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1890’s British Charles (Chas) Osborne & Co London Martini Action .577 x.450 Obsolete Calibre Sporting Rifle Single Shot .577 Rifles
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£ 1,545

1890’s British Charles (Chas) Osborne & Co London Martini Action .577 x.450 Obsolete Calibre Sporting Rifle Single Shot .577 Rifles

RiflesSingle ShotUsed£ 1,545

1890’s British Charles (Chas) Osborne & Co London Martini Action .577 x.450 Obsolete Calibre Sporting Rifle. Sn 18448 - 18448

Charles Osborne commenced trading under his own name C1845 in Lichfield Street, Birmingham but by 1855 he was in Whittall Street, Birmingham where he maintained premises right up until 1928 when the business was acquired by Skimin & Wood, a highly respected gunmaker to the trade. Osborne first opened for business in London in 1881 in the vicinity of Houses of Parliament where he stayed until the business left London in 1928. Charles Osborne became a Limited company in 1896.This is an excellent Martini action sporting rifle by Osborne & Co. The underside of the action is numbered ‘1550’. The metal work is undamaged. The wood work is all original and has a chequered panel wrist and fore stock. It has a steel butt plate & sling swivel lugs. The 28” barrel has a clean bore with crisp multi groove rifling and the rifle measures 45 ½” overall length. The barrel is marked ‘.450’ (calibre) and has small inspection mark. The barrel has a block and blade fore sight and flip up ladder rear sight. The rifle’s cocking & firing actions work crisply. The price includes UK delivery. NB as an obsolete calibre, antique firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18448
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CategoryRifles
SubcategorySingle Shot
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,545
Sale typeTrade
Make1890’s British Charles (Chas) Osborne & Co London
Calibre.577
ModelMartini Action .577 x.450 Obsolete Calibre Sporting Rifle
Manufactured Year1890's
Antiqueyes
MechanismMartini
Your referencesn 18448
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item

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