Lot 34: John Dickson & Son - Edinburgh, Mannlicher Md.1892/93, 6,5x53R, #4557, § C
Classic Auction for hunting guns and rifles, accessories, hunting related collectible items and hunting art
November 3, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: 67 cm barrel, express sights with two additional folding leaves for 200 and 300 yds., direct trigger (not bolted against unintentional release when pushed forward), straight grained walnut stock with semi-pistol grip, without cheekpiece, steel buttplate 36 cm, 3,5 kg, year of manufacture 1893, British nitro proof, condition III. Classic early Steyr repeating rifle, especially in the British colonies replacing the obsolete black powder expresses and quickly gaining international acceptance.