Description

    .35 Mashburn Super Magnum Mashburn Arms Bolt Action Rifle owned by Warren Page.
    Serial no. NVSN. .35 Mashburn Super Magnum. 20-inch barrel with ramped spear sight. Matted top of long ramp. Matted quarter-rib with single folding sight. Enlarged rear of quarter-rib serves as telescopic sight base. Blued Springfield 1903 action. Single-stage trigger with light pull. Curved quarter-turn safety. Engine-turned bolt and magazine follower. Stippled hollow bolt knob. Custom bolt head. Fore-end cap, side of front sight base, quarter rib sides, scope bases, action, triggerguard and bolt lever engraved with bolt foliate scroll and floral designs. Nickel plated floorplate engraved with a charging Grizzly bear in relief by Dan Clark. Nickel plated grip cap engraved: Warren Page by Mashburn Arms Co. with banners and floral designs. Finely checkered Mannlicher-style Monte Carlo pistolgrip stock of figured fiddleback walnut. Cheekpiece. White Line recoil pad. Sling eyes. Weaver 4x telescopic sight with fine crosshairs on maker's two-piece detachable engraved rings. Pull: 13 ½ inches. Weight: 8 pounds, 2 ounce. Four photos of Arthur McGreevy and Martha Page with the rifle at the 6th International Hunters & Fishermen's Conservation Conference when McGreevy purchased the three Mashburn rifles. An unsigned parchment stating: "Warren Page owned and used a great many rifles in his hunting life. The .35 Mashburn Magnum was special. It was built by a friend for a friend, and for a specific purpose: hunting the great bears in the most demanding circumstances."
    Provenance
    The rifle was featured in an article (Field & Stream January 1970)
    Nothing's Wrong with Nanook about a polar bear hunt where both Page and McGreevy used the rifle after McGreevy's gun froze up.
    Condition: Excellent, showing light use. Metal shows 96-98% bluing with a few light marks and a small wear spot on top of barrel. Edges of fore-end cap show wear to edges. Bright bore. Stock shows a numerous light handling marks. Hard recoil pad. Clear optics.


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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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