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AN UNUSUAL .450/.400 (2 3/8IN. NITRO EXPRESS) DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMERLESS SINGLE-TRIGGER DETACHABLE-BOXLOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 16272
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AN UNUSUAL .450/.400 (2 3/8IN. NITRO EXPRESS) DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMERLESS SINGLE-TRIGGER DETACHABLE-BOXLOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 16272

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AN UNUSUAL .450/.400 (2 3/8IN. NITRO EXPRESS) DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMERLESS SINGLE-TRIGGER DETACHABLE-BOXLOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 16272
The Westley Richards' patent fully-selective single-trigger with barrel-selector slide, the treble-grip action-body with fully-detachable lockwork, automatic safety with stalking-latch, best foliate-scroll engraving, the floorplate engraved with a vignette of a lion in a landscape, the triggerguard engraved en suite with the figure of a crouching tiger, figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved and colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap, cheek-piece and recoil-pad (perished), barrels with matt sight-rib, open-sights and bead-foresight with fold-away moon-sight, the breech-ends mounted with telescope-shoes
Weight 7lb. 10oz., 13¾in. pull, 26in. barrels, nitro proof
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The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1902
This rifle is exempt from certification
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