RUGER NO. 1 CRAIG BODDINGTON AFRICAN ADVENTURE SERIES 5 RIFLE SET

 

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!

 

RUGER NO. 1 CRAIG BODDINGTON AFRICAN ADVENTURE SERIES 5 RIFLE SET

23-6478
Cal. 300 H&H magnum
S# CB3-00131

23-6479
Cal. 375 Ruger
S# CB1-00131

23-6480
Cal. 450/400 N.E. 3″
S# CB2-00131

23-6481
Cal. 7x57mm
S# CB4-00131

23-6482
Cal. 450 N.E. 3-1/4″
S# CB5-00131

SERIES 5 RIFLE SET. Well-known outdoor writer Craig Boddington collaborated with firearms distributor Lipsey’s to produce a special series of number one rifles. This limited five gun set is chambered in optimal calibers for hunting African species. Only 250 sets were produced having the same serial number on each rifle with a different prefix. Features include matte blue finish, Band mounted white bead front sights with standing V notch rear sights on quarter ribs for Ruger rings. All have Alexander Henry forearms & capped pistol grip stocks of fine Circassian walnut, cut checkering, swivel bases, steel grip caps and solid black pads.GUN 1: No. 1-S-KUDU. Cal. 300 H&H magnum. S# CB3-00131. Bbl. 26″ with 1 in 10″ twist. CATALOG WEIGHT: 8 lbs.
GUN 2: No. 1-S-LION. Cal. 375 Ruger. S# CB1-00131. Bbl. 22″ with 1 in 12″ twist. CATALOG WEIGHT: 7.25 lbs.
GUN 3: No. 1-H-BUFFALO. Cal. 450/400 N.E. 3″. S# CB2-00131. Bbl. 24″ with 1 in 15″ twist. CATALOG WEIGHT: 9 lbs.
GUN 4: No. 1-A-LEOPARD. Cal. 7x57mm. S# CB4-00131. Bbl. 22″ lightweight with 1 in 8.75″ twist. CATALOG WEIGHT: 7 lbs.
GUN 5: No. 1-8-ELEPHANT. Cal. 450 N.E. 3-1/4″. S# CB5-00131. Bbl. 24″ heavy contour with 1 in 15″ twist. CATALOG WEIGHT: 7.5 lbs.

UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: all have original boxes containing scope rings, trigger locks, instruction manuals & registration cards. Box lids have color photos of Craig Boddington & the specific African game animal. CONDITION: all as new with boxes.

STATUS: ALL MODERN

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