Lot 1116: WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. A FINE .318 (RIMLESS) TAKE-DOWN BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. LT36750,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO.
A FINE .318 (RIMLESS) TAKE-DOWN BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. LT36750,
26in. nitro barrel gold-inlaid ''WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. ENGLAND'', stepped matt top sight-rib with open sights and folding leaf sight with gold-inlaid sight lines and marked for 100 and 200 yds, Westley Richards patent ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with flip up moonsight and folding protective hood, mauser action receiver (with thumb cutout) mounted with a Swarovski 3-9x36A Habicht telescopic sight in quickly-detachable mounts, the rings engraved with the makers name, calibre designation and serial number, the receiver ring with matted finish and engraved ''WESTLEY RICHARDS .318 ACCELERATED EXPRESS'', the bolt with fine horn bolt knob and engine turned finish, blued finish, floral engraved recoil block, border engraved floorplate with central oval engraving of the calibre and maker, military style release, triggerguard gold-inlaid with the serial number, highly-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, pistolgrip-cap, sling eyes, 15in. pull including finely chequered horn buttplate, weight 9lb. 3oz. (unscoped) and 10lb. 3oz. (with scope), in its fitted lightweight leather take-down case with accessories