W. Foerster 8.7X56 Double Rifle REDUCED $1000
Appalachian Gun and Pawn A+(168)
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FFL is not required
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Item 676741745
Location Jasper, GA 30143
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The seller of this item assumes all responsibility for this listing. You must contact the seller to resolve any questions or concerns before placing a bid. Payment must be made using U.S. dollars ($) unless otherwise stated in the listing. Firearms may only be shipped to a licensed dealer (FFL Holder). Some listed items may not be legal in every state. Complete your purchase within the law.

This item is a W. Foerster double rifle manufactured by custom gunsmith W. Foerster in the mid-to- late 19th century. This rifle is chambered in the custom 8.7x56 cartridge, and is in beautiful shape for its age. The barrel of this firearm indicates that it was manufactured in Berlin, and though it does not have a date to indicate its manufacture, it is known that this gun maker was a gunsmith for The Royal German Court, which only existed from 1871 to 1918. The barrels and receiver of this firearm are manufactured from Krupp steel, which is known to be a very fine and strong steel. The inside receiver of this firearm is brilliantly engraved with an eagle, what appears to be a representation of a church or a house with a cross on top, and the letter B. There is also an image of a crown over the letter N, and the letters “St M.G.” as well as “18Gr” Though these are difficult to see in pictures due to being engraved so small, an image of this will be included in the pictures below. The wood and metal are both in excellent shape, and the only damage that this firearm seems to have incurred is that the trigger guard is broken in the front, but still strongly attached in the rear. Despite the amount of time and effort that it must have taken the manufacturer, every screw and metallic surface, are beautifully engraved. This is true regardless of whether or not the screw or surface is hidden from view. The rifling in both barrels of this firearm are flawless, and very deep grooved. This rifle weighs in at 7 lbs. 11 oz. and has a barrel length of 23 5/8” and an overall length of 39 ¾”. Don’t miss your chance to add this beautiful German rifle to your collection! Thanks for looking at our item, and happy bidding! Georgia residents pay 7% sales tax, and shipping is only $35. We charge a 2% credit card fee for all payments made by card. If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 706-253-1911. Check us out on FaceBook at Appalachian Gun & Pawn, or on our website at www.appalachiangun.com! Please make sure that this item is legal in your state before you bid on it! We apologize, but we cannot accept C&R's. Please be aware that all items listed on our Gunbroker page are for sale in our shop, and may sell at any time.
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