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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    A .375 H&H MAGNUM DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY JOSEPH LANG & SONS, NO. 15795

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    A .375 H&H MAGNUM DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY JOSEPH LANG & SONS, NO. 15795
    Treble-grip action body with rose and scroll engraving retaining much colour hardening, gold inlaid cocking indicators, automatic safety with stalking latch, elongated top-strap, fully figured stock with cheek-piece, pistolgrip with cap and rubber recoil pad, sling-swivels, the replacement chopper-lump barrels by another with short sight rib, open sight, and block-mounted foresight, the breech-ends mounted with a HABICHT 4x telescopic sight in quickly detachable mounts, the top rib engraved ".375 Magnum for Joseph Lang & Son London no.15795"
    Weight 10lb. 11¾oz., 14¾in. stock, 24¾in. barrels, nitro proof
    In its own leather case


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    Originally built by Joseph Lang in 1923 as a .280 calibre rifle; rebarrelled by another in .375 calibre at an unknown date

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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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