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Merkel Model 160-2.1 Safari Sidelock DBR .470 NE

Merkel Model 160-2.1 Sidelock Double Rifle .470 NE

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Product Code: M1602.1SDBR297
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German double rifle chambered for the .470 NE cartridge. The 23-5/8” (60 cm) octagonal blued rifled shoe-lump Krupp steel barrels with German nitro proofs are fit with ejectors, rib extension, full length rib with unmarked matte express rear sights - 1 standing and 1 folding leaf, tipped blade front sight and swivel for sling. The top rib is engraved in script "Safari .470 N.E." near the breech. Both barrels near the breech have 1" engraved panels with gold wire inlay. Right barrel is marked "Krupp Stahl" while the left barrel is marked "GSI Inc. T'ville AL // GEBR MERKEL SUHL // MADE IN GERMANY" The coin finished action with blued furniture is engraved with African game scene vignettes with supporting English Arabesque scrolls and gold wire inlay. The right lockplate is engraved with a lion standing proud on the African Savanah while the left lockplate is engraved with a rhinoceros standing on the African Savanah and bottom of the action body has the Merkel logo with "SUHL" in gold. Left lock is signed "BL" for master engraver Bernd Ludwig. The sidelock action is fit with a Greener crossbolt fastener, disc set strikers, side clips, cocking indicators, double triggers with smooth blades that are protected by an engraved trigger guard and a non-automatic safety. Engraved and gold wire inlay top strap has "S" inlaid in gold ahead of the checkered slide safety. Best quality walnut stock with checkered pistol hand grip fit with a grip cap, beaded pancake cheekpiece and swivel for sling. Checkered splinter forend with Deeley style engraved lever release. 14-5/16” LOP to a factory buttplate that is scored and marked "Gebr. Merkel Suhl, 10 Lbs. 5 Oz.
    • Caliber: .470 NE
    • Barrel Length: 23-5/8 Inches (60 cm) - Octagonal
    • Rear Sight: Unmarked Matte Express - 1 standing and 1 folding leaf
    • Foresight: Tipped blade
    • Stock Length: 14-5/16"
    • Weight: 10 Lbs. 5 Oz.