Make: Seeb Huber
Model: Left Handed Palma Match Rifle
Serial Number: 0051
Year of Manufacture: Modern (Probably 1989 from Barrel Markings)
Caliber: .308 Winchester (7.62X51mm)
Action Type: Left Handed Bolt Action Single Shot Rifle
Markings: The right side of the receiver is marked “Seehuber-Uberlingen/Bodensee”, “0051” and with an Eagle over “N” proof. The right side of the rear sight mount is marked “Made In West Germany”. The right side of the barrel is marked “.308 WIN”, an Eagle over “N” proof, a shield, “5” and “89” inside a shield. The bottom of the trigger guard is marked “Anschutz”.
Barrel Length: The heavy barrel is about 25 ½” in length and has a diameter of 0.866” at the muzzle. The muzzle has a recessed crown.
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a large globe with interchangeable inserts that is clamped to a male dovetail on a muzzle weight fixed to the end of the barrel. The insert included is donut shaped. The rear sight is aperture sight mounted to a base that is mounted to the top of the grooved receiver. The elevation and windage adjustment knobs are marked “Anschutz” and are click adjustable. The eyepiece aperture is continuously adjustable in diameter and serrated adjustment knob is marked from “8” to “22”.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The one piece Anschutz stock has a nearly vertical full pistol grip and a wide beavertail forend. This Anschutz stock was made especially for Seeb Huber. The rifle has a Monte Carlo comb with an adjustable height cheekpiece and an aluminum/rubber offset butt plate. The stock is an Anschutz target type with a deep cut-out at the top for the thumb. The grip is inlet for a non-slip coating that wraps around the front and sides of the grip and the top and left side of the thumb hole. The underside of the forend is inlet for an aluminum slotted rail that is approximately 13” along that is dovetailed to accept accessories. There is a black synthetic hand stop mounted in the dovetail that is also adjustable for side to side cant. The buttstock area shows a few light compression marks with marks in the bottom front edge and bottom surface of the grip. The forend shows a few light handling marks with a compression mark on the right side below the rear sight and another next to the hand stop, and a compression mark on the left top edge at the hand stop. The edges of the non-slip coating in the grip area slow very light wear. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the butt plate, which is in about Excellent condition as is the stock.
Type of Finish: The barrel has a bright blued finish and the receiver has a matte black finish. The front of the trigger is checkered. The bolt knob has a shiny black painted finish.
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is deep with very light wear. There is no erosion. Our bore gauge measures a ME of 0.3.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The barrel and receiver show a very few light handling marks. The screw heads are Phillip and Allen heads. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. It does not appear to have a safety. The trigger is very light and has adjustment screws. We have not fired this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The target sights and offset butt plate are provided and installed.
Our Assessment: This is a single shot left handed target rifle made by Seehuber in Germany chambered in .308 Win. Seehuber is the same action that the Anschuetz 3000 was built on. Anschuetz did not produce the 3000 but purchased from Seehuber. It has a very heavy barrel with a globe front sight and receiver mounted peep rear sight that has a continuously adjustable aperture. It has an Anschutz style target stock with adjustable cheekpiece and a hand stop mounted to an aluminum rail in the forend. This rifle is in Excellent condition with just a few marks in the wood. It is perfect for Palma long range target matches. Please see our pictures to get a visual appreciation of this fine rifle.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred/sold in California.
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