28. Handsome Duane Wiebe Custom Magazine Sporting Rifle

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serial #1440B, 6 mm Rem, 22? custom sporter contour barrel with a bright excellent bore. The metal surfaces on this lovely lightweight VZ-33 action sporting rifle retain about 98% original, quality satin maker blue. The action races have been honed bright and the bolt body and magazine follower show lovely engine turning. The rifle is stocked classic style in a handsome piece of Circassian walnut with a flared left side shadowline cheekpiece and ebony forend tip. The grip and forearm feature flawlessly executed wraparound checkering patterns with end borders and there is a lovely blued steel skeleton pistolgrip cap with a neatly checkered center. The length of pull from the adjustable trigger to the checkered steel Niedner-style buttplate is 13 5/8?. The action has been drilled and tapped for a pair of steel two-piece bases which support 1? steel Conetrol-style rings. A custom contoured bolt handle has been fitted with dual checkered teardrop panels at the knob, a model 70-style wing safety has been fitted, there is a hinged floorplate and the top portion of the thumbpiece on the bolt release has been neatly metal checkered. Duane Wiebe?s work needs no introduction here, he is one of the preeminent craftsmen of high-quality sporting rifles alive today. Weighing just over 7 1/3 pounds, the rifle handles quickly and shoulders like a dream and would be a superb addition to any sporting battery without the wait time associated with commissioning a bespoke rifle. Perfection awaiting only your quality optics. (38893-1) {MODERN} (3000/5000) SOLD FOR $3,737.50

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