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    The lower tang is marked “Grade 6 6 of 7” in fine script
indicating its place in the set. The gun features a gold
plated single selective trigger and tang mounted
automatic safety switch. Beautifully figured, fancy
21-B pattern fleur-de-lis checkered beavertail forend
with engraved fittings, rotary latch release, and ebony
tip inlay and straight grip stock with matching fleur-
de-lis checkering, a Winchester Rider in the inscription
oval, and checkered bare butt. Included is a wood and
leather takedown case, oiler, and snap caps. Stock measurements: 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 3/8 inch drop at heel; 14 3/8 inch length of pull; weight 7 lbs. 4 oz.
CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, retaining 99% blue finish with minor handling marks, slight area of oxidation under the vent rib, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: The Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
Estimate: 9,500 - 16,000

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