FRANCOTTE 505 GIBBS on a MOD 400 MAG LENGTH BREVEX MAUSER ACTION- 11 Lbs. 9 Oz.- EXC BORE- OVERALL 95%
Guns International #: 100279323 Seller's Inventory #: y275
Category: Mauser Rifles - Sporter Pre-War -
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Company: Champlin Firearms Inc.
Member Since: 11/19/07
First Name: George
Last Name: Caswell
Country: United States
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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#20759, A. Francotte Liege - Fait Pour Gastinne Renette: A Belgium Big Game Magnum Bolt Rifle in 505 Gibbs on a Model 400 Magnum Length Brevex Action that carries the Brevex #197, A 25" barrel complete with an island sight with 1 fixed standing rear sight, Barrel band sling swivel, Front ramp with a sight protector, The Magnum action is drilled & tapped, Heavy duty belly magazine box with a deep & heavy floorplate that is straddled & hinged with a center bow release, A barrel lug with a forend tiedown, Very nice engraving on the entire floorplate & trigger guard with 85% coverage, A Classic style sporting stock, Cheekpiece, A sunburst grip cap, Point pattern checkering, Rear sling eye, It has an inletted & engraved escutcheon in the forend with the initials JWM, Very nice and solid internal inletting, 14 1/2" LOP over a 7/8" pad with a leather face, Very good 505 weight of 11 lbs. 9 oz., The original blue remains at 96% since the day it was finished, The stock with original finish remains at 97%, The checkering is at 95%, The bore is absolutely like new. This Classic Francotte went to a collection in the early 2000's and lived a very guarded life with many superb Big Game rifles and was possessed with a passion that few can appreciate.