Lot 280 (Summer Fine Sale, 19th June 2019)

Sold for £680


Lot details

BRITISH .577/.450 MARTINI-HENRY MK III INFANTRY RIFLE made by Birmingham Small Arms (BSA & M Co), fully stocked with ramrod, two bands. The barrel 83cm approx with ladder sight, the action with VR crowned cypher over makers initials dated 1885, various other proof marks to barrels and to action, the stock with various Arsenal stamps including VIC & GOV-Australia and no.5599 with steel butt plate. Antique Firearm Section 58/2 Firearms Act 1968. No certificate or permit required. (B.P. 24% incl. VAT)

Condition report
Appears in good clean condition, merely showing surface wear as expected with no significant damage. Small chips to stock in places.