PURDEY DOUBLE RIFLE 470NE with SCOPE & CASE
Guns International #: 100813271 Seller's Inventory #: 28977
Category: Purdey Rifles - Rifles - African Dangerous Game Safari Double
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Seller: James Wayne Firearms
Company: James Wayne Firearms
Member Since: 6/3/09
First Name: James
Last Name: Wayne
Country: United States
Phone: (361) 578-1258
Fax: (361) 578-3559
Number of Active Listings: 328
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
SHIPPING INFORMATION: Buyer pays all shipping costs. We offer flat rate $50 shipping & insurance to lower 48 states on guns under $2000. Hand guns ship 2nd Day. (M-F delivery only) Long guns ship ground. (3 to 5 days) We offer combined shipping: $50 for first gun and $25 for each additional in same box. Shipments will be delayed on any holiday. Alaska & Hawaii will be calculated on each order. We make every effort to ship the same day we receive payment & paperwork.
Payment Types Accepted: Cashier's Check, Money Order, Visa, MC, AMEX Discover. The above prices on this item reflect a 3% cash/check discount. This discount is not valid for credit card purchases. Add 3% to the total cost for credit card purchases.
FINELY ENGRAVED, EXTRA FINISH, SIDELOCK, DANGEROUS GAME GUN!
PURDEY SIDE x SIDE RIFLE ... 470 Nitro Express caliber ... 24" chopper lump barrels ... weight 11 lbs 9 oz with scope ... LOP 14 1/2" over 5/8" rounded recoil pad ... drop comb 1 5/8" ... drop heel 2 1/4" ... windage adjustable folding rear leaf sight marked for 25 & 50 yards & silver bead front sight with flip-up night sight and unique flip-open sight protector (see photo) ... Robert Beesley patented self-opening action with non-automatic bolted safety ... long top tang extends over the comb ... side clips ... disc set strikers ... ejectors ... sliding third fastener ... gold-plated internals ... cocking indicators ... double triggers ... lower tang extends from the trigger guard all the way to the steel trap grip cap ... trap contains a spare front sight wrapped in cloth ... extra finish is applied to all metal parts. Barrel flats are stamped with 1992 proof date.
Purdey contract engraver, Stephen Kelly executed and signed the the beautiful work done on the coin finish receiver. Deeply cut and darkly shaded acanthus scroll surrounds games scenes and also covers the trigger guard, upper & lower tangs, grip cap, operating lever and forearm latching hardware. The left lockplate shows a trio of lionesses protecting their kill from a male lion with Kilimanjajo in the background. The right side features a pair of cape buffalo with one in a charging mood. The bottom depicts a bull elephant with trunk down in a no-nonsense mood.
Dense, reddish brown Circassian walnut with intricate marbled grain is used for the pistol grip stock. A shadowline cheekpiece is carved for a right handed shooter. The shooter can have his preference of a beavertail forearm or a splinter forearm. Both are factory provided with perfectly matched wood. Purdey drop points and house pattern checkering with mullered borders are present. The gold inset oval on the toeline is engraved "GRB".
This gun comes with a factory installed Schmidt & Bender 1 1/4x4x20 scope with post & crosshair reticle in Recknagel claw mounts with windage adjustments at the rear. This package comes in a Purdey oak & leather travel case with brass corners, lined in royal blue cloth with a Purdey label in the lid. The Purdey accessories include 3 ebony handled turnscrews, nickel-plated oil bottle and snap caps. There is also a test target used to shoot this rifle in at 50 yards showing 1 1/2" six round group with a flier.
The barrels are bright & shiny, excellent. The action is tight, barrels are an original lustrous blue, stock shows only minor use marks, optics are clear and bright and the case shows only small scuffs on the brass corners with the interior cloth in excellent shape. We guarantee this Purdey double rifle to be absolutely the finest Purdey double rifle for sale in the world. Call with any questions and see our other listings for ... "Only the best!"