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Lee-metford Bolt Action Rifle

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Lee-metford Bolt Action Rifle, c. 1902, serial number 9234, walnut stock stamped with COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/MILY. FORCES and double broad arrows on the right side of the butt, right side of the receiver near the bolt marked with a crown and E.R./SPARKBROOK/1902/LE/I, with a Parker Hale rear sight, leather sling, and bayonet without a scabbard, overall lg. 50 in.

Note: FFL.
Estimate $300-500

Stock has a few dings and nicks, but in overall very good condition, action functions properly.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Australia, Commonwealth Day OF AUSTRALIA