Excellent Swiss Martini Style Single Shot Schuetzen Rifle

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Excellent Swiss Martini Style Single Shot Schuetzen Rifle
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Equipped with a fluted medium weight octagon barrel with windage adjustable blade front sight and windage/ elevation adjustable rear notch mounted on quarter ribs, the latter numbered to match the barrel. Casehardened receiver, with a polished feed ramp, "St. GALLEN" in silver on the left side, "RUD. ELMER" on the reverse, double set triggers and a finger rest pistol grip trigger guard. Checkered stock, with sling swivels, a woven brown leather sling, raised cheekpiece with an oval inscription plate on the reverse and a casehardened Swiss buttplate.
BBL: 35 1/2 inch octagon
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 41 RF
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver inlaid
Serial Number: 2240
Condition: Excellent with 98% original blue, showing the start of a plum patina and some light handling marks and edge wear. Case colors are bright and vivid, with the silver inlay taking on a dark patina. Stock is very good, with light pressure dents and varnish loss. Mechanically excellent. An exceptional long barrel Swiss Schuetzen rifle.