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Lot 1134: J. RIGBY & CO. A .275 (RIGBY) BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 6843,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
J. RIGBY & CO.
A .275 (RIGBY) BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 6843,
23in. unsighted nitro barrel engraved in gothic script ''J. RIGBY & CO. LONDON. ENGLAND'', the receiver (with thumb cutout) mounted with a Swarovski 1,5-6x42 Habicht telescopic sight, no. P661134333, the rings engraved with ''J. RIGBY & CO. LONDON'' and ''.275 RIGBY NO. 6843'', the receiver ring with border engraving and ''CAL. .275 RIGBY'' and ''MADE IN ENGLAND'', chequered bolt knob, engraved and blued recoil blocks, hinged floorplate with push button release, with fine acanthus scroll engraving and gold-inlaid with the calibre designation, the triggerguard gold-inlaid with the serial number, well-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, pistolgrip-cap, sling swivels, 14 1/2in. pull including 3/8in. rubber recoil pad, weight 9lb. 9oz., with a universal case
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed the rifle was ordered circa 1995
Other Notes: The rifle comes with 6 rounds of RWS 7x57 cone point ammunition, 123 grain bullet and 15 rounds of Norma 7x57 150 grains softpoint ammunition