Fall 2023 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction
November 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2023
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!
DANIEL FRASER DANGEROUS GAME BOXLOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE WITH CASE.
Cal. 450-400 3 1/4″ NE
S# 3081 (CA 1899)
The 27″ chopper lump barrels with heavy reinforced breech area are fitted with full length matted rib. Mid portion is swamped forming front sight ramp. Rib is fitted with one standing, two nested leaf express rear sight dovetailed through and silver bead front with flip up porcelain night bead. Rib, in front of rear sight is engraved with marker’s name and address. Barrel flats are stamped with London nitro proofs for 53 grains of cordite and 400 grain bullet as well as London reproofs for 60 grains of cordite. A sling eye is soldered to bottom rib. Case hardened boxlock action with extended back line in usual Fraser fashion, features bolted non automatic safety, pivoting third fastener that engages straight rib extension, bushed strikers, side clips and double triggers with checkered blades. Action is engraved with 80% coverage very well cut small scroll with rose bouquet highlights within small scroll borders. Maker’s name is on each side. Top lever with more scroll is engraved “FRASER’S PATENT” around pivot. Floorplate and trigger guard are also blued and scroll engraved. S# is on trigger guard tang which extends to horn grip cap. Finely figured and well marbled European walnut pistol grip buttstock measures 14 1/2″ over original checkered horn buttplate and features shadow line right hand cheekpiece, point pattern checkering, recessed sling eye and fancy vacant gold shield on toeline. Matching long splinter ejector forend has Anson release.
MEASUREMENTS: STOCK: DAH: approx. 2 11/16″. DAC: approx. 1 15/16″. CAST: about 1/2″ off. LOP: 14 1/2″. WEIGHT: 9 lb. 14 oz.