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    Browning Model B-78 Falling Block Sporting Rifle.

    Serial no. 1677W37, .22-250 caliber, 26-inch round barrel. Barrel marked BROWNING 78 / CALIBER .22-250 ONLY. Blued finish with checkered high gloss walnut stocks. Lever activated falling block. According to gun records, only 2431 examples manufactured in this configuration of round barrel and .22-250 caliber. Made in Japan. Outfitted with Browning scope mounts. Browning rubber checkered buttpad. Sling swivels screws, but no swivels. Great guns manufactured between 1973 to 1982. According to gun books, this particular model was superseded by the Model 1885 in 1985.

    Condition: Fine to excellent, showing little use or handling wear. Retains virtually all original finish to barrel and frame and light wear, and one moderate ding/scuff to wood near bottom sling screw area. A few nicks to bluing on barrel and frame due to poor storage and/or handling. Browning scope mount with some nicks. Great crisp action, excellent bore.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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