A FINE .375 (HOLLAND & HOLLAND BELTED RIMLESS MAGNUM) MAUSER SPORTING RIFLE BY J. RIGBY, No. 6677, engraved and colour-hardened recoil-block, hinged-floorplate, the receiver with best foliate-scroll engraving, the floorplate engraved ensuite, with gold-inlaid calibre designation, the triggerguard with gold-inlaid serial number, well-figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved and gold-inlaid pistolgrip-cap (with trap), cheekpiece and recoil-pad, sling-eyes, barrel with matt sight-rib, open-sights and ramp-mounted bead-foresight with fold-away moon-sight, matt-top receiver, the receiver-ring engraved '.375 H&H MAGNUM FOR BIG GAME'

Lot 20 / Sale 5562
a fine .375 (holland & holland belted rimless magnum) mauser sporting rifle by j. rigby, no. 6677, engraved and colour-hardened recoil-block, hinged-floorplate, the receiver with best foliate-scroll engraving, the floorplate engraved ensuite, with gold-inlaid calibre designation, the triggerguard with gold-inlaid serial number, well-figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved and gold-inlaid pistolgrip-cap (with trap), cheekpiece and recoil-pad, sling-eyes, barrel with matt sight-rib, open-sights and ramp-mounted bead-foresight with fold-away moon-sight, matt-top receiver, the receiver-ring engraved '.375 h&h magnum for big game'

Price Realized £4,025
($6,093)
Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

Estimate
  • £4,000 - £7,000
  • ($6,055 - $10,597)

Sale Information Sale 5562
Guns
24 April 1996
London, King Street

Lot Description A FINE .375 (HOLLAND & HOLLAND BELTED RIMLESS MAGNUM) MAUSER SPORTING RIFLE BY J. RIGBY, No. 6677, engraved and colour-hardened recoil-block, hinged-floorplate, the receiver with best foliate-scroll engraving, the floorplate engraved ensuite, with gold-inlaid calibre designation, the triggerguard with gold-inlaid serial number, well-figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved and gold-inlaid pistolgrip-cap (with trap), cheekpiece and recoil-pad, sling-eyes, barrel with matt sight-rib, open-sights and ramp-mounted bead-foresight with fold-away moon-sight, matt-top receiver, the receiver-ring engraved '.375 H&H MAGNUM FOR BIG GAME'
Weight 9lb. 2oz., 14 7/8in. pull, 22¾in. barrel, nitro proof

Pre-Lot Text THE PROPERTY OF AN INTERNATIONAL COLLECTOR

Lot Notes Rigby's have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in1992. It appears to be virtually unused. Please see illustration over page

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