James Purdey 577 Single Shot
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Category: Purdey Rifles - Rifles - African Dangerous Game Safari Single Shot
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Seller: Schwandt Classic Arms
Company: Schwandt Classic Arms
Member Since: 2/28/07
First Name: Mike
Last Name: Schwandt
Country: United States
Phone: (608) 697-2299
Number of Active Listings: 35
Total Number of Listings: 313
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Postal Money Order, Bank Checks. Personal Checks Require 5 business days to clear. Visa, MC, Credit Cards carry a 3% Upcharge.
James Purdey 577 (Alex Henry) Express Falling Block Single Shot. This exquisite rifle carries black
powder proof marks and is chambered for the 2 3/4" 577 Express Cartridge. The embellished barrel
banner reads," James Purdey 314 1/2 Oxford Street London. The action is engraved, "Alex'r Henry
patent with the typical left side hammer position and stepped lockplate. Bore is excellent. Barrel is
fitted with a single standing rear sight engraved 100 yds and inlaid with platinum center line. Wood
is very good showing a few handling marks, typical for the age of the rifle. The steel butt plate is
finished with a pleasing rounded peak at the heel, rather than the typical pointed widow's peak.
Overall a fantastic rifle that exhibits the best of two highly renowned British and Scottish Gunmakers.
MakerJames Purdy - London
Gauge/Caliber577 Black Powder Express
Barrels28" With full length engine turned rib. Retaining Aprox. 98% blue.
EngravingFine English Scroll
ActionAlex Henry - Edinburgh - Retaining 25% Original Case Color.
StockNicely Figured English Walnut
Weight8 lbs. 1.4 oz.
Stock Dimensions14 3/8 LOP with Neutral Cast
Price$13,500.00 Plus $125.00 Ground Shipping. AK & HI 2nd day Air $ 250.00.