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Lot 4103: Westley Richards Field's Patent Rifle

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Westley Richards Field's Patent Single Shot Falling Block Rifle

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Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Westley Richards Field's Patent Single Shot Falling Block Rifle

Manufacturer: Westley Richards
Model: Field's Patent
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 11.5 mm
Barrel: 24 3/4 octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 152
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Dated 1882, with Henry rifling and 1 1/2 inch casing markings. With letters from Westley Richards & Co indicating that the had no ledger record on the item, but that they believed this to be an original WR&C rifle. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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