VERY RARE Browning 1885 Pre Production Prototype

Sold For $1913

Manufacturer: Browning
Caliber: .40-65
Barrel: 30
Bore Condition: Excellent
This is a no reserve penny auction for a Browning 1885 Pre-Production Prototype single shot rifle in .40-65 Black Powder. Serial number- 00235NVSAR. This rifle is in great condition with an excellent bore and features a case hardened frame, a Browning Vernier tang rear sight, circle cross hair front sight with bubble level, and a 30" half octagonal half round barrel. The "NV" date code reflects 1995 as the year of production. The "SAR" serial number suffix indicates that it was a pre-production prototype model not typically made available in to the open market, making this rifle virtually one of a kind.
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<br />Please refer to the photos as very minor rust is seen on the frame.