Regulating the older double rifles to perfection borders on art and requires a great amount of patience. $1,467.00. This is a very finely done German stalking rifle featuring delicate vine and scroll engraving on the receiver. Nicholas Flobert was a gunmaker in Paris who patented a rim fire cartridge in 1840. West Yorkshire. The bolt was so fast acting that German soldiers who used the rifle in WWII—having originally been trained on the turn-bolt Mauser —called the M95 the “Ruck-Zuck” (for Very Quick). Most of the earlier German guns had a shotgun chamber length of 2 9/16”. Most of the bases are for the German claw mount that must always be hand fitted. (Three and four barrel guns) German bolt action stalking rifle. Dents and bulges in your shotgun bores need your attention. The Mauser name – synonymous in the firearms world with the reputation that German engineering has secured – is one that hunters have come to rely on for a century and a quarter. A claw mount is only as good as the gunsmith who fits it. Since its introduction in 1962, the Remington Model 700 is still going strong, and its longevity is testimony to the appeal and quality of the rifle. But they were also made in some center fire calibers, all obsolete now, as you may see on the attached catalog sections. Ammunition of the period was much less powerful than modern ammunition and the barrels were not as strong as today’s barrels. The bolt handle is usually converted to a Mannlicher-style spoon handle. Barrel Patent Use : No. At well over 100 years old, the gun still sets the standard for modern bolt-action designs today. They came as single barrel smooth bores, small bore rifles, side by sides and even over and unders. circa 1760 . This rifle is carbine length, light and fast handling. No Reserve! This could cost over $450.00 plus the price of the scope. $14,500.00 and up. Click on images above to see custom options. The front end of the stock is typically shaped like a beak and called a “Schnabel” the German word for beak. Single Shot Stalking Rifle: 27" round Henry-rifled barrel of fluid steel with block-mounted fine bead : front sight, 1 standing and 1 folding platinum-lined leaf sights. Very early guns have the locking lever under the forend (Lefaucheux action). Here we present a German Single Shot 8mm Rifle, made circa the early-1900s in Germany. It's in 9.3x72R, he believes it is pre 1899. The stalking rifle was born in the Scottish Highlands where, traditionally, red deer are neither sniped at long range nor ambushed from stands. Guns Firearms Fine Vintage Collectible Single shot Rifles Custom rifles for sale bought sold Livingston Montana. Mauser .308 M12 Impact (CERAKOTE BLACK) Bolt Action Rifle (R/H) - S/H. Modern guns are all nitro-proofed for use with smokeless powder. rifles. Many hunters in Germany at this time utilized the drilling, and many were adopting the latest bolt action rifles of Mauser design, but still others were using these light, slender, and svelte single-shot rifles. These rifles are ideal for the still hunter tracking and stalking bucks over rough terrain. In both cases the let-off is very light and can be dangerous when not properly handled. in 2007. TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE. Bore is like new and shiny. If you are looking to buy guns or sell guns, you have come to the right place. Since its introduction in 1962, the Remington Model 700 is still going strong, and its longevity is testimony to the appeal and quality of the rifle. Individually stocked to your, compactness and wonderful handling. The ultimate take-down rifle. Good score! Firearms were being turned in after the war as new town governments were being set up. Some of these guns have scope mount bases but the scope is no longer with the gun. Most German over & under shotguns have the Kersten bolting mechanism, also called double Greener, where a cross bolt engages two barrel extensions. Wood and metal look good. (7-23-06) I have just added some more proof mark photos. We discussed the fact that they are not Stalking rifles in the sense that they would be used for hunting, but rather some sort of match (running deer?) German made single shot youth rifle made in the 1920’s. Weight is about 5.75 pounds, overall length is 39 inches, and barrel length is 20.5 inches from the bolt face. Lengthening them for modern 2 ¾” shells can be done; however, in Europe your gun would have to go to a proof house after the chambers have been lengthened. Yes, the bore. They are stalked. The side-by-side combination guns, also called cape guns, are more traditional and give the shooter who is used to a side-by-side shotgun a similar sighting plane as the one he got used to on his shotgun. An incredible nice handling rifle, compact and quick. These 2 rifles are very lightweight (less than 6 pounds) without heavy long target barrels, and both had German leather "hunting style" slings on them (I took them off but still have them). A short overall length and low weight are partnered with outstanding accuracy and superb build quality. difficult terrain, such as in the Swiss Alps or the Carpathian mountains. Order form located under the Double Rifle section. It will help on the hill or in the forest. Before using one of these early guns, it would be prudent to familiarize yourself with all of its mechanical features and have it inspected, measured and cleaned by a competent gunsmith. Le projet STALKING RIFLE vient de démarrer, les professionnels de l'armurerie, le choix du boitier, du canon et des accessoires sont maintenant connus. In 2012, Caracal has open a subsidary in the United States, Caracal USA. Very good bore. Seller says there is no maker's mark. Warnant was another inventor whose action design was used on these kind of guns, and so were the  Flobert gun that are named after the inventor. By most accounts, the Mauser 98 is only second to the AK-47 in production figures. 50% of Rifle Price. The reason for this is the fact that soft-soldered barrel ribs hold the barrels on the traditional older guns together. These rifles and pistols were very inexpensive and made by various makers, many of them in Zella-Mehlis, a town near Suhl. Has a base for a peep sight, but the sight is gone. Single Shot Stalking Rifle: 27" round Henry-rifled barrel of fluid steel with block-mounted fine bead : front sight, 1 standing and 1 folding platinum-lined leaf sights. So I've always wanted a fine German stalking rifle, a really nice single shot break action. Even so, I hope that this reviews about it Chiappa Rifle Review And Deer Stalking Rifle Review will end up being useful. This feature allows the hunter to fire a rifle shot without flinching but its sensitivity can lead to an accidental discharge if not handled with care. The right stock dimensions are so very important for good shotgun shooting. 3% Credit Card Fee. They usually shoot .22lr’s as if made for them. Three-barrel shotguns gave the shooter more fire power in the days of plentiful game without bag limits. Very good bore. We specialize in Winchester Antique Firearms made by the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. of New Haven, CT. We have the largest inventory of antique lever-action Winchester Rifles and Carbines in the world. Double gun shotguns - Side by Side shotguns, and over under shotguns - Including drillings, double barreled rifles, SxS double rifles, combination guns. The two barrel combination gun has the advantage that it is much slimmer and lighter in weight and that a third firing mechanism or a selector are not needed, making the gun less complicated and cheaper to produce. The Wiesbaden Rod & Gun Club and the Ramstein Rod & Gun Club, both of the American Airforce, were centers of this activity. The development of breech loading center fire guns made it possible and practical to make guns with three barrels. Most of these guns did not achieve any collector’s status and can be of poor quality. If somebody quotes a much lower price, beware! From this double meaning for Fusil the Germans used the word Flint to define the smooth bore long gun or what is today’s shotgun. Pre-WWII Great Rifle to Hunt Deer-Sized Game! Overlapping hunting seasons give the hunters and foresters a versatile gun for hunting a great variety of game animals with one gun. These guns were quite inexpensive and not as well finished as more expensive guns. The company was temporarily owned the Austrian Steyr Company and by Heckler & Koch. It is a light and strong break open stalking rifle, with. Nowadays it is impossible to find out who really made a specific gun for whom, as they were ordered by wholesalers through other wholesalers from many individuals like barrel makers, actioners, stockers and so on, who were in turn supplied with the rough forgings by the local wholesalers. [Re: Gunwolf] Der Ami Sidelock Registered: 07/04/12 Posts: 3584 Loc: East Alabama This is a nice rifle,in a decent caliber, but I doubt the date of 1940. Remington 700. German Mauser Sporter .270 Win caliber rifle. Pre-WWII Great Rifle to Hunt Deer-Sized Game! (3G8937-212) {ANTIQUE} [Cletus Klein Collection] (4000/6000) Categories: Terms and conditions. Heavier bullets or lower velocities will tend to make the two barrels shoot ‘wide’. tusquittee A+(1453) Seller's Other Items. Buy Now. Having the chokes opened up is advisable and will not devalue your gun if done properly. T he "Kipplaufbuechse", as it is called in German, a break open stalking rifle of extraordinary grace, light weight, compactness and wonderful handling. Minimum bid: $1,467.00. 6-Hagn Action-7-b was designed by Martin Hagn in cooperation with Hartmann & Weiss who produce the action, use it for their own rifles but also for Martin Hagn who now has his own gun shop in Cranbrook, Canada. This rifle is all about the one perfect shot – preferably for stalking and mountain hunting. Aged only 17, he nonetheless took well to his training with the 140th Mountain Rifle Reinforcement Battalion, based in Kufstein, the second largest town of the Tyrolean region. A great variety of rifle calibers existed at the time, most of them obsolete and less powerful than today’s cartridges. A note of caution for those who are not familiar with a set-trigger, also called hair trigger. for sale by Aardvark Firearms on GunsAmerica - 994736409 This rifle is all about the one perfect shot – preferably for stalking and mountain hunting. Pre war mfg,27" octagon barrel,double set trigger,2 leaf rear sight,checkered walnut stock Inv # 820F Serial # NSN Action: Rifle To some extent, they might be interchangeable, provided good gun fit and fast-­handling capabilities. Their quality and their prices varied greatly, and many times the actual maker can’t be identified because many guns are marked with the dealer’s name or not at all. You can consider the use of black powder shells, your own light load shells, available 2 ½” shells, a chamber insert or an insert barrel for use with a smaller gauge. Why order a rifle from Europe? Octagon barrel with blade front and 2 position U-notch rear sight. Remington 700. The stock is finely checkered dark walnut and has a Greener safety. Also, the ammunition used for regulation and sighting-in is often quite expensive. Mauser 12 TRAIL . On later guns the selector can be on top of the grip or next to the triggers. This rifle is based on the pre-war Merkel 180 models. A qualified gunsmith can alter your stock to give you the proper length of pull, a good pad as well as the right pitch, drop and cast. The quality of the work is what counts. Most of these guns had two 16 Ga. shotgun barrels with 2 9/16” long chambers and the 9.3x72R rifle caliber. Yes, the bore. What do you all think is a fair price ? The single shot stalking rifle - or “Kipplauf” - reflects our Alpine-European hunting tradition: The idea of being part of nature, of putting one’s skills and instincts to the test, and to take game with a single precise shot. This rifle is only chambered in the classic cartridge of the day, the British 303 Enfield. Meffert- Suhl “Hubertus” Leichtmetallgewehre “Dural” 1938, Bernhard Merkel, Gewehr-Fabrik, Suhl-catalog. They are now the most desirable German side-by-side shotguns. Trade Seller. Available for most, rimmed and rimless standard calibers, up to caliber, 9.3 x 74R. More About this Item. The front trigger fires the right shotgun barrel or, when selected, the rifle barrel. An article about these rifles can be found in our archive by clicking on the words above that are blue and underlined. Merkel guns, now including a bolt action rifles, are well made and available in the United States. For a pump or semi-auto, I like a .270 or a .30-06 chambering. Double adjustable set triggers. Caracal GmbH is a subsidiary of the German hunting rifle and shotgun manufacturer Merkel GmbH which was acquired by Caracal International L.L.C. We are proud to continue the craft here in Oregon. We can, however, never be sure that the name on the rifle is that of a maker because it was also the custom that a dealer or gun shop would order a rifle from the bigger factory and have it engraved with the small gunsmith’s name. Hammerless box lock and side lock guns that could be opened with top levers followed and are still made today. 14"pull from : checkered trigger to checkered steel trapdoor buttplate. Chamber inserts for the use of smaller gage shells and re-manufactured rifle ammunition can make it possible to shoot and enjoy the use of these old guns, but in some cases it is too risky. It would be correct for either the 8.15x46 or the 8x48. The Germans and the English perfected the hunting rifles, especially the single shots. Enter your maximum bid. Purdey style under-bolt and Greener third fastener. Many of these rifles were made for the old 8×57 military cartridge, also designated8x57J and have a .318” bore. The last two options are safe and can give you the pleasure of shooting an older gun without having to worry, even if it proves a bit cumbersome. Factory ammunition is still available. Amoskeag Auction Co August 2, 2014. An exquisite, investment-grade German stalking rifle clearly made for a person of noble blood, extremely deserving of its NRA accolade. German stalking rifle So I've always wanted a fine German stalking rifle, a really nice single shot break action. This rifle is based on the pre-war Merkel 180 models. circa 1770 . $1,467.00. Description. Current Bid. The ultimate take-down, Why order a rifle from Europe? Single Shot Rifles; 8.15 x 46 R German Stalking Rifle; 8.15 x 46 R German Stalking Rifle. German Jaeger Rifles . It has been used ever since and Merkel shotguns are known the world over. They also have rear sights that automatically elevate when the rifle barrel is selected. Drilling is the German word triplet. The modern Krieghoff Double Rifles and Double Rifle Drillings are very popular because they have a hand-cocking mechanism that allows the carrying of a loaded gun without ever making an accidental discharge possible. Price of Rifle. (7-23-06) I have just added some more proof mark photos. See the accompanying tables. Damascus steel barrels demand extra caution. You may also find that the trigger pull is very hard when not set. As steel or tinderbox and 2. applied to firearms it means both a lock that includes a steel therefore a snaphance as well as a flintlock, and furthermore, the entire weapon ( a smoothbore long gun). The German word “Drilling” means “triplet”, and “Vierling” means quadruplet. In September 1942, Hetzenaue was drafted into the German Army. They are quite capable to make a fine rifle to your specification, including one in the German tradition. The first really practical Drillings came on the market in the second half of the 19th. There are fewer and fewer gunmakers in Europe that possess the skill and the knowledge to build traditional. I have seen only two side-by sides up to now, both combination guns with a smooth bore in 9mm Flobert rimfire and the rifled barrel in 6mm Flobert/.22BB cap nominally. But there were those who felt that they shy needed only one shot, and they were the ones who were attracted to the rifles with Anson & Deeley type actions or the falling block actions that were so widely used for target rifles. American ammunition marked 8 mm Mauser can be shot through both bores but may not achieve the ultimate result in the .323” bore. A brilliant designer, Herr Mauser gave us not only the 7×57 and 8×57 cartridges, but the Gewehr 98 rifle, which would set the standard for bolt-action rifle reliability that stands to this day. It is a single shot, bolt action, stalking rifle. Regulation is done by heating up the front end of the barrel assembly until the solder starts flowing, then moving the rifle barrel position in relationship to the second or third barrel. Gustav Kersten, a German inventor and gunsmith, who convinced the Gebrüder Merkel Company in Suhl to use his design, invented this mechanism. German bolt action stalking rifle. They were made by the smaller gun maker Lindner, and also by J.P. Sauer & Son and a few others. This appears to be a guild gun of German manufacture. Made as a lead bullet gun … Deposits are considered as a contractual agreement and are non-refundable. A Peter Oberhammer of Munich three barrel/Drilling rifle, Larry B. Schuknecht & Dutchman Wood Works, 14.5x49R & 14.5x52R Dombrowski-Heissig Hochwildpatrone, H. Utendoerffer-RWS Catalog of Brass Cases, Die Schneckenbügel (The Snail Triggerguard), Veb Fahrzeug und Jagdwaffenwerk-Ernst Thälmann-Model 30,32 Drilling Instruction Book, Transitional Systems- Muzzle to Breech Loading, The Lefaucheux Guns and Pin Fire Ammunition, The Stutzen Rifles- Berg, Bolt, Feuer, Ischler and Pirsch, Miscellanious Advertisements for Austrian Makers, J. G. Anschutz 1937 Catalog nr. Zack IP Logged . Such a mount has two bases, each with two rectangular openings and one of them with a spring loaded locking slide. Let’s look at the Drillings first. 7950.Hallowell & Co. It is available with or without automatic ejector. Custom Mauser Sporter, made in Germany. Why order a rifle from Europe? Most of the scopes were mounted with the German claw mount, a very good mount when properly done. K5 – the art of building a single shot rifle Ingenious technology in a completely new look: With the new Merkel K5, the single shot rifle has grown up and remained 100% functional. Most double shotguns represented here. 90% condition. Sold: Log in to view. german stalking rifle .22 hornet from about 1900 24 inch oct. barrel, break open, single shot express rear sight, double set trigger, cocking indicator side safety. German; English; Mauser; Mauser 12; Mauser 12 TRAIL; R; L; Find a Retailer. Many of the names that can be found on these rifles are not known to us and often can’t be identified. from their 2014 Calender. The steel used for the barrels on early guns or very inexpensive guns did not have the strength of the barrel steel used today. Now for the first time available 100 % built in the USA . SALE PENDING on this Merkel K3 Stutzen Single Shot Lightweight Stalking Rifle..The caliber is .30-06 SPRG. Stalking Rifle – Mountain Rifle. A German sniper Photo by … Kettner", whom I assume is the maker, engraved on the flats next to the full-length, finely hatched top rib of the two-thirds round, one-third octagon barrel. The original Mauser Sporting Rifles made in the Mauser factory are the only ones that achieved known collector’s status as a group when in original condition as delivered from the factory. Verified Member FFL. The intent with this style is to provide a comfortable rifle for extended carry while still hunting or covering rugged terrain. westerner. I for one prefer them. Excellent Condition. A few words of advice to those who have an older German shotgun or combination gun: The proof marks will tell you whether the gun was nitro proofed for smokeless powder. Order form located under the Double Rifle section. Makers - Darne, Merkel, Arrieta, Beretta, Browning, Holland, Purdey, Richards, Bernardelli, Parker, Fox, LC Smith, and most other double barreled shotgun, gun and double rifle makers. Any “model designations or numbers” were attached by the companies who published catalogs, like AKAH, exporters like ALFA or mail order houses like Burgsmueller, Steigleder or Stukenbrok. FFL is required Ask Seller a Question  Immediate Checkout . Play it safe! It has been described as: “One of the most popular hunting rifles ever conceived”. S/H. With, half length or full length stock. Starting Bid. In most cases a qualified gunsmith can bend your stock successfully. Very light and agile to use yet chambered in decent cartridges or chamberings. with serial number K4660.The receiver is Stainless with engraved game scenes. Vierlings are much more expensive and for that reason, not as many can be found in the market place. They usually have a built in set-trigger for the rifle barrel. We suggest that you read the article about barrel steel and barrel sleeving. The 7 x57 Ackley Improved is the ultimate stalking rifle, in a Mauser action of course, Schnabel forend, open sights, with detachable rings, 3x10x40 Leupold, German #4 reticle… perfect… 140 grain bullet at 3000+ fps. $ Bid. The company is now owned by Caracal GmbH in the United Arab Emirates operating from Suhl in Thuringia for the European market. A small adjustment screw protrudes from the front trigger and the trigger can be set as a hair trigger by pushing it forward. The silver Ilafon coating protects all the steel … The ultimate take-down rifle. I doubt it was intended as a target rifle. They are now the most desirable … Although the traditional Drilling with two shotgun barrels next to each other on top and a rifle barrel underneath cradled in the middle, is by far the most popular combination gun among many other variations that are available. More advanced guns have separate hand cocking levers or cocking slides for the rifle barrel. proud to continue the craft here in Oregon. 6-Single Shot Rifles-7-c with Anson & Deeley break-open type actions were made by most gun makers in Germany. Merkel is the only major company in Suhl that survived World War II, Russian occupation and a Communist government. We prefer to call a baby by its real name, a gun that is made in Ferlach an Austrian gun, one made in Switzerland a Swiss gun and guns made by a German gunsmith in this country an American made gun. Buy Now Price. The desirability of all the others depends on who made the rifle, how well it is made, the grade of the wood and the engraving. These, guns have been for over a century a favorite for, hunting in difficult terrain, such as in the Swiss Alps, or the Carpathian mountains. Avoid expensive mistakes by buying a complete kit. These guns were built to order for the New York importer and gun dealer Charles Daly during a time when Suhl belonged to Prussia. Guns International Advertising Policy GunsInternational.com is the #1 Gun Classified website that brings gun buyers and gun brokers or sellers together through classifed advertising of guns, gun related items and services for sale online. Guns with multiple barrels date back hundreds of years, but only the invention of breech loading guns and of center fire ammunition in the 19th century made these guns practical and very popular. Sign In/Register to Bid or Buy Now. Not too many German single shot hunting rifles can be found because most serious hunters had owned either a Drilling, a Combination Gun or a bolt action Sporting Rifle. It would be correct for either the 8.15x46 or the 8x48. Has two-leaf express sight, double set triggers and quick release floor plate. Hammer Drillings were popular well into the 1930s and are still made on special order. Cambridgeshire. Weight range from 5.5 to 7.5 lbs. Christian Springs Rifle. German Heeren Stalking Rifle By Nagel & Menz Of Baden-Baden. It has several proof marks and "Fr. Light engraving on the receiver, bolt, and trigger guard. The best rifle kits for stalking do not always have to leave your wallet thin. Overlapping hunting seasons make it very desirable to have a shotgun and a rifle available at all times. A skilled gunsmith can raise most dents and, if he can hone the bores, you will never know they were there when looking through the bores. German Stalking Rifle 22 Hornet Single Shot Rifle . German Stalking Rifle 8mm for auction. With its butterknife bolt-handle, very slick action and revolutionary rotary magazine, the Mannlicher-Schoënauer quickly became the hunting rifle of choice for a generation of hunters who not only stalked their game in the Austrain Alps, but on the plains of Africa as well. The stock is usually very slim, has a pistol grip with a grip cap or a round knob shape and a very slim, egg-shaped cheek piece. A stalking rifle which is well priced and available in a wide range of popular UK calibres. It has been described as: “One of the most popular hunting rifles ever conceived”. Bulges can hardly ever be removed successfully. These guns could be ordered with several action designs with side push-button like the Stevens tip-up, a push-forward under lever, or a side lever  or turning under lever. Inter war gun with commercial German proofs (crown/B and crown/U). Right here in our, There are fewer and fewer gunmakers in Europe that, possess the skill and the knowledge to build, traditional pre-war style break open guns. Available for most rimmed and rimless, standard calibers, up to caliber 9.3 x 74R. German Stalking Rifle 8mm Rifle for auction. And hope I am just a section of assisting you to get a greater product. A Blaser or Kreighoff being way out of my price range and the fact that I can't stand the Encore led me to the rifle I bought. £995 US$1,356/€1,101. 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