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Revised: 9/29/2012 

Additional Information: Barrel is reblued.

*FACTORY “C” ENGRAVED MODEL 1899 SAVAGE RIFLE. SN 151219. Cal. 250-3000. Gun features a 22″ tapered bbl, sights include factory windage sight, blank in rear sight, pistol grip deluxe checkered C grade wood has correct hard rubber buttplate. Engraved in C or crescent grade factory pattern featuring small game scene on each side with a presentation inscription on bottom of receiver “Thos F. Cobbs”. All orig, complete with factory letter listing specifications. This gun was supposedly part of the Alan Mabe collection in the 1950’s. Mr. Mabe’s collection of Savage arms was the most extensive collection of its type in private hands done at that time. This very gun is listed in the magazine article discussing Savage Model 99 rifles. In this article it listed 21 special firearms from the Mabe collection. This firearm was one of the ones mentioned. This gun was also later in the Leroy Merz collection. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Overall gun is in excellent plus condition retaining 97-98% light glossy orig factory blue. Orig wood is excellent plus, checkering. Most high gloss lacquer finish. Very elaborately checkered. Excellent gun inside and out. 4-44793 LM24 (15,000-20,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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