Spring 2024 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction
June 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2024
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!
RARE MASSIVE MCMILLAN BROS 14.5 JDJ BOLT ACTION RIFLE
Cal. 14.5 JDJ
Bbl. 38″ Over Brake. A rare rifle, as impressive in performance as it is to look at. The McMillan Brothers SSK Single Shot rifle was built by J.D. Jones, the well known wildcat cartridge designer, & chambered in his own 14.5 JDJ load. It launches a 1173 grain solid brass projectile upwards of 2700 feet per second, creating a whopping 19 Thousand foot pounds of energy. Deep bright blued finish on barrel, w/ matte finish black receiver. Barrel terminated w/ 5″ long artillery style, 3 chambered muzzle brake. Heavy composite stock w/ thick rubber Decelerator butt pad. Integral bipod mounting point for included quick detach VersaPod. Massive, spiral fluted 2-lug bolt. 6″ Weaver base above action currently sporting matte black SWFA SS 16×42 scope w/ Mil-Dot duplex reticle. No provision for open sights. Rifle weight unloaded, 42#. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Spare barrel chambered in 50 BMG, 1 set 14.5 JDJ reloading dies, 1000+ bronze bullets made by Fricke at Lehigh Defense, 65″x14″ Nielsen Sessions lockable transport case, cleaning solvent & paperwork. CONDITION: Original finish complete & consistent w/ full coverage. Barrel retains a beautiful deep blue finish. Receiver is matte finish w/ no visible signs of use. Finish on bolt has some thinning in areas of mechanical intervention which happens almost immediately. Stock has some small dings & scratches, primarily on top in the cheek area, probably from unintended contact w/ the massive bolt on occasion. Bipod moves fluidly and locks on correctly. Scope glass is clear w/ sharp reticle. Bore is bright w/ strong rifling. Transfers as any Title I firearm. According to manufacturer is was never considered a Destructive Device as it was built for sporting applications only.