A fine .375 (H&H Mag) sporting rifle by Auguste Francotte, no. 21290
Lot 82S1
A fine .375 (H&H Mag) sporting rifle by Auguste Francotte, no. 21290
£3,500 - 4,500
US$ 5,800 - 7,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine .375 (H&H Mag) sporting rifle by Auguste Francotte, no. 21290
Flag-safety, blued receiver, hinged magazine-floorplate and trigger-guard with best foliate-scrollwork, well-figured stock with pistolgrip and pistolgrip-cap with hardening-colour and trap, cheek-piece, recoil-pad, capped-forestock, sling-swivels, the barrel engraved 'Aug. Francotte, Liege, Cal 375 H-H' with block-mounted open-sights and ramp-mounted bead-forsight
Weight 8lb. 15oz., 15in. pull (14¼in. stock), 25½in. barrel, Belgian nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1955 and remained with Francotte untill 1994. The rifle is in excellent condition and according to the vendor has never been used
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