Full Details for Lot 1222
Sale A1058 Lot 1222
COGSWELL & HARRISON LTD.
A .303 NITRO EXPRESS BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE, serial no. 25286,
26in. nitro barrels with matt sight rib, folding leaf sights for 100 and 300 yards (missing 200 yard leaf), ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with locking hood protector, tubes engraved 'COGSWELL & HARRISON LTD. 141 NEW BOND ST. & 226 STRAND. LONDON.', treble-grip action with removable striker discs, automatic safety, border and scroll engraving, brushed bright and reblued finish overall, 14 1/2in. figured pistolgrip stock with pistolgrip-cap, sling eyes and including partially chequered steel buttplate, weight 9lb. 3oz.
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this rifle was completed May 1905 as a .303 calibre for F.W. Jones, Esq.