VERY SCARCE REMOVABLE SIDEPLATE STEVENS RIFLE
Guns International #: 100938348 Seller's Inventory #: MR970
Category: Stevens Rifles - Antique Rifles - Single Shot
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Seller: LeRoy Merz Antique Guns
Company: Merz Antique Guns
Member Since: 10/27/09
First Name: LeRoy
Last Name: Merz
Country: United States
Phone: (218) 739-3255
Fax: (218) 739-4599
Number of Active Listings: 1260
Total Number of Listings: 20552
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
Quite a few Stevens rifles around, but very seldom do you see one with a removable sideplate. Only about a couple thousand were made. This Stevens is in the Ideal model configuration with a 24 inch part octagon part round bbl which is aged and very attractive grey-brown patina. Metal is nice and smooth, a few little dings on the bottom bbl. The serial number is 1040 which is marked on the bottom of the bbl and the bottom of the tang. Receiver about the same coloration as being an antique greyish. It has an original tang sight. Another very unique feature on this gun is the Swiss buttplate. Caliber is 22 short and long. Wood shows it's age but in very good overall condition. Scarce gun.
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. Just recently we mailed the 127th edition of our privately-published catalog. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.
Price: $ 1,895.