Pope-Ballard single shot target rifle with Lyman 5A scope and box of accessories, .31 cal., 30” he
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Pope-Ballard single shot target rifle with Lyman 5A scope and box of accessories, .31 cal., 30” he

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Pope-Ballard single shot target rifle with  Lyman 5A scope and box of accessories, .31  cal., 30” he
Pope-Ballard single shot target rifle with Lyman 5A scope and box of accessories, .31 cal., 30” heavy #4 barrel marked “H.M. Pope, Hartford, Conn” (Marlin-Ballard action); blue and case hardened finish, checkered deluxewood stocks with nickel plated brass Schutzen butt plate, #33974. This highly desirable target rifle is in overall very good to fine condition showing considerable muted blue finish on the barrel, traces of case colorson the receiver with silvery toning and grey patina; very good to fine bore, crisp action, double set triggers working at time of description; beautiful wood stocks with ivory accent to fore end and ivory lever insert;scope has good optics; accessory box includes the following items: 1. A D.W. King, Jr., Denver, Colo. marked metal cylindrical powder dispenser; 2. An unmarked iron decapper; 3. A brass wax dispensing tube; 4. A brass Popestyle bullet starter with metal false muzzle; 5. Two tang sight bases, one brass, one metal; 6. Two brass bullet seaters; 7. A whale’s tooth palm rest. A really high quality target rifle by one of the most