Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle

Date

1980

Object Number

XII.10708

Provenance

Purchased at auction from Christie's, King St. London, 19th July 1995, Lot 132.

Physical Description

It has a hinged floor-plate, blued finish, highly-figured stock with horn cap, pistolgrip, Monte Carlo comb, cheekpiece and chequered steel butt-plate, sling-swivals, the reciever mounted with a Zeiss 'Zielsechs' telescopic-sight

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 47 in (1195 mm), Barrel length: 26 in (660 mm), Weight: 9 lb. 1.5 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 20999

Calibre

.240 in magnum

Inscriptions and Marks

On barrel '.240 magnum D.Lloyd Pipewell' on barrel Birmingham proof and view marks

Associations

Places England