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A .450/.400 (3¼IN. BLACK POWDER EXPRESS) D.B. HAMMER RIFLE BY J. RIGBY, NO. 15516

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A .450/.400 (3¼IN. BLACK POWDER EXPRESS) D.B. HAMMER RIFLE BY J. RIGBY, NO. 15516
Jones patent rotary-underlever, non-rebounding backlocks with bolted dolphin hammers, percussion fences, best foliate-scroll engraving, highly-figured stock with pistolgrip and chequered iron butt-plate, lever-latch forend, the steel barrels with matt sight-rib and open-sights
Weight 7lb. 7oz., 14½in. pull, 26in. barrels, Black Powder proof
In its two-tiered brass-mounted oak and leather case

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The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1883
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