Lot 900: BULLARD ARMS, USA A .32-40 (W&B) LEVER-ACTION RIFLE, MODEL ''1886'', serial no. 1870, TOGETHER WITH A BOOK ''BULLARD ARMS'',
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BULLARD ARMS, USA
A RARE .32-40 (W&B) LEVER-ACTION REPEATING RIFLE, MODEL ''1886 SMALL FRAME'', serial no. 1870, TOGETHER WITH A BOOK ''BULLARD ARMS'',
for between 1886-90, with blued octagonal 26in. barrel, the side of breech stamped ''BULLARD REPEATING ARMS COMPANY, SPRINGFIELD MASS. US. PAT AUG 16 1881'', dove-tailed fore-sight, buckhorn rear-sight, stamped ''CAL 32'' to top of the slab-sided blued receiver, sliding dust-cover, colour-hardened central hammer, tang mounted adjustable peep-sight, walnut straight-hand butt-stock with moulded horn ''Bullard'' trademarked shotgun heel-plate, blued under-lever with finger-loop, plain walnut fore-end, iron nose cap and full-length under-barrel magazine (some fading and loss to finish), the remainder retaining a good amount of original finish and colour; TOGETHER WITH the definitive book on the subject, ''BULLARD ARMS'' by G. Scott Jamieson.