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WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO, BIRMINGHAM A .450 (WHITWORTH) CAPPING BREECH-LOADING CARBINE, MODEL '

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WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO, BIRMINGHAM A .450 (WHITWORTH) CAPPING BREECH-LOADING CARBINE, MODEL 'MONKEYTAIL', serial no. P5255/C2238, dated for 1879, with round 25in. barrel marked 'WHITWORTH PATENT', block and blade fore-sight, period replacement elevating ladder rear-sight with four additional flush-folding leaves, rear-mounted lift-up breech lever marked 'MANUFACTURED BY WESTLEY RICHARDS' and marked with a triangle trademark containing a letter 'C', colour hardened bar-action lock signed on the bar 'WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO, 1879', external hammer, walnut full-stock, iron furniture, the heel-plate with central trapdoor and ball tipped under-barrel clearing rod, strong traces of finish below staining, overall length 41 1/4in., weight approximately 7 1/4lbs.. * Please note this item is subject to 5% VAT on the hammer price.
WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO, BIRMINGHAM A .450 (WHITWORTH) CAPPING BREECH-LOADING CARBINE, MODEL 'MONKEYTAIL', serial no. P5255/C2238, dated for 1879, with round 25in. barrel marked 'WHITWORTH PATENT', block and blade fore-sight, period replacement elevating ladder rear-sight with four additional flush-folding leaves, rear-mounted lift-up breech lever marked 'MANUFACTURED BY WESTLEY RICHARDS' and marked with a triangle trademark containing a letter 'C', colour hardened bar-action lock signed on the bar 'WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO, 1879', external hammer, walnut full-stock, iron furniture, the heel-plate with central trapdoor and ball tipped under-barrel clearing rod, strong traces of finish below staining, overall length 41 1/4in., weight approximately 7 1/4lbs.. * Please note this item is subject to 5% VAT on the hammer price.

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Sale Date(s)
Lots: 1-899
Lots: 900 - 1999
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Church Farm Barns
Wolferton
Norfolk
PE31 6HA
United Kingdom

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