A fine 7x64mm Mauser sporting rifle by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29674 In its brass-mounted canvas case with makers accessories
Lot 429S1
A fine 7x64mm Mauser sporting rifle by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29674 In its brass-mounted canvas case with makers accessories
Sold for £12,750 (US$ 21,188) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine 7x64mm Mauser sporting rifle by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29674 In its brass-mounted canvas case with makers accessories
Lot Details
A fine 7x64mm Mauser sporting rifle by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29674
Bolt-head safety, the Mauser action-body with thumb-recess, full blued finish, the breech-ring and bolt-head with best foliate-scrollwork, engraved recoil-block, hinged magazine-floorplate with best bouquet and foliate-scrollwork, highly-figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved blued pistolgrip-cap with trap, containing a spare bead-foresight, and cheek-piece, sling-swivels, the barrel, engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, with open-sights, sighted for 50 & 100 yards, and ramp-mounted bead-foresight with sight-protector, scroll-engraved breech-end, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diavari-Z 1.5-6x42 telescope-sight in quickly-detachable mounts engraved J. Purdey & Sons Cal. 7x64/No. 29674
Weight 9lb. 7½oz. (including 'scope), 14¾in. stock, 23¾in. barrel, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted canvas case with makers accessories

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1998. According to their records, the rifle was sighted using RWS 10.5 gram TIG bullets

    This rifle is in excellent condition and appears to have had little use
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