VERY FINE STEVENS POPE FACTORY ENGRAVED TARGET RIFLE
Guns International #: 101253892 Seller's Inventory #: MR1246
Category: Stevens Rifles - Antique Rifles - Target
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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: 974
Total Number of Listings: 27616
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
A very rare gun. It has a full octagon barrel marked Stevens Pope on top. Caliber 22. Very good bore with shiny sharp rifling. Sights include a peep hooded front sight, Stevens model 487 scope and Lyman tang sight. Fluer-de-Lis style checkered stocks in fine condition with a cheek piece and Pope style buttplate. Retains most original varnish. Complete with a very scarce original Laudensack forearm.
Gun is in fine condition with 90% blue turning dark. Nicely engraved receiver has about 20% original case colors with the balance turning a nickel color. Beautifully engraved with several styles of scroll engraving on the receiver and a floral border, all very nicely done. Stevens style finger lever as well as Pope double set triggers. The action is Model 44 with a Pope number 726 barrel.
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 129th 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: $ 7,500.