Lot 1132: W.J. JEFFERY & CO. A .300 HOLLAND & HOLLAND BOLT-MAGAZINE TAKE-DOWN SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 40628,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
W.J. JEFFERY & CO.
A .300 HOLLAND & HOLLAND BOLT-MAGAZINE TAKE-DOWN SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 40628,
24 3/4in. nitro barrel (threaded for a muzzle break, with cap), engraved ''W.J. JEFFERY & CO. LONDON'', block-mounted open sights with two folding leaf sights, chequered finish with gold-inlaid sight lines and marked 50, 100 and 200, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with fold-over protector / moonsight, the knox form with a scrolling banner engraved with the calibre designation, receiver (with thumb cutout) side-mounted with a Swarovski Z6i 1,7-10x42 telescopic sight in quickly-detachable mounts, the rigs engraved with the makers name, rifle serial number and calibre, bolt knob with chequered panels, engraved and colour-hardened recoil blocks, hinged straddle floorplate with push button release and gold-inlaid with the calibre designation, double rolled-edge triggerguard gold-inlaid with the serial number, well-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, engraved and colour-hardened steel pistolgrip-cap (with trap), sling swivels, 14 5/8in. pull including 7/16in. rubber recoil pad, weight (unscoped) 9lb. 8oz. and 11lb. 3oz. (with scope)
Provenance: The rifle was London proofed in 2007 and appears lightly used