** J. RIGBY & CO.
A .375 H&H MAGNUM BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 6650,
for 1995, 23 3/4in. nitro barrel engraved in gothic script J. RIGBY & CO. LONDON. ENGLAND.', file cut sight rib with open sights and one folding leaf sight with gold-inlaid sight lines and marked '100' and '200', ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with fold-over protector, the receiver (with thumb cutout) side mounted with a telescopic sight rail and rings, receiver ring engraved '.375 H&H MAGNUM FOR BIG GAME', floral engraved recoil blocks, hinged straddle floorplate with push button release, acanthus scroll engraved and gold-inlaid 'RIGBY'S .375 H&H', the triggerguard gold-inlaid with the serial number, pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap (with trap gold-inlaid with the Rigby double R), sling eyes, 14 3/4in. pull including 1in. rubber recoil pad, weight 10lb. 4oz.
Provenance: The rifle is supplied with an Authentification certificate from the makers, kindly informing that the rifle is recorded in the ledger as:
ACTION NUMBER : MAUSGU
DATE SOLD: February 1995
DESCRIPTION: Sporting Best
SOLD TO: The Hon. C. Pearson
WEIGHT: 9 1/2lbs
BARREL: 22 1/2"
SIGHTING: Ivory bead std +1, zeiss 1.5-45
a further note is supplied from the makers regarding ammunition:
300 grain Hornady Round Nose part no. 3270
67 grains H4895
Vel: 2552 ft/sec
3.550" overall length
Federal .215 primer
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S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act