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Anschutz Match Model 54

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by Art43, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. Art43

    Art43 New Member

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    I just acquired an Anschutz Match Model 54, serial number 61725J.G. Anschutz GMBH, Waffenfabrik U1m/D Germany stamped on the barrel. It is a single shot .22LR. Under the forearm, it has a sliding sling swivel, 27 1/2" heavy barrel, adjustable trigger, and grooved receiver.

    My question is 1) does anyone know what year it was made and where I can download a manual from, and 2) the value, 95%.

    Thank you,
    Art43
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    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

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    Hi Art........welcome to TFF. :)

    Hmmmm....I'm a bit puzzled here. The only Anschutz Models 54 shown in the Blue Book and the Standard Catalog of Firearms are Sporters with a 5-shot detachable magazine. The Model 54 in .22 LR and the Model 54M in .22 Magnum.

    Might it possibly be the Model 64?
  3. Tom Militano

    Tom Militano New Member

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    I had a Anschutz Model 54, single shot, match rifle, with adjustable butthook, palm rest, and forend stop. I gave it to my grandson. I bought it in Germany in the '70's.
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    Glad to be here. Nope, it is a model 54 Match. I put a Lyman Super Target Spot, 20 power, scope on it. The barrel and the receivers already had the Lyman bases. I haven't shot it yet, as the weather is bad, can't wait to get out. Hope to find some information.
    Thanks,
    Art43
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    artabr

    Thanks for the info, still looking for more information. They did not have a model 54 in there. Art43
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    Look on the left side of the barrel, just in front of the receiver. You should see a few stampings similar to these.

    [​IMG]

    The two digits are in this case 1963. The rifle is mine and it is a model 54 action, with a stock like yours. I have some info on this rifle from Anschutz in Germany, and if you'd like to PM me your mailing address, I'll be glad to copy and mail it to you.

    Jay
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    JAY
    I sent you a PM. 3 or 4 days ago. Hope you got it .
    ART43
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    Hi Art,

    I got your PM on March 16th, but nothing since then. As I said, you're welcome to the info, but it's 40 pages worth, and would be happy to copy it and mail you a copy, if you'll PM me your mailing address. I was able to get it from a gent in Germany several years ago, and it's in English and German. I just don't have the info in a format that would allow me to e-mail it.

    Regards, Jay
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    Say Hay Jay
    I thank you for all your help and kind offer. My wife worked some majic(?) on the computer, and the printer is spitting out page after page of info. from Germany about my rifle. Thanks again
    ART43
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    Glad you got the info. Seems like there's not much of it around on those rifles.
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    Hi Art,

    Just joined the forum because of some info I need. I saw your post re the need for a manual for the Modell 54. I have one and can scan it and send to your email if you still want to collect it. I read a later post that the original owner of the rifle sent one to you.

    I own three units of Match 54 in different combinations:
    -Modell Match 54
    -Match 54
    -Modell 54 Super Match

    It was confusing, and I didn't think anything about it.

    I collect single shot target rifles, I have 5 Anschutz and 2 Hammerli. I just got an itch for it. I wanted to get some info too. What has more value: a Match 54 or a 1408?

    Single shot Anschutz are hard to come by. All those that I acquired were through 2nd or 3rd ownership. The wooden stock on some rifles were severely mutilated by their unscrupulous owners.

    Nevertheless, i was able to restore them all, its a hobby (i restore antique furniture)

    Thanks in advance.

    Asprec
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2008
  13. jdelayknee

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    I have a model 54 super match. My dad bought it in Germany new. I used it on my college rifle team in 1967 and it hasn't been fired since. I think I still have all the accessesories. I have all the sight stuff in the original box. Also have the original user manual. Not much wear and tear - just age.
  14. Mongose

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    I looking for a decent 22lr brenchrest rifle. Do you have any interest in selling yours?
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    I have the same model and am trying to research how much it is worth. Mine was produced in 1962 and is definately a Model 54 Super Match. My original plan was to either turn it into a benchrest or prone rifle. After 6 years and shooting it only twice, it may be time to let it go to someone who just might use it. It has what I would think are the original iron sights on it. Grooved for a scope and is tapped for mounting blocks. Finish has been touched up on the receiver but if I built something out of it, it was going to get refinished anyway, thanks.
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