A fine .270 (Win) 'Best Grade' Mauser sporting rifle by J. Rigby & Co., no. 6826 In its brass-mounted canvas case with some makers accessories
Lot 427S1
A fine .270 (Win) 'Best Grade' Mauser sporting rifle by J. Rigby & Co., no. 6826 In its brass-mounted canvas case with some makers accessories
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,495) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine .270 (Win) 'Best Grade' Mauser sporting rifle by J. Rigby & Co., no. 6826
Colour-hardened side-safety, the Mauser action-body with thumb-recess, engraved recoil-block, the receiver, bolt-head and handle, trigger-guard and magazine-floorplate all finely carved with bold foliate-scrollwork, hinged magazine-floorplate with Cal. .270 Win. inlaid in gold, push-forward set-trigger, highly-figured stock with pistolgrip, horn pistolgrip-cap, cheek-piece and recoil-pad, quickly-detachable sling-swivels, the Hammerli barrel engraved J. Rigby & Co., London, England, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diavari-Z 1.5-6x42 telescope-sight in pivot mounts engraved en suite with the action and with J. Rigby & Co./No. 6826
Weight 10lb. (including 'scope), 15 3/8in. pull (14½in. stock), 24in. barrel, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted canvas case with some makers accessories

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1994 as a best-grade rifle. It is in very good condition and appears to have had little use
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