Sold for £1,400
A Liège Russian Contract percussion Brunswick First Pattern Military Rifle, by P.J. Malherbe A Liège, No.15, 1843 pattern, the browned twist sighted barrel 76.5cms with bayonet mount on right side towards the muzzle and rifled for a belted ball, calibrated folding adjustable back-sight, plain tang, signed border engraved back-action lock stamped with an inspector's mark, figured full stock with brass cap and ram rod, stamped with inspector's marks, regulation brass mounts including hinged rectangular patch-box numbered '19453' on the inside, escutcheon engraved with crowned cypher of Nicholas I to butt, serial number to butt-plate with crowned double-headed eagle on the heel tang, 117cms long overall.
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Auction: The Collectors' Auction, 19th Oct, 2023
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Wed 18/10/23 10am-3pm