A Belgian .405 : 20-bore (2¾in) : 9.3x74(R)mm sidelock ejector rifle, no. 881

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Lot 134S1
A Belgian .405 : 20-bore (2¾in) : 9.3x74(R)mm sidelock ejector rifle, no. 881

Sold for £ 3,600 (US$ 4,845) inc. premium
A Belgian .405 : 20-bore (2¾in) : 9.3x74(R)mm sidelock ejector rifle, no. 881
With three sets of barrels
The treble-grip action-body with concealed third bite and side-clips, foliate-scroll engraving, the lockplates engraved with red deer and wild boar in woodland settings, the underside engraved depicting a large red stag in a moorland setting, manual safety, articulated front-trigger, well figured stock with recoil-pad, the .405 nickel compound barrels with matt-rib and open-sights; the 20-bore nickel compound barrels with matt-rib; the later 9.3x74(R)mm barrels with open-sights and matt-rib, the breech ends mounted with a Zeiss 1.1-4x24 telescope-sight in quickly-detachable mounts
14 5/8in. pull
.405 barrels:- Weight 7lb. 2oz., 24 3/8in. barrels, nitro proof
20-bore barrels:- Weight 5lb. 14½oz., 27in. barrels, approx. cyl. & ½ choke, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
Additional 9.3x74(R)mm barrels:- Weight 8lb. 11½oz. (with 'scope), 24½in. barrels, nitro proof
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