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Lot 2095: Four Antique British Martini-Henry Single Shot Rifles

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Four Antique British Martini-Henry Single Shot Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,500

A) Zulu War Era BSA Martini-Henry Mk. II Rifle

Manufacturer: BSA
Model: MKII
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 33 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 329
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"1875" dated.

B) Queensland Marked BSA Martini-Henry Mk. III 1 Rifle

Manufacturer: BSA
Model: MKIII
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 33 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 329
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"1886" dated, "Q(broad arrow)G" Queensland Government marked.

C) Enfield Martini-Henry IC1 Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 329
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

"1881" dated.

D) Enfield Martini-Henry Mk. II Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Mark II
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 22 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 329
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"1878" dated. Includes leather sling.

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