Lot 21 (Arms, Militaria, Medals & Firearms, 18th June 2020)

Westley Richards cased .577/500 No.2 rifle serial number 1134

Cased Westley Richards Improved Martini .577/500 No.2 rifle, serial number 1134, 27" barrel with file cut top rib stamped 'Henry's Patent Rifling' and 'Express for No.2 case' with fixed 100 yard sight and folding 200 yard sight, complete with cleaning rod to underside, the lavishly engraved scrollwork action engraved 'Westley Richards Patent Express Rifle 170 New Bond Street, London' figured forend and stock fitted with steel butt plate containing trap, with maker's original case containing steel reloading tools, and bullet mould.

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

Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
 

Buyer's premium: 22.00% (ex. VAT)

Sold for £3,600


 

Cased Westley Richards Improved Martini .577/500 No.2 rifle, serial number 1134, 27" barrel with file cut top rib stamped 'Henry's Patent Rifling' and 'Express for No.2 case' with fixed 100 yard sight and folding 200 yard sight, complete with cleaning rod to underside, the lavishly engraved scrollwork action engraved 'Westley Richards Patent Express Rifle 170 New Bond Street, London' figured forend and stock fitted with steel butt plate containing trap, with maker's original case containing steel reloading tools, and bullet mould.

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

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

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