Virgin Valley custom Thompson Center Encore .300 Winchester Magnum. Serial S23460 is based on a stainless steel Encore and features a 28-inch stainless steel fluted barrel with heavy sporter contour (.795 muzzle diameter) and recessed crown, maker’s base with Warne stainless steel double lever rings (1-inch medium), AAA-grade English walnut stock with rich structure, a black forend tip, stainless steel grip cap with black accent, scalloped cheekpiece with shadow line, Monte Carlo comb, Howell-type inletted sling swivel studs and a Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad. The trigger has a wonderful tune. DIMENSIONS: Weight is 7.8 pounds including mount and the length-of-pull is 14.25 inches. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright, suggesting little use. The barrel locks tightly/properly to the action. Barrel finish is approximately 99 percent. Action finish is approximately 90 percent, with some scattered superficial spots and rubs. Wood is at least 95 percent, with occasional impressions and light scratches. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,250 plus shipping.