WEBLEY & SCOTT
A NEW AND UNUSED .243 WIN. 'EMPIRE' BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. E001211,
22in. unsighted nitro barrel threaded for a sound moderator (with protector cap), the receiver engraved with the makers name and model designation, tapped for telescopic sight mount bases (a set of Nikko Stirling 'Steel-Lok' two piece steel bases in a blister pack included), three position safety, detachable box magazine with the 'WS' initials, figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, rosewood pistogrip-cap (carved with 'WS' initials) and fore-end tip, sling eyes, 14 1/4in. pull including 1in. rubber recoil pad, weight 7lb. 9oz., in a Flambeau universal case
Exhibited: Please note this Lot is being sold to raise funds for the Gun Trade Association, NO BUYERS PREMIUM will be charged on the hammer price.
Other Notes: Kindly donated by Highland Outdoors
"After an absence of 100 years from rifle-making, Webley & Scott released the Empire centrefire rifle in celebration of their tradition for quality gun making. Produced using the latest rifle technology, the Empire shares all the traditional qualities and heritage of those now prized rifles from 100 years ago: Accuracy - provided by the Sub-MOA hammer forged barrel. Reliability - assured by the utilisation of a strong Mauser style action. Speed to target - the traditional, heritage design insures fast mounting. Safety - three position safety and detachable steel magazine. Every Empire Rifle features a detachable steel magazine with quick release button as well as a classic jewelled bolt that compliments the stylish and simple lines. This Classic British-designed Sporting Rifle is a combination of Heritage, Tradition and Technology. Created by Webley & Scott to be perfect for all hunting conditions whether stalking deer, chasing driven boar or shooting vermin."
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