J P Sauer --- Custom Winchester 1885 Low Wall Single Shot Rifle --- .25-21 Stevens
Guns International #: 100497415 Seller's Inventory #:
Category: Single Shot Rifles - German-Austrian - Custom Rifles
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Seller: Hallowell & Co.
Company: Hallowell & Co.
Member Since: 3/16/07
First Name: Morris
Last Name: Hallowell
Country: United States
Phone: (406) 222-4770
Fax: (406) 222-4792
Number of Active Listings: 187
Total Number of Listings: 1077
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
from arrival at receiving transfer dealer's location.
Payment Types Accepted: Bank checks & wire transfers; Personal & company checks after a week to clear.
23 1/4" matted-top octagon barrel, engraved J. P. Sauer & Sohn Berlin, with 1 standing, 1 folding rear sight and silver bead front sight. 14 1/4"pull to striated horn buttplate with widow's peak. 1 7/8" - 2 3/8"drop. French grey finished Winchester low wall action with German pre-war commercial proofs. Winchester patent date and SN on bottom tang. Action with exceptionally well cut and sculpted relief engraving of mythological creatures offset by bold open scrolled acanthus, and scrolled strap work, with floral highlights and stippled background. Sides of action depict large eagle with body and tail tapering into scrolled vine with berries. Toward rear sides of action are a smaller beasts heads merging into acanthus. Exceptionally fine grotesque lion mask on top of action behind hammer. Flowers and scrolls continue along operating lever, checkered at tail. Rear portion of barrel is engraved with panels of relief acanthus framed by simple scroll. Blued steel grip cap fully relief engraved in the manner of Rudolph Kornbrath with ribbon and acanthus borders around central monogram for E P McM inlaid in two colors of gold. Dark, highly figured European walnut buttstock with beaded pancake cheekpiece, pistol grip. Full stock to the muzzle with horn forend tip, engraved sling bail, two cross-pin fasteners through engraved steel escutcheons, bored and fitted with wooden covered steel cleaning rod with brass drum-shaped head, and tail threaded for cleaning brushes. Weight: 6lbs, 8oz. Excellent condition: 99% barrel blue. Action retains virtually all its French gray. Stocks retain most of their French polish finish. Bore is excellent. Action is crisp. With RCBS loading dies.