Alexander Henry .303 "Duke of Atholl" best quality sidelock ejector double rifle
Guns International #: 100758236 Seller's Inventory #: 4132
Category: Alexander Henry Rifles - Rifles - African Dangerous Game Safari Double
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Company: Osprey NY
Member Since: 4/18/07
First Name: Gary
Last Name: Downey
State: New York
Country: United States
Phone: (516) 674-8050
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Psnl Chk, Cert Chk
Alexander Henry best quality .303 sidelock ejector double rifle, 26" chopperlump barrels with Metford rifling, proofed for 38 grains of Rifleite, an early nitro load. Excellent bores. Double triggers, automatic ejectors. Flat rib marked " Alex. Henry Ltd. Makers to Her Majesty, Edinburgh and London", single standing, one folding sight for 100 and 200 yards, auto-safe. The wonderfully proportioned sidelock action features the finest foliate style engraving, carved serpentine fences and gold cocking indicators. Beautifully endowed with rich vibrant case color throughout. Splinter forend with lever release, capped pistol grip, classic kidney cheekpiece stock of nicely figured walnut measures 14-1/8" to a checkered butt with steel heel and toe plates. Stock oval bears original coat of arms. Completed in 1897 for the 7th Duke of Atholl, noteworthy that he was the only British nobility that was allowed his own standing army. Weighs 8lbs, 9oz. Cased in a later period canvas and leather trunk.