Rock Island Auction Company
A
B
C
D

Lot 4094: Four Antique Martini-Henry Single Shot Rifles

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Four Antique 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: 232
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:

"1876" dated. Arabic markings on top of breech.

B) BSA Martini-Henry Rifle

Manufacturer: BSA
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 33 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 232
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:

C) Wakefield & Co. Martini-Henry Carbine with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: British
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 21 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 232
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:

"WAKEFIELD & Co/ENGLISH/MANUFACTURE" marked barrel. Arabic markings on receiver. Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 29, 2016 listing this gun by manufacturer.

D) Martini-Henry Muscat Carbine with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 20 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 232
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:

Breech of barrel marked "MARTINI/MUSCAT" and Belgian proofed.. Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated October 21, 2016 listing this gun by make, model and approximate year of manufacture.

Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot