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!
F. W. HEYM 88B BOXLOCK EJECTOR DANGEROUS GAME DOUBLE RIFLE WITH TRAVEL CASE
Cal. 458 Win. Mag
The 25″ shoe lump barrels are fitted with matted quarter rib holding one standing, three folding leaf rear sight and matching front ramp holding gold bead. Unmatted portion of rib is engraved “PAUL JAEGER, INC., JENKINTOWN, PA.”. Tops of barrels are marked with steel type and “MADE IN W-GERMANY”. Thin gold bands are inlaid around breech ends. Barrel flats are stamped with 1985 German nitro proofs, caliber and S#. A sling eye is soldered to bottom rib. Extractors are fitted with dual pins to engage rimless case, to ensure reliable extraction. Coin finished, nicely filed boxlock action features non automatic safety, pin cocking indicators on top, crossbolt third fastener, small reinforce to frame and double triggers (front articulated).
Action is engraved with attractively hand cut sprays of scroll within small scroll borders. Bottom of action and trigger plate has extremely fine rendering of a bull elephant done in Bulino style. Trigger plate is also engraved “FRIEDRICH WILH. HEYM” on banner. Matching top lever and trigger guard are blued. Trigger guard tang extends to steel grip cap. Pistol grip buttstock of very nicely marbled European walnut measures 15″ over red solid “Old English” pad. Stock features swept right hand cheekpiece and multi point pattern checkering at grip. A sling eye is on toeline. Matching semi beavertail ejector forend with Deeley release, has on/off switch on bottom to disable ejectors when needed.
MEASUREMENTS: STOCK: DAH: approx. 3″. DAC: approx. 1 5/8″. CAST: neutral. LOP: 15″. WEIGHT: 9 lb. 13 oz.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: rifle is housed in aluminum travel case lined in black foam, which has tan canvas leather trimmed outer cover marked “Dunns” on leather tag. Original invoice from Jaeger. Appraisal 1994 by Paul Jaeger. Appraisal 2004 by NECG for $19,995.00. Heym booklet with target (4 documents total).