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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    A 37-BORE PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE BY ABBEY, NEWPORT PAGNELL

    CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A 37-BORE PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE BY ABBEY, NEWPORT PAGNELL
    CIRCA 1840
    With twist octagonal sighted barrel rifled with eleven grooves, back-sight incorporating a single folding leaf, engraved breech, platinum line, engraved breech tang, signed engraved back-action lock, walnut half-stock, engraved steel mounts, and original ramrod, Birmingham proof marks (the steel parts with patches of light pitting)
    30 1/8in (76.5cm) barrel


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    Should read:

    A 37-BORE PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE BY ABBEY, NEWPORT PAGNELL
    CIRCA 1840

    With twist octagonal sighted barrel rifled with eleven grooves, back-sight incorporating a single folding leaf, engraved breech, platinum line, engraved breech tang, signed engraved back-action lock, walnut half-stock, engraved steel mounts, and original ramrod, Birmingham proof marks (the steel parts with patches of light pitting)
    £300-400