z Sold ~ Conpd GRRW Hawken Half stock
z Sold ~ Conpd GRRW Hawken Half stock
Green River Rifle Works Hawken Half Stock - Click to Enlarge Image

z Sold ~ Conpd GRRW Hawken Half stock

RJT#3153 -


 Green River Rifle Works Hawken .54 caliber, made in 1976 from the factory. This is not a kit gun. The serial # is 349. The gunsmith was Gardell Powell, Green Rivers third hired riflesmith eventually there were 15. His mark is on the barrel. Beautiful dark maple stock with lots of curl. Barrel is flawless, fired very little.  Barrel has seven groove and the bore is shiny bright. Very rare gun as only around 650-700 factory Hawkens were ever made by Green River which was Doc Whites first gun company. Pattern is sometimes called "Late S. Hawken" pattern. This classic percussion halfstock Hawken rifle is trimmed with traditional Hawken iron furniture and iron forend cap. It is notable to say that it has a flat to wrist trigger gaurd. The 32" barrel is finished in a lovely chocolate rust browned, that helps to eliminate reflections, glare, and mirage while sighting. A classic Hawken hooked breech and two wedge keys retain the straight octagon barrel. allowing instant take-down, for easy cleaning. The barrel is a sturdy 1" octagon across the flats. The octagon corners of the barrel are crisp and square and marked "GRRW Roosevelt Utah". The sights are a iron blade front sight with a semi buckhorn rear sight. Double set triggers and lock function perfectly.

"I, Hatchet Jack, being of sound mind and broke legs, do leaveth my rifle to the next thing who finds it, Lord hope he be a white man. It is a good rifle, and kilt the bear that kilt me. Anyway, I am dead. Sincerely, Hatchet Jack. "

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