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    .460 Weatherby Magnum Mark V Bolt Action Rifle with Telescopic Sight, owned by Warren Page.
    Serial no. 15792. .460 Weatherby. 27-inch ported barrel with ramped spear front sight. Folding single leaf rear sight on one-inch base. Blued action with chrome plated bolt. Knurled knob. Side safety. Engine turned magazine follower. Blued floorplate with floral design and Weatherby Super in a banner. Basket-weave checkered pistolgrip Monte Carlo stock of figured walnut. Maker's recoil pad. Rosewood fore-end tip and grip cap with maple diamond. Griffin & Howe detachable sidemount with German Weatherby Imperial 2 3/4x90 telescopic sight with fine cross-hairs.
    This rifle is the first .460 produced by Weatherby and took the rogue bull elephant with the 123 pound tusk that is detailed in the September 1959, Field & Stream article: Double on the Biggest Game. The tusk is featured in this sale.
    A photo copy of the Field & Stream, September 1959 article: Double on the Biggest Game.
    A Certificate of Authenticity from Weatherby, Inc.
    Provenance:The gun is featured in the Field & Stream September 1959 article "Double on the Biggest Game."
    Condition: Excellent, showing little use. Metal shows 98-99% bright bluing. Excellent bore. Bolt shows slight staining. Side mount shows some spotting. Wood shows a few light handling marks. Clear optics.
    Provenance:The gun is featured in the Field & Stream September 1959 article "Double on the Biggest Game."


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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