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Lot 4189: British .38 (Special) Single Barrel Sidelever Hammer Rook Rifle

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Ornate British .38 (Special) Single Barrel Sidelever Hammer Rook Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,600

Ornate British .38 (Special) Single Barrel Sidelever Hammer Rook Rifle

Manufacturer: English
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38 special
Barrel: 27 inch octagon
Finish: browned/nickel/gold washed
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

Converted to .38 Special, with octagonal Damascus barrel stamped "G HIGHAM & SON WARRINGTON" and struck with Birmingham nitro proof marks for 1998. Nickel plated action, blued trigger guard and sidelever, gold washed hammer, trigger and screw heads. Tang fitted with a large removeable folding aperture sight. Well-figured pistol grip stock. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection

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