Mannlicher-Schoenauer Model 1952 Carbine .257 Roberts. Serial 17258 (3x: action, barrel and bolt handle) wears a 20-inch barrel with hooded ramp front sight topped with a brass-beaded blade, banded rear sight with a fixed blade plus a second folder marked “300”, mounting system (1-inch matte high rings), two safeties (shroud and side), double set triggers, full stock with sling loops, bordered checkering, grip cap, scalloped pancake cheek rest with shadow line and a hard butt plate. DIMENSIONS: Weight is 7.2 pounds and length-of-pull is 14.0 inches. CONDITION: The bore is flawless, strong an bright. Mechanics appear proper. Metal finish is approximately 95 percent, with a few scattered freckles and traces of thinning. Wood approaches 95 percent as well, with a bit of thinning near the point of the stock, a scattering of light impressions and a few minor scratches. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,000 plus shipping.