Rigby: Rifle No. 14614

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This rifle was sold by auction 7 May 2006, Hammer price: AU$17000
Auctioneer: Australian Antique Arms Auctions
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Rigby rifle no. 14614

Lot 576
JOHN RIGBY LONG RANGE, MATCH PERCUSSION RIFLE: 461 Cal; 34″ rnd tapered barrel; g. shiny bores; plum patina; barrel address in Gothic scroll john rigby & co dublin & london; fitted with wind gauge front globe sight & folding tangent sight marked rad 48 inch on l.h.s. with mount for same sight on heel of butt; bar lock with signs of case hardening colour; marked ?r & john rigby & co; g. walnut with strong character, chequered forend with horn cap & chequered at pistol grip wrist; chequered steel butt plate with integral rear sight mount; sml pin on underside of barrel at muzzle, probably for locating false muzzle; G.W.O. & V.G. cond. #14614 N/L.