FANTASTIC E. Remington & Son's, Hepburn No. 3 Creedmore Target...
Item # 4086
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Currently US $3413 First bid $3250
Quantity 1 # of bids 2
Time left 14d 6h 1m 37s+
Started 2020-07-30 00:00:00
Ends 2020-08-29 02:00:00
 
   

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FANTASTIC E. Remington & Son's, Hepburn No. 3 Creedmore Target falling Block rifle chambered in 40 2 1/2 (40-70) Cal. SN: 7677. The 40 2 1/2 caliber designation is a 40-70 Sharps straight caliber or a 40-65 Remington. This lever activated falling block single shot target rifle was designed by Lewis Hepburn & was manufactured from 1883 to 1907 with approximately 10,000 in total production. The top of the 31'' barrel is marked ''REMINGTON ARMS CO. ILION. N.Y.'' & the serial # is marked on the lower tang. The barrel under the forearm is marked ''65'' (40-65 Remington cal.) & 7677 (serial #). The firearm has a blued partial octagon, mostly round barrel carrying about 80% blue. The breechblock, hammer & trigger are blued faded gray. The case-hardened receiver displays vivid case-colors. Mounted with a multi point checkered forearm with an iron forend insert & a checkered round knob pistol grip stock with beautiful, deluxe ribbon figured grain. The stocks have a few small handling marks & a small edge chip in the forearm where it meets up against the receiver. The stock carries a checkered black buttplate. Rare sight combination with a two leaf folding rear sight, front flip-up globe sight, Vernier tang sight & large stock mounted Vernier tang peep sight. Bore is very good with strong lands & grooves. Rifle comes stored in an antique Hartmann black leather rifle case often referred to an elephant hide case, which was manufactured exclusively for The National Target & Supply Co., Washington, D.C.. Excellent eye appeal on this highly collectible & deluxe Target rifle.* Antique No FFL Req. - Value: 6500 to 10000



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FANTASTIC E. Remington & Son's, Hepburn No. 3 Creedmore Target...
Item # 4086
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