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Lot 381: John Wilkes Boxlock .470 Nitro Express Ejector Double Rifle

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Engraved John Wilkes Boxlock .470 Nitro Express Ejector Double Rifle with Scope

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Engraved John Wilkes Boxlock .470 Nitro Express Ejector Double Rifle with Scope

Manufacturer: Wilkes John
Model: Double Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 470 Nitro Express
Barrel: 24 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1911 per Nigel Brown's "British Gumakers Volume One: London". Right flat marked "470 3 1/4 INCH CARTRIDGE". With a Leupold 1.5-5x scope. 14 3/4" LOP.

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