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*FACTORY “D” ENGRAVED SAVAGE MODEL 1899 RIFLE. SN 33302. Cal. 303. Following described rifle probably represents one of the finest factory engraved rifles ever made. Receiver is engr. in D grade patterns, referred to as the rival grade, with full matted background, on the bottom of receiver there is a well executed motif of male moose, oval on left hand side features American Bison with tiger in oval on opposite side. Entire receiver is engraved and matted as well as trigger guard and lever. Buttplate is also matted. Gun has a 26″ half oct bbl, all orig sights including tang sight. Very fancy Circassian walnut stock is deeply carved in relief grape vine scroll work on both forearms, side panels and pistol grip area, very much like the Monarch style carving featured on Savage’s most elaborately done guns. Accompanied by factory letter. Guaranteed all orig, excellent inside and out. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Circassian style walnut stocks are excellent plus with most orig varnish, beautifully carved with rifle style buttplate. Overall metal is excellent plus with 99% glossy blue. Excellent. 4-44812 LM39 (20,000-30,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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