A rare J. Purdey & Sons telescope-sight
Lot 8
A rare J. Purdey & Sons telescope-sight
Sold for £384 (US$ 645) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rare J. Purdey & Sons telescope-sight
The body, engraved J. Purdey & Sons/No. 13033, with browned damascened finish, the ends capped with knurled brass discs, the rear section with reciprocating buffer, the blued mounts and rings with dovetail fitting
Approximately 16½in. long

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that rifle no. 13033 was built as a .400 rifle with 'telescopic fitted', and was completed in 1888 for Lord Paget.

    There is no reticle present, but traces of wire suggest that it may have originally had a cross-hair reticle
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