Lot 1115: HARTMANN & WEISS AN EXCEPTIONAL, LEYH-ENGRAVED 9.3X62 CAL. DOUBLE SQUARE-BRIDGE BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 8659,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
HARTMANN & WEISS
AN EXCEPTIONAL, LEYH-ENGRAVED 9.3X62 CAL. DOUBLE SQUARE-BRIDGE BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 8659,
24 3/8in. nitro barrel engraved '' - HARTMANN & WEISS . HAMBURG - '', with finely matted block-mounted open sights and three folding leaf sights, gold-inlaid sight lines and marked 50, 100, 150 and 200 yds, finely matted ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with flip-up moonsight, the knox form with the calibre designation and two gold bands, receiver with solid side wall and with quickly-detachable telescopic sight mount bases, engraved and colour-hardened recoil blocks, hinged floorplate with push button release, rolled-edge triggerguard, chequered trigger, the receiver, bolt and furniture profusely engraved with fine scrolling acanthus designs interspersed with floral bouquets, the bolt handle with progressive radial cut chequering, the floorplate signed ''LEYH'', retaining virtually full original colour-hardened finish, the triggerguard gold-inlaid with the serial number, highly-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, engraved and colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap (with trap), sling swivels, 14 1/4in. pull including 3/4in. leather-covered recoil pad, weight 8lb. 5oz.