• Sale 7031

    EXCEPTIONAL SPORTING GUNS, RIFLES AND VINTAGE FIREARMS

    18 May 2005, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    AN EXCEPTIONAL .243 MAUSER SPORTING RIFLE BY HARTMANN & WEISS, NO. 116336

    Price Realised  

    AN EXCEPTIONAL .243 MAUSER SPORTING RIFLE BY HARTMANN & WEISS, NO. 116336
    The rifle fully-stocked to the muzzle, original Oberndorf Mauser action stamped 'Mauser-Werke A.G. Oberndorf A/N', set-trigger, hinged-floorplate, engraved and colour-hardened recoil-block, the receiver, bolt and furniture engraved with best foliate-scrollwork, full colour-hardened finish overall, highly figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved and colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap, cheek-piece and recoil-pad, sling-swivels, the highly figured forestock with horn cap, the barrel with block-mounted open-sight and ramp-mounted bead-foresight with folding moon-sight, the receiver mounted with a Swarovski Optic 'Habicht' 6x36A Nova telescopic-sight in quickly-detachable mounts

    Weight 8lb. 8oz. (with 'scope), 14in. pull, 20¾in. barrel, nitro proof


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    The rifle is of exceptional quality and appears to have had little use. The makers have kindly confirmed that it was completed in 1989

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    Rifles and Pistols, (red labels) with specific exceptions (blue and yellow labels), require a British Firearms Certificate or Export Licence. All are sold 'as found'.
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