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Cased John Rigby & Co. 470 Nitro Express Double Rifle S/N 18157
John Rigby & Co. Double Rifle
  • .470 Nitro Express
  • Maker case with address "43 Sachville St. London WI"
  • Boxlock ejectors
  • Made in 1930
  • Rear flip up sights, ivory bead front
  • Matted rib
  • Tear drop cheeks on stock behind boxlock frame
  • Sims Vibration pad installed
  • Original leather butt pad present
  • Minor handling marks on stock
  • Pistol grip stock style
  • Just back from successful elephant hunt in Zimbabwe
  • Trap door grip cap is case color hardened and used for extra firing pins
  • Inlaid monogram oval "LM" initials engraved and matches fitted case
  • Full tang trigger guard
  • Dolls head lock
  • 26" barrels
  • Bores are bright & shiny with good lands and grooves
  • Barrels marked Cordite 75-500 max, Nitro Proofed and has British proof marks
  • Appears fired very little
  • Sling swivel on barrel
  • Blued and color case hardened boxlock action
  • Gold inlaid safety
  • Border scroll engraved with engraved screws
  • Lever open splinter forend, border engraved
  • Extra sights front (2) 1 brass, 1 moon ivory bead included
  • Makers case includes 2 Rigby screwdrivers, 2 brass snap caps, wrench for removing firing pins, and a brass cleaning rod
  • Barrels marked John Rigby with Sachville address ad 500 grain bullet
  • Fairly neutral cast off stock, for right handed shooter
  • LOP with added pad is 15" from front of trigger to center of pad (with stock pad it would be 14 14/16")
  • Fitted case is leather with brass corners and is in very good condition
  • Ready to Bag the "Big Five" in Africa? This is your ticket!
  • Pictures coming soon!

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