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Lot 95: Four Martini Action Single Shot Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Four Martini Action Single Shot Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) Westley Richards Martini Rifle

Manufacturer: Westley Richards
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 33 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 774
Item Interest: Very Active
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1898" dated.

B) Field Rifle Company Martini-Henry Rifle

Manufacturer: British
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 hornet
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 774
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured after 1904. Reproofed for .22 Hornet in 2000.

C) Enfield Martini-Henry I.C. 1 Cavalry Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Martini Henry
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 21 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 774
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1879" dated and "BPK 13" marked receiver.

D) Enfield Martini-Metford Mk. III Artillery Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Martini Metford
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 303 British
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 774
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.

Description:

"1881" and "1894" dated receiver. "1896" dated brass stock disk.

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