VERY SCARCE DELUXE COLT Model 1883 Burgess Rifle, .44/40 Cal., M...
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Winning Bid US $23809 First bid $10000
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Started 2020-07-30 00:00:00
Ended 2020-08-29 07:45:00

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VERY SCARCE DELUXE COLT Model 1883 Burgess Rifle, .44/40 Cal., MFG 1883-85, SN: 4343, 25 1/2'' octagon barrel, Lever Action Rifle, This rare rifle was once owned by & purchased from the family of famous GEORGE LAWRENCE of Portland OR., the man famous for his leather working company that produced rare fishing creels, scabbards & other fine leather goods from 1857-1985. It was said to be his favorite rifle. The deluxe checkered wood stocks are original & solid, with some figure to left side of the stock. The checkering on the stock is excellent factory original. The forearm checkering is also excellent on the left side, but there is an area on the right side where a large contusion was probably extracted within the checkering & the checkering was recut but not exactly along factory lines & has added wax & protective oils. The forearm has a few small hairline cracks to edges & shows a few minor handling marks. The original metal blue finish on barrel & mag. are 85%, 95% on receiver with engraved Rampant Colt on left side. There is wonderful & vivid case-colors on the lever & hammer. Bore is excellent, bright & shinny with strong lands & grooves. Fitted with adj. rear sight & blade front sight. Stock is fitted with a sliding trap door crescent steel buttplate with 85% blue finish. According to the consignor's research. this is one of just 50 Deluxe Colt 1883 Burgess Rifle ever made! With total production figures at 6,403 carbines & rifles, rarity of this deluxe example is extremely high.* No FFL Req. - Value: 20000 to 40000

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VERY SCARCE DELUXE COLT Model 1883 Burgess Rifle, .44/40 Cal., M...
Item # 4014
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