A .500/.450 (No. 1 Express) 'Grade R.F.T. 30' boxlock non-ejector rifle by W.W. Greener, no. 46780
Lot 64S58
A fine .500/.450 (No. 1 Express) 'Grade R.F.T. 30' boxlock non-ejector rifle by W.W. Greener, no. 46780
Sold for £4,125 (US$ 6,926) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine .500/.450 (No. 1 Express) 'Grade R.F.T. 30' boxlock non-ejector rifle by W.W. Greener, no. 46780
The plain Facile Princeps treble-grip action-body with much hardening-colour, blued manual side-safety, well-figured stock with pistolgrip, colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap and horn butt-plate, the Greener Wrought Steel barrels, engraved Greener's Wrought Steel, Ammunition No. 1 Express, with matt sighting-rib, engraved W.W. Greener, 68 Haymarket, London, with open-sights, sighted for 100, 200 & 300 yards, and ramp-mounted bead-foresight
Weight 8lb. 8½oz., 14 1/8in. pull (13¾in. stock), 27½in. barrels, Birmingham nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed circa 1898. It was proofed for 50 grains of Cordite and a 310 grain bullet
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