WESTLEY RICHARDS 577 N E- DROPLOCK- GOLD INLAYS by MASTER KEN HUNT- ACCURATE & AFRICAN PROVEN
Guns International #: 100299553 Seller's Inventory #: y143
Category: Rifles - English Sporting -
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Company: Champlin Firearms Inc.
Member Since: 11/19/07
First Name: George
Last Name: Caswell
Country: United States
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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#9099, Westley Richards 178 New Bond St. London - .577 High Velocity Cartridge - 100 x 750 Grs. - Gun Makers By Special Appointment To His Majesty King Edwards VII: An Original 577 3" Nitro Express Westley Richards Hand Detachable Lock Action (Droplock) with Model "C" Bolting Dolls Head Third Bite Made in 1907, Original 26" Shoe Lump Ejector Barrels, Barrels by Harry Lilly and so initialed, An original nitro proved gun, Then modern nitro proved at 14 tons, Then when completely refinished in London it was proved again in London in 1975, Proper reproof marks, Engraved 1/4 rib with 1 standing & 2 folding rear sights, Engraved front ramp with a fold-up night sight, Double triggers, Top tang bolted safety, A complete restock done in England in the 1970's using a superb piece of wood with excellent color and contrast with deep black and brown contrast, Shadow line cheekpiece, Trapdoor grip cap, Beavertail forend, 14 7/8" LOP over a 7/8" Silvers pad, 12 lbs. 5 oz., The cover plate has a full gold inlay Elephant by the Master Mr. Ken Hunt and so signed, An Elephant in Gold on the toplever, The serial number in Gold & .577 on the trigger guard, Since the total re-do it retains 96% blue, 98% case colors, The bores are very good plus without a pit anywhere, The butt and forend remains at 94-95% with typical hunting marks, The checkering at 100%, The whole is cased in an oak & leather brass cornered trunk with complete accessories, correct period trade label, The outside of the case is marked "J. Curzon", could be the Viceroy of India as Westley furnished him a good number of guns. The gun is African proven with excellent accuracy using IMR3031 with dacron filler and will produce 2080 fps.