Marlin-Ballard Special Order Wild West Presentation Tgt. Rifle .22



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Auction: 14447952

Manufacturer:   Marlin
Caliber:   .22
NRA Grade:   Excellent
Auction Type:   Reserve
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Auction Start:
(August 17, 2017 7:06pm)
Auction Ends:
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(August 24, 2017 7:00pm)

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Seller's Description

Special Order Presentation .22 Ballard Target Rifle "Doc Pfenning- Wild West Rodeo Hall of Fame Innnovator"

Offered here for sale

is a spectacular 19th Century vintage custom ordered target rifle by Marlin. This specimen, serial number 5724, is chambered for .22LR caliber and

has a half round-half octagon 28" barrel. The rifle

retains all of its blued finish on barrel and the large majority of its case colors on receiver although lightening/thinning with some turned to a silvery gray patina. It has a very fine rear target tang sight and hooded front sight. It is fitted with a palm rest and

walnut piece on lever. The gun is ornately embellished from its shotgun style

buttplate extending on underside of butt and forearm

and engraved on exterior mountings and silver mounted. Inset into the buttstock is a later presentation plate which reads "To Barbara O. Pfenning from Dr. H. Pfenning-1932".

Very interesting. Our research shows that H.E. "Doc" Pfenning helped to conceive, organize, and produce the first Ellensburg, Washington rodeo and Wild West show in 1923. He was an integral member of the 1920s Ellensburg ranching and cowboy community. Pfenning visited the roundups and “Sunday rodeos” held in the Kittitas Valley, and he dreamed of one day staging a large-scale “Wild West Show” in the town of Ellensburg. Combined with Pfenning’s wide exposure to cattle roundups and rodeos and Wild West Shows, his work took form in his program for the 1923 Ellensburg Rodeo. The September 13-15, 1923, Ellensburg Rodeo featured 18 major events advertised as the “greatest Wildwest Roundup in the State.” His daughter , Barbara O. Pfenning was an excellent horsewoman and served as the 1938 Ellensburg Rodeo Queen. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kvnews/obituary.aspx?pid=138934674#sthash.EFue89Nr.dpuf The finely figured walnut stock is in excellent condition while the rifle itself is in the same condition overall. The aluminum neck of the palm rest had been cracked and was repaired.

. MM3619 TIHZQA Thanks for looking and please e-mail us with any questions PRIOR to bidding. Please note Hansen & Hansen payment policy and terms: Standard shipping, handling and insurance is approximately 48.00 in continental United States but we will calculate shipping and insurance based upon geographical location. We gladly accept money orders, bank checks and personal checks. Credit card orders (VISA AND MASTER CARD ONLY) charged 3.95% additional for use. We also accept payments via layaway plan on a case for case basis. As a rule payment in full on items under $500. Please inquire if you are bidding on a specific item and considering layaway in advance. Also, please view our website at www.hansenguns.com. Click on "Online Catalog" and see All OF OUR AUCTION ITEMS LISTED CONSECUTIVELY on internet auction sites...... OFFERED ONLINE AND AVAILABLE IN OUR RETAIL GALLERY IN SOUTHPORT, CT. Visit us also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/hansenguns/?fref=ts. We also own and/or operate Hansen Cartridge Co. and the Ruger Collectors Assc.(RCA). Hansen & Hansen wishes to expedite each order received, however we ship 80-100 items weekly, therefore orders paid by money orders or bank checks are cleared for shipping 5-7 days after deposited funds show in our account. Shipping date is scheduled ONLY AFTER VERIFICATION TAKES PLACE AND FFL/C&R IS RECEIVED (IF APPLIES). This is 5-7 days after WE receive order by mail - NOT customer date mailed and postmarked and after credit card funds are posted. Credit card orders exceeding $500 must be cleared through customer’s bank before shipping. Personal checks are accepted but orders are held UP TO 3 WEEKS after deposit of funds before items released for shipping. IF you have special instructions or require overnight or expedited shipping please advise at time of ordering and we will gladly prioritize shipping FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE. THIS IS OUR POLICY and we encourage bidders to PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND OUR POLICY BEFORE BIDDING. We would be pleased to answer ANY questions by phone (our toll free number is 1-800-571-7337 or e-mail [email protected]
Special Order Presentation .22 Ballard Target Rifle Doc Pfenning- Wild West Rodeo Hall of Fame Innnovator Offered here for sale is a spectacular 19th Century

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Hansen & Hansen accepts cashier checks, money orders and personal checks. Personal checks held up to two weeks before shipping orders. FFL/C&R if required may be faxed to 203-254-3832 or scanned copy to [email protected] Add 4% to any order for cc orders to expedite shipping. Call 800-571-7337 toll free  or call cell 203-257-5256 (Dalia) or 203-610-1734 (Tom) if you are unable to connect to general number. Mail orders : Hansen & Hansen Arms & Antiquities 244 Old Post Road Southport, CT 06890 Please check our website - Just click on http://www.hansenguns.com/ or type www.hansenguns.com E-mail address : [email protected] Visit us at our shop and gallery at 244 Old Post Rd., Southport, CT 06890, right next to I-95 at Exit 19.

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