A fine .275 Mauser sporting rifle by J. Rigby & Co., no. 5422/66842 In an Ogen Smiths & Hussey Ltd brass-mounted canvas case

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Lot 46S1
A fine .275 Mauser sporting rifle by J. Rigby & Co., no. 5422/66842
In an Ogen Smiths & Hussey Ltd brass-mounted canvas case

Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 5,020) inc. premium
A fine .275 Mauser sporting rifle by J. Rigby & Co., no. 5422/66842
Flag-safety, the blued Waffenfabrik Mauser action with thumb-recess and charger-guide, cocking-piece with Rigby peep-sight, the breech engraved 'Sighted for Rigby Special High Velocity 275 Bore Cartridges Pointed Bullet 140 Grs', well-figured stock with detachable comb-raiser, pistolgrip, pistolgrip-cap, wood extension and recoil-pad, sling-eyes, the barrel, engraved John Rigby & Co., 43 Sackville Street, London, with sights for 100, 300 & 400 yards and block-mounted bead-foresight, the receiver mounted with its correctly numbered Aldis Bros telescope-sight with see-thru mounts engraved J. Rigby 43 Sackville St., London
Weight 8lb. (including 'scope), 15in. pull (12 3/8in. stock), 21in. barrel, London nitro proof
In an Ogen Smiths & Hussey Ltd brass-mounted canvas case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that this rifle was completed in 1929
    The vendor stated that when the rifle was last zeroed it put two shots through the same hole at 100 yards
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