Lot 1121: WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. A .243 CALIBRE BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 43446,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO.
A .243 CALIBRE BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 43446,
23 7/8in. unsighted nitro barrel engraved ''WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. ENGLAND'', and with bold acanthus scroll detailing at the knox form, the receiver (with thumb cutout) mounted with quickly-detachable telescopic sight mount bases with acanthus scroll engraved scope rings, the forward ring engraved with the rifle serial number, the receiver ring engraved ''WESTLEY RICHARDS. CALIBRE .243. NO. 43446'', hinged floorplate with lever release, set triggers, the whole with bold acanthus scroll engraving and blued finish, figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, raised comb, palm swell, engraved and colour-hardened steel pistolgrip-cap, horn finial, missing sling swivels, 14in. pull including 7/8in. rubber recoil pad, weight 8lb. 4oz.