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JEFFERY 333 FLANGED N. E.- BORES as NEW- 1913- THE WOOD is STRONG as NEW- A VERY NICE DOUBLE- VERY NICE CASE
#22326, W.J. Jeffery & Co. Ltd, 13 King Street, St. James's St. London: Regulated For 250 Grs. Bullet, A 333 Flanged Nitro Express Made in 1913 with 24" Chopper Lump Extractor Krupp Steel barrels with dolls head rib extension plus a third bite, 1/4 rib with 1 standing & 3 folding rear sights, Ramp front sight with a sight protector, Proved at 42 Cordite with a 300 grain bullet, Regulated for 250 grain bullet, Double triggers, Bushed strikers, 14 1/2" L.O.P. over a checkered butt with engraved steel heel & toe plates, 9 lbs. 10 oz., Sling eyes, Horn grip cap, The sides of the action are engraved with the Indian jungle scene that is often seen on this grade of Jeffery; The floorplate, trigger guard and the barrels at the breech and muzzle were engraved in scroll at a later time but very well done, The buttstock and forend wood remains extremely solid with a lifetime of game field use left, The barrel blue is 97%, 35% original case colors, The butt and forend with original finish and it remains at 88-90%, The original checkering is at 96%, The inside of the forend has 100% original case colors, The breech face has 90% case colors. The great news continues with the bores, they remain virtually as new and certainly are excellent plus. Here is a very nice piece that has lived a pretty guarded life and had custodians in the past that appreciated its merits and cared for it well. The whole is cased in the maker's brass cornered leather trunk that was completely restored and relined with new accessories added.