.22 long rifle caliber, 22" round barrel length, S/N 9049. Top of the barrel marked "Fabrique Nationale Darmes De Guerre Herstal Belgium" over "Browning's Patent Depose." Left side of the barrel just north of the frame is marked with caliber and proofs. Blue barrel with gilt band borders near the muzzle and frame. Front blade sight and rear leaf sight. Blued and gold-plated magazine tube. Gold-plated trigger. Stainless frame and triggerguard with beautiful floral scroll engraving by master engraver Angelo Bee. Left side of the frame with mountainous background with flowing river showing a gold inlay eagle gripping a fish while in flight. Lower right corner of the scene is signed "A. Bee." Top of the frame with gold inlay squirrel sitting on tree limb. The right side of the frame with a forest scene showing a gold inlay bear approaching a king cobra. Lower left corner signed "A. Bee." Fancy checkered walnut pistol grip stock and forend. Black buttplate.
**Requires C&R or FFL
Very good condition overall retaining nearly all the bright polished blue finish on the barrel with bright gold bands. Markings are sharp and crisp. The frame is excellent with beautiful and artistically designed engraved wildlife scenes. The stock is excellent with very minor wear. Bore is excellent and mechanically functional.