Lot 14 (Arms, Militaria, Medals & Firearms, 18th June 2020)

Cased Alexander Henry .450 3 1/4 double rifle serial number 6803

Cased Alexander Henry .450 3 1/4 double rifle, serial number 6803, 28" Damascus barrels with file cut top ribs engraved Alex.R Henry, Edinburgh and London, maker to their Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh' as well as 'Made for R.B. Rodda and Co. 7&8 Dalhousie Square Calcutta' the barrels with sling swivel and doll head extension, fitted with fixed triangle rear sight with folding 200 yard leaf, the front sight blade complemented by a folding white dot leaf, swing latch forend, Anson & Deeley's patent action engraved with grapes and vine leaves, chequered pistol grip terminating with oval disk cap containing trap, the figured stock mounted with silver escutcheon and sling swivel. The Crocodile skin case stamped with the rifle's serial calibre, charge and bullet type, the inner oak case lined in read baize bearing maker's label and fitted out with a plethora of cartridge reloading tools including de capping, priming tool and bullet seating tool, bullet sizing and seating tool, three powder measures, wad punch, bullet mould, turned boxwood box numbered to the gun containing spare firing pins, front sight, also a leather pouch with pull through cleaners, cleaning rod with jags and mops, two snap caps, screwdriver, stuck case cartridge extractor, cartridge crimping tool and G&J.W Hawksley oil bottle.

Section 58(2) Antique /obsolete calibre, can be owned without a licence.

Sold for £9,600


 

Cased Alexander Henry .450 3 1/4 double rifle, serial number 6803, 28" Damascus barrels with file cut top ribs engraved Alex.R Henry, Edinburgh and London, maker to their Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh' as well as 'Made for R.B. Rodda and Co. 7&8 Dalhousie Square Calcutta' the barrels with sling swivel and doll head extension, fitted with fixed triangle rear sight with folding 200 yard leaf, the front sight blade complemented by a folding white dot leaf, swing latch forend, Anson & Deeley's patent action engraved with grapes and vine leaves, chequered pistol grip terminating with oval disk cap containing trap, the figured stock mounted with silver escutcheon and sling swivel. The Crocodile skin case stamped with the rifle's serial calibre, charge and bullet type, the inner oak case lined in read baize bearing maker's label and fitted out with a plethora of cartridge reloading tools including de capping, priming tool and bullet seating tool, bullet sizing and seating tool, three powder measures, wad punch, bullet mould, turned boxwood box numbered to the gun containing spare firing pins, front sight, also a leather pouch with pull through cleaners, cleaning rod with jags and mops, two snap caps, screwdriver, stuck case cartridge extractor, cartridge crimping tool and G&J.W Hawksley oil bottle.

Section 58(2) Antique /obsolete calibre, can be owned without a licence.

Auction: Arms, Militaria, Medals & Firearms, 18th June 2020

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