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   LOT 507
Exceptional Signed
Factory Master Engraved Gold Inlaid Belgian Browning BAR Grade V Semi-Automatic Rifle with Scope - Serial no. 71106M71, 270 cal., 22 inch
round bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. The Grade V rifles were only manufactured from 1971 to 1974, with this rifle
being manufactured in 1971. This
   example features a tapered barrel manufactured without sights. The left side near the breech is marked
with the one line address over “MADE IN BELGIUM”, and the
caliber designation and “BROWNING PATENTS” are on the right side. Each side of the receiver is engraved with scenes with four gold inlaid animals (antelope on left,
deer on right) with a gold inlaid wire border. Surrounding the scenes is a floral vine design with a punch dot background. The same floral vine design is on the bottom of the magazine and trigger guard. The lower left
side of the receiver is signed “J. BAERTEN”. The top of the receiver has a matte finish and is factory drilled and tapped for scope mounting. The high
gloss walnut forearm and stock wrist are finely checkered with relief carved floral vine designs. Sling swivel studs and a solid Browning recoil pad. Includes Redfield 3-9X scope.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with very limited handling marks, crisp engraving, and crisp stock checkering. Mechanically excellent. Scope optics clear. Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000
LOT 508
G. Lieben Signed Engraved Belgian Browning Grade III Auto-22 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Box - Serial no. 146CS02087,
22 LR cal., 19 inch round bbl., blue/silver nitride finish, walnut stock. Standard markings and features of a Grade III. The lower left of the receiver is signed “G. LIEBEN”. Includes a Browning Custom Shop Certificate of Identification and Quality, and a Browning box with end label numbered to gun.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue and silver nitride finishes with the slightest handling marks, crisp engraving, and sharp checkering.
llent. Box is very fine with limited storage and handling marks.
     Mechanically exce
 LOT 509 Factory Engraved Belgian Browning Grade II .22 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Case - Serial no. T48769, 22 LR cal., 19 1/2 inch round bbl., blue/coin finish, walnut stock. Blued barrel with blade front and four-position rear sights. The greyed receiver has Grade II floral and animal scene engraving showing two prairie dogs on the right, two squirrels on the left, with a flying duck on top. Includes a Browning Naugahyde takedown case. CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue finish, limited handling evidence, scattered minor speckling in the coin, and sharp checkering. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000
Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000

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