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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    A FINE .303 DOUBLE-BARRELLED BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR RIFLE BY W.J. JEFFERY & CO., NO. 4957

    Price Realised  

    A FINE .303 DOUBLE-BARRELLED BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR RIFLE BY W.J. JEFFERY & CO., NO. 4957
    Treble-grip action body with doll's head extension, large scroll engraving retaining much colour hardening, non-automatic gold inlaid "safe", well figured pistolgrip stock with cheek-piece and horn butt plate with metal toe plate, side flats and drop points, barrels with open leaf sights for 100, 200 and 300 yards, rib engraved with Maker's details
    Weight 6lb. 12oz., 14½in. stock, 26in. barrels, nitro proof
    In a leather case with a Coolamhusain Allibhoy & Sons trade label.


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    Please note that the correct weight for this lot is 9lb. 10½oz.