Little Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company (Big Sandy, Montana) .22 Magnum. Made by Ron Otto and engraved by Aaron Pursley, serial number 24 has a 24.5-inch heavy octagon barrel (straight taper, 1 inch across the flats) with a blade front sight, flip-up (elevator) rear sight and a polished blue finish. The scaled action wears vivid color case and the hammer spur sports fine checkering. The AA-grade walnut stock is accented with a silver forend cap, polished blue butt plate (smooth, widow’s peak) and finished in hand-rubbed oil. No box or papers. ENGRAVING: The action is appointed with flowing scroll to approximately 70 percent coverage. Gold wire bordering integrated with stars wraps the action and reappears at both muzzle and shank. Both serial number and initials (GW) also appear in gold. Maker’s and engraver’s names ride the lower tang. DIMENSIONS: Weight is 8.0 pounds and the length-of-pull is 13.5 inches. CONDITION: The bore is pristine. Metal finish is approximately 99 percent with trace suggestions of handling. Wood is also approximately 99 percent with a few faint impressions. The price is firm and layaway is available. $10,000 plus shipping.