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Revised: 9/17/2012 

Correction: Firearm is modern.

Additional Information: Top of action has been drilled and tapped for scope mounts.

*MODEL 1899 DELUXE EXCELSIOR ENGRAVED SAVAGE TAKE-DOWN RIFLE. SN 149660. Cal. 22 High Power. Features beautifully applied excelsior pattern engraving on receiver with B grade checkered American walnut stocks. Orig 22″ extra rapid tapered bbl, correct sights, orig hard rubber buttplate with take-down style frame. Excelsior grade engraving is probably the most attractive style engraving Savage offered, having a full matted receiver with finely engraved scrolls, being the center of the scrolls unmatted with a high gloss finish, giving a very contrasting appearance. This work was accomplished by Enoch Tue, his work being very identifiable and one of the finest engravers of the period. All orig with factory letter of authenticity. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Overall excellent. Virtually all orig factory blue and glossy factory wood finish remains. 4-44831 LM13 (7,000-10,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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