2004

AFRICA READY BLASER S2 SAFARI SUPER LUXUS DOUBLE

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AFRICA READY BLASER S2 SAFARI SUPER LUXUS DOUBLE
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RIFLE IN 500/416 NE. Cal. 500/416 NE. S# S/01540. Mono bloc barrel set is 24 3/8", fitted with narrow full length top rib with portions milled away leaving bases for single leaf rear and gold bead front sights. Top portion of mono bloc is milled for Blaser scope rings. Factory nomenclature is on top left side. Breech ends of mono bloc are engraved with 1" triangles of scroll. Coin finished tipping block action also features top safety/cocking slide and is fitted with ornamental sideplates. Action is engraved with 70% coverage scroll within scroll borders. Sideplates continue matching scroll at front and rear surrounding vignettes of members of the "big five"; two cape buffalo bulls in open woodland are on left plate & lion and lioness are in similar setting on right. Trigger guard is black coated matching barrel, top lever and cocking slide. Broadly striped European walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14 3/4" over black "Universal" pad. Stock is fitted with recoil reducer and features swept right hand cheekpiece, right hand palm swell, point pattern checkering, and composition grip cap with oval silver inset with relief portrait of a lion. A detachable sling loop on toeline matches that on bottom of barrel. Matching semi-beavertail forend with black schnabeled tip has modified Deeley type release. WEIGHT: 10 lbs. 11 oz. CONDITION: appears to be "near new" with little evidence of having been fired since proof, with one or two minor assembly and handling marks in all surfaces. Bores are excellent. Mechanically excellent. Production of Blaser double rifles was discontinued in 2014 when the Super Luxus retailed for over $18,000.00. These rifles remain very highly regarded in Africa, and the caliber is the favorite of many. (20-518/MGM47). MODERN. $10,000-15,000.