A .450/.400 (3in. Nitro Express) boxlock non-ejector rifle by Lyon & Lyon, no. 79578 In a modern brass-mounted canvas case with reproduction Manton & Co. trade-lable, cleaning accessories and test-target
Lot 65S58
A .450/.400 (3in. Jeffery Nitro Express) boxlock non-ejector rifle by Lyon & Lyon, no. 79578 In a modern brass-mounted canvas case with reproduction Manton & Co. trade-lable, cleaning accessories and test-target
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,396) inc. premium
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A .450/.400 (3in. Jeffery Nitro Express) boxlock non-ejector rifle by Lyon & Lyon, no. 79578
The refinished treble-grip action-body with some foliate-scroll engraving, well-figured stock with pistolgrip, pistolgrip-cap, cheek-piece and recoil-pad, sling-eyes, the barrels with short matt sight-rib, engraved Lyon & Lyon, Late from Purdey & Sons, London & Calcutta, open-sights, sighted for 100, 200 & 300 yards, and ramp-mounted bead-foresight
Weight 10lb., 14½in. pull (13½in. stock), 24in. barrels, Birmingham nitro proof
In a modern brass-mounted canvas case with reproduction Manton & Co. trade-lable, cleaning accessories and test-target
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