A .380 (Long) hammer rifle by John Venables & Son, no. 1940 In its canvas case (handle missing)
Lot 68S58
A .380 (Long) hammer rifle by John Venables & Son, no. 1940 In its canvas case (handle missing)
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A .380 (Long) hammer rifle by John Venables & Son, no. 1940
Push-forward snap-action underlever, non-rebounding backlocks with dolphin hammers, percussion fences, bold foliate-scroll engraving, traces of hardening-colour, well-figured stock with engraved heel-and-toe plates, horn-tipped forend (chipped), sling-eyes, the barrels, engraved John Venables & Son, St. Aldates, Oxford, with matt sighting-rib, open-sights, sighted for 50, 100 & 150 yards, and bead-foresight
Weight 6lb. 6½oz., 14 3/8in. stock, 26¾in. barrels, London Black Powder proof
In its canvas case (handle missing)
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