Item 167q

Carl Steigele Junior Drop Action Rifle

Auction Information:
John's Junk
Orlando, FL 32804
11/19/2020 12:00AM
11/19/2020 11:59PM
7m 21d
This is an unbelievable piece of fine craftsmanship.  This rare C. Steigele Jun. falling block action Schuetzen rifle is in great shape.  The metal scrollwork decorating the action is crisp, ornate and highly detailed. It features 2 wolves a rabbit and large shorebird.  The stock and forearm or forestock also feature highly ornate and detailed carving.  This rifle has the elongated prongs on the butt plate and palm rest which are specific to the proper balance of Scheutzen.  These rifles are known for tremendous accuracy relative to the time of production which is believed to be mid to late 1800's.  The caliber is unknown at this time, but it does appear to be a significantly sized cartridge.

‚ÄčThis rifle is marked with the numbers 9238 on the butt plate.  The barrel is 29.25" long.  The rifle has a total length of 47"  It weighs around 14 pounds.

 Opportunities to own a rifle like this one are few and far between. 

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4419 Parkbreeze Court
Orlando, FL 32808