cheekpiece, scroll engraved steel pistol grip cap, swivel studs and

checkered steel Neidner-type buttplate. Winchester pre-'64 Model 70 action.

Bausch & Lomb Balvar-8, 2.5-8x scope with fine tapered crosshair reticle on

Buehler mount adjustable for windage and elevation. Pull: 12 3/4". Weight:

8lbs. 99% old reblue. Hunting dings on stock and old repair to the toe. But,

sound and with an excellent bore.

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Roger M. Green Custom Mauser 7x57 Mauser $7,950

22″ lightweight tapered round barrel with full-band front sight, swivel base,

and folding leaf sight on island base. Prominently straight-grained English

walnut stock with ebony forend tip, engraved steel pistol grip cap, classic

point-pattern checkering, inletted & pedestalled rear swivel base, and steel

skeleton buttplate---checkered within. FN Mauser action with 3-panel

checkered bolt knob, Canjar trigger, hinged floorplate with release at front of

triggerguard, and custom-made top tang safety. Zeiss 3 - 9x scope with

duplex reticle on engraved Lenard Brownell quick-detachable mounts.

Extensively engraved with fine acanthus scroll on rings, receiver, cocking

piece, grip cap, and with a pronghorn antelope surrounded with scroll on

the French gray floorplate and a bighorn sheep on the triggerguard. Pull: 13

7/8". Weight: 8lbs, 1oz. Very little used and with an excellent bore.

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Griffin & Howe Custom Mauser .270 Win. $4,375

22" tapered round barrel with hooded full-band front sight, and full-band

swivel base. Walnut stock with horn forend tip, wrap-around point-pattern

checkering, recoil crossbolt, steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, vacant

silver oval, rear swivel stud and checkered steel buttplate. Mauser action

with hand-scraped bolt and jeweled follower, two-panel checkered bolt

knob, Jantz-type safety, detachable floorplate, Lyman 48 receiver sight, and

Lyman All-American 4x scope with fine crosshair reticle on G&H quick-

detachable sidemount. Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 8lbs, 5oz, scoped. Includes

both Lyman 48 blanking slide and SuperGrade swivels. Built 1948. 98% blue

and with an excellent bore. Extensive G&H archival research by Bob Beach.

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Carl Gunther Custom Winchester Model 70 .375 H&H Mag. $5450

25" Winchester barrel with hooded ramp front sight, rocking-leaf rear sight

and half-band swivel base. Fully figured Bastogne walnut stock with ebony

forend tip, classic borderless point-pattern checkering wrapping around both

the underneath of the forend and the top of the wrist, skeleton pistol grip cap

(checkered within), beaded cheekpiece, silver oval, inletted rear swivel base

and solid red recoil pad. Pre-war Model 70 action with 2-panel checkered

bolt knob, jeweled bolt and follower, built-up and checkered bolt stop and

hinged floorplate with release inside triggerguard. Leupold M8 3x scope with

fine duplex reticle on Redfield 2-piece mounts. English scroll engraved

bottom metal by Simon Lytton. Pull: 13 5/8". Weight: 9lbs, 13oz. Very

little used.

 

Hastings & Hagn Custom Falling Block Rifle 20ga, 3 1/2" $10,950

26" fully-rifled round barrel with integral long full-band front sight, integral

full-band swivel base, and integral lugged quarter rib dovetailed for direct

attachment of [included] Talley 1" fixed rings and with 1 standing and 2

folding gold-lined express sights. Fully figured Turkish walnut stock with

Alex Henry forend---the barrel's stout lug-grooves soundly bedded in

complementary grooves inside the forend---classic English flat-top point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders, flat sidepanels fore and aft, steel-

capped pistol grip, beaded pancake cheekpiece, rear swivel stud and

pigskin-covered recoil pad. Casehardened, large-frame Hagn MHK4 falling

block action with sculptured loading lever, automatic ejector and gold-inlaid

rotary top tang safety, marked Martini & Hagn on falling block, fine scroll

engraved and with "HASTINGS & HAGN" in ribands on sides of action.

Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 9lbs, 7 1/2oz without scope rings. Excellent condition,

retaining 99% barrel blue, 99% casehardening colors, and an excellent bore.

Built as a display piece for Hastings Ammunition and including a case of

100 rounds of Hastings 20 gauge, 3 1/2" sabot slug ammunition.

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Paul Jaeger, Custom Mauser .300 H&H Mag. $1,995

Jenkintown, PA

26" tapered round barrel with full-band front sight, full-band swivel stud and

island-mounted Lyman adjustable folding leaf rear sight. Figured walnut

stock with ebony forend tip, inletted rear swivel stud, borderless fleur-de-lys

checkering, steel pistol grip cap, beaded Monte Carlo cheekpiece and

Pachmayr recoil pad. FN Mauser action with jeweled bolt and follower, 2-

panel checkered bolt knob, Jaeger safety and Jaeger trigger. Lyman

Challenger scope with central dot and very fine crosshair reticule on Jaeger

quick-detachable sidemount. Detachable floorplate fine scroll engraved and

with silver-inlaid bear in forest scene. Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 9lbs, 2oz. 98% blue.

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Custom Jeffrey Farquharson, 3C-Action, 22-3000 R Lovell $5,450

Single Shot Falling Block Rifle

26" tapered round barrel by C C Johnson, Thackery, Ohio. Well-figured

European walnut stock by Dominic Pisano, with ebony forend tip, classic

point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, flat side-panels, steel-

capped pistol grip, beaded pancake cheekpiece and Neidner-type checkered

steel buttplate. Border-scroll engraved, casehardened Jeffrey Farquharson

3C action with manual top tang safety, converted to through-bolt mounting.

Unertl 12x scope with fine intact crosshairs, parallax adjustment, screw-in

lens caps, and Unertl micrometer target mounts on scope blocks fitted to

barrel. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 11lbs, 7oz. Excellent bore. 99%blue. 90%

casehardening colors.

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Lee Helgeland Custom Mauser .280 Rem. $4,975

23" slim tapered round Lilja barrel. Fully figured European walnut stock with

ebony forend tip, inletted swivel bases, classic wrap-around point-pattern

checkering with mullered borders, steel-capped pistol grip, beaded

cheekpiece and thin solid-black Old English recoil pad. Mauser 1909

Argentine pillar-bedded action with jeweled bolt and follower, 2-panel

checkered bolt knob, Model 70-type safety on Mauser cockling piece,

sculptured Blackburn trigger, hinged straddle floorplate with release inside

triggerguard and engraved action screws. Leupold two-piece bases. Pull: 13

5/8". Weight: 7lbs. Little used.

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Darwin Hensley Mauser, Oberndorf .460 Wby. Mag. $12,950

Magnum Double Squarebridge

24" tapered round Krieger barrel with integrally-machined "full-band" ramped

gold bead front sight, integrally-machined "full-band" sling swivel mount,

integral recoil lug and integral matted quarter rib with 1 standing and 2

folding gold-lined express sights engraved for 100 & 250 yards respectively.

Boldly-streaked straight-grained European walnut stock with ebony forend

tip, fine classic borderless point-pattern checkering wrapping fully under the

forend, a panel of finer checkering atop the wrist with fine ribbon borderlines,

twin engraved recoil crossbolts, steel capped pistol grip, beaded pancake

cheekpiece, inletted rear swivel stud, and solid black Decelerator recoil pad.

Mauser Oberndorf Magnum Double-squarebridge, solid-sidewall action with

six-panel checkered bolt knob, Model 70-type safety, Original Mauser trigger

converted to single-stage, and bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate

and release inside triggerguard. Zeiss Diatal-Z 4x32 T* rail-mount scope

with fine crosshair reticle on quick-detachable claw mounts. Extensively

engraved by Thierry Duguet, the receiver and grip cap with acanthus scroll;

the bottom metal with a staring cape buffalo and attendant picket birds

surrounded with acanthus scroll. Pull: 14 3/4". Weight: 10lbs, 1oz without

scope; 10lbs, 14 1/2oz with. Mauser action built ca 1935. Rifle built 1990.

Retaining 99%+blue and with an excellent bore.

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Holland & Holland Modèle de Luxe .270 Win. $25,450

26 1/2" tapered round barrel with full-band folding-hooded front sight, full-

band swivel base, 1 standing and 1 folding express sight engraved for 50 /

200 and 350 yards on full-band island base. Black-streaked, oil finished,

English walnut stock with engraved recoil crossbolt, casehardened steel

trapdoor pistol grip cap, classic comb, beaded pancake cheekpiece, classic

point-pattern checkering, rear swivel stud, gold oval and leather-covered

recoil pad. Mauser Oberndorf 98 action with matted front receiver ring,

detachable floorplate, Sako single-stage trigger, and original Mauser flag

safety with SAFE inlaid in gold, as well as FN-type tangside safety. Zeiss

Diavari-C 3-9x36 scope with fine duplex reticle on Holland & Holland's

proprietary quick-detachable mount system, numbered to the rifle. Acanthus

scroll engraving at muzzle, swivel band, scope mounts, grip cap, bottom

metal, and with a cape buffalo head on the floorplate. Pull: 14 7/8". Weight:

8lbs, 7oz scoped; 7lbs, 2oz without. London proofed in 1986. Only lightly

used and retaining 99% blue. Slick action and excellent bore.

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Steven Dodd Hughes Custom Winchester 1873 .44-40 Win. $12,975

Deluxe Rifle

22" matted-top, octagon-to-round Douglas barrel, transitioning again to

round just at the breech, with nickel-silver blade front sight, button half-

magazine and no rear barrel sight. Fully figured California English walnut

stock with casehardened forend tip, short forend, classic point-pattern 26-

LPI checkering with mullered borders, ebony-inlaid S-curve pistol grip,

sweeping beaded cheekpiece, and smooth casehardened steel shotgun

buttplate. Blued receiver, fine scroll engraved by William Gamradt, with

factory single-set trigger, casehardened hammer and loading lever, fire-

blued loading gate, and Winchester Model 62B folding tang peep sight.

Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 7lbs, 15oz. Completed in 1999. Barrel and action

retaining 99% blue, the barrel with no Winchester markings---simply an inset

gold SDH touchmark at breech---the hammer, lever, forend cap and

buttplate retaining virtually 100% casecolors. Excellent bore. Subject of the

entire final chapter of Hughes' "Custom Rifles in Black & White", 1999.

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Jules LaBantchni Custom Mauser .458 Win. Mag. $3,650

24" lugged, tapered round barrel with ramp front sight, full-band swivel base

and matted quarter rib with 1 standing and 1 folding express sight. Figured

European walnut stock with fine classic point-pattern checkering with

mullered borders, horn capped pistol grip inset with engraved brass

escutcheon ready for your initials, Shelhamer-style chinstrap, beaded pancake

cheekpiece, rear swivel base and solid red Old English recoil pad. Mauser

98 action with lever-release hinged floorplate, Dayton Traister trigger,

jeweled bolt, 4-panel checkered bolt knob with rosette and casehardened bolt

handle and cocking piece with original Mauser wing safety engraved S and

F. Scroll engraved floorplate and triggerguard and with a gold elephant inlaid

in high relief on the floorplate. Pull: 14". Weight: 9lbs, 1oz. 99%blue.

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Harry Lawson Custom Mauser .338 Win. Mag. $7,950

25 1/2" tapered round barrel, with caliber inlaid in gold and with gold-bands

at breech and muzzle. Fully figured European walnut stock with contrasting-

wood forend tip, engraved recoil crossbolt, borderless fleur-de-lys checkering

wrapping under the forend and over the wrist, beaded cheekpiece, classic

comb, steel pistol grip cap, inletted swivel bases front and rear, and black

Decelerator recoil pad. Acanthus scroll carved band around end of buttstock

by Norbert Triebel. Mauser action with jeweled bolt, checkered bolt knob,

Timney trigger with tangside sliding safety, FN-style cocking piece, custom

one-piece bottom metal with hinged floorplate and release inside

triggerguard, grey-etched and completely engraved with rose scroll---most of

the roses inlaid in silver and with gold borderlines; a hunter confronting a

bear on the floorplate---both inlaid in silver, a silver mountain lion on the

triggerguard, a silver moose on the grip cap, and rose-scroll extending 3

inches onto the barrel, done in Germany and signed N(orbert) Triebel. Two

pairs of engraved Leupold quick-detachable scope rings on matching

engraved bases. Pull: 13 5/8". Weight: 8lbs, 10oz. Virtually new condition.

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Harry Lawson Custom Mauser 7mm Rem. Mag. $5,950

24 1/4" tapered round barrel engraved with acanthus scroll at the breech.

Fully figured walnut stock with contrasting-wood forend tip, inletted swivel

bases front and rear, engraved recoil crossbolt, fine borderless fleur-de-lys

checkering wrapping fully under the forend and over the wrist, beaded

cheekpiece, classic comb, steel pistol grip cap, and black Decelerator recoil

pad. Two moose in forest scene carved on right side of buttstock; acanthus

scroll carved on cheekpiece and around end of buttstock by Norbert Triebel.

VZ24 Mauser action with jeweled bolt, engraved bolt handle, Timney

trigger with tangside sliding safety, FN-style cocking piece, custom one-

piece bottom metal with hinged floorplate and release inside triggerguard,

casehardened and completely engraved with acanthus scroll; a silver inlaid

full-body buck on the floorplate, a silver buck's head on the triggerguard and

a silver mountain goat on the grip cap, engraved in Germany and signed

N(orbert) Triebel. Engraved Leupold quick-detachable scope rings. Pull: 13

5/8". Weight: 8lbs, 13oz. Virtually new condition.

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Martini & Hagn Hagn Custom Falling Block 7x57 Mauser $18,750

Single Shot Rifle

24 1/2" tapered octagon-to-round barrel, gold-banded at breech, with sling

swivel, full integral rib, raised at muzzle for front sight, and raised at rear

forming quarter-rib with 1 standing, 1 folding gold-lined express sights

marked for 100 and 200 yards and with discreet dovetails to accept

(included) Talley scope rings directly without separate bases, and with

maker's name and caliber inlaid in gold. Exhibition Turkish walnut stock with

horn forend tip, classic flat-point point-pattern checkering with mullered

borders, casehardened steel pistol grip cap, beaded pancake cheekpiece,

rear swivel, and casehardened checkered steel buttplate. Fine scroll

engraved casehardened receiver with SYSTEM HAGN inlaid in gold on both

sides, gold-inlaid top tang safety and gold-inlaid serial number on bottom

tang. Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 6lbs, 15oz. Virtually new.

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Robert L. Mason Custom Winchester Model 70 .270 Win. $3,995

22" tapered round barrel. Figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip,

inletted swivel studs, borderless ribbon-and-fleur-de-lys checkering, steel

skeleton pistol grip cap (checkered within) beaded cheekpiece and thin

black Decelerator recoil pad. Pre-'64 Winchester Model 70 action with 2-

panel checkered bolt knob, built-up and checkered bolt stop, and Weibe

bottom metal; hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard.

Leica 3.5-10x42 scope with 30mm tube and fine duplex reticle on Leupold 2-

piece base mounts. Pull: 13 1/2". Weight: 8lbs, 7oz. Virtually new.

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Custom Mauser Model 98 .264 Win. Mag. $4,475

24 1/4" tapered round barrel of Boehler Spezial steel with full-band front

sight, full-band swivel base and 1 standing saddle-mounted express sight.

Stock of figured Russian walnut with contrasting-wood forend tip and grip

cap, rear swivel base, engraved recoil crossbolt, oakleaf-bordered fishscale

"checkering", Monte Carlo cheekpiece, and brown Old English recoil pad.

Oakleaf carved band around end of buttstock and four pronghorn in mountain

scene covering virtually the entire right side of the buttstock, by Norbert

Triebel. Mauser action with spoon-shaped bolt handle striated on the

underside, Buehler-type safety, double-set triggers, oakleaf-engraved shotgun-

type triggerguard. Oakleaf engraved bottom metal and with gold inlaid elk

buck and doe on detachable floorplate by Norbert Triebel. Kahles Helia

Super 3-9x42mm scope with very fine crosshair and small central dot reticle

with soldered half-rings on quick-detachable claw mounts---the front mounted

to a barrel saddle. Pull: 13 7/8". Weight: 9lbs, 11oz. Virtually new condition.

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Jay McCament Custom Dakota 76 Rifle .300 Win. Mag. $6,495

23" tapered round barrel. Figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip,

inletted swivel bases, twin recoil crossbolts, fine wrap-around point-pattern

checkering with mullered borders and elegant ribbon details, skeleton pistol

grip cap (checkered within), beaded cheekpiece and leather-covered recoil

pad. Dakota 76 action with jeweled bolt and follower four-panel checkered

bolt knob with rosette, hinged straddle floorplate with release inside

triggerguard, and Leupold two-piece mounts with 1" rings. Extensively

engraved by Bob Evans: fine intertwining scroll on receiver, breech, muzzle,

mounts, grip cap, bottom metal and with a leopard in a tree on the floorplate.

Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 7lbs, 11oz. Virtually new condition.

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Niedner Rifle Corp, Custom FN Mauser 7x57 Mauser $2,250

Dowagiac, Mich.

24" tapered round barrel with ramp front sight. Figured walnut stock with

horn forend tip, swivels, classic borderless checkering---wrapping fully

under the forend and over the wrist, steel pistol grip cap, beaded pancake

cheekpiece and Hawkins recoil pad. FN Mauser action with rosette-

engraved bolt knob, Model 70-type safety and checkered trigger. Lyman

Alaskan All-Weather 2 1/2x scope with central dot and very fine crosshair

reticule on Leupold-style mounts. Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 8lbs, 15oz. 98% blue.

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Dave Norin Custom Mauser .30'06 $3,675

24" tapered round barrel with full-band front sight with fine standing and

folding twilight beads, full-band swivel mount, 1 standing and 2 folding

express sights on island base. Figured walnut stock with ebony forend tip,

classic borderless point-pattern checkering---wrapping fully under the

forend---steel trapdoor pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, inletted rear

swivel stud and leather-covered recoil pad. Whitworth Mauser action, pillar-

bedded at rear, with jeweled bolt and follower, custom bolt knob---checkered

on the underside---casehardened cocking piece with Model 70-type safety,

hinged floorplate with release inside triggerguard and double-set triggers.

Leupold scope mounts with two-piece bases and casehardened 1" rings.

Pull: 14 3/4". Weight: 8lbs, 11oz. 99%blue. Excellent bore.

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Maurice Ottmar & Custom Martini Single Shot .222 Rem. $14,875

Robert Snapp

24" tapered octagon-to-round barrel with matted quarter rib. Highly figured

walnut stock by Maurice Ottmar with widow's-peaked ebony forend tip,

cross-pin fastener, fine wrap-around point-pattern checkering with raised

and checkered sidepanels, steel pistol grip cap, double-beaded pancake

cheekpiece, inletted and pedestalled swivel bases and checkered walnut

butt finished with steel heel & toe plates. Metalwork by Robert Snapp with

case-colored small-frame Martini action fully engraved by Richard Boucher:

floral bouquet on either side in raised gold, very fine English scroll and with

gold-inlaid borderlines on receiver, action lever, grip cap, quarter rib, heel

and toe plates. Leupold M8-4x matte-finish scope with fine duplex reticle on

sculptured, engraved and gold-inlaid Talley mounts fitted directly to quarter

rib dovetails without separate bases. Pull: 13 5/8". Weight: 6lbs, 14oz.

Second place winner at the American Custom Gunmakers Guild Show in

Reno, 1997. Nearly new condition.

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R. G. Owen, Sauquoit, NY Custom 1903 Springfield    .30'06 $15,950

24" round barrel with hooded ramp front sight and swivel base. Figured

French walnut stock with horn forend tip, double-beaded pancake

cheekpiece, ribbon borderless checkering, trapdoor steel buttplate and

pistolgrip cap, vacant initial shield and signature arrowheads carved into the

stock. 13 5/8"pull from checkered gold-plated trigger. Springfield 1903

action with jeweled extractor, 3-panel checkered bolt knob, pushbutton-

release floorplate and Lyman 48 receiver sight. Extensively engraved by

Rudolph Kornbrath: Roses on front sight ramp, front receiver ring and bolt

handle; Baying elk in relief gold on floorplate surrounded with fine scroll

and deep-cut roses; roses on triggerguard and PG cap; hand-checkered

trapdoor buttplate. Weight: 7lbs, 8oz. 99%blue.

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Mark Penrod & Custom Remington 700 .280 Remington $7,495

Gene Simillion

23" tapered round Krieger barrel. Full grained, pillar-bedded walnut stock by

Gene Simillion with widow's-peaked ebony forend tip, inletted swivel bases,

Fisher steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, classic wrap-around point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders and thin black Decelerator recoil

pad. Extensively reworked Remington 700 action with jeweled bolt, 2-panel

checkered bolt knob, Model 70-type safety, built-up and checkered Model

70-type bolt stop, sculptured trigger, flush barrel collar and custom bottom

metal with hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard.

Leupold VX-III 2.5-8x36mm matte-finish scope made 2005 with fine duplex reticle on

Leupold rings and custom bases. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight: 8lbs, 14oz.

Completed 2007 and in new condition with maker's target showing minute-

of-angle group.

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Custom Ruger Model No.1 .375 H&H $5,975

Magnum

24" Gold-banded Ruger barrel with full-band front sight, full-band swivel

base, and matted quarter rib with folding leaf sight. Custom stocked with

highly figured American black walnut with rosewood forend tip, flat

sidepanels, classic borderless point-pattern checkering wrapping under the

forend and over the wrist (and with a much finer panel at the top of the

wrist), steel pistol grip cap, beaded cheekpiece, rear swivel stud and solid

red Old English recoil pad. Fine scroll engraving by Tommy Kaye on French

grey receiver and with fine bulino scenes of moose on left, elk on right, bear

on the grip cap and a gold flourish on the loading lever. Canjar single-set

trigger. Leupold Vari-X III 2.5-8x scope with fine duplex reticle on Ruger

mounts fitted directly to quarter rib without separate bases. Pull: 13 3/4".

Weight: 9lbs, 8oz. Very little used.

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Joseph Smithson Custom CZ Brno ZG47 9.3x62 $8,795

24" original CZ barrel with hooded full-band front sight, 3/4-band sling

swivel and windage-adjustable standing express sight on full-band base.

Stocked with figured European walnut by Joe Smithson, with ebony forend

tip, double engraved recoil crossbolts, forend barrel tie-down, classic point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders and wrapping fully under the

forend, steel pistol grip cap, European-style rear swivel and Silvers-type red

rubber recoil pad. Pillar-bedded Brno ZG47 dovetailed double-squarebridge

action with original safety and hinged straddle floorplate with release inside

triggerguard. Schmidt & Bender 1 1/4 - 4x20mm scope with 30mm tube and

4A duplex reticle on Tom Burgess quick-detachable mounts fitted directly to

receiver dovetails. Pull 13 5/8". Weight: 8lbs, 10oz. Barreled action originally

built 1956. Virtually new condition as custom built; all metalwork fine rust

blued and with fire-blued screws, extractor and bolt stop.

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James Tucker & Custom Winchester 1885 .219 Donaldson $8,950

Robert Snapp High Wall Wasp

26" tapered round barrel with smoothly integral quarter rib. Stocked with

highly figured walnut by Jim Tucker: ebony forend tip, beaded cheekpiece,

28 LPI wrap-around point pattern checkering with mullered borders and

skeletonized steel pistol grip cap and buttplate---both checkered within.

Metalwork by Robert Snapp: short tang throughbolt conversion on

casehardened receiver, Mann-Neidner breechblock bushing and Leupold

Vari-X III 8.5 - 25x matte-finish scope with fine duplex reticle on Talley

fixed rings and custom bases---the rear, integral with the receiver. Pull: 13

7/8". Weight: 8lbs, 15oz. Completed 1996. New condition. With loading die.

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Duane Weibe Custom Mauser .338 Win. Mag. $8,750

24" tapered round Bliss Titus barrel. Figured English walnut stock with

ebony forend tip, refined inletted SuperGrade-type swivel bases, classic

point-pattern checkering with mullered borders wrapping over the wrist and

under the forend, steel-capped pistol grip and solid red Old English pad.

Commercial Mauser Oberndorf action with Model 70-type safety, jeweled

bolt and follower, 2-panel checkered bolt knob, Timney trigger and rounded

hinged straddle floorplate with release inside triggerguard Pull: 13 3/4".

Weight: 7lbs, 14oz. 99%+ blue. Excellent bore.

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Frank Wells, Custom Brevex Mauser .460 Wby. Mag. $9,450

Tucson, AZ Magnum Double Squarebridge

23 1/2" tapered round, welded-lugged, Magnaported barrel with ramp front

sight, swivel stud, quarter rib, 1 standing and 2 folding express sights

marked for 100, 200 and 300 yards. Well-streaked European walnut stock

with ebony forend tip, classic wrap-around borderless point-pattern

checkering, barrel tie-down, double recoil crossbolts, discreet glassbedding,

steel skeleton pistol grip cap---checkered within, beaded cheekpiece, rear

swivel stud and solid brown recoil pad. Magnum length M300 Brevex

Mauser action with custom double-squarebridge receiver rings, Model 70-

type safety, Canjar trigger and drop-box magazine with hinged straddle

floorplate and release inside triggerguard. Pull: 13 7/8". Weight: 10lbs,

13oz. 99%+ matte blue.

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