A 6.5x55mm bolt-magazine rifle by C. Hellis & Sons, no. 6061 In its leather case with canvas cover, together with maker's target

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Lot 571AS1
A fine 6.5x55mm bolt-magazine rifle by C. Hellis & Sons, no. 6061
In its leather case with canvas cover, together with maker's target

Sold for £ 7,500 (US$ 10,313) inc. premium
A fine 6.5x55mm bolt-magazine rifle by C. Hellis & Sons, no. 6061
Side-safety with Lock-Safe-Fire inlaid in gold, the receiver and bolt-head finely engraved with bold foliate-scrollwork on a matt ground, with thumb-recess and charger-guide, engraved and colour-hardened recoil-blocks, hinged-magazine floorplate engraved with a vignette of an antelope surrounded by finely-engraved bold foliate-scrollwork with Cal 6.5x55 inlaid in gold, well-figured stock with pistolgrip (cap absent), cheek-piece and recoil-pad, the barrel with C. Hellis & Sons, London, England inlaid in gold, with block-mounted open-sights and two leaf-sights sighted for 100, 200 & 300 yards, with gold-inlaid sight lines, and ramp-mounted bead-foresight with protector, the receiver mounted with a Swarovski Z6i 2-12x50 telescope-sight in colour-hardened Holland & Holland-style quickly-detachable mounts with C. Hellis & Sons and Cal 6.5x55mm / No. 6061 inlaid in gold
Weight 10lb. 3½oz. (with 'scope), 15in. pull (14⅝in. stock), 22in. barrel, London nitro proof
In its leather case with canvas cover, together with maker's target

Footnotes

  • Extra Lot
    A 6.5x55mm bolt-magazine rifle by C. Hellis & Sons, no. 6061
    £6,000-8,000
    The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 2016 and was engraved by Paul Chung

Saleroom notices

  • Extra Lot A 6.5x55mm bolt-magazine rifle by C. Hellis & Sons, no. 6061 £6,000-8,000
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A 6.5x55mm bolt-magazine rifle by C. Hellis & Sons, no. 6061 In its leather case with canvas cover, together with maker's target
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