R.G. Owen, Saquoit, N.Y. .250-3000 Mauser custom built on a 1905 Oberndorf Single Square Bridge Kurz Mauser action with a 22" Boehler Antinit Steel barrel with 1926 proof date. Barrel features a hooded ramp front sight, barrel attached sling swivel, and an integral quarter rib with four folding leaf express sights. Bore is excellent. Zeiss Zeilvier 4x scope in claw mounts with heavy post and crossbars with clear optics. Fine jeweling of bolt and extractor. Trigger bow floorplate release. Pistol grip stock with steel grip cap, pancake cheekpiece, barrel tie down, and horn forend tip. Point pattern checkering with a mullered border that wraps the forend.
13 1/4" LOP to an engraved and checkered steel trap buttplate. 7lb 13oz with scope.
This is an excellent piece by one of the preeminent gunmakers of the early 20th Century. It epitomizes the finest that the United States had to offer in that era. Only about 7,000 Kurz actions were ever produced. It remains in excellent overall condition. It has had meticulous previous caretakers. Guns like this are seldom available.