MAUSER FOR WESTLEY RICHARDS
AN EXTREMELY RARE 7.63mm (MAUSER) SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARBINE, MODEL 'LARGE RING TRANSITIONAL', serial no. 36,
circa 1899, with tapering octagonal to round 11 3/4in. barrel, protected fore-sight, long breech section signed 'WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF A/N.' to the top-flat and with the large character serial number to the left upper flat, bolt with long extractor-claw and old style firing-pin, rear-sight graduated to 500 metres, non-milled side-rails, large ring hammer and old style safe, milled sides to the frame, the left face above trigger marked 'WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO., LONDON' and serial numbered on the grip-joint, slide-off detachable walnut half pistol-grip butt and chequered hard rubber heel-plate, integral magazine and shaped walnut half-length fore-end, traces of finish in sheltered areas, woodwork lightly distressed
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S5 - Sold as a Section 5 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act.
Unless prior arrangement has been made, two weeks after the Sealed bid sale, all Section 5 (and Section 7.1 / 7.3) items will be moved to a Section 5 carriers where storage charges will be incurred.
Goods will not be released until all outstanding charges have been met. Collection will be by arrangement.