A very fine .577 (Black Powder Express) hammer sporting rifle, by Alexr. Henry, no. 4209 for 1877 In its leather case with some original accessories

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Lot 58S58 Y Ф
A very fine .577 (Black Powder Express) hammer sporting rifle, by Alexr. Henry, no. 4209 for 1877
In its leather case with some original accessories

Sold for £ 12,562 (US$ 16,405) inc. premium
A very fine .577 (Black Powder Express) hammer sporting rifle, by Alexr. Henry, no. 4209 for 1877
Action and rib engraved '1', Jones patent rotary underlever, rebounding back-locks (right striker missing) percussion fences, best foliate-scroll engraving, maker's name in scrolling banner, retaining virtually full hardening-colour, highly figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved and colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap with trap, cheek-piece, chequered butt-plate, sling eyes, the Damascus barrels, with file-cut flat-rib engraved Alexr. Henry, Edinburgh and London patent no. 3251 maker to the Royal Highness' The Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh, with open-sights fixed for 100 yards and folding for 150, 200 and 250 yards, with foliate-scroll engraving
Weight 9lb. 8oz., 14⅜in. stock, 28in. barrels, London proof
In its leather case with some original accessories

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  • The ivory sights are subject to CITES and can be removed before shipment to a destination outside the EU or to the USA.
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A very fine .577 (Black Powder Express) hammer sporting rifle, by Alexr. Henry, no. 4209 for 1877 In its leather case with some original accessories
A very fine .577 (Black Powder Express) hammer sporting rifle, by Alexr. Henry, no. 4209 for 1877 In its leather case with some original accessories
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

S58 Section 58 obsolete calibre

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