Militaria, Clocks, & Science
L. Delp Rook Rifle, c. late 19th century, serial number 2982, 8x57mm caliber, walnut stock with checkered wrist and forend, lock and frame engraved with foliate designs, marked on the top of the barrel "L. DELP, HOF-BUCHSENMARCHER, DARMSDAT," barrel lg. 25 1/2, overall lg. 42 in.
Provenance: Vintage Doubles LLC, Wenatchee, Washington, August 18, 2008.
Stock has a few very light dings, barrel retains almost all of the blueing with only light wear on sharp edges, in overall very good condition.
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