A continental falling block schuetzen rifle

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Lot 1366ANTIQUE
A continental falling block schuetzen rifle
late 19th century

Sold for US$ 585 inc. premium
A continental falling block schuetzen rifle
late 19th century
Serial no. 2136, 6mm. 28 inch blued octagonal barrel with matte top flat and adjustable front and rear sights. Casehardened Aydt-style action. Double set triggers. Scrolling lever. Upper tang with base for peep sight, now missing. Fore-end and schuetzen buttstock of figured walnut. Belly with German silver escutcheon marked Faudi. Checkered wrist. Casehardened buttplate. Sling swivels.
Condition: Excellent. Barrel with 99 percent blue. Action with 90-95 percent vivid casehardening showing some fading and light spotting to left side. Wood with scattered minor marks.
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ANTIQUE Antique - pre 1899

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