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VERY SCARCE GERMAN STALKING RIFLE
Marked 'Zeller-Paderborn'. Appears to be a 9.5 x 47R Caliber. This is a very finely done German stalking rifle featuring delicate vine and scroll engraving on the receiver. 29 inch full octagon barrel with a key adjustable Windage front sight, typical buckhorn rear sight and a nicely made replacement tang sight. One piece walnut stock is in excellent condition with sharp checkering, cheekpiece, sling swivels. Double set triggers. Elaborately done Schuetzen style triggerguard. Fine bore. Overall gun is in very nice condition with 75% original blue which is toning and starting to turn slightly brown. Receiver retains case colors in the protected areas which are turning a dark nickelly coloration. Scarce little gun in very near excellent condition inside and out.
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. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.
Price: $ 2,750.