A .577/.450 Martini Henry Mark II 1. Volunteer Rifle
Lot 260
A .577/.450 Martini Henry Mark II 1. Volunteer Rifle
By London Small Arms Co., No. 1551, Dated 1888
Sold for £600 (US$ 973) inc. premium

Lot Details
A .577/.450 Martini Henry Mark II 1. Volunteer Rifle
By London Small Arms Co., No. 1551, Dated 1888
With sighted barrel stamped 'B.S.A. Co' above the serial number on the breech flat and retained by two barrel bands, the forward one with a bayonet lug on the left, calibrated folding adjustable back-sight, plain action stamped on the right with 'VR' crowned above the maker's name, date and model numbers, figured butt (chipped at the action on one side) and fore-stock, and regulation steel mounts (one sling loop replaced, the other and ramrod missing, some wear overall), Ordnance proof marks
84.5 cm. barrel
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