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 MODEL 55 SIDELOCK EJECTOR O/U DOUBLE RIFLE WITH SCOPE & CASE
Cal. 375 H&H mag
This well made rifle has 25-1/2″ mono-bloc barrels fitted with full length matted rib, center portion cut away forming quarter rib and front sight ramp. Quarter rib is fitted with one standing, three folding leaf express rear sight and claw scope bases. Front ramp holds square bead. Mono-bloc is stamped with caliber and November 1977 German nitro proofs. Bottom barrel is fitted with sling loop. Coin finished pinless sidelock, double Kirsten O/U action features non-automatic safety, hand detachable sidelocks, pin cocking indicators and double triggers (front set). Action and locks are engraved with near full coverage very nicely cut varying size scroll with floral highlights within scroll and line borders. Fences are semi-relief engraved with acanthus scroll. Maker’s name is in riband on bottom of action. Steel trigger guard has scroll on bow. Capped pistol grip buttstock made of attractively streaked and nicely fiddle figured European walnut measures 14-5/8″ over Silver type pad and features shadow line right hand cheekpiece, well cut point pattern grip checkering and a sling loop. Matching slim one piece ejector forend has Deeley release.
MEASUREMENTS: BBLS: DAH: approx. 2-3/16″. DAC: approx. 1-1/2″. CAST: about 1/2″ off. LOP: 14-5/8″. WEIGHT without scope: 9 lb. 0 oz.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Rifle is accompanied by a Leupold 4X scope with duplex reticle in claw rings; rear with windage. Rifle is housed in its green leather case by Emmebi, lined in olive green felt which contains some spare firing pins.