591. Rare Mannlicher Schoenauer Model 1924 Sequoia Bolt Action Rifle

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serial #447, 30-06, 24" barrel with a bright excellent bore. The barrel retains 95% evenly thinning original blue finish showing some light silvering around the muzzle and a light handling mark here and there. The top of the chamber area is marked "SEQUOIA/289". The receiver retains 96% original blue finish showing four added holes, two on top of the receiver and two on the left side. The butter knife bolt handle and bolt body retain 95% original blue having loss due to operational use. The checkered walnut pistolgrip half stock features a round left side cheekpiece and rates excellent with some light dings over a lightly re-applied varnish. The stock is fitted with a steel buttplate with an empty compartment for two cartridges and a cleaning kit. The gun is sighted with its a silver German blade front sight and original Sequoia flip-up rear sight graduated for 200, 300 and 400 yards. The gun features double set triggers. Included is a Leupold scope base and rings. All of the numbers match and the rifle functions well mechanically. This rare rifle is one of only 1000 imported into the U.S. by Sequoia Importing Co. during the 1920s this one being #289. (178176-7) {C&R} (1000/1500) SOLD FOR $1,150.00

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