A fine Hunt-engraved .500(Nitro Express) boxlock ejector rifle by W.J. Jeffery & Co., no. 40511 In its brass-mounted faux crocodile skin case

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Lot 441S1
A fine Hunt-engraved .500(Nitro Express) boxlock ejector rifle by W.J. Jeffery & Co., no. 40511
In its brass-mounted faux crocodile skin case

Sold for £ 17,500 (US$ 21,226) inc. premium
A fine Hunt-engraved .500(Nitro Express) boxlock ejector rifle by W.J. Jeffery & Co., no. 40511
Treble-grip action-body, best bold foliate-scroll engraving, the makers name inlaid in gold, full hardening-colour, articulated front-trigger, the trigger-plate signed 'K.C. Hunt', the highly-figured stock with pistolgrip, colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap and trap inlaid with .500 in gold, cheek-piece and leather-covered recoil-pad, scroll-engraved lever-latch forend, the barrels engraved W.J. Jeffery & Co., London in gold, short matt sight-rib with gold-inlaid open-sights for 50, 100 and 150 yards, the rib engraved .500 Nitro with ramp-mounted bead-foresight and folding moon-sight
Weight 12lb. 8oz., 16⅝in. pull (15⅞in. stock), 25in. barrels, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted faux crocodile skin case

Footnotes

  • The rifle is in excellent condition and appears to have had very little use
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A fine Hunt-engraved .500(Nitro Express) boxlock ejector rifle by W.J. Jeffery & Co., no. 40511 In its brass-mounted faux crocodile skin case
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