JOSEPH WINKLER BOLT ACTION RIFLE ... 6.5x57 caliber ... 20 1/2" 1/3 octagon barrel with full length solid rib ... model 98 action ... jeweled bolt ... weight 7 lbs 12 oz with scope ... LOP 14" over engraved butt plate ... double set triggers ... butterknife bolt handle ... single standing rear sight & silver bead front sight ... lever released hinged floor plate ... bail type sling loops front & rear.
The Bohler steel barrel is engraved, "Jak. Koschat Jos. Winkler - Machf. Ferlach - Austria". The lever activated floor plate is deep relief engraved with a bellowing stag surrounded by dark shaded scroll. The trigger guard has the inlaid gold initials "SSL". Top grade, nicely marbled, European walnut is used for the Mannlicher full stock with elegantly engraved steel butt. The stock features a shodowline cheekpiece, pistol grip with a fully engraved cap and a diagonal, horn trim piece between the sections of the forearm.
This excellent firearm comes complete with a Leupold Vari-X III 2.5x8 scope with duplex reticle on EAW quick detach mounts. The bore is shiny, action operates like new, the set triggers operate perfectly nad the optics are bright and clear. This fine rifle is even better quality than a Browning Champion.
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