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    Cased Merkel 140-2.1 Safari Boxlock Double Rifle.
    Serial no. A470434, .470 Nitro Express caliber, 23 1/2-inch barrels with full-length matted rib, fixed front sight and folding leaf rear sight. Blued finish. Elaborate scroll engraved coin finished receiver with lion and elephant. Non-ejector. Finely checkered walnut pistolgrip stock and splinter fore-end. Sling swivels. Horn buttplate and grip cap. Contained in leather wrapped Merkel hard carrying case with green felt lining, literature and makers leather label. Pull: 14 3/8-inches. Weight: 10 pounds.
    The Alan Gornick Jr. Collection.

    Condition: Excellent. Overall showing very light handling wear. Action good. Strong bores.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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