AN 8.15x46R SINGLE-SHOT TARGET-RIFLE, MODEL 'ORIGINAL SYSTEM AYDT', serial no. 12182,
circa 1920, with octagonal blind fluted 31 1/2in. barrel, the top-sides signed in silver gilt 'HANS LECHNER' and 'NURNBERG' respectively, dove-tailed ramp with replacement tunnel fore-sight, dove-tail along the top-flat for an adjustable position rear-sight (absent), plain slab-sided receiver fitted with large banana-shaped tensioning springs to the pins, square form dropping breech marked 'ORIGINAL SYSTEM AYDT', top-tang with base for an aperture sight (absent), chequered walnut tyrolean butt-stock further relief carved with panels of oakleaves, iron Swiss-style heel-plate, complex underlever forming the trigger-guard bow, double-set triggers, smooth walnut fore-end with the tip also relief carved with oakleaves and fitted with iron sling swivels, small loss to wood at heel, action missing striker
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Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the 1968 Firearms Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament