London, South Kensington
15 December 2014
A SCARCE NORWEGIAN 16.8mm 'M.1849' BREECH-LOADING UNDER-HAMMER PERCUSSION SERVICE RIFLE (KAMMERLADER)
SERIAL NO. 52, DATED '1850'
With 29 ½ in. (75 cm.) sighted barrel, tip-up breech-block, three-quarter stock, brass trigger-guard, iron trigger-plate and guard for under-hammer, and brass mounts; together with AN 11.7mm EXPERIMENTAL HINGED FALLING-BLOCK UNDERLEVER SERVICE RIFLE, POSSIBLY SCANDINAVIAN, CIRCA 1875, with 30 ¾ in. (78 cm.) sighted barrel, substantial iron action with rotating locking-lever, walnut full stock; and A BAVARIAN 11.5mm WERDER SERVICE RIFLE, SERIAL NO. 105526, CIRCA 1860, with 35 in. (89 cm.) barrel, the right side of the butt struck with a crown and crossed swords mark
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Please note that the experimental underlever rifle is 11.43x50Rmm and as published in the printed catalogue.
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